I was saddened to hear about the passing of Matt Reason earlier this week. For those of you who don’t know, Matt Reason was an undeniably talented skater in the mid 90’s who—along with Ricky Oyola—changed the perception of East Coast skateboarding and coverage. For the SW replay, I chose Matt’s Pro Files part from 411VM issue 12. Take note of the spots. It’s raw street skating at it’s finest. I hope anybody who watches this becomes inspired to pick up their board and explore their surroundings! RIP Matt Reason.
Vans Syndicate is brushing up the OG Authentic Pro with a touch of class. Partnering with renowned Los Angeles artist and Majestic Persuasion President, Alexis Ross, these classic kicks are getting a new twist of trashy elegance. The Alexis Ross x OG Authentic Pro CV “S” is everything you love about the Vans Authentic Pro but with a limited edition “Chinese Laundry” bag textile upper and mixed oxford linings. These babies are 100% Kook Stylings, 100% awesome. The Alexis Ross x OG Authentic Pro CV “S” will be available online Saturday, Oct. 18th at 8am Pacific Time.
This past Wednesday Skate Warehouse was fortunate to be a stop along the Vans RV Tour Bus route. The bus pulled into our lot at about 4pm and unloaded with the Vans crew, a bunch of free Vans stuff, hot dogs and snacks and none other than the infamous Tony Alva, poster and sharpie in hand! Read more and see all the pics from the event.
Time waits for no one. Time especially doesn’t wait for you to tie your shoes. So skip the lacing, slip into some of these comfy new Vans Slip Ons and stay ahead of the game. Why lace when you can launch?! Keep your eyes open for the Vans x Star Wars Darth Vader Slip Ons dropping later this week!
The aloha is strong with this one! Vans and Star Wars have joined forces, combining heritage Vans prints with iconic Star Wars characters for some newly classic kicks. Now available at Skate Warehouse, the Vans x Star Wars “Yoda Aloha” Authentics send a meditative Master Yoda vacationing on the islands of your feet.
Dressen is a true OG skate legend. The new Vans Syndicate X Eric Dressen “S” Pack is one of the best Syndicate releases of the year. The pack includes two different models – the Old Skool and the Sk8-Hi – inspired by vintage ammunition bag textiles and color schemes, all featuring Dressen’s signature arrow logo. Now available at Skate Warehouse!