In support of their longtime collaboration with and support of musical endeavors, Vans has announced a special reissue of four of their most popular band shoe collaborations.
The shoes will be re-released at noon every day at SXSW at the Vans Village lot March 12 through 15. 50 pairs of shoes featuring Circle Jerks, Motorhead II, Bad Brains and Rise Against will be available at SXSW and 100 additional pairs will be available at Vans.com the next day.
The first shoe to be re-released will be Circle Jerks on March 12. The shoe design is based on the cover of Group Sex, with Vans designers working with the band to produce a completely vegan shoe out of respect for some of the band’s fans. $70
March 13 will bring the Motorhead II design, which originally hit skate shops in 2006. The black coloring was chosen by lead singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister, giving the resulting shoe a sleek look. $70
A Bad Brains design will hit SXSW on March 14, featuring the classic Bad Brains gold lightning bolt on a black background. The shoe was originally sold in 2009 and is a high-top skate shoe. $75
On the last day of SXSW, March 15, Rise Against’s shoe features the artwork from the 2008 album Appeal To Reason. Similar to the Circle Jerks design, Rise Against’s shoe is completely canvas and 100% vegan. $65
If you are heading out to SXSW, you can find the Vans Vilaage in the parking lot on the corner of 7th and Red River, or you can purchase the shoes online the day after the above dates at www.vans.com/sxsw