Fashion April, 9 2013

Converse for Nigel Cabourn – The Rig Out Issue 7 Preview Editorial

So, as you’re probably already aware, Converse join Nigel Cabourn for some new season footwear action. Alongside simple 1940s plimsole models, the classic Chuck Taylor Converse Bosey boot receives a makeover with British and American military references, Ventile fabric playing a key role. “Developed for use in WWII flight suits as a material to protect pilots when they ejected from their planes into icy cold waters. The Ventile fabric extended survival time tenfold and saved many ejected pilots’ lives.” Impressive. Here we take a look at an editorial from the upcoming issue of The Rig Out, photographer Antony Crook and stylist Glenn Kitson were asked to work their magic on the collaboration collection, the results await you in the gallery. Find the Bosey boot here from 12 April.