VANS INCA FLOWER PACK

The latest addition to the Vans Vault range are these brightly adorned ‘Inca Flower’ Eras and Sk8-Hi boots. Featuring premium leather and pig suede with thick rope laces, the vibrant uppers sport a looping geometric pattern inspired by native South American textile art. Available right now at Proper.

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Vans OTW x Primitive Blvd Denim Bedford

For the second time Vans and the Paul Rodriguez owned brand Primitive Apparel team up, this time under the Vans OTW brand. Together they give us a first look at the Blvd Denim Bedford. “Mainly constructed of black suede & denim, accents like tortoise leather, reverse denim & copper detailing offer just the right amount of sophistication.” The sneakers will release at Primitive on September 1st, 2012.

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Nibwaakaawin X PENDLETON X VANS – “2012 All Nations Skate Jam” Pack

In support of this year’s All Nations Skate Jam, an annual celebration of Native American culture and its contemporary youth movement, its organizer, Nibwaakaawin, along with lead skate sponsor VANS, created a special footwear collection for the event. A fifth installment of its kind, the collection comprises of the VANS Classic Slip-On, VANS Old Skool, and last but not least, VANS SK8-Hi. Each style comes purple or red patterns and highlights another Native American institution, the PENDLETON Chief Joseph Pattern Blanket. Suggested retail price starts at $65 for Classic Slip-On, $70 for Old Skool, and $75 for SK8-Hi. There will also be a pair of Old Skool V in youth sizes for $50. All to be available on April 28th and 29th at the 2012 All Nations Skate Jam in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Proceeds from sales will go to benefit Nibwaakaawin, a not-for-profit organization aiming to empower Native American youths through skateboarding and other activities.

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Vans Vault 2012 Spring Old Skool LX

Consistently introducing unique iterations of classic models, Vans Vault is set to introduce another premium take on the timeless Old Skool silhouette next month. Draping the kicks in tonal nubuck with contrasting white leather branding, each pair will come complete with the brand’s signature vulcanized waffle sole and white rubber foxing while black accents will appear on the lining, laces and foxing stripe. Look for the Vans Vault 2012 Spring Old Skool LX to hit retailers the first week of May.

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Vans vault

Vans has teamed up with legendary skate duo Jason Dill and Anthony Van Engelen for a safari themed pack of classics. Featuring the Authentic Pro, Old Skool and Av Sk8 Low silhouettes, these three partners have created a ferocious collection that utilizes snakeskin, cheetah and leather throughout each respective upper. All three models are equipped with clear outsoles, special-edition packaging and a canvas bag. Look for this trio to hit select retailers in the very near future.

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Vans California Fall 2012 Split Seam Chukkas

After the Duck sneaker, another highlight of the Vans California Fall 2012 collection is once again a model that tries something new (for Vans anyway) on the toe boe. This style remixes the Vans 106 or Chukka Low, splitting the seam right down the centre for something along the lines of a Clarks Desert Trek. Rough out suede makes way for a leather heel patch, done in a contrasting color. Hitting this fall.

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Vans Vault Cuerpo LX Spring 2012

Vans Vault keeps it moving forward as far as great sneakers go. The line has been one of the steadiest ones around and as we transition into Spring 2012, we are beginning to see more solid offerings from Vault. This Cuerpo LX is seen here in 2 colors, black and brown, with both being made up of a nicely textured pebbled leather. Look for these to hit Vault retailers around March.

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