Vans Vault x UBIQ x Ron English – “Camo Deer” OG Era LX & OG Sk8-Hi LX (June 2015)


Excerpts via UBIQ:

“…Using two classic Vans styles, the Era and Sk8 Hi, Ron’s Camo Deer motif is infused into the design, featuring the forest animal sporting the very pattern designed to hunt them…

…Through his works, Ron English became the innovator of “culture jamming,” a process in which he hijacks established billboards by remixing their visuals to speak out against questionable corporate interests…

…Our second Vault by Vans collab features Ron English’s artwork on two iconic Vans silhouettes: Sk8-Hi LX and Era LX. Both styles wear the “Camo Deer” illustration, inspired by the deer and woodsy surroundings of his upstate New York studio. Featuring a lone deer painted entirely in hunter’s camouflage pattern in red, orange, yellow, green and black set against a forest of trees with Autumn leaves, with the lush grass and pink flowers depicted on the triple branded insole. On the Sk8-Hi LX, the Camo Deer roams the canvas between black suede panels, whereas the full scenery of the Pop Woods covers the low-top canvas upper of the Era LX. The shoe box itself is also a work of his art, as it depicts the Camo Deer graphics in its entirety…”

To read the article in it’s entirety, and to see a ton more pics, head over to UBIQ.

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