Here's something whimsical for the holiday season as CONVERSE announces Kevin Lyons as the newest collaborator for its CONVERSE First String initiative. An artisan of multiple mediums, Lyons is more than just an artist, but a designer and a typographer as well. Because of that, you will not simply find Lyons works on gallery walls and printed materials, but on skate decks, clothing, and these CONVERSE First String Chuck Taylor All Stars. With its upper as a blank canvas, quite literally, Lyons penned on both sides of the Chuck Taylor All Star his famous "Monster" caricatures in blue, each rallying to the words "CONVERSE" and "colette", as in the Parisian lifestyle boutique. In line with the blue-on-white graphics, the collaborative edition also includes matching blue racing stripes, outsole, and interchangeable laces, all to hint that it is an exclusive release for colette.
Set for a retail price of US$ 90 with unisex sizing from 3 to 13, only 125 pairs of the Kevin Lyons x CONVERSE First String Chuck Taylor All Star will be available, exclusively at colette, starting on Monday, December 10th.
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Release Date: December 10th, 2012 (Monday)