We love a collaboration here at Average Joes. But sometimes we can’t help but feel creativity hasn’t really been shared between brands, with the only thing that makes it a ‘collaboration’ is an after-thought logo stuck on the insole or label.

WTAPS x Vans Autumn/Winter 2015

But that’s certainly not the case with probably our favourite collaboration of 2015. Introducing the WTAPS x Vans Autumn/Winter 2015 collection!

Japanese military-inspired streetwear giants WTAPS have got together with the luxury arm of the original skate brand, Vans Vault, to reconstruct the Era LX, Style 36 LX, Sk8-Hi LX, and Old Skool trainers, and we absolutely adore the results.

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The range includes the classic OG Era LX, which comes in the all-White upper canvas and has been paired with some classic vulcanised outer-soles in the bold colourways to really add some eye-catching contrast. The Eras come in with either Blue, Green or Red outer-soles.

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The partnership continues with an OG Style 36 LX (the original version of the Old Skool) in three premium suede tonal versions of Black, Navy and a beautiful Burgundy. To finish off the collection the OG Sk8-Hi LX (essentially a high-top Old Skool), comes in two premium elephant print embossed leather versions to really add a touch of the premium.

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Each pair in the partnership collection dons a custom WTAPS tags on the tongue and the side-panels which emulates classic Vans silhouettes. Co-branding is found on the insole.

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We adore this collection and it’s due to drop here the UK on the 12th September. They’re available from plenty of stocklists including End Clothing.

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