Vault by Vans partners with renowned artist and graphic designer, John Van Hamersveld to create a curated collection of nostalgic designs, including his iconic Wave print. Featuring his storied works on Vans’ OG Classic footwear models, apparel silhouettes and skate decks, this eclectic assortment fits in with the ranks of iconic Vault by Vans collaborations.
In this collection, Vans introduces new iterations of the OG Sk8-Hi LX and OG Classic Slip-On LX featuring Hamersveld’s designs in bold, retro colors and an apparel component that incorporates the iconic JVH designs on a classic black tee. And in a true showcase of heritage design, Vans presents three skate decks that match back to each design to round out the collection.
John Van Hamersveld has added decades’ worth of artistic contributions to the worlds of music, art, pop culture and action sports. While those savvy in the world of music honor Van Hamersveld for his numerous album designs for artists including Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and The Grateful Dead. Surf and action sports enthusiasts may know Van Hamersveld as the creator of the day-glo poster for Bruce Brown’s 1966 crossover hit movie Endless Summer, which has continually been used as a visual message of inspiration. Most recently, Van Hamersveld completed a large tank mural as a tribute to the city of El Segundo and the local surf legends.
The Vault by Vans x John Van Hamersveld collection launches globally on June 1,