Rock-and-roll fashion designer John Varvatos and the iconic shoe company Converse are a match made in heaven. Since 2001, Varvatos' edgy, downtown-cool reinterpretations of Converse's sneakers have included chic Chuck Taylor All Stars toughened up with metal studs, decorative zippers, and a metallic sheen; lace-less, slip-on Chucks; Jack Purcell low-top sneakers constructed from distressed leather, suede, or vintage canvas; and Weapon high-tops in all-black or bright dyed leather. Musicians and style stars alike adore Varvatos' sexy takes on Converse’s world-famous wares, which look just as great with a slim-fitting suit as they do with Ramones-style straight-legged jeans and a biker jacket.
Converse and John Varvatos are two quintessential American designers that teamed up in 2006 to create Converse by John Varvatos. The history and brand authenticity of Converse is a natural fit with the John Varvatos’ point of view, which focuses on the integration of old-world details with a rock-n-roll twist. Varvatos adds modern elements to the classic Converse silhouettes creating a look that is unique, resulting in an effortlessly stylish collection. Fashionable celebrities from Daisy Lowe to Casey Affleck covet these designs and is available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales, Nordstrom and now, Gilt Groupe.
When quintessentially American labels Converse and John Varvatos teamed up in 2006, Converse's history and brand authenticity seemed a natural fit for John Varvatos' integration of old-world details with a rock-and-roll twist. Varvatos adds modern elements to the classic Converse silhouettes, creating a look that exudes effortless style. Fashionable celebrities from Daisy Lowe to Casey Affleck covet these designs, which include richly textured cardigans, lacy peasant tops and suspendered chino pants.
Rock on in this sportswear that combines the Varvatos edge with the all-American Converse style. Find plenty of cotton henleys, hoodies and tees, plus suspender trousers, skater shorts and military coats. Don’t miss the lace-less sneakers, either— a signature style of this iconic brand.