Vans' New Collaboration Celebrates 30 Years Of 'The Simpsons'
13 years after their first collaboration, Vans and The Simpsons are back with another collection celebrating the animated series' 30th anniversary.
2020 has been the year of collaborations for Vans with collections featuring Supreme, National Geographic and now The Simpsons!
Currently airing its 31st season, The Simpsons has won 34 Emmy Awards, 34 Annie Awards, 9 Environmental Media Awards, 7 People’s Choice Awards and 13 Writers Guild of America Awards.
Focused towards celebrating the 30th anniversary of the longest running scripted series and most loved animated TV shows in the world, the capsule collection puts the spotlight on the protagonists of the show: Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie.
The collection features previously loved, classic sneaker silhouettes from the Vans vault as well as apparel and accessories.
Apart from the characters, classic scenes from the show have also been displayed on the silhouettes and highlights of the collection include Slide-On's that are inspired by Homer Simpson’s favourite doughnuts.
The sneakers also feature 'Lisa Simpson' inspired Sk8-Hi's, an 'El Barto' themed Chukka Pro and an 'Itchy' and 'Scratchy' inspired Old Skool.
The apparel section features T-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies decorated in a similar theme with the tie-dye T-shirts and Torrey jackets being highlights of the apparel collection.
The accessories include bright bagpacks, fanny packs and caps along with a range of colourful printed socks.
The collection released on August 7th on the Vans website, with prices of the pieces ranging from $15 (Rs. 1,120 approx.) to $115 (Rs. 8,610 approx.)