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29/01/2019
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Vans: A guide to the 5 icons

On March 16 1966 the Van Doren Rubber Company opened up in Anaheim, California and quickly became arguably one of the first brands to really entertain the skating community – Vans. After more than 50 years dominating the industry and managing to slip into our mainstream world, Vans is still at the heart of every wardrobe. “People are wearing athletic apparel now for all kinds of occasions — work, play, and school — without any intention of using them for athletic purposes,” Matt Powell, a sports industry analyst at market research... Read More

12/11/2018
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CULT X VANS // A Capsule Collection

Vans and Robbie Morales’ CULT Crew BMX label have come together to create and collaborate, releasing a new limited edition capsule collection. With a tee, long-sleeve, cap and Sk8-Hi Pro, this small collection features CULT’s well-known signature logo with text under the theme “CRUEL WORLD SEND RESCUE.” Whimsical hand-drawn characters are seen on the front of the shirt and cap, while an assortment of characters are portrayed down the sleeve of the long-sleeve tee. The Vans Sk8-Hi Pro being at the forefront of the collection, intricate details include text at... Read More

05/04/2018
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Two Tribes Unite: Vans x A Tribe Called Quest Capsule Collection

Vans, the original action sports and apparel brand, unites with iconic hip-hop collective, A Tribe Called Quest to unveil an exclusive footwear collection that sees a true creative homage come to life. Launch date: Friday 6th April @ 8AM Vans is paying tribute to A Tribe Called Quest’s contributions to music and pop culture with a selection of sneakers that memorialise the group’s iconic album artwork and vibrant song lyrics. The collection (made in partnership with Sony’s The Thread Shop) features a number of Vans staples, including the classic silhouettes:... Read More

16/11/2017
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Vans x Spitfire Wheels

Vans are no stranger to collaborations, just this year we’ve seen them join forces with Thrasher, Peanuts and most recently The North Face; but this holiday season we see them partner up with Spitfire to produce a skate heavy collaboration. This capsule see’s an iconic silhouette and a newer shoe revamped and remade for the skaters of today, with a heavy concentration on both brands stories and the Spitfire Flame head logo soaking the shoes in street goodness. The iconic Slip-On is given the pro treatment, with the addition of... Read More