Vans collaborate with Alyx to give us a remake of retro sneakers from the 90’s.
2017 is undoubtedly the year of all things retro and vans has tapped into the selling trend. The new collection has retro features like lug soles and convertibles, which are features from sneakers in the 90’s. The 11 piece footwear collection features a revived take on three classic Vans silhouettes.
The collection is designed by Matthew Williams, founder creative director of Alyx. Alyx is a fashion brand that was launched in 2015 and has since gained recognition, the brand got shortlisted last year for the LVMH prize for young fashion designers. Matthew Williams has also worked with brands like Nike, Hood by Air, Supreme and Stussy.
The Vault by Vans collection includes the OG Style 138 LX in black, white and red iterations, the Authentic (Convertible) 43 LX with a unique lacing system and collapsible heel, and the OG Style 29 LX featuring black, white and pink versions.
The Vault by Vans x ALYX collection retails from $120 to $195 USD and launched globally on July 29, 2017 at select Vault accounts.