Vans and the Van Gogh Museum are collaborating for a unique collection of sneakers, jackets and accessories just in time for back to school. Even better, the Van Gogh Museum will dedicate a portion of its profits from this project to the preservation of Vincent van Gogh’s legacy and collection of his art. This means keeping it accessible for future generations to learn about his legendary pieces. The Vans x Van Gogh Museum is centered around four specific pieces from the artist including: Skull, Sunflowers, Almond Blossom, Self-Portrait as a Painter, Old Vineyard with Peasant Woman as well as letters he wrote his brother, Theo. Each of the pieces in the collection range from $40 to 140. Keep scrolling to find out more about this unique collection.
“We are delighted with the Vans x Van Gogh Museum collection, as it ties in with our mission to make the life and work of Vincent van Gogh accessible to as many people as possible in order to enrich and inspire them,” said Managing Director of the Van Gogh Museum Adriaan Dönszelmann.
The sneakers in the collection feature two different styles, a lace up version and a slip-on. Each of the sneakers are versatile and comfortable with padded collars for support, elastic side accents for easy donning, and signature rubber waffle outsoles to provide traction.
Plus, both men and women can style these unique shoes, too. The sneakers range from $65 to $75 and have high and low-top versions as well. They also have two styles for toddlers to wear in the prints sunflower and skull.
Just in time for back-to-school, the new collaboration launched a very unique Almond Blossom Backpack to store all of your essentials stylishly. The backpack features a spacious interior to hold your books or work essentials as well as a padded laptop sleeve. You can match the backpack with the Crew Sweatshirt and Hat for a unique and fun look wherever you go.
Lastly, the Van Gogh Skull Hoodie is perfect for fall weather with a fleece lined interior to keep you warm on cool days. This sweatshirt features a very on-trend oversized fit that would look great paired with jeans and sneakers. Designed with a large skull detail on the back and a unique yellow detailing down both arms making this piece truly one-of-a-kind. You can also match it with your sneakers for a head-to-toe look. Both of these piece are under $100.
Which piece from the new collection is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below.