Engineered Garments Rejoins Vans Vault for Embossed Checkerboard Slip-Ons

The classic skate shoe receives a 3D leather makeover.

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New York’s Engineered Garments usually links up with Vans at least once a year for mismatched Slip-Ons or Sk8-Hi sneakers. For Spring/Summer 2019, the workwear imprint has once again elected to elevate Vans’ laceless model, though EG forgoes the usual mismatched details in favor of a three-dimensional design.

Offered in black-and-white and tonal white, black and red iterations, the Slip-Ons are produced under the Vault sublabel, giving them a slightly heftier silhouette than normal Slip-On models. It also allows for the premium leather that informs the checkerboard uppers, which emboss the contrasting panels for a 3D effect. White midsoles (except on the black pair) complete the collaborative styles.

The collaborative Slip-Ons hit the Japanese outposts of NEPENTHES, Engineered Garments’ parent company, on March 2 before arriving in-store at Nepenthes New York on March 8 for ¥14,000 JPY, approximately $125 USD.

Most recently, NEPENTHES opened the doors to its London location.

Embossed Leather Checkered Classic Slip-ons available in 5 colorways. Coming to Japan March 2nd. Available in NY March 8th.

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〈ENGINEERED GARMENTS〉x〈VANS VAULT〉 – CLASSIC SLIP-ON 3.2 (SAT) OUT . リリースのたびに大きな話題を呼ぶ〈ENGINEERED GARMENTS〉と〈VANS〉によるコラボレーションアイテムの新作リリースが決定。今週末の3月2日(土)よりNEPENTHES系列各店で販売されます。 . 今回の新作は、スケートカルチャーや各時代のアイコン達から愛され続けてきた〈VANS〉の名作"CLASSIC SLIP-ON"を、象徴的なチェッカーボード柄のエンボス(型押し)レザーで表現。さらに前後のパーツをスムースとスウェードの2種類のレザーで切り替え、左右の足で非対称にセットするお馴染みのアシンメトリック仕様となっています。 . カラーは全4色展開で、サイズもメンズからレディスサイズまで幅広くご用意しております。是非この機会にご覧ください。 . . 〈ENGINEERED GARMENTS〉x〈VANS VAULT〉 CLASSIC SLIP-ON LX ¥14,000+税 . . *こちらの商品につきましては、ご予約・お取り置きは承ることができません。 *販売足数はお一人様2足までとさせて頂きます。 *お電話での通信販売は、発売2日後の3月4日(月)の時点で在庫のあるサイズのみとさせて頂きます。 *お並びの状況によっては整理券を配布のうえ、販売開始時間を繰り上げる場合がありますのでご了承下さい。 . . #engineeredgarments #vans #vansvault #vansslipon #nepenthes

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