Converse Unveils ‘Scratch-Off Sneakers’ That Reveal True Colors Over Time


Maison Martin Margiela, a fashion house in Paris, have given your old Chucks a paint job. They’ve covered the sneakers in all white paint, letting the elements your feet endure scratch, rub and scrape the paint off revealing the color underneath.

The MMM x Converse collection features Chuck Taylor All Star and Jack Purcell shoes and the white symbolizes MMM’s signature color. Over time the shoes are meant to chip white paint off bringing out the black, red, navy blue, or Margiela-exclusive vintage yellow color ways. Each pair is priced at $200, but unique in that, every shoe’s deconstruction and transformation become more of-your-own with time.

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