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sk8-hi

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

04/02/2016

Vans 50th Anniversary – Sk8 Hi Celebration

Vans ‘OFF THE WALL’ is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary in 2016 and they’re going all out. In 2016 Vans will be releasing 50, yes, fifty, five zero, colourways of the iconic Sk8-Hi silhouette. The Sk8-Hi is the descendant of another shoe, the Vans ‘Style 38’ which was released back in 1977. This was the second shoe to feature the now-icon sidestripe. The Style 38 was meant to take the -skate shoe- to a whole another level. The above the ankle style was designed to protect skater’s bones from all the impact... Read More