Celebrate the ‘Year of the Rat’ With These Limited Edition Styles From Converse

For sneakerheads looking to celebrate this Lunar New Year in style, Converse is a brand to keep on your radar. The heritage label has given some of its most iconic sneakers a festive twist, all of which made our list. Among the selection, you’ll find colorful iterations of the beloved Chuck 70 and other noteworthy silhouettes like the Pro Leather and Jack Purcell.

Shop for them all below to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Converse Chuck 70 Hi

This version of the Chuck 70 features a Tyvek base layer with all-knit seams highlighted by symbolic colors, including red for happiness, yellow for royalty, green for wealth, blue for healing and trust, purple for love and white for light.

Converse Chuck 70 'Chinese New Year'
The Converse Chuck 70 “Chinese New Year.”
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Converse Pro Leather

Included in the brand’s 2020 Year of the Rat celebrations is this throwback Converse Pro Leather, which features elements from the traditional Chinese paper-cutting technique with removable panels throughout for a personalized design.

Converse Pro Leather 'Chinese New Year'
The Converse Pro Leather “Chinese New Year.”
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Converse Jack Purcell

Unlike the two previous styles, the low-cut Jack Purcell model is also included in this year’s celebrations but features a white-based upper and when worn, reveals a new layer of traditional Chinese colors and patterns.

Converse Jack Purcell 'Chinese New Year'
The Converse Jack Purcell “Chinese New Year.”
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Converse Chuck 70 Low

For Chinese New Year, Converse is allowing fans to customize its Chuck 70 Low with limited edition graphics on the upper inspired by the Chinese Zodiac.

Converse Chuck 70 Low Chinese New Year
The customizable Converse Chuck 70 Low “Chinese New Year.”
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Converse Chuck 70 Hi

Last year, Converse celebrated the annual Lunar New Year by releasing a special iteration of the Chuck 70 Hi inspired by a traditional form of Chinese patchwork called Bai Jia Yi, which covers the upper.

Converse Chuck 70 High Chinese New Year
The Converse Chuck 70 High “Chinese New Year.”
CREDIT: Converse

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