VANS‘ checkerboard motif is one of the most recognizable designs in sneaker culture. For the END x VANS Vertigo Pack, the classic pattern now receives a twist – literally.
With the Classic Slip-On LX and Old Skool LX, two of the skate brand’s staple silhouettes serve as the base for this collaboration. UK retailer END. Clothing then applies a warped version of the checkerboard motif on the uppers, blurring the lines between illusion and reality.
Using a premium textile palette, both styles also stand out with their material choices. The Classic Slip-On LX features jacquard uppers, accented with true white stitching, panels of tan leather and a premium pig-skin lining. Canvas and leather uppers then appear on the Old Skool LX, while a vulcanised midsole and the gum rubber outsole with waffle traction patterns finalize the sneaker.
Both shoes include co-branded checkerboard in-soles and arrive packaged in an exclusive ‘Vertigo’ collector’s box. Take a closer look at the two sneakers below and read on to find out how to cop.
Release Details – END x VANS Vertigo Pack
The END x VANS Vertigo Pack drops on December 8, 2018 via END. Clothing. You can now register at END. Launches. The Classic Slip-On LX retails for 89 €, while the Old Skool LX goes for 105 €.
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