DQM x Vans x Blue Note Records
New York-based Skateshop DQM has teamed up with Vans and the iconic Jazz Label Blue Note which celebrates it’s 75 anniversary this year. The project feature a Footwear line accompanied by a short film which portrays Don Was, musician and producer but also President of Blue Note Records and the legendary multidisciplinary Skateboarer Ray Barbee; A documentary that shows the special connection between the art forms of music and skateboarding, equally characterized by free-form thinking, style and improvisation. The collection features a Vans OG Era LX and an OG Sk8-Hi LX declined in two colorways “The Colors” and “The Blues”, both bodied with a canvas yardage printed with a collage featuring cover art from Blue Note’s epic catalog.
This DQM x Vans x Blue Note Records pack will drop in two phazes; “The Colors” is set to drop May 8 2015 on the DQM webstore while “The Blues” will be available later in June.