Model: Jack Purcell
Key Features: An on-court tennis icon, the Jack Purcell silhouette boasts an asymmetrical stars-and-stripes graphic canvas, which was first used by Converse in 1991. The closure features a vertical utility zipper combined with traditional laces. Finally, the tongue offers up TheSoloist’s oft-used slogan “I am the Soloist.”
A lightweight GORE-TEX® jacket, short-sleeve T-shirt and hoodie (all of which are packable) round out the collection.
Release Date: May 23
Price: €120 (approximately $133)
Buy: Converse.com, as well as TheSoloist. pop-up shop which will run through July 28th at 165 Hudson Street, from 11am-7pm Tuesday-Saturday and 12pm-6pm on Sunday. Select retailers will also be carrying the collection.
Editor’s Notes: Converse teams up with Japanese tastemakers TheSoloist to present a patriotic take on the Jack Purcell silhouette. Remixed with a zip closure, TheSoloist brings offbeat styling to the classic low-top silhouette.
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