Vault by Vans is launching a brand new line in honor of late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, who was finest recognized for her self-portraits and works impressed by Mexico. The collaboration is a meticulous curation of Kahloâ€™s work printed onto Vans basic silhouettes,Â accessible June 29 at choose Vault by Vans retailers.
The sneakers will probably be offered in LX kind, that means they are going to be completed with premium supplies. The road features a revamped model of the three hottest Vans kinds: an OG S8-Hello LX, which options Fridaâ€™s self-portrait alongside a darkish inexperienced toe cap.
The OG Genuine LX is reimagined as Kahloâ€™s nonetheless life artwork, that includes her watermelon print. The OG Slip-On LX will have fun Kahloâ€™s famed 1940 portray, â€œSelf Portrait With Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird.â€ The highest of the shoe will embrace a print of Frieda sporting a thorn necklace with a buzzing chook dangling from it.
The entire sneakers incorporate a vulcanized sole and crushed leather-cushioned heel liner.
The celebrated artist employed folk-art type in her work that explored questions of identification, submit colonialism, gender, class and race in Mexican society.
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