off the wall

cords vans 1 introduced in 1979, the VANS slip-ons model was made from the pattern number 48. this pair of classics still maintains that #idontgiveashit carefree charm these days. the more beat up the better they look. the effortlessness of putting them on is just capital! they were also very major in the 80’s thanks to universal pictures, whose people called up the vans pr folks & asked for some shoes. vans then sent loads over, including the checkerboard deisgns. who would have thought it would be sean penn sporting those slip-ons in a teen comedy motion picture called the fast times at ridge mount high, making it a pop cultural phenomenon of cos