Chocolate Skateboards X Converse CONS

September 19, 2017

Converse continues its partnership with skater Kenny Anderson with a Chocolate Skateboards x Converse CONS collection. Pieces include a One Star and two Chuck Taylor All Star high tops, all with an upper made of 100% recycled poly cotton.  Footwear also features CONS traction rubber for increased grip and durability, a rubber overlay and Lunarlon sockliner for comfort. Graphic artwork is done by former art director and long-time contributor for Chocolate Skateboards Evan Hecox. Its inspiration is pulled from one of Kenny’s favorite old board graphics from Evan’s “Simple Life” series, and follows the life cycle of a seed as it comes into our world: “plant a seed, let it grow, and pollinate,”. See the collection here.  Continue Reading →

Vans x Thrasher

July 28, 2017

In celebration of Thrasher Magazine’s indisputable heritage and reputation in skateboarding, Vans commemorates the ubiquitous Thrasher flame logo, originally released in 1981, to present a full line of apparel, accessories and footwear this fall. As the unifying emblem throughout the collection, Thrasher’s signature orange flames are emblazoned across classic Vans staples, to reimagine hoodies, t-shirts, long-sleeves, jackets, and footwear. And as a special tribute to Vans legend John Cardiel’s 1992 “Skater of the Year” recognition, Vans has embellished the iconic cover on premium apparel long sleeve tees. Vans’ wide-ranging Thrasher collection features five classic Pro Skate footwear models that include the all-new UltraRange Pro introduced earlier this season, two Sk8-Hi Pros and two Slip-On Pros. Each footwear silhouette utilizes Vans... Continue Reading →

Introducing the Vans UltraRange Pro

June 26, 2017

Available in store and online this Saturday, July 1st, Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, proudly announces the European release of the UltraRange Pro. This revolutionary performance skate shoe is designed to enhance the fundamental union of skate cushioning and grip with the introduction of a unique co-molded bottom unit, combining Vans’ trustedUltraCush™ Lite foam with Vans’ original waffle outsole. With decades of design heritage and more than 40 years of critical feedback from Vans’ legendary professional skateboarding team, the Vans UltraRange Pro’s versatile build pushes the boundaries of skate progression to provide uncompromising functionality with creative innovation. The UltraRange Pro also utilizes a brand-new internal sock-fit construction, providing a breathable, responsive and snug fit, along with ventilated... Continue Reading →