What to Buy Now Seattle Artist Collaborates with Converse for Nordstrom What do iconic Chuck Taylor high-tops have in common with some of the world's great art works? They both started as white canvas. 4/4/2014 at 11:46am A bright and wonderous collection of locally handpainted Converse high-tops go on sale at today, Friday April 4, at the downtown Seattle Nordstrom. Here's the scoop on the artist who created them and how to get them on your feet. Filed under Seattle Designer, Visual Art, Nordstrom, Designer Collaboration, Hip Hop Show Comments Sign up for our newsletters! Get the goods on fashion and shopping. Seattle Met's style editor spots the trends and reports on the hottest sales, bargains, and more.