by Brendan Dunne
Vans may hail from sunny California, but that doesn't mean the skate brand doesn't know how to the handle the winter.
It's doubling down on its more rugged range this season with the introduction of the Vans Sk8-Hi Del Pato MTE. The rebuilt sneaker maintains the silhouette of the classic Sk8-Hi while introducing a Scotchgard-treated upper, vulcanized lug traction and an extra layer for heat retention between the sockliner and outsole.
Accompanying the Sk8-Hi Del Pato MTE this season will be the Sk8-Hi MTE, a slightly less rugged, but still ready for the elements, remix.
Browse the collection below and watch for these to arrive at Vans this month.