Vans CA Leather Sk8-Hi “Henna”

October 9, 2015

Vans CA unveils a new take on the classic Sk8-Hi. The Vans CA Leather Sk8-Hi “Henna” denotes an oiled full grain leather upper in a lush brown tone equipped with a modern cupsole for the utmost comfort. A padded collar continues to that end while a leather liner and waxed laces aid the shoe’s streamlined [...]

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Vans CA Sk8-Hi “Varsity Stripe”

June 11, 2014

Zipped up and draped in white, the new Vans CA Sk8-Hi “Varsity Stripe” offers a new summer option in top shelf form. Taking the iconic Vans Sk8-Hi and giving it a luxurious leather upper and a heel zipper, this take is dressed in U.S.A. hues. A white upper holds a navy blue swoop and striped [...]

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Vans CA “Clean White” Pack

April 29, 2014

Minimalism is the move with the upcoming Vans CA “Clean White” Pack. While everything in footwear seems to be turning more complex and innovative, this size? UK exclusive set returns to the drawing board with a pair of simplistic silhouettes. Instead of worrying about advanced technology or new materials, this collaborative project focuses on quality [...]

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Vans CA Era 59 “Pig Suede”

Vans CA Era 59 “Pig Suede”

January 16, 2013

Vans California has just dropped these two versions of the Vans CA Era 59. The low-top is seen here in a choice of green or light blue, both of which are constructed from pig suede. Contrasting both looks are touches of tan leather on the heel, ankle collar, and inner lining, while white soles anchor [...]

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Meggs “Blood, Sweat, & Tears” in Los Angeles, CA

August 30, 2012

For his second mural in Los Angeles, our very own Melbourne based artist Meggs created a large heart titled “Blood, Sweat, & Tears” to pay tribute to LA mural culture. This was an LA Freewalls project in the Arts District of Los Angeles, CA. Meggs will be in a group show at Thinkspace’s Marvelous Expeditions [...]

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Meggs “American Phoenix” in Culver City, CA

August 28, 2012

After staying in San Francisco for his recent show at White Walls Gallery, our home grown Melbourne based artist Meggs headed south to Los Angeles for a few days. First of his two murals in LA is this brightly colored 15’ x 50’ phoenix above an older piece by Anthony Lister. This was a Branded [...]

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Vans CA Oxford Toe Cap

July 25, 2012

Vans California is constantly adding new heat to its collection, today we get to preivew the Vans CA Oxford Toe Cap. The shoe takes cues from jungle and hiking boots. Water resistant, oiled hairy suede and waxed twill are seen working together on the upper, while leather detailing and hiking boot-styled lacing eyelets are applied. [...]

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Vans California Era Decon CA Spring 2012

December 23, 2011

Here is one of the highlights from the upcoming Vans California Spring 2012 Collection. The classic low top Era gets the Decon treatment, featuring premium leathers and suede on the upper. The sneaker comes without lining, giving it a more reduced premium appeal. The Vans California Era Decon CA releases in two colorways January 2012. [...]

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Vans Switchback CA Water Resistant Pack

November 18, 2011

When the Vans Switchback made its debut earlier this Fall it stepped out in more casual Fall flavors and material make ups. Now, with the Winter approaching, the Vans Switchback goes more into the boot lane with the “Water Resistant” Vans Switchback CA Pack. The “Water Resistant” Vans Switchback CA Pack features two flavors of [...]

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Vans Era Wing Tip CA Dress Blue

August 6, 2011

Continuing with their lineup of the Wing Tip version of the Vans Era CA, they recently released the Dress Blue Vans Era Wing Tip. This sneaker is a simple and clean winner that features a Dress Blue suede upper sitting on a Dress Blue midsole, a Gum outsole, and accented with Gold eyelets and a [...]

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PORT Long Beach, CA Shop

July 22, 2011

Pro-skateboarding icon (& DVS Shoe Company co-founder) Tim Gavin teamed up with friends Jim Leatherman and Juston Tucker to open a beautiful new shop in Long Beach, CA called PORT. By taking the kind of youthful enthusiasm you get from a history in the sports-apparel industry, and combining it with a more mature sense of [...]

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