Vans & Former Join Forces For A Stealthy Surf-Inspired Collaboration

Jun 21, 2019

Category: Style

If you’re an advocate of West Coast lifestyle, you’ll likely recognize Dane Reynolds. Hailing from Ventura, California, the pro surfer has made a name for himself on the breaks of Los Angeles. And now, his apparel company, Former, is teaming up with Vans for a handsome new surf-inspired collection.

The partnership marks the first-ever collaboration for the pair, reenvisioning three different styles of shoe, a woven short sleeve t-shirt, and a pair of EverRide Stretch boardshorts. Calling upon a trio of Vans’ iconic shoes — the Style 36 FT Zip, Sk8-Hi 138 FT, and La Costa Lite X Slide — Former adapts the surf-styled collection with a decisively muted color palette, bringing subtle branding and shades of black, grey, and bone into the fray. Premium features like black leather, suede, and Vans’ proprietary UltraCush technology help to define the minimalistic range, complementing the equally-reserved EverRide Stretch boardshorts and brushed twill tee. The collection will be available through Vans Surf on June 22.

Learn More: Here

More From Style

Project Black's TR2 Is A Compact Tactical Respirator For Any Operation

Full-fledged air filtration in an easily-packable format.

Posted By Chris West

Partner
Featured Image

Supreme & Lamborghini Join For An Auto-Inspired Clothing Collection

Comprised of jackets, hoodies, t-shirts, beanies, and skate decks.

Posted By

Apr 3, 2020

Featured Image

Shinola Introduces Its First-Ever Surf-Rated Quartz Watch With ‘The Duck’

An all-new 42mm stainless steel-cased timepiece offered in four colors.

Posted By

Apr 2, 2020

Featured Image

Jordan’s Delta Sneaker Blends High-Tech Design With High-End Materials

Continuing the brand's tradition of style and craftsmanship.

Posted By

Apr 1, 2020

Featured Image

IWC Built Only 100 Examples Of Its Forged Carbon Fiber Big Pilot’s Watch

The Swiss-made 46.5mm airborne watch gets a non-metallic update.

Posted By

Mar 31, 2020

Featured Image

Breitling Revives James Bond’s ’60s Chrono For A 2,000-Unit Limited Run

A modern recreation of the Swiss horological firm's stylish two-tone watch.

Posted By

Mar 30, 2020