Converse’s Retro Pro Leathers Pay Homage To The ’70s Men’s National Team

Dec 13, 2019

Category: Style

First released in 1976 and famously worn by Julius “Dr. J” Irving — as well as Michael Jordan as a freshman at UNC — the Pro Leather became something of an instant classic sneaker model for Converse and was only more heralded over the subsequent years. In the same decade the Pro Leathers were released, they were worn by the United States’ National Basketball Team as Converse was a primary sponsor, and its that connection to international hoops competition that the famed footwear manufacturer is now celebrating with the release of a new white and navy colorway paying homage to the US National Team.

A staple amongst sports lovers, the Leather Pro — which was Converse’s first full-grain leather basketball shoe to sport the now-iconic Star Chevron logo — has been slightly revised for its newest iteration, boasting a number of clear nods to the original model such as an egret suede eye-row and matching midsole, gold foil “Pro Leather” branding emblazoned on the outer sides of the shoe, and an American flag sock-liner. Offered in both Hi and OX versions, Converse’s Pro Leather “Raise Your Game” pack is slated for a global launch on December 21, with pricing set at $100.

Learn More: Here

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Style

Win Her Heart With A Lab-Grown Diamond Engagement Ring From Clean Origin

Ethically-sourced settings that go big on value without breaking the bank.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke


This Lightweight & Thin G-SHOCK Watch Is Still As Rugged & Capable As Ever

The thinnest in the series, it's marked by a slim module and carbon core guard structure.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Featured Image

The 15 Best Men’s Suits For Summer

Stay cool in more ways than one with these hot weather-ready duds.

Posted By

Jul 28, 2021

Featured Image

The 15 Best Polo Shirts For Men

Options that assert the garment as a timeless menswear staple.

Posted By

Jul 27, 2021

Featured Image

Citizen Unveils Two Watches To Mark Japan’s Upcoming Lunar Mission

The watches utilize the same Super Titanium as found in the Hakuto-R spacecraft.

Posted By

Jul 26, 2021

Featured Image

One Of Nike’s Top Running Shoes Got A Streetwear Makeover From Off-White

The radical design features a number of Virgil Abloh signatures.

Posted By

Jul 22, 2021