Converse x Marimekko

I love combining my favorite things together to see what happens, much like the cheesecake burrito I ate last week. Wrap cheesecake in a burrito, deep fry it and voila! — you have a brand new favorite dessert. The new collaboration between Marimekko and Converse is like a cheesecake burrito — sa-weeeeeet!

This women’s specific collection for Spring 2011 will bring Marimekko fabrics onto some of Converse’s most popular silhouettes, including Chuck Taylor All Star High and Ox. Featured Marimekko patterns include Tarha from 1963 and Pikkusuomu from 1965 by Annika Rimala and Kirppu from 1980 by Maija and Kristina Isola.

The Converse x Marimekko collection will be available this month at premium retailers, selected Marimekko stores and at

Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk, is a Jersey girl living in SoCal. She dreams about funky, artistic jewelry + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, making music, and drawing.