Posted: February 9, 2011 by weldedgrass in Arts, Design, Fashion
Tags: annika rimala, converse, kirppu, ladies, maija isola, marimekko, pikkusuomu, spring collection, tarha, women collection
‘converse ♥ marimekko’
Converse‘s have gotten a cool textile revamp thanx to the talents of finland’s Marimekko.
Some the patterns include ‘tarha’ and ‘pikkusuomu’, designed by Annika Rimala in the 1960s,
and ‘kirppu’, designed in 1980 by Maija Isola and her daughter Kristina.
the women-specific line will be sold globally beginning in february
‘chuck taylor all start ox’ in marimekko’s pikkusuomu and tarha (exterior) patterns
‘chuck taylor all star high’ in marimekko’s pikkusuomu pattern
full and detail views of ‘chuck taylor all star ox’ in green kirppu pattern
the ‘converse ♥ marimekko’ collection
‘chuck taylor all start ox’ in marimekko’s pikkusuomu (on the tongue) and tarha (exterior) patterns
the shoes atop some of the marimekko textiles used in their creation
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