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Interview: Nissan’s Executive Design Director, Satoru Tai
By Michael Frank A few years ago one of Nissan’s more outspoken designers penned an homage of sorts to the Datsun 510 sports sedan, the IDX. This was shown to the public at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, but it had actually been in the works for a while...
STYLE
Vans + London Undercover Collaboration Collection
Iconic skate brand Vans has teamed up with quintessentially British, luxury label London Undercover to fight the weather. As part of the Vault by Vans line, the range is made up of Sk8-Hi's sneakers and umbrellas—almost everything needed to protect...
CULTURE
"Soft," an Exhibition of Woven Art
There are artists who use textile development as the medium for their expression and there are those whose work translates well into the woven world. "Soft," a Vans-sponsored exhibition running at LA's Superchief Gallery, focuses on the latter—and...
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OG Sk8-Hi LX Sneakers
Japanese streetwear brand WTAPS (pronounced "double taps") and sneaker house Vans collaborate once again for a limited edition eight-piece capsule collection under the vintage-inspired Vault by Vans premium label. The OG Sk8-Hi LX takes cues from skater...
STYLE
Vans + Eley Kishimoto Collaboration
Vans and London-based design house Eley Kishimoto—both who are serial collaborators in their own right—have joined forces for a collection dubbed "Living Art." Turning art into fashion, the two have created a line that puts Eley Kishimoto's vibrant...
STYLE
Van Doren Halloween Print Era
Paying tribute to the brand's humble beginnings rooted in 1970s and '80s skate culture, Vans continues to reissue vintage prints as part of the Van Doren Collection. One of the latest to get bumped back into production—and just in time for Halloween...
STYLE
Rare '80s Vans + Peanuts Collection Reissued
California's favorite footwear giant announces yet another a killer collaboration for the coming months. While May 2014 saw the introduction of the coveted Star Wars collection, today it's the impossibly cute Vault by Van + Peanuts collection. The...
DESIGN
Atelier Ace and the Art of Collaborations
As one of the more exciting and forward-thinking contemporary hotel chains, Ace is known for consistently delivering an effortless sense of underground style and culturally relevant design at a range of properties in the US, London and Panama. Behind...
STYLE
Eight Slip-On Sneakers
While there's a vibrant world of quality shoelaces for customizing your footwear, sometimes you just don't want to deal with tying them. The following selections sacrifice laces for the sack of ease, but still place style at the forefront. The options...
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Bones Bridage
Premiering at Sundance earlier this year, Stacy Peralta's Bones Brigade features archival footage and original interviews with legendary skateboard team members, from Tony Hawk to Lance Mountain and more.
TRAVEL
Adelanto Backpack
Perfect for a summer weekend away, the newly released Adelanto Backpack from Vans' California Collection channels a well-loved vintage aesthetic that seems at home on the road. As a nice change of pace to the tech-driven bags we often encounter...
DESIGN
Vans Stage 4
In 1966 Paul Van Doren introduced the first vulcanized rubber soled shoe specifically designed for skateboarding. Since the introduction of the cupsole design in the 1980s, a debate has roared within the skateboard community between the two styles...
STYLE
Vans by OTH Store
In collaboration with Montreal's urban boutique Off The Hook, the first Vans partner store in Canada will open tomorrow at one of the busiest corners in the city. Not only will it offer the best selection of Vans in Canada with more than 1,500 shoes...
STYLE
Vans x Keren Richter: Wellesley Shoe and Tote
Keren Richter's illustrations of creepy-cute mod girls and ethereal dreamscapes have graced many gallery walls, advertisements and products. In fact she's such a hit Vans asked her to design another shoe for their spring collection, following...
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