Can you name a more iconic duo? Seriously, we’ll wait. Vans *Off the Wall* is not only known for their street apparel and for being quite popular amongst the youth, but also for its collaborations. The streetwear brand has collaborated with several artists throughout the years, from pro athletes to music superstars, but their latest, and far more notorious collaboration was with the fashion design superstar Karl Lagerfeld. The designer took on the challenge of redesigning the brand’s classics, such as the oldskool shoes and their trademarked slip-on shoes. Join Daily Design News and get to know the Karl Lagerfeld Vans Collection.
Featuring 12 styles, the collection reinterprets Vans’ renowned classic styles through the lens of the iconic fashion house, for an effortlessly cool result.
The Vans X KARL LAGERFELD collection a Parisian-chic twist to Vans’ timeless classics. The apparel and accessories offering makes a bold statement with a two-toned palette in black and white.
The Vans x KARL LAGERFELD footwear includes six interpretations of Vans Classic styles, including the debut of the SK8-Hi Laceless Platform and the Old Skool Laceless platform, both outfitted in luxe leather with K-quilted stitching atop white platform soles.
Rounding out the assortment, Vans’ legendary black and white Checkerboard Classic Slip-On has been remastered with a Vans x KARL LAGERFELD cameo print.
“Working in close partnership, our teams designed this collection to reflect the unique histories of our respective brands. As a tribute to KARL LAGERFELD’s fashion DNA, we highlighted elements like boucle fabric and K-quilted stitching, and we reinterpreted Vans’ signature checkerboard pattern with Karl’s cameo silhouette motif.” – Angie Dita, Vans Senior Footwear Designer.
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