One of the most exciting events of last year was, without a doubt, the introduction of the Vans x Star Wars shoes collection. In early 2014 plans for the release of the 7th episode were unveiled and fans of the Star Wars movie series felt their passion revived once again. Since the first episode was released in 1977 by 20th Century Fox, a phenomenon was born, with comic books, television series, computer and video games being released year after year.
The collaboration with Vans, an American shoemaker known for stylish, innovative and high quality products was a no brainer. The success the brand have had with Marvel comics or with their Rock Band Series recommended them as a great fit for the upcoming Star Wars shoes collection.
The first wave of the Star Wars Vans shoes collection was released in April 2014, being inspired by the dark side of the force to bring you a new line of shoes like you have never seen before. The response was vey enthusiastic, with many of the styles being sold out in the first week.
This Star Wars Vans shoes collection featured some of the favorite movie’s characters such as Yoda, Boba Fett, Darth Vader, and the Stormtroopers, all blended into unique artworks imprinted on the shoes. The most successful style was, however the Vans New Hope slip-on, featuring Tom’s Chantrell classic movie artwork of the first movie released in 1977. This style sold out very fast and they were released again in the next wave before Christmas 2014.
For this collection several types of shoes Vans classic styles were used, including the Authentic, Classic, Old-Skool, Slip-On, Sk8-Hi, and Era fit. This way the outreach of this series was wide enough to include everyone, no matter of shoe style preference.
These shoes feature some of the most popular scenes from the famous Star Wars movies that have captivated audiences for generations. Not only are these shoes guaranteed to be fun and exciting to wear but also they maintain the same quality standards Vans shoes are known for.
The galactic designs paint an image of the dark and mysterious evil empire that seeks to rule the world. The Boba Fett shoe depicts the image of the bounty hunter among the Death Star, Darth Vader, and a Stormtrooper to paint a dark image of the evil empire. The second style is the Stormtrooper theme that combines original Vans design with a henchman from the Galactic Empire.
Of course, for those that love Yoda, there is a perfect shoe in this collection for you. The Yoda Sk8-Hi combines an original Vans Hawaiian theme with an image of Yoda to create a peaceful theme.
Anyone can rock Vans Star Wars shoes because they come in many different sizes to fit anyone of any age. This collection of shoes still meets the high standards of excellence and high quality that all Vans shoes possess. No matter if you enjoy the dark side or the serene Yoda, you can enjoy a shoe that features some of your favorite scenes from classic Star Wars movies.
What sets this Star Wars Vans shoes collection of shoes apart from any other on the market is that they are the only line of shoes to depict the character’s of this. With this being said, Star Wars lovers everywhere will appreciate their tribute to this classic film that has taken the world by storm. Vans is always looking to be cutting-edge and innovative as they have officially become the first to team up with Star Wars to make this highly stylized collectors item.
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