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Converse Unveils the Jack Purcell Signature Sneaker in a New Silhouette and Fresh Colors for Spring

Today, CONVERSE Inc. releases the all-new Converse Jack Purcell Signature Slip sneaker and two new colorways for spring of the Signature silhouette. First unveiled this past February, the Converse Jack Purcell Signature is an innovative refresh of the beloved classic, staying true to the sneaker’s time-honored aesthetic, enhanced with 18 new consumer-led product features and benefits.

As the most premium expression of Jack Purcell to date, the Converse Jack Purcell Signature and Converse Jack Purcell Signature Slip are meticulously crafted with contemporary product features. A premium Ortholite footbed featuring Nike Zoom Air Technology and an open weave forefoot deliver more breathability and comfort over long periods of wear. Other features include a two-ply duck canvas upper and a streamlined toecap, that revolutionize the way consumers feel and look in Converse Jack Purcell.

The new Spring 2015 Converse Jack Purcell Signature Slip is available in Midnight Hour, Natural and Charcoal. The Converse Jack Purcell Signature sneaker colorway updates include True Navy and Crimson. Both the Slip and Signature will be available for purchase starting in April 2015 at a suggested retail price of $95 USD, at Converse retail stores, Nordstrom and on Converse.com.

About Converse

Converse Inc., based in Boston, Massachusetts, is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIKE, Inc. Established in 1908, the Converse brand has built a reputation as "America's Original Sports Company"™ and has been associated with a rich heritage of legendary shoes such as the Chuck Taylor® All Star® shoe, the Jack Purcell® shoe and the One Star® shoe. Today, Converse offers a diverse portfolio including men's, women's and children’s footwear, apparel and accessories. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through 90 company-owned retail locations in the U.S. For more information, visit Converse on the web at media.converse.com.

Press Contacts

Paige Tatulli

Converse

646-563-7365 / paige.tatulli@converse.com

Alexandra Osorio

PMK*BNC

212-373-6130 / alex.osorio@pmkbnc.com