• Vans Alters its Signature Checkerboard Pattern for New Slip-On "Trapezoid"

    6 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Vans ' quintessential checkerboard pattern has been one of the brand's key design pieces since the late '70s, and it's been most prominently displayed on the Slip-On - a shoe first made famous by Sean Penn's lovable slacker Spicoli in 1982's Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Now, however, Vans is tweaking its classic checkerboard squares to create a new Slip-On dubbed the "Trapezoid." The new, trapezoidal pattern graces the shoe's entire forefoot with a black and white print on the Slip-On's canvas base. Where the forefoot meets the midfoot, things split wildly. Patterns give way to bright...
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