July 25th, 2013 by Aaron Hope
Along with their iconic plimsolls, Vans offers several derby style lowtops, including one with the most direct name possible. London’s Slam City Skates have picked this model up for their latest collaboration, a shoe that treads the line between skate function and elegant style. This Slam City Skates x Vans Syndicate Derby is crafted in a premium golden tan leather, whose contrast stitching includes a wingtip at the toe. The corresponding perforations, corded laces and a copper top eyelet finish these off nicely, and they’re set to be unveiled at Slam City Skates East this Friday night.
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October 26th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
Sneaker News took you back to 2005 for a handful of Nike SB Dunk Lows for last week’s Classics Revisited series and today we see that one of those famed collaborators has again teamed up with Nike, Inc. Instead of the Swoosh, this time it’s the One Star as the Slam City x Converse CTS Mid and Ox come through with red-accented black/white builds. These relatively simple styles add Slam City branding to the footbeds and aglets, and are limited to just 300 pairs each worldwide. They don’t have the wearaway suede that made those ’05 Dunk Low Pro SBs so unique but we all know how beautifully Chuck Taylors age with time, so act fast to get yours straight from Slam City Skates before they’re all gone.
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