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Brand: Vans

Model: Era and Sk8-Hi

Key Features: Vans

Release Date: Available now

Price: The Vans Era stacked costs $70 while the Vans Sk8-Hi costs $80

Buy: and Vans retail stores

Editor’s Notes: Vans takes two of its most popular silhouettes, the Era and Sk8-Hi, and gives them completely oversized features and layers, alongside Memphis-style colorways. More specifically, the sneakers feature platform bumpers, an exaggerated outsole and translucent foxing tape.

The white/checkerboard colorway of the Era sees an oversized checkerboard heel bumper beneath a translucent outsole with a stacked gum bumper at the toe. The second colorway uses dual-tone purple and black uppers with a pink and translucent sea green outsole that is accented with an oversized confetti bumper.

The teal Sk8-Hi is finished with translucent tape atop the platform sole, layered with traditional gum rubber and a confetti glitter toe bumper and pink heel.

Each model in the Stacked Collection is finished with Vans Wafflesaw, a modern version of the brand’s vulcanized outsole.

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