Vans Honour David Bowie With Limited Edition Sneaker Collection

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Vans Honour David Bowie With Limited Edition Sneaker Collection

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David Bowie Rotterdam, Netherlands, 25th June 1983. Photo by Rob Verhorst/Redferns.

Vans are gearing up to launch a limited-edition line of sneakers honouring the late rock icon David Bowie. The collection will feature four of Vans’ most popular styles - the ‘Slip-On 47 V DX’, ‘Old Skool’, ‘Era’, and ‘Sk8-Hi’. Each customized design will pay tribute to four of Bowie’s most beloved albums …Hunky Dory (1971), Aladdin Sane (1973), Space Oddity (1969) and Diamond Dogs (1974). 

 

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Staying true to Bowie’s famously ever-evolving aesthetic, the sneaker designs are all of unique textiles and finishes. The Old Skool is cut in sleek leather, while the Sk8-Hi features a suede upper and the Slip-On includes Vans' signature checks in a faux-fur style. The line will be available on April 5th, here.

You can check out the collection below:

This isn't Vans' first rock and roll collaboration…just last month the iconic sneaker company released the Vans X Led Zeppelin collection as part of their 50th-anniversary celebrations. That line featured a black Era colourway decked out in Zeppelin's famous Four Symbols, and a Sk8-Hi edition emblazoned with the image of the Hindenburg airship from the cover of their 1969 debut album. The Led Zep collection included two and a baseball cap, but there’s no word yet if the Bowie collab will include any accompanying wares.

The David Bowie collection will arrive on April 5. You can get yourself a pair HERE.

Which ones will you choose? Get into the Bowie spirit and find your favourite era with our I Like: David Bowie playlist! 

Listen to David Bowie on Apple Music:

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