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Presenting the Vans x Boys of Summer collaboration which includes fresh new colorways of the Classic Skate Old Skool, Rowan Pro and Varix silhouettes whilst championing Jerry Hsu, Rowan Zorilla and Aidan Mackey.
Boys of Summer is a crew of skateboarders brought together by Supreme's Jeff Kutter, the group have released to videos, filmed predominantly on iPhone, which capture the fun and friendship that skateboarding can bring. Featuring several Vans riders including Rowan Zorilla, Elijah Berle, Andrew Allen, Beatrice Domond, Diego Todd and Ben Kadow.
This collection reflects the homies feel with shared pro models displaying one skaters's name on the left shoe, and another on the right. The names are visible on the uppers as well as on the outsole through crystal translucent rubber. Each of the three shoes also features a meaningful quote for each duo on the interior tongue label.
The collection is lead by the Vans Skate Old Skool in a navy and black Jerry Hsu/Baby Girl colorway. Vans classic aesthetic is represented by the white sidestripe whilst "Good Times, Bad Times" written on the exterior tongue and "Boys of Summer" on the sidewall wraps which sets the silhouette apart. The shoe's namesakes feature on the heel counters.
The Rowan Pro features with elevated details including "Rowan/Aidan" being written in cursive on the heel mustaches and "Boys of Summer" on the sidewall. The Rowan/Aidan colorway comes in a stylish navy upper.
An unexpected addition to the collaboration is the including of the Vans Varix silhouette. Presented in a Manute/Steve Lee colorway, the Varix is inspired by the aesthetic of 90s skate shoes. Black and navy uppers are highlighted with reflective details and graphic hits, as well as navy pig suede overlays and crystal rubber outsole.
The Vans Boys Of Summer collection is due for release on Thursday May 27th and is available to shop on Parade.
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