June 10th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
The Vans Core lineup caters to serious skateboarders who need a combination of boardfeel and durability, and who wouldn’t mind a healthy dose of California style on the side. The newer models often perform great and even sell well for a period, but few have the kind of longevity demonstrated by Off the Wall icons like the Authentic, Sk8-Hi and Slip-On. But when Off the Wall riders Gilbert Crockett, Crhis Pfanner, Andrew Allen and Chima Furgeson came together with designers to create this new ‘multi-sig’, a modern classic was born. The Vans Stage 4 returns for fall with at least three lowtop pairs and a tonal red mid; let us know which one looks best when you’re examining more photos on the other side. via FNG
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January 13th, 2012 by Aaron Hope
For so many years, the immortal plimsoll has been at the heart of Vans’ footwear lineup, with models like the Authentic and Era producing a huge family of offspring both from within Off the Wall and every other brand who wants a piece of that iconic California cool. The Vans Statge 4 flips the script on the classic formula, and proves by extending the toe wrap to include the percentage of the shoe that’d normally be reserved for the rear, that the key to this style all along has been the two-piece construction. This modern spin on a timeless design is available in both mid and low cut silhouettes, the former in grey/gum or black courtesy of Gilbert Crockett and Chris Pfanner, respectively, and the lows done up by Andrew Allen (navy) and Chima Furgeson (burgundy). Click through to see each pair individually and let us know which is best, then grab your selection from Premier.
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