Star Wars fans may just be having the time of their life. First, the cast of the highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII is released, some big names including Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Andy Serkis and more. Then it the news of Star Wars Day. Finally, it’s the news of Vans collaboration with Star Wars for their SS14 collection.
Vans, owning a high stack in the men’s footwear market see to be the perfect people to take on huge project for the huge franchise. Well, the photos of the collaboration are out and feature as a homage to the Star Wars franchise that any fan of the series will be happy with.
Within the collection, Vans have taken their usual fits – the Sk8-Hi, Half Era and Slip-On – and morphed them to suit the well renowned science-fiction classics. The redesigns are made with silhouettes such as Stormtrooper, Yoda and Darth Vader. What is interesting to note is that Vans have kept their classic, authentic feel and wound that around the task at hand.
To some, the concept of taking a series as beloved as Star Wars and not just in designs but in a collection that is a tribute to the films, could seem daunting. Not with Vans who have kept the designs from being cheesy and made them authentic and classic in their own right. Vans have stayed true to their premise as a company and have appreciated the vast project ahead. The photos show that any fans of the series will most certainly be happy.
Well, Star Wars fans, there’s another bit of information to sink your teeth into. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, more and more information comes. The Vans DQM was on May 4th, did you see it?