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Thursday, January 08, 2009

Collectors be on the look out

Collectors are waiting for the Converse Shoes In Books Pack which is a promotion to mark 100 years of the Converse Canvas All Star basketball shoes (1908- 2008).





The shoe has been made for the anniversary and is sold in a box shaped like a pile of books. Accompanying the shoes is a book that covers the history of the brand, as well as featuring 100 celebrities endorsements and 100 people inspired by the celebrities. The collection will be available in three colours and two sizes only. Release date imminent. Meantime Must have high top kicks for the fashion conscious environmentalist this season is trainers made from recycled bus seat covers and tyres. A UK bus company, First, provided materials from old buses for a project as part of the company’s commitment to sustainability. The shoes are produced in Portugal and designed by London-based firm Above And Beyond and retail at approximately £70 a pair. The project came about when Transport Recycling in Partnership (TRiP) worked with First to find new ways of recycling transport industry waste.

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