With 110 years of history behind it, the Converse Skidgrip is finally back and ready to rejoin the Converse line up.
To welcome this comeback, Converse team up with Jerry Lorezo’s Fear of God ESSENTIALS line to bring their take of this Converse classic.
A sneaker whose history began back in 1910, the Skidgrip which was originally known as the Converse Circular Vamp Oxford. After various iterations, the CVO made its way on to tennis and basketball courts as well showing face on the decks of some boats but it wasn’t till the 1960’s where the shoe gained the title “Skidgrip” thanks to its no-slip soles that were designed for boating. After this journey from court to ocean, the Skidgrip mades its way back on to land and two decades later, the shoe became a Cali favourite within the BMX, skate and surf scene… It was here that Lorenzo first encountered the shoe.
Now for 2020 and with his hands firmly on the collaboration, Lorenzo takes it back to 1980’s California with a heavily print focussed upper that is dressed in ’87 graphics that bring a welcome burst of energy.
Coming soon to Footpatrol stores!
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