Size and fit

Fit & Sizing  

The CDG x Converse Chuck Taylor Low Top is a unisex sneaker. Its canvas upper offers a supportive fit. Fit can also be adjusted with the help of the traditional lacing system. Because of its design, couples and families alike can enjoy wearing a similar or matching pair. 

Comme des Garcons PLAY x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star 70s Low Top Style

A trademark of the Comme des Garcons style is its out-of-the-box design that harbors in simplicity and straightforwardness which highly reflects on its interpretation for this Chuck Taylor Low Top silhouette. Unlike the previous releases, these sneakers are clad in a more pronounce peeping CDG Heart matched with a thick outsole and glossy toe box to keep everything casually cool.  

Its low-top silhouette can be easily styled. However, it is best to pair it with a black or white top and jeans, to keep all the attention on the shoe. 

Notable Features

Taking a new spin on the classic Chuck Taylor, these sneakers retain its canvas upper and vulcanized rubber outsole only with some added pizazz. The addition of New York-based artist Filip Pagowski's famous CDG heart creates a nice contrast on the black or white upper. Everything is kept minimal, an attribute distinguishable for both brands.  

Comme des Garcons PLAY x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star 70s Low Top History

Converse is home to fashionable shoes for both men and women. It has been notorious when it comes to its collaborations. Its partnership with Comme des Garcons, a luxury Japanese fashion brand, caused excitement for Converse and CDG fans as it creates an interesting fusion of high-end and street style.  

Despite the contrast, the meaning of the brand's name, which can be translated to "like the boys," relate highly to Converse, specifically to the Chuck Taylor silhouette. The fourth collaboration, which includes the Comme des Garcons x Converse Chuck Taylor Low Top, features four premium All Star Chuck Taylor in both black and white colorways. 

Nice to know

  • The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star '70 Play Commes des Garçons collection was released on May 14, 2015. 

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro, Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Basketball
Collaboration: Comme des Garcons
Collection: Converse Chuck Taylor All Star
Closure: Laces
Material: Canvas, Rubber Sole, EVA / Fabric

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

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