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The Converse Pride Collection Celebrates the Path to Self-Love

Converse Pride Collection 2021 Official Images Release Date 5

Including a special edition of the Run Star Hike, the Converse Pride 2021 collection pays homage to everyone’s individual journey of finding joy and freedom in being themselves.

For its sixth annual Pride collection, Converse observes the individual journeys that shape our stories by creating a graphically-driven footwear and apparel capsule that explores the duality of struggle and joy along the path to self-love.  

The graphic, featuring jagged mountains that transition into free-flowing summits, unites the Chuck 70, Chuck Taylor All Star in high, low top and platform versions, a new slide, as well as the Run Star Hike for the first time. On Converse By You, customizable options include the “All Star” patch, license plate, and laces – inspired by pride, bisexual, pan-sexual, lesbian, non-binary, and transgender, and unity flags for a more inclusive take on personal expression.

Since releasing its first Pride collection in 2015, Converse is proud to have donated more than $1.3 million in support of local and global LGBTQIA+ organizations, with contributions supporting safe spaces for LGBTQIA+ youth, education on issues directly impacting the community, and essential resources needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year, a portion of LGBTQIA+ community funding from Converse’s ongoing partnership with the It Gets Better Project [IGBP] will support IGBP’s efforts to allow all individuals to find joy and freedom in being themselves on TikTok and Twitch during Pride month and beyond. Additional grants to support LGBTQIA+ youth were announced alongside the collection and are benefitting Ali Forney Center, BAGLY and OUT MetroWest.

The Converse Pride Collection is now available on Converse.com.

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