Converse and Missoni created a range of 20 exclusive pairs of sneakers made of iconic fabrics selected from the Italian fashion house’s archives.
Italian brand Missoni, which specializes in original printed knitwear, is collaborating with Brazilian brand Havaianas for a high-end capsule collection of thong sandals.
Sporting iconic Missoni motifs, the thong sandals are composed of leftover pieces of the Brazilian brand’s multicolored rubber flip flops, which are then put together to create various forms of zigzag patchwork.
One of the new models for 2012, the “Missoni Loves Havaianas Slim,” is adorned with several jewel-style lucky charms and will be available in select retail outlets in mid-June for a price of 90 euros.
Missoni Home is not new to commercial real estate. It designed the Hotel Missoni line with Rezidor Hotel Group, with hotels open or opening in Scotland, Kuwait, Turkey, Omanan and Brazil.
Rapper Drake has a penchant for sweaters made by the Italian fashion house and harbors ambitions to be part of Missoni‘s next capsule line.
The musician revealed his interest in a partnership with the label during an interview for the December issue of GQ.