Skaters Are Turning Their Back On Vans And Here's Why

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In 2016, I saw Kylie Jenner wear a pair of Checkerboard Classic Slip-on Vans, so I went out and bought a pair of Checkerboard Classic Slip-on Vans. And this, ladies and gentlemen, was the death of the brand in the skater community (kidding, but let’s investigate).,Skaters, as a global sub-culture, possess a set of values that make up a key ideology within the community. Creativity, humbleness, fun and loyalty are the most important things to them, so how do they feel when millionaire shoe dogs like Phil Knight and Herbert Hainer capitalise on their activity? Well, nothing quite compares to how they feel about the shift in the Vans’ corporation.,Once an understated little shack in Southern Cali, the Vans corporation now turns over billions of dollars courtesy of its shift from ‘grunger’ skater brand to fashion powerhouse. Thanks to A-listers like Kylie Jenner, A$AP Rocky and Bella Hadid (a very different listing to the old school line-up of Bam Margera, Tony Hawk and Dave Grohl) the brand’s monochrome Old Skool silhouette sits in the shoedrobe of school girls, city bankers and everyone in between – most of whom have never stepped on a skateboard in their life.,This poses the question, is Vans still a skater brand? Or have they sold their soul to the...
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  • Skaters Are Turning Their Back On Vans And Here's Why
  • Skaters Are Turning Their Back On Vans And Here's Why
  • Skaters Are Turning Their Back On Vans And Here's Why
  • Skaters Are Turning Their Back On Vans And Here's Why