Oh No! Cycling Anime!

Columbus Velotubi Denim Cycling Cap!

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Swoop…HERE!

Vans Vault and Brooks England!

VansVaultBrooksSK8Hi

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How is the motif applied to the shoes and saddle, is it the same or a different process?

The Swift motif on the saddle and the sneakers are applied slightly different. The saddle motif is applied with a moulded emboss plate, which is a very unique process. For the sneakers, we chose to utilize laser etching to maintain the detailed design work and craftsmanship.

Do you work alone or with a team of designers?

At Vans we consider our team to be a family and are constantly gaining inspiration from one another. However, since our Vault by Vans collections are very specific, I generally spearhead a project and work closely with our collaborator.

Continue reading the interview with Taka Hayashi…HERE!

And Swoop…HERE and HERE!

GORE Camo Cycling Suit!

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I just had too! It’s so Hip-Hop!

Swoop…HERE and HERE!

This is a pretty damn good idea!

More info…HERE!