Converse battles weather head-on with "The New Counter Climate Collection"





I have been wearing Chuck Taylors during my college days.  I got around 10 pairs during those years, and some brands of which accumulated to 25 pairs. You would never see me on a platform, sandals or wedges. My source of comfort is my ever reliable Converse Chucks or Jack Purcell. I could dressed up any outfit with a white Purcell for an entire week.  It became my fashion staple since then.  It goes around with everything not to mention they are comfortable with or without socks. There, now you know!

You can wear your chucks now even if the weather is unpredictable, with the launch of the THE NEW COUNTER CLIMATE COLLECTION, Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Shield Canvas.
Fear no more, the sneaker with water repellent canvas and waterproof neoprene comes to the rescue!


Converse is battling weather head-on this Fall/Holiday 2016 season, combining classic sneaker designs with premium, weatherized features, with the debut of our Fall/Holiday 2016 Converse Counter Climate Footwear and Apparel Collection. We are keeping our consumers’ feet dry with waterproof and water resistant fabrics, so nothing can stop them in their quest for creativity.




Converse PH launched THE NEW COUNTER CLIMATE COLLECTION / The Converse Counter Climate Shield Canvas sneaker and others on September 5 at  Sky High Bar, Ace Hotel and Suites, Pasig. The event was attended by media, celebrities, KA & Z and 90's iconic rock band, The Dawn.
Converse is taking wet weather head-on this season, combining classic sneaker designs with premium weatherized features, with the debut of the Fall/Holiday 2016 Converse Counter Climate Footwear Collection. The new collections provide the necessary tools to combat the climate shifts while emphasizing essential weather-beating benefits. The innovative sneaker collections feature a bold mix of colors and materials including water repellent canvas, rubber and leather, and waterproof neoprene. Divided into three unique categories:  Shield Canvas, Leather and Rubber-- these collections are intended to stand up against the unpredictable inclement weather.

Each sneaker has been treated to help tackle rainy weather while maintaining comfort and style. The Converse Counter Climate Shield Canvas sneakers have been given a DWR (durable water repellant) treatment, standing guard as the first line of defense against the rain.



For the holiday season, both new and time-honored styles endure the harsh elements with the Counter Climate Rubber collection. These rubber sneakers are winter-ready with water resistant material and heat retention.



Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Shield Canvas
Designed for the Chuck Taylor lover who can’t give up their Chucks no matter what the weather, the new Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Shield Canvas sneaker combines the enhanced comfort of a Lunarlon sockliner, non-slip padded tongue and micro-suede lining with materials that can also withstand most climate challenges. Converse has added a water repellent Shield Canvas and a gusseted tongue, as well as removing the medial eyelets to make a durable sneaker that is ready for wet and rainy adventures. The sneakers also feature reflective heel webbing and barrel laces for added visibility in low light environments.
Available colors: Black/Volt, Black/Reflective, White/Lava, Black
Suggested retail price: Php 4,550




Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Rubber
Another iteration of the Chuck II will also be releasing this fall - the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Rubber. By incorporating a transparent rubber overlay on the iconic Chuck II silhouette, this allows for the sneaker to breathe while repelling water and protecting feet from the elements. The sneaker includes all the features and benefits of the Chuck II such as a Lunarlon sockliner and a non-slip padded tongue, while adding a beautifully crafted dimensional canvas for breathability, micro-perforated leather lining for comfort, and a heat reflecting barrier at the footbed for warmth.
Available Colors:
Suggested retail price: Php 5,430



Converse Cons One Star Shield Canvas
This season, the Converse Cons Star also receives the Shield Canvas treatment, combining the enhanced comfort of a Lunarlon sockliner with a lightweight and breathable canvas that can also withstand the rain. Added features include a gusseted tongue and removed medial eyelets allowing the sneaker to tolerate wet environments. Traction rubber has also been incorporated to the outsole, providing additional grip.
Available colors: Black, White, Obsidian
Suggested retail price: Php 4,250



Converse Jack Purcell Signature Twill Shield Canvas
The Converse Jack Purcell Signature collection introduces a thicker Shield Canvas with a water repellent finish, and a tri-color reflective heel stay. A mesh lining backing the shield canvas regulates temperatures across a range of climates while still keeping the sneaker breathable. Reflective laces add flare while a gusseted tongue construction will prevent water from seeping into the dual pod Nike Zoom Air insole technology.
Available colors: Inked, Natural
Suggested retail price: Php 5,590




Converse Jack Purcell Signature M-Series
This fall, Converse introduces a high top silhouette combined with Counter Climate Shield Canvas. Warm, durable and water-repellent, it delivers all-day, on-the-go comfort. The Shield Canvas complements features like Lunarlon insole cushioning, heat regulating mesh lining and a tri-color reflective heel tab for enhanced visibility in low light.
Available Colors: Hot Cocoa, Black
Suggested retail price: Php 5,430
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Converse Essentials
The collection features quality and durable everyday basics for your active, on-the-go lifestyle. Constructed for comfort and fit, the Converse Essentials collection will get softer with time. Each piece includes a natural color fade of fabric with long-term wear, durable stitching, and a managed shrinkage fit that remains the same throughout the lifespan. The collection includes the  Converse Essentials Tee, Converse Essentials Pullover Hoodie, Converse Essentials Full Zip Hoodie and Converse Essentials Jogger.
Available Colors: Black. Grey, Obsidian, Egret
Suggested retail price: Ranges from Php 899.75 to Php 3,339.75




The new Fall/Holiday 2016 Converse Counter Climate Footwear Collection and Essentials are now available at Converse stores nationwide. Visit or www.facebook.com/ConversePhilippines for more! #ConversePHCounterClimate


















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