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Converse Renew Canvas: The iconic Chuck Taylor All Stars made from recycled plastic bottles

Converse Renew Canvas: The iconic Chuck Taylor All Stars made from recycled plastic bottles

Conscientious canvas

Text: Ryan Sng


From Econyl to rPET, synthetic fibres reclaimed from plastic waste like fishing nets and plastic bottles are all the rage in fashion now. The uppers and laces of Converse's Renew Canvas line of Chuck Taylor sneakers — launching 18 July — may be woven from man-made trash instead of the usual cotton, but arriving in earthly shades of green, blue, and brown, you'd hardly notice the difference.

Browse the Converse Renew Canvas collection below:

The Converse Renew Canvas collection will be available from 18 July at the brand's ION Orchard, Ngee Ann City, Tampines Mall, and Changi Airport T2 boutiques.

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