The first round of collaboration between all time END. favourite Nigel Cabourn and sneaker legends Converse was something truly special and this latest project more than meets the standard set by the legendary British designers take on the Bosey Hi.
Combining a classic piece of design and one of the best loved sneaker silhouettes of all time with authentic details from his personal collection of over 4000 vintage military and archive pieces, this new iteration of the Chuck Taylor 1970 Hi incorporates incredibly hard wearing Ventile uppers.
A staple material for Nigel Cabourn, Ventile is considered to be the first truly effective all weather performance fabric that has been utilised by the Defence Garment Industry since the 1940’s and was the material of choice for WWII fighter pilots thanks to its incredible durability and weather proof qualities.
Reworking the Chuck Taylor with full ventile uppers and a selection of considered contrasting detailing, this new Cabourn pays also pays respect to the celebrated history of Converse.
Taking on the 1970s edition, constructed to archive specifications, this is an inspired re-imagining of the iconic Chuck.
Online now, head to the Converse section to take a proper look.