Vans welcomes a new generation of progressive BMX talent to the family, introducing Sean Ricany, Travis Hughes and 2017 Vans BMX Pro Cup World Champion Larry Edgar to the 2018 Vans BMX global team roster. “Vans is honored to showcase such remarkable talent on the global team,” states Vans Global BMX Marketing and Team Manager Jerry Badders. “With Larry, Sean and Travis on the global roster, Vans upholds a new level of progression in BMX talent and creativity, reinforcing decades of commitment to the BMX sport and supporting the next generation of inspiring BMX icons.”
Born and bred in the Golden State, Californian Larry Edgar’s powerful riding dominated the contest
The Kingdom of Thailand has been the new playground for our riders for the third chapter of The Palmistry Guide. This year Alexandre Valentino and four BMX Vans riders Nicolas Badet, Benoît Gea, Tom Deville and Kilian Roth, escorted by Winai Khampheethoon their local guide, will take them from Bangkok to Lopburi. First shocks, the heat and humidity that will have to be tamed. First meetings, the riders of a skatepark in Bangkok. Here, not everyone speaks English, but BMX is a universal language. ""Thailand has been an incredible experience, a real cultural clash, and now we understand why it's called the land of smiles"" Says Alexandre Valentin.
In collaboration with Wood Wood this Holiday, Vans introduces a brand new collection: Vans x Wood Wood created and designed in conjunction with the 15th anniversary celebrations of this iconic Copenhagen brand. Comprising of footwear, this collection sees the Old Skool take centre stage with two pairs juxtaposing each other as whites, greys and black mix with the brown tones of natural gum forming two simple but striking colourways.
“A tribute to adolescent behaviour and attitude” says Wood Wood designer Brian SS Jensen, referencing the scribbles on the sidewalls of the sole units, which adds a bit of youthful verve to the shoes.
Further to previous collaborations, Patta and Vans are proud to present the Vans x Patta Sk8-Hi Collection. While the previous collaborations were focused on the Vans Old Skool silhouette, Patta opted to rework another Vans classic: the Sk8-Hi.
The Vans x Patta Sk8-Hi edition will be available in two versions: Langoustine/Black and Hydro/Black. Both colors combine premium ripstop materials on the shoe uppers, a suede toebox, flap and back heel, leather signature "jazz" striping and lining, and feature the Patta Script Logo on the midsole. Every pair is finished off with Team Patta laces, paired with matching “P” lace locks.
Every pair also comes with an additional set of thick premium cotton ‘Team Patta’ laces.
The Vans x Patta Sk8-Hi collection is set to release at the Patta Amsterdam and London stores on Saturday, December 2, and will also be offered online at patta.nl from Monday December 4 onwards.
Vans debuts an extended offering of velvet footwear, apparel and accessories just in time for the holidays. Luxurious but cool, Vans five Classic icons and apparel staples are dressed up to include an all-over velvet materialization in solid and dark floral colorways. Crushed velvet is highlighted across the Sk8-Hi Reissue, Old Skool, Era 59 and Classic Slip-On. Available in burgundy, gray, sea fog purple, emerald green, tan and black colorways, each silhouette features a black outsole further enriching the velvet elements. A selection apparel and accessories will also be offered in all-over velvet executions.
The holiday collection of Velvet Vans footwear and apparel is available to shop in Vans retail locations
Another collab is hitting the stores! We proudly present the Vans x Fear Of God collab! When you were paying close attention to what’s happening in the sneaker business you stumbled over a few images that pointed to a new collab between Fear of God and Vans.
Fear of God’s Jerry Lorenzo is ready to follow up his incredibly popular Vans vault with another full-scale collection that includes six distinct designs. While the sneakers have long been confirmed, today brings a close-up and detailed look at each silhouette a part of the collection just a day before the launch.
This Holiday 2017 season, Vans partners with The North Face to create a collection of apparel, accessories and footwear that combine both brands’ aesthetic and technology to create fashionable and functional cold weather offerings in black, red and yellow. Both Vans and The North Face were founded in 1966 in California and inspire a lifestyle of exploration and creative expression. The Vans apparel team expanded upon the trusted Torrey Jacket to create the Vans x TNF Torrey MTE jacket complete with Thermoball technology to keep you warm. In addition, Vans x TNF introduce the Base Camp Duffle, inspired by the iconic bag and modified for the first time, introducing a skate strap.
Bruno Hoffmann’s Devil’s Voice: BMX Mystery at Teufelsberg. It’s sheer horror: a lost radio set lies on the ground in the nocturnal forest. You can hear the distant voice of Anthony Perrin, the best friend of German BMX star Bruno Hoffmann. Where did the French disappear to? Bruno Hoffmann launches a search and finds a hint at Berlin’s Teufelsberg (“Devil’s Mountain”). Following the track on his BMX in the dark, he has to overcome several obstacles in order to reach the next level with his tricks, just as in a video game. It turns out that Anthony Perrin is caught in a dark parallel universe.
Bruno Hoffmann was inspired by a mystery series: „I have watched „Stranger Things“ and when we
Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, continues its long-standing relationship with Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang in its latest collection of footwear, apparel and accessories this October. Using original illustrations by Charles M. Schulz, the collection pays homage to the iconic characters and artwork from the original Peanuts holiday television specials. Charles M. Schulz illustrations take new shape across the Sk8-Hi Reissue and Old Skool styles using the entire silhouette as a canvas. Original designs of Charlie Brown and Snoopy take over the monochromatic silhouettes and are outfitted with leather Sidestripes. Kicking it back to the comic strip days is an Authentic that has been decorated with holiday themed comic strip scenes. Peanuts fans can get their dancing shoes on in an Authentic or Old Skool model
UNFILTERED I - CPH features Anthony Perrin and Kilian Roth exploring Copenhagen, Denmark during some challenging weather days in August. A video series that highlights the raw side of a BMX trip. The struggle, achievements, noise, peace, challenges, injuries, languages, architectures, cultures, weather, food, people, traffic, travel and jet lag. With filming visionary Rich Forne sitting in the creative hotseat, we can expect some exciting scenarios.