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This Understated Vans Vault OG Old Skool LX Is the Result of a Three-Way Collaboration

SoCal boutique Blends, annual Orange County custom motorcycle show Born Free, and Vans Vault have teamed up this season to rework the Old Skool LX along the lines of the Golden State’s rich motoring history. The sneaker features black suede and canvas construction on the upper, while a red, white and blue Jazz Stripe winds across the much of the shoe. Waxed fl…

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mastermind JAPAN and Vans Tease Two New Collaborative Silhouettes

In 2011, we saw a successful Vans and mastermind JAPAN SK-8 Hi collaboration. A good 5 years down the line, the collaborative duo are proven to be working on a powerful follow up — taking to Instagram to preview both pairs. One appears to be a low-top silhouette, with a translucent outsole over Vans’ signature black and white check patterning. The other revisit…

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Christian Hosoi Reflects on his Incredible Career and Being Part of the Vans Legacy

There are few individuals in the world of skateboarding who are more deserving of the label “legend” than Christian Hosoi. He has been involved with the sport for the better part of his 48 years, after his father, artist Ivan “Pops” Hosoi, became the manager of the famed Marina Del Ray Skate Park which became a breeding ground for the world’s greatest skaters. He turned pr…

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