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The Converse VLTG: Who Says Lightning Doesn't Strike Twice?
Way back in 1995, Converse brought out a high energy basketball shoe called The Voltage. Redubbed the Converse VLTG, this long lost on court classic now finds its way back to the shelves, reinterpreted as a super stylish midtop for women. And it comes at the forefront of the Converse VLTG range, which delivers a whole bunch of high and low tops in similarly electrifying colourways. One things for sure, they've gonna bolt off the shelves.
The Converse Mission: Amping up the Volume
The original Voltage definitely had some high performance props, so you can undoubtedly shoot hoops in these updated versions too. However, it's more likely that they'll be worn as a fashion sneaker, and they certainly deliver in that department. They pack a lot of look thanks to their two tone leather uppers with zigzag, lightning bolt-style overlays. There's an embroidered star on the tongue, and more stars and chevrons to the heels. The shark's tooth effect to the midsole adds to their aggressive stance.
Remade for Women
In most ways, the Converse Mission is an authentic reissue of the '90s Voltage. However, it has a stacked heel and higher arches to give it more feminine flair, and it comes with the brand's bouncy SmartFoam cushioning for a smooth, modern ride. It's also finished off with fat laces and a hard-wearing rubber outsole.
Don't be Shy, Give it a Try
The Converse VLTG is full of hiphop attitude, and the brand's own publicity campaign goes the full gangsta by pairing it with baggy layers, tank dresses, tracksuits, crop tops and the like. That said, the shoe's chunky silhouette also works well in contrast to skinny jeans or leggings. And you can always pretty things up with a mini and a glam bomber jacket.
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Because we always have our ear to the ground, Foot Locker is able to source models like the Converse VLTG as soon as they're available. That's why we're the place to see what's new from all your favourite sneaker labels. Not only that, you can pick up online-only offers and take advantage of our fast, friendly service to make sure you're always ahead of the curve when it comes to footwear.