Hakim Malema aka TRA$H GODD is a multi-disciplinary artist who crosses over between musical and visual art.The alias TRA$H GODD was created to bring awareness to sustainability and clean energy, through various music projects, capsule collections and brand campaigns.
He is a recognised member of the global fashion kids always killing crazy looks, pushing the boundaries of style and gender norms. A true culture innovator.
This is a clean-looking Chuck II with soft pastel colours that remind you of being serenaded by a saxophone on a windswept beach.
The sneaker still nails comfort with details like a Nike Lunarlon insole and a padded tongue that doesn’t slip off your foot.
International pop star, and philanthropist Miley Cyrus joins Converse’s YES TO ALL campaign to support LGBTQ youth and equality.
Cyrus is known for using her voice on and off the stage to speak out for the rights for the people in our streets, our cities and our world.
Through her Happy Hippie Foundation, Miley rallies for young people to stand up against the injustices that face LGBTQ youth today.
Moonchild is a Jozi based electronic vocalist and fashion designer but originally hails from Durban. Performing is something that comes naturally to Moonchild, having started off as a child model at six-months-old.
Born in running, the original Thunderbolt was designed for speed. We took that essence of lightweight comfort and combined it with our focus on modern design, with the end result being the Thunderbolt Ultra.
Inspired by our track and field history, this is a sneaker that firmly focuses on what’s possible for today’s comfort.
In March of this year Fokofpolisiekar launched a crowdfunding campaign via Thundafund to raise money to make their first full length album in 11 years. Their loyal fans were joined by none other than legendary sneaker brand Converse in their support of the album-making venture. Converse came on board with a whopping R100 000, pushing the numbers way up.
Recently RICH MNISI launched the XINGELENGELE/17 video lookbook. Featuring warm reds, oranges, yellows and the contrasting – not to mention this Autumn/Winter 17’s trending colour – blue, make a star turn for the Rich Mnisi XINGELENGELE/17 collection.
XINGELENGELE means bell or siren and this collection certainly rings true with the name- with an unflinching use of colours and soft fabrics, this collection is enough to draw the attention of any fashionista’s eye.
In keeping with the minimalist, yet bold style of the collection, Rich Mnisi utilised the utilitarian Converse sneaker to round off this inspired collection.
The Converse Cons South Africa crew embarked on a road trip in November 2016 from Johannesburg to Durban with a quick stop at Indigo in the valley of 1000 hills.
Unfortunately, Durban’s Golden Mile that’s famed for sun, sand and sea was actually a bit of a washout, as it rained every day for the five days the crew explored the east coast.
Kyle Trusky, Taylor Sturgess, Suhail Kader and Justus Kotze weren’t going to let the rain get in the way though, and they made the most of their time on the east coast.
The Converse Cons South Africa crew visited the Skateistan facility in downtown Johannesburg back in November. The guys spent an afternoon rolling with the kids and donated 30 pairs of Converse sneakers to the Skateistan programme.
The main shed has been dated at 1893, making it one of the oldest industrial structures remaining in Johannesburg.
The Chuck Taylor All Star is the most iconic sneaker in the world, recognized for its unmistakable silhouette, star-centered ankle patch and cultural authenticity. And like the best paradigms, it only gets better with time. For generations, these classic colors and quality, vulcanized rubber sole have defined an icon. Created for the court but adopted by rebels, rockers, rappers, artists, dreamers, thinkers and originals, the Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker continues to celebrate personal style and individual self-expression.
Yesterday, CONVERSE donated almost 3 000 DeskBags to Reshomile Primary School and Musenga Vadzimu Primary School in Diepsloot, Johannesburg. Following last year’s donation of 1 000 DeskBags to Siyazingisa Primary School in Gugulethu township near Cape Town, Converse has maintained their efforts to assist local communities in South Africa.
This is for those of us that are more comfortable in those non – places: back streets, side alleys, parking lots, concrete jungles, astro turfs, and stretches of tarmac.
Today, Converse Inc. unveils the first in a series of updates to some of the brand’s most iconic sneakers with the debut of the Converse All Star Modern. Rooted in Converse’s rich sport history, the Converse All Star Modern is a new silhouette inspired by the Converse 1920 All Star sneaker and the brand’s heritage in basketball – streamlined with a modern design ethos and lightweight construction.