Teased by the Angelo Baque-led imprint final week, the Awake NY x Converse One Star has formally been confirmed by each events.
Prepped in two-tone preparations dominated by black, white, or blue, the basketball-shoe-turned-skate-sneaker has been years within the making. Again in 2018, samples of a co-branded One Star made rounds throughout the web, finally getting scrapped. As Baque and firm proceed to capitalize on their second, caused by way of partnerships with different manufacturers and a brick-and-mortar presence in New York Metropolis, the Converse One Star by Awake NY makes excellent sense now.
Every tackle the reworked basketball mannequin from 1974 options suede throughout its higher. “Awake NY” branding is superimposed atop conventional Converse star logos on the lateral sidewall. Sockliners and license plates additionally bask in twin branding, cementing the first-time companions’ relationship. Sole items preserve issues easy in basic white. All three pairs match excellent with the streetwear model’s affinity for ’90s downtown NYC aesthetics.
Take pleasure in official pictures of the trio forward. The Awake NY x Converse One Star assortment debuts by way of Awake NY on Friday, October sixth. A worldwide converse.com launch will happen on October twelfth.
For extra from NIKE, Inc., take a look at the Air Jordan 11 “Gratitude” set to drop in early December.
Images courtesy of Converse