Founded in 2004 by Masafumi 'Bebeton' Watanabe, BEDWIN & THE HEARTHBREAKERS represents a staple in Japanese fashion with a global design influence. Teaming up with Vans' Vault division this Summer, Bedwin and Watanabe unveil a 4-piece footwear collection, driven by the Cali-based megabrand's historic footwear silhouettes melded with 1920's and 30's Americana styling.
Both the OG Authentic and OG Old Skool as part of this offering are seen here tooled with Vault by Vans' LX sole. Each sneaker in the pack also take on a thematic 'Bandana' motif. The Old Skool, as well as the Authentic get remixed with USA-made bandanas, cut-and-sewn in a patchwork-like design, ensuring each pair is uniquely different. Blending different cut pieces of the bandana to each panel, these Bedwin Vans see a blend of different colors including blues, green, yellow, red, pink and purple. Each sneaker is finished off with a bold contrasting midsole foxing and iconic 'OFF THE WALL' red heel tab, with bright red or yellow Waffle outsoles, complete with co-branding on the tongue tags.
Release Info: The Vault by Vans x BEDWIN Summer 2021 Collection is now available In-Store and Online.
Sizing: Men's Sizing 4.5 - 12 US / Women's Sizing 6 - 13.5 US
Price: $140 - 160 CAD
New Balance continues its partnership with Jaden Smith after releasing a variety of colorways and iterations of his popular Vision Racer silhouette. The Vision Racer takes inspiration from Jaden’s favourite NB models - the X-Racer and the 1700. The collaborative project continues this Summer 2021 Season, this time around in one of the most neutral iterations thus far. Tailing New Balance’s ‘Grey Day’ Pack, the exotic sneaker boasts a similar palette of mixed grey tones which compliment each other effortlessly on the upper.
The sneaker design is constructed from recycled polyester which is mixed with meshing for a sustainable and environmentally conscience design. The re-grinded midsole in white is formed with a repurposed foam that is complimented by an ice blue outsole. White lacing matches the midsole for a clean and contrasting look. Other features include hot pink Vision Racer Logos that sit in an oversized typography under the sole as well as on the insoles. The chunky styled shoe is also built with New Balance’s signature comfort and support on the heel.
Release Info: The New Balance x Jaden Smith Vision Racer 'Team Away Grey' is now available In-Store and Online.
Sizing: Men's Sizing 4 - 12 US / Women's Sizing 5.5 - 13.5 US
Price: $200 CAD
Rhuigi Villaseñor returns as lead-designer in collaboration with Puma for an exclusive capsule collection this Summer 2021 Season. Not only does it include a new take on the iconic Puma suede silhouette, but also unique new apparel garments to add. Rhuigi, known best as a creative and owner behind high-end streetwear brand - RHUDE, and brings his popular aesthetic to each of his pieces in the assortment. The Puma Suede sneaker features a premium material execution and construction as both leather and suede are combined across the upper. A unique additions to the silhouette include: a brown colored faux crocodile leather heel tab that adds a touch of luxury to the design, as well as a unique new wrap around leather mudguard/toecap panel. The classic formstripe logo on the side panel is dressed in a green hue that adds a perfect contrast. A set of fat laces tie back to the Suede silhouette's historical timeline.
On the other hand - the apparel takes on a mix of bold and neutral color tones, primarily utilizing a beige 'Oatmeal' color, as well as a deep 'Surf the Web' royal blue on many of its pieces. Tees, track suits and a button down shirt make up the collection also playing with the same tone of green matching the footwear pairing. The collaboration is then signed-off with a co-branded label on each piece.
Release Info: The Puma x Rhuigi Summer '21 Collection launches 12:00AM (PST) - Jun 12th Online, and 12:00PM (PST) In-Store.
Sizing: Clothing S - L / Men's Sizing 4.5 - 12 US / Women's Sizing 6 - 13.5 US
Price: $60 - 150 CAD
Marking the latest Seasonal Collection from their ongoing collaborative project, London-Based Fred Perry joins forces with world renowned designer - Raf Simons to unveil this Summer '21 Capsule. In very Raf fashion, the offering incorporates images by photographer Brian Flynn who's images reflect the energy of the 100 Club across 1982 and 1983.
