Vans Japan has joined forces with exotic plant specialists BOTANIZE on a limited rendition of the classic Era silhouette. Led by Ken Yokomachi who also runs ANEA Design, BOTANIZE is a Japan-based purveyor of eye-catching unique plants as well as apparel, accessories and home goods all embracing the brand’s botanic theme and minimal designs. The company’s motto “Exotic Plant Lovers” is emblazoned along the midsole of the shoe, while prints of rounded cacti are printed inside. Aligning with BOTANIZE’s monochromatic aesthetic, the sneaker features a predominately black and white colorway, with straightforward branding stamped on the heel.
The collaborative footwear is part of a limited pop-up with Isetan Men’s running from July 10-23. The event will also showcase the plant company’s collaborations with other brands like Bedwin & the Heartbreakers.
Isetan Shinjuku Men’s Building 6F
3 Chome-14-１ Shinjuku,
Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0022, Japan