Solecollector Interview – Jon Warren and Rian Pozzebon Discuss the WTAPS x Vans Vault Collection

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(Disclaimer: The colorway of the Sk8-Hi in the pic is a unreleased sample colorway!)

With the Vans Vault x WTAPS collection dropping tomorrow, I thought it would be nice to give a little insight on what this collaboration means, and what you should expect from the WTAPS brand, by way of Solecollector’s Brennan Williams‘ excellent interview with Vans Vault Head of Design – Jon Warren, and Senior Design Manager for Vans Syndicate – Rian Pozzebon.  The interview discusses how they first linked up with Tet, founder of WTAPS, and how their long-standing relationship, first through Syndicate, and now through Vault, has forged along, creating hit after hit.  The work ethic that Tet puts into his creations are unmatched, and his strive to learn the product and back story beforehand is unreal, and his slogan “Craft With Pride” comes from this ideal.  After this read you’ll probably want to go out tomorrow and buy yourself a pair or two from this awesome release, so sorry if I ruined your plans of saving a little money!  Big thanks to Brennan for giving me the heads up on this interview he did.  Excellent job sir!

READ THE ENTIRE INTERVIEW HERE

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