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A Closer Look at the Vans Classics Sk8-Hi "Year of the Horse" Pack

After offering a preview of the hi-top earlier this month, here’s a closer look at this special four-piece capsule collection from Vans Classics in celebration of the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Horse. The “Year of the Horse” Sk8-Hi takes on a lavish faux horse hair upper with suede overlays in four dashing colors – chilli pepper red, cherry blossom pink, navy, and a limited edition black. The sneaker is peppered with an array of noteworthy details such as a tapered tan-colored leather heel counter that extends to the topline, matching tan waxed laces, and a special Year of the Horse label sewed onto the tongue and stamped onto the insert. The handsome upper rests atop a clean and familiar white rubber outsole with a subtle touch of detail at the tip of the waffle sole in the form of a horse shoe. The Vans Classics Sk8-Hi “Year of the Horse” pack was released nationwide in China on December 20, however, the limited-edition black iteration is set to drop at all Vans Asia Pacific retail locations and other select stockists on January 1 for ¥695 RMB (approximately $115 USD).

PhotographerSilas Lee/HYPEBEAST
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