Vans honor David Bowie with limited edition sneaker collection
According to BrooklynVegan, the limited edition collection will feature four new pairs of sneakers commemorating the artist. The line will take on the following styles: Slip-On 47 V DXS, Old Skool, Sk8-Hi and Era.
Designs represented in the collection will take inspiration from Space Oddity, Hunky Dory, Ziggy Stardust, and Aladdin Sane.You can check out the line honoring Bowie below.
The David Bowie collection will arrive on April 5. You will be able to snag a pair for yourselves here.
Recently, the internet erupted when they found out that their pair of Vans landed right side up. However, some found that specific styles didn’t make the cut.
David Bowie's death
After an 18-month battle with cancer, David Bowie passed away on Jan. 10, 2016 at 69 years old. His death came just days after the release of his 25th studio album, Blackstar.
When he passed, his official Facebook page posted the following:
“January 10 2016 – David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”
The pop legend’s impact and influence on music as a whole was immeasurable. Countless figures from our scene have offered personal tributes to Bowie, some of which you can read here.
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