For Fall/Holiday 2016, Converse launches a new Counter Climate Collection made for the wet weather. The collection consists of apparel and footwear for men, women and kids featuring classic designs with premium weatherized features. The weatherized materials consists of: water repellent canvas, rubber and leather, and waterproof neoprene.
There are three categories that make up the collection: Shield Canvas, Rubber and Boots – these collections are made for unpredictable inclement weather. The Shield Canvas sneakers have been given a durable water repellant (DWR) treatment, perfect for NYC, we get tons of rain!
The first drop in the Fall/Holiday 2016 Converse Counter Climate Footwear and Apparel Collection will be the ‘Shield Canvas,’ launching on August 9th, at Converse retail stores, third party retailers and on Converse.com. Check out the first drop: Shield Canvas collection below.
Chuck Taylor All Star II [$85-90 USD]
Designed for the Chuck Taylor lover who can’t give up their Chucks no matter what the weather, the new Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Shield Canvas sneaker combines the enhanced comfort of a Nike Lunarlon sockliner, non-slip padded tongue and micro-suede lining with materials that can also withstand most climate challenges. Converse has added a water repellent Shield Canvas and a gusseted tongue, as well as removing the medial eyelets to make a durable sneaker that is ready for wet and rainy adventures. The sneakers also feature reflective heel webbing and barrel laces for added visibility in low light environments.
Available colors: Black/Volt, Black/Reflective, White/Lava, Black