Awarded the American Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Acceptance for comfortability and performance, the X-SCAPE NBK Low by Deckers Lab are a sneaker, slipper and performance shoe hybrid. On the exterior, an EcoTan nubuck leather upper flows into an ultra-soft Xponent HD midsole. Inside, a high-rise heel stabilizes the foot, while a Looped Wool liner offers thermoregulation and sweat-wicking. The X-SCAPE NBK Low model is …

Vans Chukka MS

Shepherd Tartan uppers—crafted from premium Scottish wool—pair with a classic waffle sole in the second collaboration between NYC’s Noah and SoCal’s Vans. The debossed adjustable strap and nickel buckle lend the footwear an aesthetic lightning bolt that connects traditional references and punk style. Altogether, they’re a successful representation of both brands involved.

Vault by Vans + Modernica’s Capsule Collection Represents SoCal Craftsmanship

Three custom fiberglass shell chairs honor footwear classics born again

Inside furniture brand Modernica‘s DTLA factory (their home since launch in 1989), co-founder Jay Novak and marketing lead Ingrid Hernandez-Morrison join Vans VP of Footwear Design Mark Haskins to unveil a Vault by Vans collaborative capsule collection. It’s most certainly one of the skate brand’s finest—reissuing their Style 36 LX and OG Slip-On LX silhouettes while lending three archival prints to Modernica for matching fiberglass shell chairs. Unsurprisingly, both feature their …