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Postby tetraubruny » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:29 am

The Sk8-Hi is vans sk8 hi reissue quite possibly one of Vans’ most iconic styles. The first high-top designed for skateboarding, the Sk8-Hi is both simple and stylish in design, with the coveted Sidestripe making them distinctively Vans. With 2016 marking 50 years of Vans, the brand has joined up with a number of iconic personalities to commemorate the Sk8-Hi; a shoe that looks just as good today as it did in its 1978 beginning.Vans releases the Sk8-Hi Reissue in an all-new Dress Blues color scheme. This model features a suede upper accented with a fleece liner providing added heat. Other elements include - tonal suede formstripes, tonal waxed laces, padded quilted collar, vulcanized rubber midsole, and a waffle gum outsole.

If you have love for vans sk8 hi womens many different brands then a pair of Vans Sk8-Hi‘s is a must for your collection.Here we take a look at a new colorway that can easily be rocked year-round which features the traditional sturdy canvas upper in Madder Brown that looks a lot like maroon. Contrasting white accents have then been placed on the leather Vans sidestripe, laces, stitching, inner liner, tongue tag, and the vulcanized rubber sole unit. Interested in picking up a pair? You can do so now at select Vans retailers for a price of $65.

They may be the kicks vans for sale australia made famous by Sean Penn’s character Jeff Spicoli in the 1982 film Fast Times at Ridgemont High but the story of classic Vans slip-on really begins with the idea of not slipping at all. Paul Van Doren never set out to conquer the American sneaker industry; in fact, you could say he stumbled his way into it. During the ’40s, Van Doren was just another high school dropout, ambling around his Boston neighborhood, until one day his mother had enough and decided to get him a job at the shoe factory where she worked. Paul worked his way up through that company until finally, sometime in the ’60s he was serving as ecutive vice president. Around the same time Van Doren was charged with saving a factory out in Southern California that was in total disarray. So, he rounded up his brother Jim, his good friend Gordon Lee, and, in under a year that SoCal factory was doing better business than it’s East Coast counterpart. After this little taste of independence, Van Doren decided to go into business for himself right away.

The story of the vans slip on white checkerboard begins in 1977 when Vans style #48—the Classic Slip-On— was invented. With its low profile and slick design made it immensely popular. In the late ‘70s, Steve Van Doren, son of Vans founder Paul Van Doren, noticed that teenage skaters were coloring the rubber midsole of their shoe with black pens to create a checkerboard look. Steve further developed this idea, moving the pattern to the canvas upper to create the unmistakeable look.

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