As the iconic Vans Old Skool continues to have a moment, New England-based retailer Concepts is serving up a limited-edition collaboration boasting three styles.
According to Concepts, this three-sneaker collection is inspired by a vintage Jamaican print, which appears prominently across each Old Skool’s canvas upper. Each style adds premium suede and a padded tongue to the classic skate shoe, which also features a vulcanized rubber midsole and Vans’ signature waffle tread.
The green and off-white Concepts x Vans Old Skool “Jamaica” styles will be the most readily available of the trio, while the orange makeup was designed exclusively for retailers’ friends and family. However, Concepts will release a limited number of the orange pairs at its NYC and Cambridge, Mass., locations Thursday, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Each style in this collab retails for $95 and will launch in-store on Thursday. An online release via cncpts.com will follow on Friday at 12 p.m. ET.
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Concepts joins Vans for an exclusive trio of collaborative Old Skool colorways. Concepts' take on the classic skate shoe is inspired by a Vintage Jamaican print, featured prominently in the canvas paneling. The pack, which consists of a Green, Off-White, and a special friends and family Orange offering, each have premium suede and a padded tongue, along with the signature Vans waffle outsole. Retail $85, the Concepts x Vans "Jamaica" will be sold in-store Thursday, 4.20.17, followed by an online release at 12pm eastern on Friday, 4.21.17 on cncpts.com A limited number of the friends and family Orange Suede Old Skool will be sold at Concepts NYC and Cambridge on 4.20.17 first come first serve. #cncpts #vans