JJJJound, the Vibes-blog-turned-IRL model based by Montreal resident Justin Saunders, has been utilizing quiet collaborations for not-so-quiet fanfare for years. The tastefully tailored items have the chance to promote out in a flash and seem on the secondary market at costs that compete with way more conspicuous collaborations. There have been the Eddie Bauer vests designed by JJJJound and Reebok Membership C kicks. Simply final week there was a collaboration with Dr. Martens (which is sort of nonetheless accessible on the model’s webstore; hurry up and are available again if you’re finished). Now JJJJound has teamed up with Vans for a gorgeous redesign of the basic Mid Skool 37.
That is sort of a continuation of the duo’s earlier hit from 2017, a low key reinterpretation of the Vans Previous Skool. This time the 2 corporations have gone for one thing new – a sneaker that’s impressed by the basic Previous Skool however is slightly darker. The Mid Skool 37 is a mid-top lace-up shoe that has your entire favourite hard-wearing options from Vans: sturdy material supplies, padded collars and the brand-typical rubber waffle outsole.
It’s supplied in a trio of very wearable colour choices: black, brown and inexperienced. The collaboration will run for per week, with every colorway being launched beginning August 10th (through JJJJound.com) per day earlier than touchdown in choose Vault By Vans shops on August 14th.
Whereas a lot of the sneaker panorama continues to go for painfully noisy design, JJJJound stays true to a quieter ethos. Saunders has lengthy been into a selected vibe style – tonal interiors, soothing archive style, and upscale nonetheless life snapshots – and that design DNA is mirrored within the merchandise his studio produces. This delicate sensitivity is clear on this trio of Vans sneakers – a uncommon collaboration that appeals to design-loving skaters, web aesthetes and sneaker collectors alike.