Interesting collaboration between Brooks and Vans. I’m really enjoying the Taka Hayashi design elements on the saddle. It pushes the Brooks Swift in a rarely seen direction. However, when it comes to the Vans shoes, I’m more into the classic style. But that’s just my opinion, these may be right up your alley.
BROOKS ENGLAND REUNITES WITH VAULT BY VANS TO CELEBRATE DECADES OF DESIGN AND ICONIC HERITAGE
Brooks England, the prestigious and Vans’ premium label, Vault by Vans reunite to release a Limited Edition Collection of Brooks Accessories and Vans footwear built for riding. In a year where both brands celebrate significant milestones – Brooks’ 150th and Vans’ 50th anniversary – the two well-respected entities come together for their second collaboration blending classic design with quality craftsmanship to create the utmost sophistication in footwear and bicycle accessories.
The Brooks x Vault by Vans partnership presents laser-etched artwork from designer Taka Hayashi across the TH OG Sk8-Hi LX and TH OG Classic Slip-On LX. Hayashi’s imagery and intricate detailing extends from footwear into a deluxe set of Brooks Accessories consisting of the Barbican Shoulder Bag and Swift Brooks Saddle.
Since 1866, Brooks England has been constructing leather goods in Smethwick, England. Celebrating their 150th anniversary alongside Vans’ 50 years brings forth the best in design and quality from two industry leaders, while honoring their respective styles and histories. The collection will be available for purchase December 3rd 2016 at select stockists across the globe. For more