29 Jul '15, 8am

CONVERSE GLOBAL DESIGN DIRECTOR TALKS CHUCK II: So the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II is finally out, marki...

CONVERSE GLOBAL DESIGN DIRECTOR TALKS CHUCK II: So the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II is finally out, marki...

So the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II is finally out, marking the new chapter of the iconic sneaker that has been around since 1917 (yes, that long!). We had the opportunity to sit down with Damion Silver, the Global Design Director at Converse, to pick his brain about the updated Chuck and delve into the daunting process of creating a sequel to the most popular sneaker in the world. SF: So are you stoked that the cat is finally out of the bag? Damion Silver: Yeah man it’s been a while coming. Super excited to get the initial launch done with or started. Coming out on the 28th and then moving on from there. How long has this been in the making? End to end it was two years in total, but it’s like any other product. Product creation-wise was around 18 months so… It’s all been amazing, and working on Chuck is a little humbling, because it’s Chuck Taylor. I’m more cautious ...

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