2018 is the Year Of The Dog in the Chinese calendar. To celebrate the zodiac sign, Converse release two collections dubbed the Converse Solar and Lunar 2018 Collections. Today we take a look at the sneakers and apparel that make up the collections.
The Solar Pack consists of two tonal offerings of the Converse One Star. Constructed out of nubuck and leather, standout features on the shoe include the color gradation print (representing the eclipse) found on the tongue top, heel stay, and Star logo. The Lunar Pack includes the Chuck Taylor All Star. Both pairs feature premium suede uppers quipped with debossed patterns note on the front quarter and clear oil print on the back of the shoe. The foxing tape includes the number and letter codes related to the details of the Lunar eclipse as well as the timing of the eclipse. The right foot rubber toecap features a debossed print of “1.316”, the penumbral eclipse magnitude, while the left foot features an inter-changeable medial patch logo for customization.
The apparel part of the collection includes a baseball jacket, hoodie, tee, pants, backpack and cap, colored in red, black and grey for men, and in pink, white and grey for women. The two new Converse collections will launch at selected Converse retail stores on January 5 for prices ranging from HKD 269 to HKD 799 (approximately $34 USD to $102 USD.)
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