Christian Hosoi has seen it all, both in life and in skateboarding. Since turning pro at the age of 14 back in the early ’80s, the creator of Christ Air
Danish roots are tapped into as we get a preview of the Norse Projects x Vans “Kvadrat” Pack. From the looks of the above teaser image, three Vans Era are included each sporting the trademark Kvadrat textile in a small assortment or colors. Red, navy blue and tan are the hues of choice as each kick bears an unbranded leather heel tab and midsole, both elements seen in off-white. The arrival of Paris Design Week will bring news of this pack’s release with it, and NiceKicks.com is where you’ll be able to stay updated.
A staple in SoHo since 2011, The Vans DQM General expanded its reach with a new store opening in Boston. Located in the Back Bay shopping district, the new location celebrated its opening with a party last night. Pro skateboarder and musician Ryan Barbee performed at the event, offering a nostalgic nod to the SoHo shop’s opening event two years prior. The 1,200 square foot space features decorating distinct to both brands, with antiques from local shops adding to the city flavor. Check out a recap of the festivities as well as an inside look at the shop below.