Category Archives: Vans

Off The Hook x Chuck Hughes x Vans Authentic LX “Black Crab”

off-the-hook-x-chuck-hughes-x-vans-authentic-black-crab-01Taking a new approach to the iconic Authentic LX  silhouettes, Vans, Off The Hook and Chef Chuck Hughes introduce the first-ever kitchen-ready lifestyle shoes. The sneaker is constructed from water-repellant materials with minimal stitching on the uppers and with waxed cotton laces to withstand the kitchen environment. A cork insole sits atop the classic Vans non-slip waffle outsole. The “Black Crab” pack will be available at the Vans x OTH store in Montreal and online beginning March 22

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Comme des Garçons SHIRT x Supreme x Vans 2014 Spring/Summer Collection

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Comme des Garçons SHIRT and Supreme recently teamed to produce a special 2014 Spring/Summer Collection with Vans chiming in with a set of footwear offerings as well.

Using the same fabric Comme des Garçons used for the apparel items, Vans re-interpreted both the Sk8-Hi and the Era, incorporating the signature visual themes of the collection. The Era, appearing in both black and red, combines both white polka dot and stripes for the upper and features the Supreme tag stamped on the heel and Comme des Garçons SHIRT printed on the white rubber outsole. The Sk8-Hi features a similar upper while also paying a graphical tribute to late NYC skate legend Harold Hunter.

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Vans Authentic CA “Over Washed” Pack

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In January, Vans California used the over washed technique to style colorways of the Sk8-Hi. Creating the look that sees colors bleed from upper to the sole includes an “enzyme wash, stonewash, dip-dye, and oil treatments”.nCanvas built, the kicks come in a choice of black, chili pepper red or dress blue.

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BEAUTY & YOUTH UNITED ARROWS x Vans 2014 Digi Camo Pack

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UNITED ARROWS‘ BEAUTY & YOUTH imprint has teamed up with Vans again this spring for a successor of sorts to last year’s pack of Harris Tweed-constructed kicks. Featuring both the Authentic and the Classic Slip-On, the new release is highlighted by a digital camouflage motif across the entirety of each silhouette’s upper while co-branding is subtly incorporated along the footbed. Look for both pairs to be available soon via UNITED ARROWS’ online store.

Vans Classic Van Doren Sk8 Hi Stars & Stripes

vans-classics-2014-spring-van-doren-sk8-hi-reissue-stars-stripes-1Coming soon from Vans is yet another patriotic edition of the premium Sk8-Hi Reissue. Boasting premium uppers of canvas and suede with leather Jazz Stripe branding, the release includes one pair with star-studded blue canvas while the other dons red and white stripes across its quarter panels. Finished with white rubber foxing and contrasting foxing stripes, these nods to Old Glory will be available from Vans stockists beginning this March

Vans Vault Sk8-Hi Reissue Zip LX

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Vault by Vans kicks off the Spring season with a premium two-piece offering of the Sk8-Hi Reissue Zip LX. Dressed in deluxe materials and revamped with heel zipper entry, the premier nubuck, leather and suede detailing the Mocha Bisque and Moroccan Blue editions of the Sk8-Hi Reissue Zip LX push the iconic skate silhouette into the realm of sophistication. The Mocha Bisque and Moroccan Blue colorways of the Sk8-Hi Reissue Zip LX are available now at select Vault by Vans retailers.

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The Beatles x Vans “Yellow Submarine” Collection

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No matter the kind of music this audience appreciates, it’d be hard to find someone who can deny the influence of The Beatles. Legends not just in their hometown of Liverpool but well into the far stretches of the earth, The Beatles’ musical canon represents progression in rock n’ roll, all the while composed with effortless pop sensibilities. It makes sense then, that Vans would team up with the Fab Four for a collection of four collaborative silhouettes – this time celebrating the band’s hallmark Yellow Submarine film. Taking the Authentic, Era, Sk8-Hi, and Slip-On silhouettes, artwork nodding to the Sea of Monsters, “All You Need is Love,” and the band members themselves adorn the uppers of the shoes. Pick up the pieces from this special release beginning March 1