Yesterday, sneaker fans, sites and action sports enthusiasts all over the world were intrigued by the peculiar box you wouldn’t expect from Vans on the regular. But this is the brand’s evolution. Enter Vans LXVI.
Vans’ LXVI line introduce tshe next evolution in footwear from the action sports original. With LXVI, Vans delivers our most progressive and technically advanced athletic designs in ultra-‐light, flexible and comfortable shoes. With the active lifestyle of action sports in mind, LXVI offers versatile shoes free from traditional construction parameters with a singular focus on everyday wear through superior comfort, flexibility and reduced weight. Fusing these advanced designs with the familiar Vans aesthetic results in the next generation of your favorite shoes.
LXVI debuts at retail with five innovative designs representing a wide range of progressive athletic silhouettes and eye-‐catching color pops. Vans launches LXVI with the lightest Vans shoe ever, the Graph, the mid-‐top Secant, the all-‐terrain Inscribe, the thoroughly modern Variable and the unmistakable Vans look of the Ortho. LXVI shoes feel unlike any previous Vans footwear thanks to several new construction advances resulting in the more comfortable, lightweight and flexible fit:
– a free-‐floating liner improves comfort through increased airflow and fit
– new tread design offers increased flexibility and decreased weight
• UltraCush Lite
– custom blend of foams provide superlight cushioning
– a proprietary lifted heel fit gives a more lively feel to your step
– offers uncompromised fit and comfort through advanced heel and collar cushioning
– Vans’ new stitch-‐less construction reduces weight while increasing durability and flexibility.
Looking at these photos, these are just damn sexy. Expect to see Vans LXVI in stores locally real soon.
GRAPH- the lightest Vans shoe ever
SECANT- a contemporary take on a timeless mid-top
INSCRIBE- progressive styling, advanced construction
VARIABLE- performance driven, modernized era styling
ORTHO- classic blucher style meets modern construction