No strangers to collaboration, Chicago-based boutique Saint Alfred has once again teamed up with Vans Vault to create one of the best releases this fall. Using the Vans Chukka as the canvas, Saint Alfred modified the classic silhouette for the perfect Midwest autumn afternoon – whether it’s on foot or by skate.
After the success of their first collection in April, the sneaker world has been wondering what else KICKS/HI and Vans Vault cooked up in the lab. Today, we finally get to see the fruits of their labor, a design that took over a year to create.
The Campbell’s soup can label is one of the most iconic product labels in the world. And this spring, Supreme has teamed up with Vans to create a collection of three classic styles – the Vans Authentic, Vans Half Cab and Vans Sk8-Hi – that would even make Andy Warhol proud.
Brands coming together to simply collaborate on a sneaker doesn’t cut it anymore. It’s all about the storytelling. So when Vans Vault approached KICKS/HI to do a collection of shoes that represents their unique perspective on Hawaii, they knew just who to contact.
If you have let your J.Crew game slip over the last 12 months, you might be thoroughly confused next time you walk into one of their brick and mortars. Why? Because J.Crew, the once self-defined brand, has become a curated, collaboration-centric micro-department store.
In addition to some clothing, Supreme has teamed up with Comme des Garçons SHIRT to produce a capsule collection with Vans for Spring/Summer 2012 as well. Utilizing Comme des Garçons shirting fabric on two classic styles – the Vans Sk8-Hi and Vans Era – these kicks will surely have sneakerheads camping out this June.
If you’re going to buy a wooden surfboard, there’s really only one company to buy it from: Grain Surfboards. What began in a basement in York Beach, Maine, has become a full-fledged surfboard manufacturer known for classic designs, innovative techniques and groundbreaking products.
Supreme must really love the Vans MC silhouette. After releasing three colorways of Mike Carroll‘s pro model last March, they’re back with four new ones this week. Made exclusively for Supreme, the Vans MC will feature a suede nubuck upper with a vulcanized waffle outsole and reflective tongue.
Sneaker collaborations comes in all shapes and sizes, and today’s just happens to be inspired by the hamburger. Photographer Mark Hunter (a.k.a The Cobra Snake) and colette have joined forces to create a limited edition shoe (60 pairs) using the Vans Era as the canvas. As you can see, the sneakers are made with premium...