Our 5 Current Obsessions: A Colorful Take on Iconic Converse Sneaks, Your New Go-To Tank Top Style & Stuff

Our 5 Current Obsessions: A Colorful Take on Iconic Converse Sneaks, Your New Go-To Tank Top

Written by Charles Thompson-Wang on July 20, 2018
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This week Converse unveiled a glossy new Chuck 70 collection with the British fashion house JW Anderson. And if you want to dance with those new Chucks, San Francisco‘s legendary diva Juanita More is offering a brand-new single you can purchase on vinyl. And there’s plenty of room for gaming whether you’d prefer a fancy PS4 or a funny card game. Here are this week’s current obsessions.

1. Converse x JW Anderson Chuck 70 Collab

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JW Anderson, the famed British fashion house, is known for its provocative and unapologetic design aesthetics. This latest collaboration with Converse brings a colorful, playful tribute to the iconic Chuck 70 high- and low-top sneakers. The iconic Converse trim is made with translucent rubber, which gives the shoes a glowing effect. Sculpted from patent leather, the high-shine surface will eventually fade into different colors. From $140-$150, store.nike.com 

2. Juanita MORE! & Sparc Presents The 7 Inch

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Diva, activist and owner of the best fried chicken recipe in San Francisco Juanita More just revealed her latest project — a seven-inch record. The 7 Inch is a collaboration with cannabis company Sparc and contains two tracks: “Music to Beat Your Face To” and “Music to Put on Your Pumps.” The record’s proceeds go to TRUTH (TRans yoUTH), a joint program between the Transgender Law Center and the GSA Network. Pre-order for $15, juanitamore.bigcartel.com 

3. Limited-Edition “Amazing Red” PS4 Pro from Sony

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Spider-Man fans and gamers, rejoice! Celebrate the upcoming release of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse with this sleek “Amazing Red” PS4 Pro console. Its special controller matches (natch), and the entire package is covered in that iconic bright Spider-Man red. Pre-order for $399, playstation.com 

4. Bears vs. Babies

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From the makers of Exploding Kittens, Bears vs. Babies is a card game about building weird bear-like monsters to eat awful babies. And these aren’t just your ordinary awful babies — these babies have beards, killer lasers and sometimes jet fighters. It’s up to you to create the perfect bear to squash these literal enfants terribles$39, firebox.com 

5. HOMOCO Trade Tank

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Hommes Oil Company, or HOMOCO, is a gender- and size-inclusive swim brand. Founded by Daniel DuGoff, the name pays homage to his family’s Washington-area gas stations, Homes Oil Company. According to the company bio, by adding that extra “m” the name “alludes to that history while clearly stating who the brand is for — fashionable dudes.” With clever category names like “Versatile Tops” and “Power Bottoms,” this 100% cotton HOMOCO Trade Tank is our new go-to top for summer. $29, hommesoilcompany.com

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