06.02.09 by Jeff

Converse / (PRODUCT)RED – Event!

I am inviting YOU to my party! Thursday Feb 19th – 8 pm to 11 pm – Livestock (1709 West 4th). Canada’s premier sneaker store Livestock and I are hosting a party/charity event for the long-awaited (for me anyways) release of the shoe I designed for Converse & (PRODUCT)RED. All profits from shoes sold at the event will be donated directly to The Global Fund by Livestock!

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If you want to get your hands on a pair show up around 8pm to make sure you can get them. Your purchase will help the fight against AIDS in Africa! Come on out even if you don’t want the shoes, it would be fun to meet you all in person! RSVP the FACEBOOK EVENT or just show up!

jeff hamada converse 1hund(red) red (product)red livestock vancouver chuck taylor shoe charity the global fund

A really quick word regarding the design of the shoe – the shoes are covered in 100 hands which represent the people of Africa calling out for help and also those around the world answering their call. I didn’t want to sugar-coat what’s going on in Africa but I did want the message to be a hopeful one so that’s why that bit of sky blue is in there. I’ll tell you more when I see you!

jeff hamada converse 1hund(red) red (product)red livestock vancouver chuck taylor shoe charity the global fund

Thank you to all the newspapers, magazines, websites, radio stations, and tv talkshows that have helped spread the word about the shoe and more importantly the message behind them! And thank you to all of you who have told a friend!

jeff hamada converse 1hund(red) red (product)red livestock vancouver chuck taylor shoe charity the global fund

For those that missed it the first time, I posted more information here:

http://www.booooooom.com/2008/07/11/jeff-hamada-for-converse-1hundred/

jeff hamada converse 1hund(red) red (product)red livestock vancouver chuck taylor shoe charity the global fund

jeff hamada converse 1hund(red) red (product)red livestock vancouver chuck taylor shoe charity the global fund

jeff hamada converse 1hund(red) red (product)red livestock vancouver chuck taylor shoe charity the global fund

jeff hamada converse 1hund(red) red (product)red livestock vancouver chuck taylor shoe charity the global fund





  • http://sradnidge.com sr

    yeah dude! saw the shoes online today…
    stoked for ya!
    looking good.

  • http://www.behance.net/iskander Iskander

    Congrats Jeff! I hope to someday get involved with something amazing like this!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    cheers you guys! it’s really been the most fullfilling thing i’ve been a part of

  • http://www.corygibbons.com Cory Gibbons

    congrats hamada.

    i plan to attend

  • http://www.behance.net/iskander Iskander

    Is this shoe going to be a Livestock in Toronto too?

  • http://www.denizined.com Deniz M.

    You got people here in Istanbul stoked as well!
    i will see you at the release.

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    the shoes will be there but as far as i know there is no toronto event scheduled (i would have loved to get out there i used to go at least once sometimes twice a year to visit family)

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    and thanks cory and deniz!

  • Margot

    if i didn’t live in new zealand i’d totally be there

  • http://jeremydp.tumblr.com/ jeremy

    congrats ! nice model.

  • vanessa

    wow sounds amazing, to be involved in something like this. congrats!

  • http://www.breathewords.com Adriana

    Looks great!

  • dale

    How cool is that to have designed a shoe? They look great and I like how you designed it for hightops. Was this your idea for design from the get go, or did you have another idea you couldn’t quite work out?

  • http://www.shotsringout.com Brian

    Would really like to be there. I’ll support you in spirit!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    thank you, all of you!

    dale – yes Converse let me have 100% control over the shoe from the imagery to the materials. it was a really cool experience working with such freedom.

  • http://www.hardlysquare.com PJ

    Are they going to sell these online too?

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    not sure, i haven’t heard at this point but i will let people know if i hear of any online retailers

  • http://www.nightmaircreative.wordpress.com donna m

    talk to Baggins shoes in Victoria – they often special order chucks in from the USA and ship worldwide – even as far as japan and belgium – and are very supportive of the RED chucks. They have a website – google baggins/chucks

  • http://comeuptomyroom.com/ Jeremy

    Sweeeet!

  • http://www.hardlysquare.com PJ

    Baggins doesn’t have them in. But they are going to notify me if they do.

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  • http://www.benandbruno.com PJB

    RAD SHOES, JEFF!

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  • http://brendanbaines.wordpress.com Brendan

    Hamada, sweet shoes man! How did you get lined up with product red?

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  • http://www.nokhookdesign.com nokhookdesign

    Wow! Cool Product

  • Ilana Gleiser

    I live far far away from vancouver.
    Can I order a pair online?

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    http://www.deadstock.ca will have them available online sometime today!

  • Yellow RUS :)

    This is hand made?

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  • Kursty Taylor

    I want these converse!!!x