UPDATE: Sandy Liang and Vans Open Pop-Up Store in Brooklyn
Shop the duo’s collaboration as well as pieces from Liang’s personal line.
UPDATE (February 25, 2020): Sandy Liang‘s collaboration with Vans officially dropped on February 21 and if you weren’t able to bag your favorite item from the ’90s-inspired collection, fear not — the full range is now available at a special pop-up in New York City. Liang teamed up with the Vans General Store in Brooklyn to create a dedicated space to display their collaboration, as well as select pieces from Sandy Liang’s personal collection. Even if you don’t end up buying anything, the pop-up’s butterfly-shaped decor and gigantic furry bean bag chairs are worth a peek.
Sandy Liang x Vans Pop-Up
102 N 6th Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11249
Mon-Sat: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST
Sun: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. EST
Open through March 15
UPDATE (February 4, 2020): Following an initial announcement of Sandy Liang’s collaboration with skate shoe giant Vans, the New York designer has released the collection’s full lookbook and product lineup.
The ’90s-infused, unisex range includes a fuzzy leopard-print version of Vans’ iconic Slip-On, as well as chain and gem-adorned velvet iterations of the Authentic. A halter top featuring a gemstone butterfly is a nostalgic nod to early-aughts aesthetics while a pink jumpsuit with silver studs down the side is sure to become an instant favorite. Accessories including a chain-decorated fanny pack and sherpa crossbody put a twist on classic styles.
ORIGINAL STORY (January 24, 2020): Buzzy New York designer Sandy Liang has announced her first-ever shoe collection, designed in collaboration with Vans. The range will also include select clothing and accessories, including a long-sleeve T-shirt, crossbody bag and bucket hat.
Liang brings her signature ’90s-inspired aesthetic to a fuzzy leopard-print iteration of Vans’ classic Slip-On. The Old-Skool is updated with zig-zag stitching, as well as Sandy Liang logo laces and butterfly graphics on the foxing. A teaser posted to Instagram also reveals a pink velvet Authentic adorned with iridescent beading and septum-like hardware. A plush sherpa crossbody features drawstring detailing and a co-branded patch, while a bucket hat arrives in grey snakeskin with a playful polka dot print. Lastly, a tie-dye crewneck is printed with Vans’ checker print down the sleeves.
Stay tuned as the release date and pricing of the Sandy Liang x Vans collection is announced.