Utilizing a grey canvas upper clad in fishing lure graphics, the Vans OTW Prelow “Steelhead” is more than ready to cast out its line. Aside from incorporating the usual dose of UltraCush Lite technology, a set of black waxed laces navigate through the model's metal eyelets. Read on for additional images courtesy of Hypebeast, and be sure to check out the Vans OTW online store if you're interested in copping the Vans OTW Prelow “Steelhead”.
From Fairfax to La Barea, the Vans OTW "Los Angeles" Block Collection celebrates the street style of the Cali city. The Bedford, Prescott and Tesella showcase local flavor, leading off a series of city-centric capsule collections.
Vans fans in Cali can mark their calendar for a March 1st launch party, with OTW taking over Los Globos on Sunset Boulevard for a VIP event. Live music by Nosaj Thing, Gaslamp Killer and Salva will take place, as well as art by SuS BoY. One of LA's hottest emcees is slated to close out the night with a surprise performance.
The Block Collection will release this March at select Vans OTW accounts including Conveyor, UNDFTD La Brea and Blends LA.
With Valentine's Day around the corner, Vans OTW presents an appropriate "Rose" Pack. Comprising of the Tesella and Bushwick, the set features hi and low-top options, drawing upon a black/white color scheme. Leather and canvas work to tackle the upper of the heightened kick atop a vulcanized midsole, while it's lowered counterpart sports a hand-woven upper sitting on an UltraCush Lite sole. Check out the duo below and stay tuned to Nice Kicks for updates on when they're pegged for release.
Two takes team up for the Vans OTW XPerf Ludlow Pack. Perforated variations of the Vans OTW Ludlow sport aired out leather uppers, contrasted in part by twill paneling. Brown/Black and Black/Grey offer varying levels of visibility, both kept comfy by UltraCush HD insoles. Loud laces and metallic eyelets cap off each colorway, available now at Vans.
Vans OTW drops off another installment of their always informative and entertaining perspectives series. In this episode, Fashawn is profiled. The MC discusses his early introduction to hip-hop, Rakim inspiration and even kicks a freestyle. Check it out in the video above.
Already bearing a boot-like build, the Vans OTW Alomar AW Collection offers two takes catered to the colder climate. Black/Fusion and Brown/Red Clay colorways both rely on waterproof, luxe leather uppers and diamond-stitched collars. Strobel comfort manufacturing maximizes heat retention, while fleece and wool lining lend a helping hand in seasonal efforts. Hit up your local Vans OTW account to pick up either of these Alomars for $110 a piece.