The iconic Vans brand, in collaboration with the Wyland Foundation have created a Limited Edition run of the Vans x Wyland Kraken slip-on sneaker for the ultimate in street style. These slick looking skater shoes feature marine artist Wyland’s ‘Octopus Seas’ imagery customized to be printed across both sneakers for a sick asymmetrical balance.
Classic Vans Style
The Limited Edition Vans x Wyland Kraken’s feature classic Vans style skater lines with reinforced canvas uppers for durability that will last. The rear half of the Kraken is layed out in black canvas with subtle white stitch lines to resemble that classic suit tailoring look.
Solid white sidewalls and a precisely glued midsole, accented with a black pinstripe enhance the sneaker artwork making the design really pop. You’ll want to be caught out on the street wearing these! The Wyland logo is prominently placed across the collar loud and proud. The traditional placard logo on the back stamps it officially Vans.
Founded by renowned environmental artist Wyland, The Wyland Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is dedicated to promoting, protecting, and preserving the world’s ocean, waterways, and marine life. The foundation encourages environmental awareness through education programs, public arts projects, and community events.
Programs like the Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge, Clean Water Mobile Learning Experience, National Art Challenge and countless community events are leading the way to inspire millions of people to become creative, positive, and solution-oriented stewards of our marine resources.
All proceeds from your purchase will benefit the foundation’s local, regional and national efforts for cleaner waterways and healthier oceans.
The Vans X Wyland Kraken is available for pre-order in a limited edition run from the Wyland Foundation website. Due to the reinforced canvas it is suggested to size up a half size. Available for pre-order, available in April 2023.