Vans have just hit social media to announce they are teaming up with the Foo Fighters to deliver a special limited edition best vans high tops that will help to celebrate the beloved band’s 25th anniversary. And it’s a typically uncomplicated affair, dressing mostly in black and white, save for the heel and tongue branding. You’ll also notice the band’s ‘FF’ logo writ large on both the medial and lateral sides of the ankles, plus ‘Foo’ on the left heel and ‘Fighters’ on the right heel.
Californian rapper and producer Anderson .Paak has revealed his Sophomore collaboration with Vans, the 34-year-old artist tapping the legendary vans low top old skool. While his maiden capsule with Vans (released in October) focused on some of his iconic albums, the latest release pays homage to his two sons: Soul Rasheed and Shine.
Vans have just said that the collaborative vans sk8 hi mens is ‘coming soon’, but with the Foo Fighters’ next album, Medicine at Midnight, scheduled for a February 5 release, the smart money is on these rocking sneakers to land within the next few weeks. They also refer to it as a ‘special limited edition pair’, so it might be time to start looking to the sky to save you.
Celebrating Black History Month, the pack also nods to Union’s own history and an archival Vans drop. All three models make use of Union’s trademark ‘Kente Cloth’ print — known for its use on the retailer’s shopping bags, packing tape, stickers, and other in-house products — while vans comfycush slip-on down below makes for the cosiest of colabs.