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Rick Owens Discusses His DRKSHDW x Converse TURBODRK Chuck 70 Collaboration

Posted On: Jul 27, 2021   |   Posted By: Hypebeast

Rick Owens Discusses His DRKSHDW x Converse TURBODRK Chuck 70 Collaboration

After the shoe first surfaced back in January of this year, Rick Owens and Converse have now revealed an official look at the upcoming DRKSHDW TURBODRK Chuck 70 collaboration. The stand-out feature of the reworked silhouette is its square-toe construction, the first time that it has been used on the Chuck 70. The squared toe references the ethos that Owens has brought to the collaboration - described as "distorting the ubiquitous" - which continues to the extended tongue. This construction is used on versions of both the Hi and Ox cuts of the shoe, while each is available in classic black or white canvas colorways. To mark the global launch of the collaboration, Owens discussed the design with HYPEBEAST. "I have been presenting platform boots in the past few seasons that have a square toe grill," he says of the square-toe construction. "Distorting the iconic Converse toe into this shape drew it into my current world." Going on, Owens added that his desire to "distort" comes from "a...

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