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Ace Hotel first opened its doors in 1999 in Seattle with its arms wide open to musicians, artists, and other creative minds and today, with three locations in the U.S., Ace is considered to be one of the leaders of progressive American establishments dedicated to cultivating the arts and of course, providing shelter. Converse has recognized Ace Hotel s mission statement and growing status and has created a special colorway of the Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star Bosey; the upper features an olive drab comme des garcons converse low waxed canvas material with a rubberized gum toe-cap with Bosey-boot grooves for a military-inspired appeal.
Ace Hotel is a shining example of the next generation of temporary lodging, and they show an understanding for what s relevant to their clientele with collaborations like this new Converse project. The Ace Hotel x Converse First String Pro Leather is done in a white leather base that adds arrow-shaped dots all over, long with a soft grey nubuck frame and a vintage ecru shade on the laces and sole. They come with a dustbag matching the upper print, so have a closer look below, then find your Ace Hotel Pro Leathers at retailers like Hanon .
Through last Summer s two-pair release featuring the Air Jordan 2 and the Fastbreak Mid, the story of Michael Jordan s winning ways in college was told. Rumors are swirling around regarding yet another collaborative release between the Jumpman and the shoe company founded comme des garcons converse Mens over a century ago, and it involves the two most popular Air Jordan models of all-time.
There are a few incorrect details and questions left unanswered so far about this upcoming pairing of the Converse Fast Break Low and Air Jordan 2 celebrating the early days of Michael Jordan s career, but at least nobody can argue that they certainly do look nice together. First of all, the date on the back of the Air Jordan 2 is wrong: Michael Jordan wore this special PE version of the shoe with a Carolina Blue heel tab for an alumni game on Sept.