In a remarkable fusion of contemporary design and traditional textile art, END. Clothing collaborates with Japanese label NOMA t.d. and Vans Vault to unveil an exclusive footwear capsule. This collection celebrates skate culture and the meticulous craftsmanship of NOMA t.d.'s hand-drawn textiles, showcasing an archival floral bandana print that breathes new life into Vans' classic skate silhouettes. The collaboration seamlessly blends the worlds of modern streetwear and artisanal design, offering a fresh perspective on iconic Vans styles.
The END x Noma T.D. x Vans Collection stands out for its distinctively reworked Vans models, each infused with NOMA t.d.'s signature aesthetic. The Sk8-Mid features a rich brown base interspersed with white and crema floral patterns. This design encapsulates the essence of NOMA t.d.'s artistic vision, marrying it with Vans' skateboarding heritage. The Authentic takes a different turn, presenting a green base adorned with blue and white floral prints, making it a visually striking addition to any sneaker collection.
Complementing the Sk8-Mid and Authentic is the Slip-On, rendered in a cream base and embellished with brown and green floral designs. This model exemplifies the harmony of the collaboration, showcasing the meticulous hand-drawn artistry of NOMA t.d. against the backdrop of Vans' quintessential skate shoe. Each sneaker in the collection is crafted from premium canvas, ensuring durability and comfort, while Vans' classic rubber sole unit provides familiar skate-ready functionality.
The END x Noma T.D. x Vans Collection will release on January 25, 2024, exclusively through END online. Priced at $99 for the Slip-On and Authentic models and $115 for the Sk8-Mid, this collection is not just a merge of brands but a testament to the evolving landscape of streetwear, where art, culture, and skateboarding intersect. Download the Sole Retriever mobile app to stay updated on the latest releases, raffles, news, and more in the sneaker and streetwear world.
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