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Sneakers of the Week: Converse x Golf Le Fleur Gianno Suede and More
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Converse x Golf Le Fleur Gianno Suede

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After previous collaborations on the One Star and Chuck 70, Tyler, the Creator’s Golf Le Fleur is getting ready for another fresh Converse release. The two iconic brands have joined forces to create and introduce an all new silhouette, the Gianno.

Arriving in colourways, Evergreen and Lavender Grey, the sneaker features interesting inspirations ranging from the chunky hiking shoe silhouette right up to the running and basketball sneaker designs. Along with its suede texture, the sneaker also features Golf branding located on the tongue and midfoot as well as co-branded insoles.

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This was an opportunity to create a build that he could have ownership and creative input to. We worked to craft a design language for Tyler with nods to Converse DNA and heritage. The intent was to create something that felt contemporary and fresh, but maybe not necessarily something that looked outwardly ‘Converse’ at first sight.”

– Converse Lead Designer, Matt SleepĀ 

Should you wish to get yourself a pair of these dope kicks, the Converse x Golf Le Fleur Gianno Suede Pack is due to drop on 15 October for R1799.00 on Shelflife.

 

Vans MoMA Classic Slip-On ‘Vasily Kandinsky’

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Next up we have the Vans MoMA Classic Slip-On ‘Vasily Kandinsky’. The sneaker forms part of a collaboration collection of footwear and apparel between Vans and The Museum of Modern Art. United by their shared passion of inspiring creativity and individuality around the globe, Vans and MoMA have teamed up to create the Vans MoMA Classic Slip-On which is a beautiful combination of both the Vans slip-on silhouette and the artistic print of Vasily Kandinsky’s abstract art piece.

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So if you would like to get your hands on a pair of these works of art, they are currently available on Shelflife for R999.00.

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New Balance 327 ‘Pride’

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Lastly, we take a look at the New Balance 327 ‘Pride’ sneaker which forms part of New Balance’s footwear collection celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month. Within only a month of the sneaker’s release it has already shaped up to be one of the most popular kicks of 2020.

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The kicks feature a blank white base for their nylon uppers and midsoles before the addition of colourful hues and tones added to the various 327 overlays. To complete the design, NB branding is incorporated within a heart as well as the text branding “Love since 1906” featured on the insoles. So if you would like your very own pair of New Balance 327 ‘Pride’ kicks, they will be releasing on Archive on 17 October for a price of R1799.95.

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