“THIS IS THE ERA” COLLECTION FEATURING SKATEBOARDING LEGEND TONY ALVA AND CREATIVE INDIVIDUALS

STYLE IS EVERYTHING

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Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, launched the Era silhouette in 1976 after Dogtown skate legends Tony Alva and Stacy Peralta asked Vans for increased durability and functionality in their shoes to meet the growing technical demands of skateboarding. The Era has become one of Vans’ most iconic footwear styles, and today Vans and Tony Alva team up once again with creative individuals across Asia to highlight their own personal style and attitude surrounding the Iconic Era.

Tony Alva__REC2308“Style is everything – because if you are not making it look good when you are doing it then you are not doing it correctly.” – Tony Alva

Tony Alva__REC1816Era 95 DX in blue & black – HK$590

Xiao Ji__REC4013“I like colours, colours are everywhere and they inspire me, I’m inspired to do what I do and if you stay true to yourself you will have your own style!” – Xiao Ji, Vans China team rider

Xiao Ji__REC5292Era 95 in red – HK$450

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Heynam Sin__REC8841Era in black & checkerboard – HK$490

Heynam Sin__REC9417“Express yourself, don’t hold back, go for it, be brave, be confident, let your style speaks for itself, break the mould.” – Heynam Sin, Korea fashion advocate

Doughboy__REC2300“Style is everything I do and how I do everything, my style is me.” – Doughboy, Hong Kong music producer and rapper

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Doughboy__REC3020Era 95 in pink – HK$450

The Era, originally known as the Style #95, was created by skaters for skaters and featured a multi-panel construction for increased durability and Vans’ signature sticky waffle sole for ultimate grip and board feel. From the ‘70s to today, the Era has been a shoe for skateboarders, musicians, artists and creative individuals around the world, complimenting everyone’s personal style in their own way. Each season, Vans Classic Icon, the Era is refreshed with a range of colorways, materials and prints.

“This Is The Era” collection is now available in selected Vans stores.

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