It seems like Taka Hayashi has pretty much free range with Vans models at this point given how many different shoes he’s worked with over the years. And yet, for this new collection he actually keeps things pretty restrained in terms of silhouettes used. There’s just the Vans Slip-On, more specifically the Vans Vault Slip-On 59 LX, that borrows some South West style native patterns. The Hayashi stamp on them means they’ll run you a bit more than your standard Slip-Ons – each cost $150. Continue reading to see the two new Vans in question and watch for them to launch in August at spots like the Vans DQM General (New York and Boston), Blends, Barneys, Bodega, Bows & Arrows, Conveyor, Fice, Hot Rod, Kicks/HI, Nice Kicks, Palace 5ive, Proper, Shoe Gallery and Sole Classics.
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