Model: Era and Slip-On
Key Features: Both models feature a premium suede leather upper with embossed midsoles. The Era’s midsole is rendered in high gloss and reads “EVERY GENERATION NEEDS A NEW REVOLUTION,” while the Slip-On comes with the message “PEOPLE EVERYWHERE ARE CREATED EQUAL.” Both styles also feature a mini checkerboard foxing stripe with discreet Commonwealth branding on the backside of the Vans woven label.
Release Date: May 18
Editor’s Notes: Commonwealth and Vans have teamed up for the first time, reworking two classic models: the Era and Slip-On. Both kicks have a slight military-style look, with the Era dressed in “Desert Sage” and the Slip-On in “Lark Tan” colorways. But the major takeaway here is Commonwealth’s addition of socially conscious messaging, with embossed midsoles that take a stand for political change and human equality.
Check out both models in detail above and look for the collection to drop exclusively at Commonwealth flagships and online on May 18.
To stay updated on everything happening in the sneaker world, follow @Highsnobietysneakers on Instagram, check our sneaker release date calendar, and subscribe to our sneaker chatbot on Facebook to receive lightning quick updates to your inbox.
Our designated shopping section features products that we love and want to share with you. Highsnobiety has affiliate marketing partnerships, which means we may receive a commission from your purchase.