Converse x John Elliott Skidgrip: a vintage-inspired look and feel sneaker

August 27, 2021

With a tactile rework of the archival Skidgrip, John Elliott has created a beautifully imperfect blend of vintage-inspired colour and texture.

The acclaimed menswear designer gives a timeless casual style a vintage-inspired look. Featured in two distinct tones, this tactile rework of the archival Skidgrip creates a beautifully imperfect combination of texture and colour.

John Elliott Skidgrip rework

John Elliott reimagines archival Converse style with a tactile Skidgrip rework. Known for elevating street staples through unique textile approaches, the menswear designer replicates the striking imperfection of the aged patina with a meticulously flocked canvas. 

John Elliott

Textured green and brown tones flow across the upper in organic patterns, adding unexpected vibrance to the clean and timeless silhouette. Converse x John Elliott Skidgrip: a vintage-inspired look and feel—on an archival classic that never gets old.

The sneaker is:

  • Limited-edition low-top sneaker from menswear designer John Elliott
  • Flocked canvas upper crafted with two-stage printing process—echoing the texture and colour of aged patina
  • Nickel lace eyelets
  • Signature smooth midsole
  • Herringbone outsole
  • Cobranded sockliner
  • Second pop colour lace included

The Converse x John Elliott Skidgrip is available online at Converse.co.za, Shelflife and DTC Sandton.

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