For the holiday season, the vintage-inspired Vault sub-label by Vans has teamed up with acclaimed multimedia artist Geoff McFetridge to launch a vibrant range of clothing and footwear.
The capsule has five reimagined images Vans shoe ball, including three distinct versions of the OG Slip-On LX. The OG Style 38 NS features artwork in the form of a “Jump” graphic label by McFetridge and an original Lampin LX – decorated with a minimalist hand-drawn sketch. The offering includes clothing such as hoodies, sweaters, hats and t-shirts and pays homage to McFetridge’s iconic “sensitivity and eclectic approach”.
Tap into inspiration from his most prized possessions, including a tattered t-shirt he often paints, a 20-year-old tote bag, and a pair of Vans he bought as a child in Japan , the collection is a vibrant homage to youth. culture through the lens and experience of the designer.
This Canadian-born artist is known for his vibrant color palettes and repetitive use of drawings, with his art spanning painting, installation, film and textiles. Based in Los Angeles, McFetridge has produced work for major clients globally and has been awarded the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Award and the AIGA Medal.
“As a figure skater, I have a close personal history with Vans,” says McFetridge. “I have worked on a number of projects over the years, but this collection is an opportunity to create a microcosm of my personal history with the brand. My thinking with projects like this is that they can be approached in the same way you might approach creating a work of art. They both develop according to a similar process, and although the results are different, they feel like they were pulled from the same world. ”
With prices ranging from $75 to $115 for shoes, $90 for apparel, and apparel starting at $120, the collection is available now at the Vault by Vans stockpile.
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