Vans Updates Three Classic Silhouettes With Patchwork Denim

Featuring the Authentic, Sk8-Hi and Slip-On
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For Spring 2018, Vans has given three classic silhouettes with a patchwork denim build, inspired by traditional Japanese boro patchworking and sashiko stitching. First up is the Authentic, reworked with an all-over heavy canvas upper that's accented with denim patches, implemented using sashiko stitching on the vamp and heel counter. The Authentic is joined by the Sk8-Hi, blending durable navy suede with light denim quarter panels, topped with denim patches finished with exposed stitch detailing, as well as Vans' signature white leather Sidestripe. Rounding out the collection is a Classic Slip-On that uses all-over denim patchwork across the vamp, showcasing varying hues that mimic an oversized checker pattern. Expect the kicks to launch soon at and select retailers.