Tag results for: Horween Leather

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New Balance 998 “Horween Leather” | A Closer Look

We New Balance fans have always appreciated the brand for its resistance to passing trends while putting out product that places quality front and center. This past year has seen a readiness on the part of the long-running sportswear company to experiment and break new ground, and … READ MORE

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New Balance 998 “Horween Leather” | Release Info

With nearly 220 years of combined experience, New Balance and Horween (founded in 1906 and 1905 respectively) both understand what it takes to last in their particular industries.  New Balance has sported Horween leather on some of their more recent models such as the M997PR, but these … READ MORE

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Horween Leather: Behind the Process | Video

When Isadore Horween emigrated from the Ukraine and opened up a tannery along the Chicago River in 1905, he had plenty of competition. Today, almost 110 years later, Arnold “Skip” Horween III, the great-grandson of the founder, runs the only shop left. The supplier to the NFL, … READ MORE

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The VANS DQM General – VANS Vault 10th Anniversary Exhibition

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Vans Vault, the upper tier imprint of the iconic Southern California brand that reinterprets classic footwear designs with premium materials and a refined aesthetic. Vans Vault has carved a unique identity for itself, helped by Vans‘ extensive archive that dates … READ MORE

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Horween Leather x VANS Vault Era HW LX

Vans Vault has partnered with the Horween Leather Company once again, constructing the iconic Vans Era silhouette with premium Horween leather. A tonal black colorway utilizes a combination of smooth waxed and pebbled leather, while a navy pair features a mix of waxed leather and suede. Both styles … READ MORE

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The VANS DQM General “VANS For Winter” Editorial

It’s hard to believe now, but there was a time when the “Vans” name was practically synonymous with the brand’s checkerboard slip-ons. How times have changed. The past few seasons, Vans has increasingly encroached into the realm of seasonal quality footwear, offering up brand new silhouettes in … READ MORE

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KIN x ellesse The Fava with Horween Leather | FAB FIVE Project

Following a fury of releases over the weekend, ellesse Heritage wraps up its FAB FIVE Project for 2012 with KIN’s design. Started by Gary Wang, a pioneering hip-hop DJ in Shanghai’s entertainment circle, KIN is more than just a boutique–it’s an extension of Wang’s creativity. The same … READ MORE

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VANS Vault Sk8 Mid HW LX – Brushed Camo Horween Leather

Joining the 106 Moc HW LX we brought you last week, VANS Vault is also now ready to introduce a lux Camo Horween version of the Sk8 Mid LX for your buying pleasure. Just like the low top, this special edition Sk8 Mid features a unique brushed … READ MORE

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VANS Vault 106 Moc HW LX – Brushed Camo Horween Leather

The latest must-have shoe from Vans Vault is this 106 Moc LX, featuring an upper crafted from premium Horween leather dressed with a unique camouflage pattern. Details on the low-profile shoe include a stitched moc toe, tonal leather laces and smooth brown suede at the collar and … READ MORE

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Horween Leather x VANS Vault Mt. Edition Decon LX + Era HW LX | Available Now

VANS has given us an insight into the workings of one of the more successful tanneries in the USA, Horween Leather. Their reputation is based on an unparalleled dedication to their craft, and has remained unchanged for over 90 years. A glimpse of the upcoming collaboration sneakers … READ MORE

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Taka Hayashi x VANS Vault Derby Trek LX Horween

The venerable VANS Vault teams up with Japanese designer Taka Hayashi to create these new Derby Trek LX shoes, constructed with a silky Horween leather upper. Both the brown and black models sit atop a contrasting-colored outsole whose color is integrated within the threaded laces and metal … READ MORE