In addition to elevated basics such as the new Laurel Wreath Pin Patch Crewneck, Tee, Mock Neck and Socks, a selection of Polo's, Tee's, Hoodie's, and Shirting feature graphics and patches depicting Flynn's images. For us here at SNEAKERBOX, the highlight of the Season is the duo's outwear garments: a Fishtail Parka and Patched Harrington Jacket, both featuring premium construction and an avant-garde fit.
Release Info: The Fred Perry x Raf Simons Summer '21 Collection is now available In-Store and Online.
Sizing: Men's Sizing S - L US
Price: $30 - 1035 CAD
Goodhood is an East London-based fashion retailer that focuses on influential and lifestyle design. This latest collaboration between the London-based heritage fashion imprint Fred Perry and Goodhood focuses on independent spirit, unique style expression and an overall celebration of independent thought.
The capsule collection features pieces from Fred Perry’s classic polos to a uniquely designed cut-and-sew elongated parka jacket. The main palette featured on the designs is minimalistic consisting of only black and white with mixed materials that accent each piece such as the “Think about what you think about” quote that is mixed into each garment. Each piece in the collection also features a lower hem patch with co-branding from each collaborator.
Release Info: The Fred Perry x Goodhood London Capsule Collection is now available In-Store and Online.
Sizing: Men's Sizing S - L US
Price: $125 - 610 CAD
Puma has released its first ever collection with fashion imprint Maison Kitsuné - who's designs utilize a Paris-meets-Tokyo aesthetic mixed with the sportswear heritage of Puma. The collection doesn’t stray far from Kitsuné’s more simplistic creativity playing with earthy and neutral tones mixing quality utilitarian Tokyo street style with French upscale tailoring and classic silhouettes.
The limited edition collection features a combination of both Puma's Fastcat and M.K’s 'Kitsuné' fox, layering the brands logos on a multitude of their pieces. Garments include oversized graphic and embroidered tees in black, white, French maroon and brown as well as a classic MCS Track Jacket in the Parisian flag palette. In addition, a set of Hoodies and a heavyweight premium cotton sweatpants roundoff the collection with everyday basics. A selection of unique accessories include large format waist bags in beige and black as well as an oversized fold-over backpack and a set of hats. As with much of Puma's 2021 Spring/Summer campaign, the Ralph Sampson 70 sneaker centers the collaboration with a unique spin - a mixed nylon and molded-rubber upper offering year-round wearability.
Release Info: The Puma x Maison Kitsuné Summer '21 Collection is now available In-Store and Online.
Sizing: Men's Sizing 8 - 12 US / S - L US
Price: $50 - 200 CAD
An extension of their longstanding partnership, Nike and designer/fashion icon Aleali May join forces this Spring 2021 Season to unveil their latest collaborative sneaker under the Jordan Brand umbrella. Working atop the all-new Air Jordan 1 High Zoom CMFT silhouette, Aleali puts her own unique spin on the modernized classic retro model.
Reworked to feature panels of ultrasoft leather and satin, this Zoom CMFT AJ1 retains its neoprene bootie, tooled to the shoe for added comfort. Drawing inspiration from May's High School colors, the Hi Top sports a mix of blue, green and sail (off-white). Additional touches such as the custom box/paper, chenille Wings logo on the heel flaps, and included 4 sets of laces make this collaboration truly one-of-a-kind.
Release Info: Registration for the Air Jordan 1 Zoom CMFT 'Aleali May' has now concluded.
Rules: One (1) entry per person Online + One (1) additional entry per person on our Instagram.
Sizing: Women's Sizing 6 - 13 US
Price: $180 CAD
Heading overseas once again, Vault by Vans taps Tokyo-based Wacko Maria for an Authentic-focused collaborative Collection. Inspired by the vinyl record collection at the labels 'Paradise Tokyo' Wacko Maria Flagship store, the OG Authentic LX gets a music-themed print.
Available in a 'Classic White', 'Lilac Sachet' pink, and 'Iced Aqua' blue - each sneaker is crafted of a full canvas upper, composed of a black toe-box and tongue, with colored heel-wrapping panels which feature a vinyl record pattern that incorporates Vans' iconic checkerboard print. A white midsole is contrasted by a black piping, while a white contrast double-stitching is seen on the black canvas upper. A customized shoebox included with this Vault by Vans Collection is a display of Wacko Maria's love for pop art and music.
Release Info: The Wacko Maria x Vault by Vans OG Authentic LX is now available In-Store and Online.
Sizing: Men's Sizing 8 - 12 US
Price: $100 CAD