Brain Dead designer Kyle Ng took to Instagram late last night to unveil the brand latest collaboration with Vans. The two worked on the iconic Vans Sk8 Hi and reworked the silhouette, using the brand's graphic expertise, while making use of Vans' most iconic pattern - the checkerboard pattern. Kept entirely tonal, it is really the details that make the sneaker stand out.

The canvas base has been given a rubber checkerboard overlay and further graphics have been added to the outer-sole of the sneaker, not in the form of a print, but moulded into the sole. The Brain Dead logo has been placed on an oversized ankle patch. Dover Street Market will be exclusively releasing the Brain Dead x Vans SK8 Hi in London and New York locations on January 14.

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