Tyler, the Creator & Converse Partner on a New Sneaker Model With Retro Vibes

Tyler, the Creator has been a Converse partner for several years — but his latest collaboration is the most distinctly his.

The rapper and sneaker giant have teamed up on the Golf le Fleur Gianno, a new shoe engineered from the ground up, that combines influences from both basketball and hiker silhouettes.

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Converse x Golf le Fleur Gianno.
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“This was an opportunity to create a build that he could have ownership and creative input to,” said Matt Sleep, Converse’s footwear design director, in a release. “We worked to craft a design language for Tyler with nods to Converse DNA and heritage.”

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Converse x Golf le Fleur Gianno.
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The shoe’s upper is made from a mix of leather, nylon and suede, with eye-catching details including a mini debossed fleur motiff and reflective eye rows. The shoe features a midfoot shank for stability, as well as a rugged tread pattern inspired by ’90s basketball kicks.

“The shoe is a combination of style and function,” said Converse senior design director Amy Rauner. “The multidirectional non-skid, lugged outsole should work in many different conditions  — whether it be biking on BMX trails or hiking in the woods.”

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Converse x Golf le Fleur Gianno.
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The Gianno first drops at Camp Flog Gnaw, a festival from Nov. 9 through Nov. 10 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. It releases globally on Monday, Nov. 11, at Converse.com and in Golf Wang stores for $120.

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Converse x Golf le Fleur Gianno.
CREDIT: Converse

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