Vans collaborates with Nintendo for its new ‘Vans x Nintendo Collection’

Vans collaborates with Nintendo for its new ‘Vans x Nintendo Collection’

In a recent announcement, iconic skateboarding shoe and apparel manufacturer Vans has revealed that it has collaborated with bigwig Japanese gaming company Nintendo to launch a newline of Vans items.

As a result of its collaboration with Nintendo, Vans will launch a new line of clothing, footwear, and accessories based on a number of classic Nintendo games like Super Mario Bros., Duck Hunt, Donkey Kong, and The Legend of Zelda, as well as popular Nintendo characters like Mario, Goombas, and Princess Peach, among others.

In addition, Vans said that it will also launch products inspired by Nintendo’s first-ever console --- the classic Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).

Some of the products included in Vans new lineup are Vans slip-on sneakers featuring characters and lines of dialogue from Legend of Zelda; tie-dye items like tank-tops, flip-flops, and a backpack featuring Super Mario characters; and Vans’ high-top Sk8-Hi Zip sneakers featuring a design of controllers from the NES console.

Revealing that its new line of products will be sold as the ‘Vans x Nintendo Collection,’ Vans said that the new products will become available for purchase with effect from Friday, June 3. All the products will be available in adult and children's sizes.