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SNEAKER ALLERT: Converse X A-COLD-WALL* Launch Aeon Active CX

Aeon Active CX is mixing Samuel Ross’ aesthetic with Converse’s innovative CX comfort technology.

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The future of progressive design and comfort. Converse and A-COLD-WALL* teamed up once again on an brand new silhouette – the Aeon Active CX. Mixing Samuel Ross’ aesthetic with Converse’s innovative CX comfort technology, the shoe delivers new comfort, form, breathability and stance.


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The conceptual vision of Samuel Ross, A-COLD-WALL* reflects the London subculture and hegemonic disparities through an atypical contemporary lens. Through avant-garde fashion and installations, A-COLD-WALL* highlights the competing forces of class and environment in the landscape. The urban experience of Britain’s working classis woven into the brand’s DNA—embodied in every piece. Fueled by Converse’s CX toolkit of pinnacle comfort materials and technologies, the Aeon Active CX defies time and gives back energy through a precise exploration of ergonomics that deliver new comfort, form, breathability and stance. When concepting the new silhouette, designers gravitated to the running space – which has long been a source for comfort standards in the industry – to deliver a distinctly Converse take on a lifestyle runner. – says the press release.

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Made in suede and leather that overlay with rounded lines, the classic Converse DNA is incorporated into the Aeon Active CX’s avant-garde design. Samuel Ross applies his trademark aesthetic, with a bold combination of colors, adorned with a subversive graphic language, and a translucent outsole, 

Structured around Converse’s CX comfort technology, an innovative upper construction features an elastic stretch bootie. The mesh upper, that provides breathability, is combined with an exaggerated heel kick and TPU heel wedge. 

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The Converse x A-COLD-WALL* Aeon Active CX will debut in Micro Chip/Healing Jade/Black, on April 6 exclusively through A-COLD-WALL* and via on April 12, while a Black/Black/Apple Green colorway is scheduled for May 8 via A-COLD-WALL* and a larger release on and additional select retailers on May 12 for $160.

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