Every pair of Converse Chuck Taylors can tell a story. So when the brand scoured the globe to collect distinctly personal tales behind the sneakers, the journey resulted in tapping artists to create their own personal portraits of the shoes. And now, you can find a curated selection of these paintings at the Converse pop-up inside Shoe Biz's Noe Valley location. The space is designed to mirror a museum's layout, displaying both the art and the shoes, which are available in an array of colors and sizes for men, women, and children.
Visit the pop-up this Saturday, April 4th to meet one the artists, Brendan Monroe. He'll be there to launch the display of his sneaker portrait and artwork for the week. He'll also offer three pairs of Chuck Taylor All Stars—that he personally customized—for sale via silent auction during the duration of the event, and proceeds will be donated to a local Shoe Biz charity. Converse is inside the store until April 18th so even if you miss Brendan, you won't have to miss out on the shoes.