Converse is releasing UV-activated shoes that change colours. Watch how they transform

We can’t get enough of sneakers to bring out the #hypebeast in us but this new launch will grab the attention of anyone – sneakerhead or not.

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Chinatown Market has collaborated with Converse to create a design that features a high and low silhouette with mismatched colour scheme. But here’s the catch: the shoes are UV-activated and transits from a blank off-white canvas to a vibrant mismatched colour scheme that include orange, blue, and purple, when it is in direct sunlight.

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It goes from what’s on the left to what’s on the right.

The high tops will retail at USD100 and the low tops at USD95 on the Chinatown Market’s website.

Here’s a look at how the transition happens:

In other words, you essentially get two looks with one pair of shoes: standard white when indoors, and all-out colourful when you go outdoors.

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Even the soles are gorgeous.

These will be available on Chinatown Market from 20 July.


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