Repping the company’s top-tier collections, Vans Syndicate taps the Odd Future crew for it’s latest co-branded shoe release. A collaborative delivery between artist and label, Vans unveils the special edition Old Skool Pro “S” with OFWGKTA front man Tyler, the Creator. Retrofitting the classic silhouette, the Pro “S” features premium suede uppers of black, blue, camel and red, atop custom gum rubber soles. Hits of original ‘Golf Wang’ artwork show up on the tongue, footbed and embroidered heel. Odd Futures limited edition Old Skool Pro “S” ($75 USD) is available exclusively through Vans Syndicate stockists.
Vans Surfupdates it’s popular take on the traditional footwear silhouette, with three new Foghorn styles for Spring 2013. Offered in red, black and pewter colorways, the latest release features a waxed twill upper, Vans’ UltraCush triple density EVA foam outsole and classic boat shoe lace design. The Foghorn ($65 USD) is available worldwide. For more info and online stocking at vans.com.
Popping the pro model cherry, Geoff Rowley introduced his first signature skateboard shoe in 1999, sparking a vulcanized revolution and inspiring future footwear design throughout the sport. 14 years later, Rowley and Vans pay homage to the classic release with the debut of the skate legends latest [Rowley] Pro edition for Spring 2013. Featuring Vans’ updated PRO VULC construction and modern cushioning technology, the still-original silhouette is offered in three classic colorways, as well as a special edition all-white Motörhead collaboration, honoring Rowley’s favorite British band. The [Rowley] Pro is available through Vans retailers worldwide and online at vans.com. For more info and Rowley’s own video testimonials jump.Geoff Rowley
Released with the brand’s 2013 Fall/Winter line, Vans delivers the Encinitas Crew Neck Fleece in an all over palmtree camo print. Coupled with busy design, the midweight pullover dawns contrasting ribbed brown cuff, hem and necklines, as well as an understated brand hit with a classic Vans OTW patch on the left chest. Named after the small coastal California surf town, for obvious reasons, the Encinitas Crew Neck ($45 USD) is available at select Vans retailers worldwide.pullover
Supporting the brand’s exclusive California Collection, Vans introduces it’s latest variation on the Authentic silhouette, with the CA Stained release for Spring/Summer 2012. Featuring a distress stained canvas upper, brown waxed laces and leather Vans labeling, the latest California pack is offered in light blue and olive. The Vans Stained Collection ($65 USD) is available through retail and online at DQM.Vans, Vans California
Vans California has recently dropped a pair of sophisticated takes on the Era 59, which together comprise the “Nubuck & Wool” Pack. Optioned in green and black colorways, each colorway of course holds true to the name in featuring nubuck and wool upper construction. Waxed laces accompany each set, while a contrasting midsole has been placed underneath. Check your nearest Vans California dealer for availability.Nubuck & Wool, Vans, Vans California
Founded in whats become a symbol of the iconic sneaker company’s unique story, SINCE 66 taglines a narrative language and brand culture that has become authentically Vans. Honoring the manufacturer’s 46 year history, Vans’ OffTheWall.tv produced the emotionally-charged short film, aptly titled SINCE 66, aimed at capturing the true essence of the brand’s organic skate-centric sub-culture that has grown to inspire tastemakers from every walk of life. Highlighting some of the company’s closets friends and most notable personalities the 6:53 minute video features Steven Van Doren, Ray Barbee, Leila Hurst, Steve Caballero, Keith Morris, Stephen Murray, Tony Alva, Russ Pope, Curren Caples, Classic and Christian Hosoi.
“It was never about waving around the brand like a flag. It was always about the people.” – Steven Va Doren
Releasing it’s newest Vans shoe collaboration, NYC skate-fashion touchpoint, DQM, introduces the Harrington Lo Madero. A purely Vans Madero silhouette, the Harrington Lo will be available in red, navy and green herringbone cotton canvases, each complimented by a classic plaid cotton lining. Designed with color block siped soles, custom striped/checked laces and gold foil printed ‘New York’ & DQM General logos at the leather heel tab & insole, respectively, the collaboration is a product of the city’s refined skateboard style. Also, being released with the Harrington Lo Madero are custom DQM for Vans pique cotton polo shirts in three corresponding colors, complete with ‘The General’ logo embroidered on the chest, color block socks with print on the foot, and a pair of Vans Spicoli sunglasses in tortoise shell with ‘The General’ branding, in gold, on the arm. Dropping April 27, the Harrington Lo Pack will be available exclusively at The Vans DQM General and the DQM online store.DQM, Vans
If you can’t tell already, we’re pretty excited about all the new spring collections coming out this season and shoes are a staple. The ‘Brushed Twill’ pack by Vans California</a> features their classic Authentic model in a variety of springful colorways, including white, soft pink, soft blue and yellow along with premium leather laces to match.
The Vans “Brushed Twill” Collection will be available this spring at all authorized Vans California retailers.Brushed Twill, Vans