Converse has partnered with Fragment Design for a fancy new quartet of sneakers. For this latest collaboration, Fragment's Hiroshi Fujiwara and Converse created the "Tuxedo Pack," which consists of four pairs of the Chuck Taylor All Star '70 dressed in colors and patterns inspired by formal wear.
The shoes' takeaways from men's formal wear can be seen through the satin heel tab and single black stripe on the lace aglet made to resemble the lapel and bow tie on a tuxedo. The women's version features lace detailing resembling a wedding dress.
Each shoe's upper is made of suit-like twill material. The three men's colorways include a black, gray, and black with white pinstripes rendition, whereas the women's colorway featured in the pack opts for a white twill upper. Fragment branding comes through on the midsole back plate and foot bed. The shoes also pay homage to the classic Chuck Taylor All Star model by utilizing a canvas sock-liner.
All four shoes in the collection release on Feb. 16, 2017, for a suggested retail price of $120, and will be available through Converse retail locations, select stockists, and Converse.com.