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Taka Hayashi x Vans Vault 2010 Holiday Akat LX

StyleComments ⋅ Nov 4, 2010
Another solid release from Vans Vault makes its way to select doors as we take a look into the Taka Hayashi Akat for Holiday 2010. Offered in three colorways, the shoes come in either a suede or premium leather option, all featuring the same styl...

Jon Warren from Vans on Taka Hayashi Interview

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 9, 2010
Having become such an integral part of Vans’ ongoing success thanks to his design work, Jon Warren has worked together with Taka Hayashi to bring to life the Japanese American’s creative visions. Shot recently at Bread & Butter Berlin...

Pendleton x Taka Hayashi x Vans Vault 2010 Fall Collection Preview

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 7, 2010
Continuing on the strength of the Vans Vault and Taka Hayashi collection is an upcoming capsule involving Pendleton. Some familiar design details are carried over into all new silhouettes with Pendleton’s trademark fabrics. Available later...

Taka Hayashi: Pen & Paper

FeaturesComments ⋅ Jun 1, 2010
Given a unique opportunity, we were able to catch up with Vans’ Taka Hayashi and speak of the many influences that have brought his masterful ideas to the forefront of this current sneaker landscape.

Taka Hayashi for Vans Vault 2010 Spring Collection

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Apr 2, 2010
Influenced by traditionally crafted Native American goods, vintage military surplus and craftsmanship from 1960’s Italian-made footwear, Taka Hayashi presents his latest designs for the Vans Vault campaign. Spring/Summer 2010 introduces us to two...

Taka Hayashi for Vans Vault 2010 Spring Preview

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Dec 18, 2009
As the flood gates begin to open for the Spring season, Vans Vault gives us the official scoop into what the continued Taka Hayashi range has in store for Spring 2010. Only a preview of what’s to come, the barrage of premium textiles and co...

Taka Hayashi x Triple Crown of Surfing 2009 x Vans Authentic SF

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 21, 2009
As a title sponsor to the Triple Crown of Surfing, Vans release a commemorative Authentic SF. Done in the official colors of the event, the shoe features a black upper with a tonal wave-like pattern. Orange highlights are used sparingly with a bl...

Taka Hayashi x Vans Vault Velocita LX

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 22, 2009
Known predominately for his artistic work, Taka Hayashi’s recent 2009 fall collection with Vans Vault has showcased another dimension to Hayashi with a series of notable releases over the last little while. HUF drops the latest style seen h...

Vans Vault “AKAT” by Taka Hayashi

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2009
First seen via catalog images back in January, the Vans Vault “AKAT” sneaker by the self-taught artist, Taka Hayashi, is finally available. Two colorways are currently available (brown & bitter chocolate) with more along the way....

Taka Hayashi x Vans “Triple Crown of Surfing”

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 9, 2009
One of Vans’ most active collaborators, Taka Hayashi’s work on an upcoming Authentic low for the Triple Crown of Surfing is previewed here. The sneaker features a fully black upper with tonal prints. A small bit of color makes its way...

Taka Hayashi x Vans Vault 2009 Spring/Summer Sneakers

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jan 15, 2009
A further look into Taka Hayashi’s work alongside Vans Vault reveals various new footwear styles from the acclaimed Japanese artist. Having already collaborated with the California-based company on solid 2008 campaigns, this new collection...

Taka Hayashi x Vans 2009 Fall/Winter Preview

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jan 14, 2009
Artist and designer Taka Hayashi and his upcoming work with Vans on a 2009 fall/winter season is previewed here. The two entities came together in hopes of creating a union of styles between 60s Italian footwear as well as themes of Native Americ...

Taka Hayashi x Active x Vans “Drop Sneakers Not Bombs” Pack

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Dec 5, 2008
Making a bid for Vans release of the year, the “Drop Sneakers Not Bombs” campaign by skate retailer Active continues with design efforts by Taka Hayashi. Both the classic Half Cab and J-Lay Mid models get a premium make-over with a wi...

Taka Hayashi x Active x Vans “Drop Sneakers Not Bombs” Collection

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 26, 2008
This is not the first time Taka Hayashi has worked with Vans. Previously, Vans released several sneakers including the No Skool 2 Mid, Owens Hi, and the Rowley “Shambles” Mid all designed by the artist. Now Active’s “Drop Sneakers Not...

Taka Hayashi x Vans Collection

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 22, 2008
Before we’ve reported about the upcoming collaboration between Taka Hayashi and Vans, now let us show you some close-up shots of the shoes. The collection will include the No Skool 2 Mid, Owens Hi, and Rowley “Shambles” Mid, all coming in d...