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The Vans x Tony Alva Collaboration Collection

Vans works together with the legendary skate brand Alva Skates and longtime Vans team rider Tony Alva. The collection draws inspiration from Tony’s imaginative world of creative exploration that spans art, music, and beyond, and invites fans and newcomers alike into his creative journey, on and off the board, over the past 40 years.

The Vans x Tony Alva collaboration collection contains three footwear designs and unique clothing styles.

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The Long History Between Vans And Tony Alva

Breaking the mold for what a skateboarding company could be, Tony Alva walked away from his board sponsor in 1977 to create one of the most influential skate brands of his time, Alva Skates, just after helping Vans develop the first-ever skateboarding shoe, the Era. Synonymous ever since Vans and Tony teamed up to create a new collection that nods to both brands’ roots and looks ahead to future generations with help from artist DJ Javier, Vans team rider Bella Kenworthy, and musician KennyHoopla.

vans tony alva

vans tony alva

vans tony alva

The Vans x Tony Alva Authentic ‘Anaheim Factory’ Indigo Navy

Part of the Vans x Tony Alva collaboration is the ‘Authentic ‘Anaheim Factory’ Indigo Navy‘ style. This classic Vans style is made by combining a quilted canvas upper with a white lotus print in earthy colors. Furthermore, this collaboration style features signature high foxing tape, the iconic waffle sole, the ‘Off the Wall‘ heel tab, and Vans’ signature waffle sole.

The collection is officially released today and is available via selected retailers such as Tenue de Nîmes in Amsterdam, here.

vans tony alva

vans tony alva

vans tony alva

vans tony alva

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Written by Wouter Munnichs
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine, I'm working as a freelance denim specialist for the industry. Titled as 'Denim Influencer 2020' by Rivet 50. Celebrated my 10th anniversary with Long John in 2021.