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Converse steps up customisation with Renew Labs concept

US footwear company Converse has introduced a new experiential retail concept in Fitzroy, Melbourne, to help shoppers upcycle and customise their sneakers. Converse Renew Labs will serve both as a unique retail space and a place to host workshops that encourage customers to get creative with patches, embroidery and eco-friendly dyes, to extend the life of their footwear. The store also offers cleaning, repair, and renewal services, in line with the company’s circular design ethos.  “Whe