Jon Warren's 25 Favorite Vans Sneakers of All Time

24. Oakland Edition Max Schaaf Red

Year Released: 2008

Max Schaaf wanted to work with one of our old BMX shoes called the Mt. Edition. We renamed his shoe the Oakland Edition because of the loading dock logo and the asymmetrical collar shape. We designed that because he kept burning holes in his jeans and shoes, so the internal collar is higher and made of fire-retardant suede. Plus we got Vans to do waffle motorcycle grips that came with the shoes. Max is one of my all-time favorite collaborators and now someone I call a friend

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