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Vans Launches 50th Anniversary "Van Doren Approved" Collection

Showcasing the brand's historical patterns
Image via: Vans

Image via: Vans

Vans' ongoing 50th anniversary celebration yields a new release in the form of the "Van Doren Approved" collection, featuring heritage prints on assorted footwear and apparel, all of which were hand-picked by Steve Van Doren, son of brand founder Paul Van Doren. Fans can expect pattern-clashing motifs and color-contrasting footwear, highlighted by Vans' iconic checkerboard, skull pirate andaloha leaf designs, found on silhouettes including the Sk8-Hi 38 Reissue, Era 95 Reissue, Slip-On 98 Reissue and Chukka Boot 49A Reissue. In addition to the kicks, there's a Vans logo tee, classic patch trucker hat and the Old Skool backpack. The goods are available now through select Vans retailers and

Also check out Vans' Italian Weave pack, as well as the Engineered Garments x Vans Sk8-Hi LX.