Vans x David Bowie

NewsApril 9, 2019
Vans x David Bowie

Vans celebrates the legacy of David Bowie – the most colorful character in the world – this spring. Vans x David Bowie collection is to be sold in selected Vans stores and representing Bowie’s unforgettable moments from Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane album cover to the Serious Moonlight tour.

Each of Bowie’s colorful personalities found their place in a different Vans piece. One of the Vans classics, Era, is dedicated to Bowie’s first hit ‘Space Oddity’. Era, showcases varying hues of blue and green that matches back to the album art cover and it finished with a black sole to emphasizing the name of the album.

The Slip-On 47 V has been reimagined to include fuzzy checkerboard uppers reminiscent of the coat seen on Bowie on the Hunky Dory album artwork. The slip-on is accented by yellow suede uppers and is finished with the artist’s moniker on the pull-tab.

The Sk8-Hi Platform 2.0 pays tribute to Bowie’s glam rock alter-ego Ziggy Stardust. It designed with red leather and paying homage to Bowie’s inclusive nature, Vans will be offering the Sk8-Hi Platform style in an extended size range for men and women.

Vans’ Old Skool is dedicated to David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane album and includes pearlescent pebbled leather uppers accented by the iconic red and blue lightning bolt. And David
Bowie’s last album, Blackstar is highlighted across Vans Classic Slip-On model. The Slip-On is
created with the combination of linen and suede and completed with a galaxy of stars on the
footbed as a tribute to Bowie’s legacy.

Author: Jale Öner