Vans Collaborate With Robert Williams To Put Three Paintings On Your Feet
An exquisite collection.
Fashion 5y

Even wanted footwear in the fine art realm? To remain both swaggy and cultured, dive into Vans’ latest collaboration with Robert Williams, which puts three of his iconic paintings straight onto your feet.

As an artist who championed the underground and pioneered the fusion between low and high culture that’s so prominent in art (and all forms of creative experssion, for that matter) – it’s easy to see why Williams was an easy pick for Vans, who themselves have brought DIY skate culture to global masses in their 50 year history. The collection takes three paintings by Williams – Flaming Cobras, Malfeasance and Jalapeña – and pastes them onto updated versions of Vans’ classic Sk8-Hi, Authentic and Slip-On.

With the paintings sprawling all over the upper bodies, soles and in-soles, it’s a complete Williams takeover that gives justice to the immense details of his original works. And since we are dealing with #art here, the packaging game has also been taken to the next level, which is sure to please all meticulous sneaker nerds and add to the whole experience of the product. See all three iterations below, which will be available on July 23 from Above The Clouds in Sydney, Highs & Lows in Perth, Up There in Melbourne and Laced in Brisvegas. You can find all the crucial information on the collection via Vans right here:

FA16_Vault_RobertWilliams_BP_JalapenaCobrasMalfeasance_Line2 FA16_Vault_RobertWilliams_BP_Sk8-Hi38DeconLX_FlamingCobras_BagBoxSet FA16_Vault_RobertWilliams_BP_Sk8-Hi38DeconLX_FlamingCobras_Sole FA16_Vault_RobertWilliams_BP_Authentic44ReissueLX_Malfeasance_BagBoxSet FA16_Vault_RobertWilliams_BP_Authentic44ReissueLX_Malfeasance_Pair1 FA16_Vault_RobertWilliams_BP_Authentic44ReissueLX_Malfeasance_Sole FA16_Vault_RobertWilliams_BP_Slip-On98ReissueLX_Jalapena_Pair2
July 20, 2016
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