Converse Prepares for the Elements

The Fall/Holiday 2016 Converse Counter Climate Rubber Footwear and Apparel Collection bringwater repellent rubber and waterproof neoprene to the brand’s iconic sneaker silhouettes and apparel staples. 


Included in the collection are the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Rubber and Converse Jack Purcell Signature Rubber.  Each sneaker in the collection, and each style is treated to help tackle rainy weather. The All Star II features a transparent rubber overlay, while the Jack Purcell incorporates a water resistant matte rubber upper and a thermo-regulating backer (which adds warmth). Additionally, kids are provided for with the Converse Kids Chuck Taylor All Star Storm with a sticky rubber upper to repel rain, an inner neoprene bootie for comfort and reflective barrel lacing with lace locks for easy entry.


On the apparel side, the Women’s Converse Rubber Poncho and Men’s Converse Rubber Fishtail Jacket provide the ultimate protection from the rain, with a storm guard behind the zipper and strategically placed eyelets to allow for moisture to escape. Newly introduced, the Converse Rubber backpack & duffel features rubber infused pockets to protect carried goods from the elements.


The new Fall/Holiday 2016 Converse Counter Climate Rubber Footwear and Apparel Collection launches on August 25 at Converse retail stores and on

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