Converse Collaborates With Nate Lowman and Just One Eye

Converse Chuck Taylors have long been the unofficial uniform of the creative class — from musicians to actors and artists — and now a new collaboration spearheaded by Los Angeles concept shop Just One Eye has turned the iconic sneaker into a canvas for Nate Lowman.

The New York-based multimedia artist created 21 unique high-tops using two of his own deconstructed works.

“It wasn’t just a destructive thing — it was a super-creative thing. That was really rewarding,” Lowman said of the commission.

Priced at $25,000, each limited-edition pair is lined in Italian calf leather and required 180 hours of work.

Following a launch event on Friday in Paris during the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain fair, which will include a screening of director Joe Pytka’s accompanying short film on the project, reproductions of the artful footwear will be available at Just One Eye’s store and online in early December.

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