Brooks x Vault by Vans: Superior Craftsmanship Meets Southwestern Design

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It’s been a big year for two great brands. Brooks England teamed up with Taka Hayahsi’s Vault by Vans in celebration of their respective 150th and 50th Year Anniversary’s. This unique collection of cycling saddles and footwear speaks to Brooks’ innovative and timeless designs while blending Vans’ American heritage with a nod to southwestern inspirations.

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Spanning a relationship that dates back 10 years now, creative designer Taka Hayashi, has helped elevate some of the brands most revered silhouettes to new heights. His collaboration with Brooks England is a unique balance of two culturally rich brands and their respective monumental anniversaries. Both Vans and Brooks England share a commitment to quality, superior craftsmanship and attention to detail.

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The Brooks x Vault by Vans partnership extends from footwear to a deluxe set of Brooks accessories; all of which feature laser-etched artwork and intricate detailing using slightly different techniques. The sneakers are designed using a laser etching process to maintain the detailed design work and craftsmanship. The Swift motif on the saddle is applied with a molded emboss plate, which is a very unique process.