To commemorate the 90th anniversary of Disney’s beloved character, Vans designers have incorporated decades of iconic Mickey Mouse imagery to an extended offering of footwear, apparel and accessories. The collection is founded on 11 designs that capture Mickey Mouse’s spirit and evolution spanning from his introduction in the late 1920s to the present. To memorialise Mickey Mouse’s film debut in 1928, the Sk8-Hi has been remastered to showcase iconic scenes from the black and white silent film, Plane Crazy. Each quarter panel features a film scene that is captured under a patent material and is finished with a 3D emblem on the heels. The 1940’s introduction of the animated film Fantasia brought Mickey Mouse’s mischievous persona to light as “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”. Taking inspiration from the Sorcerer’s hat, the Sk8-Hi is transformed to include velvet quarter panels adorned with celestial moon and star embroidery, which is complemented by blue suede panels and contrast yellow stitching. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice-inspired Sk8-Hi is finished with a black sole, star printed laces, and a Sorcerer’s Apprentice emblem on the heel. To complement the collection, a Fantasia-themed tee and Old Skool II Backpack feature a far out, tie-dye print and Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Disney fans can channel their inner Mouseketeer in an Old Skool model that is dedicated to the Mickey Mouse Club. Utilising suede and cotton canvas materials, the Old Skool silhouette features a red side stripe and a club logo sewn on the tongue. The Mickey Mouse Club themed Old Skool is finished with custom chain-stitched embroidery on the back of each heel. Vans designers channel the 1980s in a special model of the Old Skool, which combines multi-colour uppers in pink, yellow, and green. The design is topped off with a classically cool Mickey Mouse print and the Vans’ iconic checkerboard pattern. Both men and women will receive nostalgic ‘80s-inspired apparel and accessories options including hoodies, jackets, backpacks, and accessories. Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse are tougher than nails on a special flaming checkerboard slip-on. Channelling the 1990s, both Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse get a punk makeover. Vans and Disney fans can showcase their own “Off The Wall” attitude in the LS BF Tee, backpack, hat and a hoodie that showcases flaming sleeves and a checkerboard hood liner. Mickey Mouse fans can channel the true original himself in the Mickey Mouse-inspired Authentic. Vans’ original deck shoe has been updated with Mickey Mouse’s trademark colours, including a yellow sole complemented by black and red uppers and applique yellow buttons along the heels. A canvas rendition of the Old Skool showcases Mickey Mouse’s iconic gloves holding the medial side of the shoe. Disney fans will have to look closely as there is a hidden Mickey located on the tongue of each shoe. This simplified take on a classic serves as inspiration for a matching women’s apparel assortment that includes a checkerboard emblazoned tee, hoodie, hat, and backpack. Mickey Mouse’s eternal sweetheart, Minnie Mouse, will receive her own two-piece footwear and apparel assortment that channels her classic polka dotted dress. Using her giant oversized bow and satin materialisation, the Authentic Gore and slide-on sandal get dressed up with Minnie Mouse detailing and is finished with a delicate scalloped edge. Matching crewneck, backpack and sock options are also available in the selection. The collection wraps up with the last rendition that could only be created by Vans and Disney fans themselves. Vans Customs will receive two exclusive prints including a special Mickey Mouse inspired icon and a Minnie Mouse polka dot pattern. Highlight your own favourite moment with Mickey Mouse alongside countless colour and material combinations across Vans classic silhouettes. The Vans and Disney Mickey Mouse Collection is available online and at Vans partner and retail stores. Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.