Vans and Bape Announce First-Ever Sneaker Collab

A Bathing Ape and Vans have announced their first-ever collab dropping in November 2021. Click here for a closer look and the official release info.

Bape x Vans Collab
Image via Vans
Bape x Vans Collab

Vans keeps the collaborations coming this holiday season by joining up with A Bathing Ape (Bape) for a special collection.

Hitting shelves next month is the Bape x Vans capsule that will include a new iteration of the classic Sk8-Hi and Authentic. The first style is dressed in contrasting white and black color schemes along with Bape’s iconic ABC camo graphic printed throughout the upper. The latter model features Bape’s inaugural camo print throughout the ripstop canvas upper combined with a white vulcanized sole.

The drop from Bape and Vans extends beyond footwear to include co-branded hoodies that will be available in black and heather grey colorways featuring a mash-up of logos and camo prints.

The Bape x Vans collection will be released in China on Nov. 11 followed by a global launch on Nov. 13 at and at select Bape and Vans retailers.

UPDATE (10/28): Release details for the Bape x Vans collection has officially been announced. The capsule will be sold first at Bape and Vans retail locations starting on Nov. 1 in China and on Nov. 13 in the Asia-Pacific region. The collection will then release in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa on Nov. 29 and at on Nov. 30. Grab a detailed look at the pieces from the collab below.

Bape x Vans Collab
Bape x Vans Collab
Bape x Vans Authentic Collab
Bape x Vans Sk8-Hi Collab (Pair)
Bape x Vans Sk8-Hi Collab (Lateral)
Bape x Vans Authentic (Pair)
Bape x Vans Authentic (Lateral)


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