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Drop of the week: Vans updates its classic checkerboard pattern

Jan 05, 2018

Available in four classic Vans styles

Casual sneaker fans rejoice—you can now add even more pairs of Vans to your shoe closet with its latest spring 2018 collection. The skateboarding apparel and footwear manufacturing company has introduced a new range of patterns and colorways for its classic styles, and it even debuted a new checkerboard pattern. Switching things up, the new and revamped black and white pattern now features mixed sizes on the side panel, offering an updated look. 

Vans has been around since 1966, and has become an American staple. While its shoes were originally made for skateboarding, it's now a bona-fide casual sneaker and you'll be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't or hasn't owned a pair. Its shoes are defined with its signature waffle sole, developed with the intention of being 

Available in the Old-Skool, Sk8-Hi, Authentic and Slip-On, the shoes will be available at select Vans retailers starting this year, so keep your eyes peeled. 

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