The last time we saw collaborative work from Feng Chen Wang and Converse, the two were turning heads with their spliced-together and then hand-dyed iterations of the legendary Chuck Taylor. Those pairs were nearly impossible to get ahold on, so luckily Feng Chen Wang has us covered with another exciting new project set to release soon, this time focusing on the Converse Jack Purcell.
Born in China, menswear designer Feng Chen Wang received her education in fashion from the Royal College of Art in London, earning her degree in 2015. Since then, Wang has been turning heads with her “contemporary, emotional, and structured” work, exploring a different concept (family, or home) with each seasonal collection. While the direction for her upcoming 2020 season has yet to be announced, the Converse Jack Purcell that was previewed suggests a theme related to deconstruction. The shoe features an almost-otherworldly look, dissecting the upper into a system organic overlays that are stitched to a solid leather base layer. The result is a striking shoe featuring intricate design lines and unique detailing for the rubber tooling.
The latest project from London-based desginer Feng Chen Wang and Converse has not yet been announced for release, though we expect them to become available sometime during the Spring/Summer 2020 season. The limited edition Jack Purcell will likely be hard to get, similar to her Wang’s previous Converse releases. Check out the teaser below for a better look at the dissected shoes, and stay tuned to JustFreshKicks for more information about a possible release.