Converse unveiled a refreshing new look to the classic All Star style…introducing the All Star Modern Collection.

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Released earlier this month…”The Converse All Star Modern is a perfect fusion of our sport heritage with modern design,” say Bryan Cioffi, vice president/creative director of Converse Global Footwear. ” With this collection, Converse is delivering a comfortable lightweight product that’s new, exciting and modern, but still feels very Converse”

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Converse presents update to its first series of things to come to the brands most iconic sneaker. The shoes come in five colors- black, white, action red, soar blue and lucid green. The creative team HTM, Hiroshi Fujiwara, Tinker Hatfield and Mark Parker, also designed a limited-edition iteration of the All Star Modern, complete with premium goat leather upper, debossed All Star ankle patch and HTM logo on the hell pull tab.

This shoe is about comfort, it has circular knit uppers and features like Nike Hyperfuse, contoured full-length Phylon outsole, neoprene tongue and lining all to create a shoe that’s both lightweight and stylish.

This new design comes in two styles and is available in stores now.

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Meet our style muse Milton Lawrence, photographer, storyteller, problem solver, philanthropist

Describe your personal style.

Grown-Man-ish with eclectic swag

T17_9077Who or what helped cultivate your overall style?

My father, love of travel and West Indian up bringing has played the biggest role in cultivating my style.

What’s a staple item that you can’t leave home without?

Time Piece

 

 

When wearing a tie, which style knot do you prefer?

It really depends on my mood that day, time of day and occasion. My two favorites are the double Windsor and Eldredge knot.

What’s one of your favorite places to shop?

I love the process of going to my favorite tailor and customizing suits and accessories.

Do you have a signature fragrance?

Chanel Blue 

What are 3 things you feel a man must have in his wardrobe?

1. Custom Suit 2. GrownManIsh Lapel Pin 3. Italian made dress shoes

What intrigues you most about a woman’s style?

She’s fly when she needs to be, she’s willing to get her hands dirty when the scenario calls for it and most of all she know how to lead her self, her family and others.

What makes a woman sexy?

A woman’s confidence, tenacity and tender is what makes a woman sexy to me.

If you could be a superhero, which one would you be?

Wolverine

What’s your preference cognac, vodka or bourbon?

Cognac (1738)

Favorite Bond (007): Daniel Craig, Sean Connery or Pierce Brosman?

Sean Connery

Scarface or The Godfather?

The Godfather

 

 

Meet our style muse Kenji Jackson, an educator, mentor, author and well dress man.

Describe your personal style.

For me less is more. I’m not into flashy apparel. I pride myself on being diverse from the board room, to the lounge to the ballgame. I like my clothes fitted and I have a large collection of sneakers.

Who or what helped cultivaKenjite your overall style?

My dad was always really cool so I took a little from him. Outside of that I cultivated my own style based on what I feel looks best on me.

What’s a staple item that you can’t leave home without?

My chapstick (lol)

When wearing a tie, which style knot do you prefer?

I prefer the Windsor and the Trinity Knot

What’s one of your favorite places to shop?

Macy’s and DTLR

Do you have a signature fragrance?

Gucci Guilty/YSL

 

What are 3 things you feel a man must have in his wardrobe?

A custom designer suit/Black wing tipped shoes/Pair of Retro Jordans

What intrigues you most about a woman’s style?

Her attention to detail and ability to wear a variety of different styles. Versatility.

What makes a woman sexy?

To me being sexy isn’t about how pretty a woman is. It’s her walk, her voice, the way she dresses, her confidence, the way her lips move when she talks, her scent and her vocabulary.

If you could be a superhero, which one would you be?

Spiderman! We are built similar and I study spiders. I’ve had them as pets.

What’s your preference cognac, vodka or bourbon?

Cognac… Grand Marnier

Favorite Bond (007): Daniel Craig, Sean Connery or Pierce Brosnan?

Pierce Brosnan

Scarface or The Godfather?

Scarface!

 

 

 

 

Meet our style muse Jermaine Gibbs. A talented, humble, philanthropic well dressed man.

 

DesJG3cribe your personal style.

Trendsetter. Comfortable.

Who or what helped cultivate your overall style?

Looking at various fashions.

What’s a staple item that you can’t leave home without?

Belt and a wife beater.

When wearing a tie, which style knot do you prefer?

Double Windsor

What’s one of your favorite places to shop?

Zara

Do you have a signature fragrance?

Tom Ford

What 3 things do you feel a man must have in his wardrobe.

Tailored suit, leather bottom dress shoes, good pair of sneakers (tennis shoes)

What intrigues you most about a woman’s style?

Her shoes

What makes a woman sexy?

The way she dresses.

If you could be a superhero, which one would you be?

Superman

What’s your preference cognac, vodka or bourbon?

Cognac

Favorite Bond (007): Daniel Craig, Sean Connery or Pierce Brosman?

Sean Connery

Scarface or The Godfather?

Scarface