Vans Anaheim Factory – Checkerboard Pack (Available Now!)

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Words via Vans:

“Vans looks to its past to bring forth two Checkerboard patterns from the Vans archives as an update to the Anaheim Factory Pack. First introduced last season, the Anaheim Factory Pack takes elements from the original make and model of Vans Classic Icons and reinvents them with the Vans’ innovative UltraCushÔ foam technology for premium comfort.

The Authentic 44 DX and Style 36 DX were developed to match the original construction of the Classics that were produced in the first Vans factory in Anaheim, California. Cotton laces, heavy 10 oz. canvas, style numbers, original drill lining found on the heel of each shoe and a higher glossed foxing tape that captures the sheen that came from the original vulcanization process, are all design elements that were seen over 51 years ago.  As a nod to the retro styling, Vans designers dressed the Authentic 44 DX and Style 36 DX with Checkerboard in OG black and mauve colorways. Along with the timeless design, each model has been upgraded with an UltraCushÔ sockliner delivering modernized comfort.”

The Anaheim Factory Pack pays homage to Vans’ humble beginnings that led to five decades of pinnacle design. To catch the limited run of Classics, visit Vans stores and vans.com/classics OR click on the pic above to purchase now!

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Vans – Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX Checkerboard (Available Now!)

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Rejoice!  The Anaheim Factory version of this year’s most popular style, the Authentic black/white checkerboard aka “Golden Coast” is now available for purchase.  If you don’t know about the Anaheim Factory line, then you’re missing out.  The Anaheim Factory shoes pay tribute to the first Vans factory in Anaheim, California, by borrowing details from the original models and offering modernized comfort with upgraded UltraCush sockliners. This Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX also includes throwback details, using the original style number and color palette, higher glossed foxing tape, cotton laces, original drill lining weight, and a heavy 10 oz. canvas to complete the look.  It’s all about the shape for us Vans snobs!  The glossy foxing tape makes these a breeze to clean.  Available now, but not for long by CLICKING HERE, or the pic above!

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Vans Anaheim Factory Edition Series

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Vans pays tribute to over 50 years of “Off The Wall” design history by releasing the Anaheim Factory pack, a collection of Classic silhouettes that draws inspiration from the original footwear produced in Anaheim, Calif. When Vans opened for business in 1966, a 400 sq. ft. retail store was connected to the front of the production factory, which sold a handful of simple canvas footwear. Today, Vans calls upon those early styling cues to release a modern update to Vans Icons as a part of the ongoing Classics “Not Just One Thing” campaign.

Every design element within the Anaheim Factory pack could be dated back to the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. Style numbers are used to signify the original design mold of three footwear models – the Authentic 44, Old Skool 36 and Sk8-Hi 38. Each style utilizes a marshmallow sidewall with a higher profile and is treated with a slight sheen that was present after going through Vans’ early vulcanization process. The entire offering features a heavy 10-oz. canvas and the Sidestripe models showcase a suede toe cap, heel counter and eyestay. All colorways including the racing red, mineral green and light grey could have been found when you visited the original Anaheim Factory store. Vans has equipped each silhouette with a premium UltraCush footliner so you can enjoy a modernized take on one of Vans Classic Icon silhouettes.

The Anaheim Factory pack ranges from $75- $85 USD and is available to shop globally in Vans retail stores and online at Vans.com/Classics now.

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