Converse - Sumner OX - Black/Casino
The Converse Sumner OX is a low cut shoe with Lunarlon cushioning and bold Converse detailing. Converse started out making basketball shoes in 1919 and practically reinvented the sport. The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker quickly became the court sneaker of choice. Converse sneakers started showing up in rock clubs, on the streets, on rappers, on icons, on rebels and originals. They are now considered a worldwide style icon in street fashion and culture. Shoes are boring, wear sneakers.
Folded Lunarlon sock liner.
Lightweight cons traction rubber.
Perforated memory foam.
Directional traction in forefoot.
Cons branding to tongue.
Reinforced double stitched Ollie area.
1mm die cut vulc rubber toe guard.
Vulcan rubber external heel counter.
Volt Lunarlon highlighted in heel
Converse are the all-american shoe brand that have maintained stamina through-out there existence, formed in 1908, Converse have been present in skateboarding every since influential skateboarder Matt Hensley don the chuck Taylor and influencing an entire generation of young skateboarders with his unique style and approach. More recently they have enjoyed increased popularity in skateboarding with Bill Strobecks production Cherry on behalf of Supreme which heavily featured modern styled skateboarders repping the Cons insignia creating a huge wave of (indirect) marketing for the company. Converse have created a lot of noise around the brand with localised campaigns like the 'Cons Project' which has seen physical skateboard installations housed in many cities around the world including in Peckham in London incorporating art, music and social media workshops which Parlour skate Store were lucky enough to be construct a feature for which can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUqsEzSF-Io
Converse have worked on numerous collaborations in the skateboard industry with a Converse x Polar Skate Co Collab to name one of the more popular. The team is a well-styled set of contemporary riders including Kenny Anderson, Louie Lopez, Eli Reed, Zered Basset, Sammy Baca, Mike anderson, Jake Johnson, Tom Remilliard, Jason Jesse, Rune Glifberg, Ben Raemers, don Nguyen, Sage Ellser, Sean Pablo & the formidable polar head honcho Pontus Alv.
With the ever-increasing popularity of Converse styles like the CONS Star Player and Cons CTAS Pro being more prevalent at skate spots globally they look set to take off.
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