Converse has unveiled a new line of Chuck Taylor sneakers with Sex Pistols iconography on them. There are four pairs of Chuck Taylor hightops available and two pairs of Chuck Taylor low tops. The sneakers are priced from $65 to $80. There is also a related line of shirts ($35 each) and a bomber jacket ($140).
The new products are available for purchase on the Converse website.
At this stage in history, it’s hard to get too outraged over yet another corporate appropriation of the original punk rock movement, but we thought you ought to know anyway. Back to your regular programming.
Chuck Taylor All Star Sex Pistols “Parchment” $70
Chuck Taylor All Star Sex Pistols “Thunder” $75
Chuck Taylor All Star Sex Pistols “White” $75
Chuck Taylor All Star Sex Pistols “Black” $80
Chuck Taylor All Star Sex Pistols “White” $65
Chuck Taylor All Star Sex Pistols “Red” $65
Mens Sex Pistols No Future Tee $35
Mens Sex Pistols Bollocks Tee $35
Mens Sex Pistols Bomber Jacket $140
Womens Sex Pistols No Future Muscle Tee $35
Womens Sex Pistols Photo Muscle Tee $35
For those who’d like to recall why we celebrate this band in the first place, here’s the Sex Pistols’ set at the Longhorn Ballroom, Dallas, Texas, January 10, 1978:
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