Vans have delivered their latest with a duo of classics done right. The Authentic LX and Half Cab LX hit our shelves as a part of a black suede pack. Sticking true to their original counterparts of yesteryear each pair is pieced together with tonal black suedes. The Authentic features a white canvas lining and a crisp white outsole, whilst the Half Cab takes on white canvas accents before hitting a crisp white sole unit.

Both pairs are now available in store at our Lower Grounds location as well as online. For all of the finer details continue reading after the jump.

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Vans Vault 'Jungle Jacquard'

5/23/2017 5:22 PM

The Vans Vault range is ever expanding, bringing a new feel to traditional silhouettes. This time around, the Authentic, and Old Skool receive the ‘Jungle Jacquard’ treatment.

Each pair is fabricated with intricate, variegated weaves and patterns for an elevated finish. The jacquard weaving process means all threads are pre-dyed to match specific Pantone colours, with each strand then threaded through hundreds of needles on a jacquard loom. Each pattern is strategically designed and engineered into one piece leaving it down to the tonal jungle print’s intricacy and contrasting checkerboard patterning to wrap the upper.

Both the Authentic, and Old Skool ‘Jungle Jacquard’ will be releasing this Saturday the 27th of May. Available in store at our Lower Grounds store located in the basement level of our 15 McKillop Street location. For all of the finer details continue reading after the jump.

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Vans Vault X Our Legacy

3/14/2017 1:51 PM

Vans have teamed up with Stockholm-based menswear label Our Legacy to give us their take on some of Vans’ most iconic silhouettes. The collaborative offerings take on a bold orange, black, and white colourways of the Authentic, Half Cab, and Old Skool.

Our Legacy co-founder Jockum Hallin grew up in Sweden in the the early 90’s. Surrounded by a world of do-it-yourself culture that exposed him to skateboarding, and touring with punk and hardcore bands. Releasing records on their own accord, and sleeping on floors, Hallin took this spirited attitude and developed it into other creative endeavours across music and fashion. These three silhouettes in their array of colourways are a throwback to these times.

The Authentic comes to us in Black, Orange, and White, wrapped in a tonal nylon and accented with white stitching and hardware. The Half Cab comes in the same trio of colours with the Black, Orange, and White skate classic taking on tonal finishes in a mixture of rough suede and nylon. Lastly a duo of Black and White Old Skools feature a tonal trifecta of leather, suede, and nylon from heel to toe. All three silhouettes come with premium finishes, leather lining, and subtle woven ‘Our Legacy’ emblems stitched into the lining much like that of the collar of a garment.

The Our Legacy x Vans Vault range will be hitting our shelves this Saturday the 18th of March from 11am at our Level 1/15 McKillop Street store. Any remaining pairs will release online later the same day. The Authentics and Old Skools will be available in sizes US7 through to US12 (whole sizes only) for $200, and the Half Cabs will be available in sizes US7 through to US12 (whole sizes only) for $250. Until Saturday, continue reading after the jump for a closer look at each piece from the range.

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Vans Vault X Robert Williams

7/19/2016 8:41 AM

Vans have come together to collaborate with one of America’s most maligned underground artists, Robert Williams, to bring his psychedelic artwork to life in a limited edition Vault by Vans capsule collection with a trio of classic footwear. The trio consists of a Authentic, Sk8 Hi, and Slip-On all of which feature a series of Williams’ signature art pieces wrapped around the canvas uppers including iconic pieces such as ‘Flaming Cobras’, ‘Malfeasance’ and ‘Jalapeña’. His artworks continue to work their way into each silhouette sealed into the frosty sole unit, and finished off with Signature atop the mid-sole. Each pair comes packaged with printed cotton carry bags with Robert Williams’ uncrossed artwork inside of a custom pull-drawer shoebox.

All three pairs will release this Saturday the 23rd of July at our Level 1/15 McKillop Street store. Releasing in store from 11am with any remaining pairs releasing online later the same day. Sizes US8 through to US11 (whole sizes only) for $280. Numbers are extremely limited, so get in quick to avoid missing out, and until Saturday we’ll leave you with all of the finer details after the jump.

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