Before Air Jordan, Converse was the top brand on the basketball court, singularly identified with Julius Erving since his ABA days. The only way I'd have a bigger shoe-gasm watching this video is if Dr. J set those kicks down on a red-white-and-blue ball, and the camera raised up to reveal a New York Nets uniform. »
Even if the design of the actual shoe isn't to your liking, the Converse x Nintendo limited edition sneakers released for Mario's (belated) 25th anniversary have one thing going for them: a great box. »
Joel: I honestly cannot see what makes this Converse watch "Video game-inspired"
Fahey: Well it's got....um. There's the... I got nothing.
Totilo: Dr. Mario!
Joel: That's about it maybe.
Totilo: also, the red and white on the right is clearly an abstract version of fireball Mario from Super Mario Bros
Totilo: the navy… »
Converse's "The Canvas Experiment" was just that: take a 4m x 5m canvas, put 480 pairs of Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers on it then play a game of Space Invaders. »