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Converse x John Elliott.


A tactile rework of archival Converse style.

With a tactile rework of the archival Skidgrip, John Elliott creates a beautifully imperfect blend of vintage-inspired colour and texture.

The acclaimed menswear designer gives timeless casual style a vintage-inspired look. Featured in two distinct tones, this tactile rework of the archival Skidgrip creates a beautifully imperfect combination of texture and colour.



The details (John Elliott Skidgrip rework)

John Elliott reimagines archival Converse style with a tactile Skidgrip rework. Known for elevating street staples through unique textile approaches, the menswear designer replicates the striking imperfection of aged patina with a meticulously flocked canvas. Textured green and brown tones flow across the upper in organic patterns, adding unexpected vibrance to the clean and timeless silhouette. Converse x John Elliott Skidgrip: a vintage-inspired look and feel—on an archival classic that never gets old.


● Limited-edition low-top sneaker from menswear designer John Elliott

● Flocked canvas upper crafted with two-stage printing process—echoing the texture and colour of aged patina

● Nickel lace eyelets

● Signature smooth midsole

● Herringbone outsole

● Cobranded sockliner

● Second pop colour lace included


The Converse x John Elliott Skidgrip is available online at www.converse.co.za, Shelflife and DTC Sandton from Thursday, 19 August 2021. Price Range: R1 799.00