Model: Authentic 44 DX and Old Skool 36 DX
Key Features: The Authentic is printed in Mister Cartoon's tattoo-inspired style, also featuring white sidewalls reading “Uncle Toons Mart” and “NEIGHBORHOOD” in cursive typography. The all-black Old Skool incorporates embroidered toe caps reading “Tokyo” and “Los Angeles” as a nod to NEIGHBORHOOD and Mister Cartoon, as well as “Uncle Toons Mart by NEIGHBORHOOD” embroidery on the heels. Each sneaker is finished with custom-printed sock liners.
Release Date: June 26
Buy: Vans.com and select retailers
Editor’s Notes: Vans has partnered with Los Angeles-based artist Mister Cartoon and Japanese streetwear brand NEIGHBORHOOD for a new two-sneaker collaboration. Consisting of the Authentic 44 DX and Old Skool 36 DX, the pack is referred to as the “Uncle Toons Mart" collection, named after a fictional liquor store imagined by Mister Cartoon and NEIGHBORHOOD.
The collaboration is inspired by each participant, as Mister Cartoon draws from his LA roots to showcase his signature tattoo-influenced style. At the core, the pack celebrates both Mister Cartoon and NEIGHBORHOOD's dedication to craftsmanship and attention to detail, while blending Tokyo street style and Los Angeles street life.
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