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The Concepts x Vans Old Skool "Forty Deuce" Celebrates the Gritty NYC of the '70s

Featuring bleached black denim and cracked black leather
Image via: Concepts

Image via: Concepts

Concepts and Vans are launching a new sneaker collaboration centered around the Old Skool silhouette, featuring a design theme inspired by NYC's Time Square in the '70s, when the area around 42nd Street was crime-riddled and dangerous. The Vans Old Skool "Forty Deuce" retails for $95 and has an upper that combines bleached black denim and cracked leather, with waxed laces and debossed Concepts branding on the heel cap. Alongside matching apparel, the kicks drop April 13th at Concepts' Cambridge and New York locations, as well as online at

Release Date: 4/13/18 (Friday)