From the ground up

Recently, Converse hosted the grand opening of London’s One Star Hotel, a curated pop-up celebrating the Converse One Star. Highsnobiety was invited to tour the hotel, and speak with Converse collaborators Leo “Gully Guy” Mandella and A$AP Nast.


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The special space spanned over five floors in London’s Shoreditch neighborhood, including concept-driven “guest rooms” curated by Yung Lean, A$AP Nast, fashion label MadeMe, and Tizzy T. Attendees to the event were given the opportunity look through a small archive of One Star collaborations from the likes of Stüssy, Undefeated, NEIGHBORHOOD and others, and even sit down for a backgammon session with Yung Lean himself, while drinks were served in the hotel’s basement late into the night.

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See our exclusive conversations with A$AP Nast and “Gully Guy” Leo here, plus take a look at Yung Lean’s Sad Boys-inspired “Toxic” One Star collaboration.

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