11/09/2017
East meets West.

Words by

Bailey Jones

Hong Kong-based retailer CLOT has collaborated with some pretty iconic brands, including Coca-Cola, Disney and Converse.

That last relationship’s been long-standing and mighty fruitful, first kicking off in 2012. Now, CLOT and Converse are back at it again, with a special release of the One Star, inspired by Tai Chi and CLOT’s pop-culture roots.

The sneaker’s been given a fuzzy update, achieved by the use of hairy suede (yep, that’s a thing). An off white collar and black upper creates a cohesion between the shoe and the accompanying zen Chinese symbols, which are printed on the midsole. These symbols signify serenity and Confucian wisdom. 

The new Converse x CLOT One Star launches on September 14 and is available at Highs and Lows, Supply Store, Up There Store and online.

converse.com.au

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