A tribute line that launched shortly following its Co-Founder James Van Doren’s passing in October of 2011, Vans CA’s Van Doren series looks to revitalize some of the shoemaker’s favorite prints and patterns from past collections. Its goal is to juxtapose Van Doren’s exuberant personality with his iconic sneaker models to offer limited edition drops that can be enjoyed by all ages of loyal consumers. Advancing the range into 2013, we’re presented with a pair of Authentics that feature an all-over, distressed American flag print. Finished off with an enzyme wash treatment and the original Van Doren heel tab branding, the “Retro Flag” Authentic will hit select Vans CA stockists in March. ‘MERICA!