September 5, 2012 BY Aaron Hope
Nike has the Swoosh, Reebok is known for its vector, adidas is The Brand with the Three Stripes and Puma is synonymous with the Formstripe. Vans, too, has a signature branding element that’s been on the sides of a variety of models for thirty-five years now, but did you know Off the Wall’s sweeping side panel mark is called the ‘Jazz Stripe’. The whole world does now, as Vans Syndicate readies the ‘Jazz Stripe’ Collection featuring black and blue suede Vans Sk8-Hi and Old Skool silhouettes with tech advantages like Duracap reinforcement and moisture wicking sockliners. Stick with Sneaker News for word on US availability and check out some additional photos below in the meantime.