Converse Has Partnered With Koché, Feng Chen Wang And Faith Connexion Launched A Multi-Designer-Collaborated Capsules Collection

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All innovative in their approach to apparel, Koché, Feng Chen Wang and Faith Connexion have partnered with Converse on a new collaborative concept for women. Converse pushes the boundaries of design with this new collection.

The three rising designers worked separately to funnel the brand’s history through two distinct filters: sport and utility. Each designer applied their respective aesthetic and expertise to a mix of Converse’s archetypal garments and catalog of footwear, producing a capsule that stands on its own. And for the first time, the pieces are also intended to be mixed and matched with the other two capsules, essentially forming a multi-designer-collaborated collection.

This new concept extends a tradition of Converse product being framed not just by original purpose but by how it is received, adopted and transformed by subcultures around the world.

 

Koché

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Helmed by Christelle Kocher, Koché balances a streetwear sensibility with unparalleled couture know-how. With Converse, Kocher’s proficiency in patchwork construction gives classic sport silhouettes — like the polo shirt, track jacket and track pant — a distinctly feminine edge. Kocher’s apparel pieces are complimented by a three shoes: a Rina, Mary Jane and Jack Purcell.

 

Feng Chen Wang

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Chinese-born, London-based menswear Feng Chen Wang’s first foray into womenswear comes via a sharp blend of basketball and streetstyle. Extrapolating from the rough-and-tumble ERX 260 and the iconic Chuck 70, she plays off a multi-decade hoops history through explorations of the track suit, windbreaker and hoodie.

 

Faith Connexion

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Based in Paris, Faith Connexion serves as a laboratory for young talent. The collective engages with Converse’s unique camouflage prints — referencing the brand’s outdoor and military heritage — creating a balance of elegant silhouettes and street-inspired graphics. New takes on the Run Star, One Star Mid and One Star Ox complete Faith Connexion’s work.

Converse by Koché x Feng Chen Wang x Faith Connexion launches April 26 at converse.com.

 

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