Vans Stories August 3

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.

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Vans Stories May 9, 2016

Vans and Nintendo team up for epic new line of NES-themed sneakers, apparel and more

Update (6/1 4:05pm): It looks like we are also getting a line of bags, clothes, backpacks, socks and hats, many of which with the same 8-bit style patterns as the previously mentioned shoes. You can get a closer look at some of them in the new gallery below, along with the incredible packaging for the shoes. Even better, the collection will launch in the US on Friday June 3rd. The line will be available via the official Vans website as of tomorrow.

Vans and Nintendo are coming together for a new line of retro NES themed sneakers. After a run of both Disney and Star Wars kicks were released previously, the new line will feature the classic Vans silhouettes adorned by iconic imagery from early Nintendo titles such as Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Duck Hunt and more.

It looks like we will be getting the hi-top skate models along with the traditional lows and the classic Vans slip-ons hitting retail in June on June 3rd. Check out some of the colorways in the gallery below:

And here is a look at some of the apparel, and what might be one of the coolest shoe boxes we have ever seen:

Source: Solecollector via Gizmodo

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