The Converse Essentials Collection FW16 is all about timeless apparel staples, designed to wear better with time. With a nod to the Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers, the Converse Essentials collection not only looks better with age and wear, but becomes even softer with each wear. Each piece includes fabric that fades naturally with long-term wear, durable stitching and a managed shrinkage fit that remains the same throughout its lifespan.
The new Converse Essentials collection, offered for both men and women, consists of six core mainstays: a tee, crewneck, pull-over hoodie, full-zip hoodie, pant and backpack.
Elevated construction puts a twist on these tried and true silhouettes, for styles that consumers can wear day in and day out. Details such as muted nickel YKK zipper hardware offsets the monochrome look, and the eyelets are matte with a rubberized touch for an elevated hand feel. Flat seam construction throughout eliminates bulk and discomfort, and the pre-washed material allows for minimal shrinking with men’s pieces cut for a modern fit allowing for maximum movement and layering.