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Branded Pairs

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If you're looking for a novel way to help promote your business then branded pairs of Converse are definitely for you. Set your staff off on the right foot and get your company logo noticed wherever they go! I completed an order last year for Vodafone for 15 pairs of branded Converse to help launch a new product of theirs. The pairs were given out to staff to be worn on the day of the event and went down so well they came back for an extra 3 pairs a few weeks later! Safe to say my studio was pretty ...Read More

New Swarovski Crystal Colours

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If you're looking for something a bit different to the usual Gold, Silver or Pearl crystal colours then these new Swarovski options could be just what you're after! Rose Gold has been an on colour trend for the past few years and isn't going anywhere in the world of fashion! The gorgeous metallic colour goes well with everything and we've sourced the Swaorvski colour to match! Catch the sun light for a stunning rose colour or enjoy the beautiful golden hue with a more subtle pink finish. If you're looking for a subtle finish but still with plenty of sparkle ...Read More

What’s new for 2018?

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With the Christmas festivities behind us I've given the shop a little update and added in some of my favourite designs from the last few months. Everyone's latest obsession: Stranger Things. With season 2 airing last year it only seemed fitting to get to work on a design featuring the classic logo and add in some creepiness with Eleven too. These have been very popular on instagram and are only £100. Order your pair here: www.custom-converse.co.uk/product/stranger-things-eleven/ These Junior Peter Rabbit high tops are the cutest thing! There's a lot of colour blending and tiny details to be added so they're priced ...Read More

New White Lace Wedding Converse

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I have a brand new design just added to the shop! If you're after something a bit different for your Wedding Converse and you're looking to keep with tradition (something blue and something new!), but want a modern twist then these White Lace Low Tops could be the shoes for you! Using a coloured canvas below the White lace gives a stunning and elegant affect. I have teamed these up with White ribbon laces, White Heel Tags and White Bows to give them a gorgeous bridal feel. Silver Swarovski Crystal Toes would add that extra bit of sparkle and create ...Read More

Award Winner!

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It's just been announced that Custom Converse has won the Silver Award for the Online Retailer category at the Cambridgeshire Digital Awards 2017! I was nominated in the Small Business category last year but came away empty handed, so to have won the Silver award this year is amazing! There are so many fantastic businesses in Cambridgeshire, and lots of new start-up's which only make the competition tougher. Custom Converse also celebrated it's 6 year anniversary back in October, so I'm one very proud business woman right now!

Christmas Delivery 2017

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We're back round to the time of year when things get busy in the run up to Christmas! Get yourself organised and make a note of the last date to place your order for delivery before Christmas. These are subject to change based on the volume of orders received, so the sooner you can get your order in the better. Remember each pair are hand painted and do take time to produce so there will be a wait of 10-14 days before your order is dispatched.

Doctor Who Galaxy

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Watch the next time lapse video to see how the Tardis from the Doctor Who Galaxy design is created. Use the link below to order your own pair today! https://www.custom-converse.co.uk/product/doctor-who-galaxy/    

Hills Road Sixth Form College

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My former college, Hills Road Sixth Form College, have put together a short piece on how I got into business straight out of education (despite not studying any creative A Level subjects!) Have a read of what I had to say below. INTERVIEW WITH HILLS ROAD ALUMNA JEN FOREMAN, FOUNDER AND OWNER OF 'CUSTOM CONVERSE'.  6000 PAIRS OF CUSTOM CONVERSE CREATED SO FAR! We are very interested in where your creative idea for the customised converse originated?  And if you have people helping you run the business or is it completely independently run? My first pair of customised converse were ...Read More

Beauty & The Beast

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Check out the latest time lapse video and see the Beauty & The Beast design take shape! Order your own pair here: www.custom-converse.co.uk/beauty-the-beast

Whoopi Goldberg on Loose Women

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If anyone was watching Loose Women this Friday then you will have seen the incredible Whoopi Goldberg receiving her London Landmarks Converse live on air! The Loose Women team got in contact with me to get a surprise gift organised for Whoopi and they requested a London theme with the Loose Women logo, and for Whoopi's name to be included somewhere on the Converse. I thought the main logo would work brilliantly as heel tags and would also leave the tongues free for personalising. The finished pair looked like this and went down very with with Whoopi and the Loose ...Read More

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