5 Oct
When a legendary skateboarder & once great band collaborate

You may not know this kids, but there was a time when Metallica was actually a good band. What am I saying, they were an amazing band — as in, life transforming. No seriously, for real. This may be difficult for you to believe, especially anyone younger than 30 who only knows Metallica as those […]


2 Oct
Powell Peralta skateboard team's shoe in 2 iconic colorways

We make no secret about our fascination with Powell Peralta’s 80s skateboard crew the Bones Brigade, who recently made their seminal film Search For Animal Chin available for free download. They’ve also got a documentary film Bones Brigade: An Autobiography doing the festival rounds, so the crew is still very much in the public consciousness. […]


5 Sep
Is the universe trying to tell me something today?

Christian Hosoi sure seems to be exorcising a lot of demons lately, first and foremost with his My Life as a Skateboarder, Junkie, Inmate & Pastor book. I guess he wants all the kids to learn from his past mistakes, which must be the motivation for this latest video he made for Vans, under their […]


7 Aug
Two decades of Vans hooking up with Bones Brigade skateboarder

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Vans teaming up with Bones Brigade skateboarder Steve Caballero, and in honor of the occasion they’ll be celebrating by releasing this iteration of the Vans Half-Cab shoe. The Half-Cab was created in direct response to the demands from that generation of up and coming skateboarders who wanted a […]


1 Aug
Classic silhouette gets a herringbone tweed upper for Fall 2012

Gearing up for fall, iconic southern California sneaker brand Vans presents the Madero CA “Tweed Blend”. This spiffy take on the Madero silhouette adds herringbone tweed upper with leather details and metal eyelets. The slip-on sneakers are perfect for the fall day outfits that aren’t cold enough for a tweed jacket, but could use a […]


18 Jul
Original black/white checkered slip-on gets classy for Fall 2012

Vans Vault is set to release a new trio of laceless sneakers this coming fall. The recently reworked Nomad Rand LX is a stylish makeover of the traditional slip-on, featuring cotton oxford accents, a white Vulcanized sole and suede around the bottom of the upper. The Vans Vault Slip-On Nomad Rand LX shoe will be available […]


2 Jul
Blue & white pinstripes versions of "since 1966" original skate shoeBlue & white pinstripes versions of "since 1966" original skate shoe

The Sk8-hi and the Authentic are two highly strutted styles of Vans. But this Summer, both will rock blue and white pinstripes in honor of a potent collaboration between Supreme and Comme des Garcons. The shoes will be released July 5th  in Dover Street Market London, Supreme NY, LA, London and online. The COMME des GARCONS SHIRT x Supreme x […]


2 Jul
The Era CA and Slip-On Decon CA in smoking jacket form

Vans releases the “Washed Paisley Pack” which includes the Era CA and Slip-On Decon CA in a stonewahsed twill paisley pattern. The breached beach look befits a nap under the chandelier or a country stroll to the early 90s. Paisley is a favorite pattern originating out of Persia and India but has gone from full […]