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Converse Releases New Sneakers That You Can Wear in the Snow

When it comes to shoe styles that are designed to endure inclement weather, Converse isn’t the brand that first comes to mind. But that’s about to change. The sneaker label has upgraded a few of its iconic silhouettes — Chuck Taylor All Star, One Star and Fastbreak — with high-tech fabrics that can withstand harsh winter conditions.
Inspired by footwear worn by soldiers during World War II, this capsule takes a utilitarian approach. Each sneaker is equipped with Gore-Tex linings and Durable Water Repellent (DWR) coating to keep your feet warm and dry. The classic Chuck Taylor, which comes in a minimal white-on-white look with printed text on the upper (instead of the traditional All-Star patch) features a double-lacing system to secure your foot in place and a chunkier tooling to handle rocky terrain.

The Converse Mountain Club One Star in action.

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The One Star comes in a clean black colorway, and it boasts functional water-resistant attributes, complete with its signature One Star embroidery on both the lateral and medial sides.

The lateral side of the Converse Mountain Club Fastbreak.

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Synonymous with its basketball roots, this Fastbreak model opts for a clean khaki green makeup, which now features a functional strap to keep

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