Today, Converse Inc. announces its Fall 2013 CONS collection featuring the skateboarding and lifestyle footwear collections. With skateboarding, Converse offers twists on traditional silhouettes and technology that continue to be the engine of CONS Skateboarding collection. This season, the sports-inspired lifestyle collection exudes the restless streetwise energy of the creative spirit with fashion-forward iterations of the iconic Pro Leather.

The Fall 2013 CONS collection launches globally on July 1.

CONS Skateboarding Collection

TRAPASSO PRO II
Converse Skateboarding Ambassador Nick Trapasso’s second signature sneaker offers refreshing color updates for the season. It features a molded Nike Lunarlon sockliner, full memory foam, abrasion-resistant suede and Converse Skateboarding Traction Rubber. Available Colors: Mykonos Blue, Lunar Rock, Athletic Navy. Suggested Retail Price: $65 USD

CONS CTS
The CONS CTS is available in mid and low-top silhouettes and features a molded Nike Lunarlon sockliner, full memory foam and abrasion-resistant suede and canvas. Available Colors: Athletic Navy, Charcoal Gray, Faded Denim, Old Gold, Chili Pepper/White/Black. Suggested Retail Price: $60-65 USD

CONS Lifestyle Collection

PRO LEATHER VULC
The Pro Leather Vulc offers brown suede and premium burgundy leather details. The Pro Leather Vulc also features slender laces giving it a refined yet street-easy look. Available Colors: Andorra, Poseidon. Suggested Retail Price: $70 USD

PRO BLAZE
The Pro Blaze offers statement color tones of red, white and blue, giving a nod to its heritage. This high-top silhouette features blended suede and premium leather details. Available Colors: Parchment, Drizzle. Suggested Retail Price: $70 USD

STAR PLAYER
The Converse Star Player is available in suede and fine Corinthian leather and offers warm color updates for the season. Available Colors: Charcoal Gray, Deep Well. Suggested Retail Price: $65 USD


About Converse

Converse Inc., based in N. Andover, Massachusetts, is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIKE, Inc. Established in 1908, the Converse brand has built a reputation as “America’s Original Sports Company”™ and has been associated with a rich heritage of legendary shoes such as the Chuck Taylor® All Star® shoe, the Jack Purcell® shoe and the One Star® shoe. Today, Converse offers a diverse portfolio including men's, women's and children’s footwear, apparel and accessories. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through 78 company-owned retail locations in the U.S. For more information, visit Converse on the web at www.converse.com.


PRESS CONTACTS

Lacy Pica
Converse
646.563.7830 / Lacy.pica@converse.com

Moya Hewitt
Converse
646.563.7830 / Moya.hewitt@converse.com