Following a series of http://freshnessmag.com/2013/06/11/wtaps-x-vans-vault-summer-2013-footwear-collection-detailed-look/” target=”_blank”>preview http://freshnessmag.com/2013/07/08/wtaps-x-vans-vault-fall-2013-footwear-collection/” target=”_blank”>images, http://vault.vans.com/” target=”_blank”>Vans Vault and http://wtaps.com/” target=”_blank”>WTAPS unveils a close-up look at their collaborative collection, set to arrive in stores this month. Highlighting the Cali brand’s enduring heritage and WTAPS’ singular design ethos, the silhouettes take the form of three Vans Original Classics: OG Sk8-Hi LX, OG Chukka LX and the OG Classic Slip-On LX, constructed with the same design specs as their first size runs from decades past. Each style comes in two colorways, built with a well-curated mix of materials including deluxe canvas and premium suede. Last month Vans and WTAPS hosted a pre-launch event at http://firmamentberlin.com/” target=”_blank”>Firmament in Berlin during the European trade show season (video from the event can be seen below), and this month sees the partner brands heading to http://thedarksideinitiative.com/” target=”_blank”>The Darkside Initiative in San Francisco for a kick-off event this Thursday, August 8th (admission is free and open to the public). Check out beauty shots below, and look for the Vans Vault x WTAPS OG Classics Collection to hit select Vault retailers this month.