Vans x Dallas Clayton – Inspiration Collection (Available Now!)

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Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, comes together with celebrated artist and author, Dallas Clayton to present a collection of footwear inspired by the vibrant illustrations brought to life in his popular children’s books. Available for adults and children, the Vans x Dallas Clayton collection will inspire people of all ages to never stop dreaming.

Kicking off the collection are three styles for adults of all ages that illuminate Dallas’ imaginative world, combining fantasy and inspiration into three inspirational prints. On the Old Skool silhouette, Dallas chooses his signature all-over doodle print of squiggles, lines and shapes to fill the canvas. Paying homage to a pair of Vans that Dallas customized himself, the artist emphasizes an all-over rainbow design across the Authentic. Exclusive to this collection, Dallas created a custom character motif that honors Vans’ spirit to highlight a skateboarding unicorn with the positive affirmation, “Keep It Movin.”

Kids and Toddlers can dream big in four Vans footwear styles that bring Dallas Clayton’s original artwork to life. The Sk8-Hi Zip is reimagined to include colorful, out of this world unicorns while the Old Skool is transformed with Dallas’ fun-loving doodles. The skating unicorn makes his way onto the Authentic, which is upgraded to include a pull-tab and elastic laces on the toddler style. Rounding out the kids and toddlers selection is an exclusive style that blends a group of imaginative characters across the Classic Slip-On.

The Vans x Dallas Clayton footwear collection is dedicated to the dreamers of the world and each pair comes with a sticker with Dallas’ positively thought provoking saying “Stand Here and Think About Someone You Love”. The collection comes to life this March and ranges from $37 – $70 and will be available to shop in Vans retail stores and online at vans.com.

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Vans and Major League Baseball Take the Field to Release Special Edition Classic Footwear

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Vans partnered with Major League Baseball to release a capsule of Vans footwear just in time for the 2016 All-Star Game presented by MasterCard. Baseball fans of all ages can shop the official Vans x MLB collection beginning July 9 with the release of exclusive team styles including the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres and the San Francisco Giants.

 The Vans x MLB collection puts a spotlight on the national pastime with team colors and logos on the Authentic and Sk8-Hi models. All eight team insignias are highlighted on the Authentic, which features a canvas upper with a repeat logo pattern.  East Coast and West Coast battle it out as the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees receive a second style offering on Vans’ iconic Sk8-Hi. The repeat logo pattern is outfitted along the quarter panels of each style and are finished off with Dodger and Yankee blue foxing stripes. All footwear styles come complete with a special Vans x MLB logo on the footbed. Even the littlest baseball aficionados can join the fan frenzy with the Vans x MLB colors-ups will be offered on the Authentic V Lace that match back to all of the adult styles. The added elastic laces and heel pull allow for an easy on/off fit for even the littlest feet.

 Vans also paired with Majestic Athletic, for a special edition MLB t-shirt program for each club.  The Vans x MLB collection is available to shop July 9 at participating Vans and Tilly’s retail locations, online at Vans.com & MLBShop.com, and onsite at the Sun Diego store located at Petco Park in San Diego, California, home of this year’s All-Star Game.

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Vans x Hello Kitty Collection (Available now!)

The initial Hello Kitty collaboration with Vans was wildly successful, and Vans would be foolish to not keep a good thing going like this.  Well, there hasn’t been much press info about this year’s collection, but Undefeated has just received their first shipment of Hello Kitty Vans.  A few Slip-Ons for the kiddos have shown up, but the attention grabbing Sk8-Hi, with the familiar black canvas with HK heads all over print is going to be the must cop for the ladies, this season.  The shoe comes complete with the signature red bow on the top of the shoe, which is a trademark identifier amongst the Hello Kitty fanatics worldwide!

Note, that these most likely are an in-store release, but your local Vans store should be getting their shipments very soon!  Call up Undefeated Silverlake to see what they have for you!

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Vans x Hello Kitty – Capsule Collection (2012)

It looks like Hello Kitty’s back for the 2012 season!  I came across these samples while on eBay, and thought some of you’d like to see them.  These are all in a kids sz13, so I don’t know if any of these will be available in women sizes as well, but if any new info comes along, I’ll be sure to pass it along, because who doesn’t love Hello Kitty?!  If you want to purchase these, then dingosk8store on eBay is selling them.

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Vans x Hello Kitty – Slip-On “Checkerboard” (available now!)

Heads up ladies!  The Slip-On checkerboard pattern has popped up on the Vans webstore, and is now available for purchase.  Once again, I found the link through Google shopping, because the Vans website doesn’t bring up anything when searching for Hello Kitty.  You’re welcome, and be the first to get ’em!

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Vans x Hello Kitty – Authentic Lo Pro All-Over Print (available now!)

The last bit of Hello Kitty Vans info I have for the moment, is of the Authentic Lo Pro’s, with the all-over print.  Another girly-girl print, that is probably more popular with the kiddos, but you never know!  Once again, here’s the link to the Womens sizes on the Vans online store.

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Vans x Hello Kitty – Authentic Pink (available now!)

Next up, from the Vans x Hello Kitty collaboration, is the pink Authentic.  This is another ladies favorite, and is also up for sale in Womens sizes on the Vans online store.  Cop now!  Kids sizes were also listed as of last night, but the links are dead.  Here’s a little hint, keep checking on Google Shopping for “Hello Kitty Vans”, because there’s evidence that the pages are built, but the links keep changing.  Here’s the link to the Womens sizes on these.  Happy hunting!

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Vans x Hello Kitty – Authentic Black/True White (available now!)

Heads up all you ladies who have been dying for this release!  A few models from the Vans x Hello Kitty collaboration are starting to show up at your local Vans retailers.  I even found a link to the actual Vans page, where these are already up for sale, but it can’t be found by searching on the actual Vans site.  You got the drop here first, and don’t hate me if the link changes, because the Sk8-Hi D-Lo has already changed, since last night.  Vans is probably trying to organize their pages, before an official release, but my order has already gone through, for my girl.  You can also find a few models at Nordstrom and Journeys online stores as well.  You’re welcome!

First up, is the Black and True White Authentic.  I’m guessing this will probably be the most popular model from this collection, and the Vans online store is the only place you can find these in Womens sizes as of yet!

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Vans x Hello Kitty – another sneakpeak!

With the Vans x Sanrio – Hello Kitty collection just around the corner, we have found some new pics to show you, or your girl, or kids!  From the looks of it, these appear to be for the young ones, and we’re not sure if some of these never before seen colors are exclusive to the kids line or not.  As more info becomes available, we will surely post it here.  Thanks to NylonMag for the pics.

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