Nigel Cabourn Gives the Converse Chuck Taylor 70 a Rugged Update

Constructed from waterproof Ventile
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Constructed from waterproof Ventile
Image via: Nigel Cabourn

Image via: Nigel Cabourn

Renowned British designer Nigel Cabourn goes to work on the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star '70 High, swapping out the typical canvas upper with military spec L34 Ventile, inspired by the 1955 Trans Antarctic Expedition. The rugged fabrication, finished in classic navy on the outside and RAF grey on the inside, is complemented with durable rope laces and metal eyelets. Retailing for $180 and produced in limited quantities, the kicks are available now through Cabourn.com.

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