Vans x Captain Fin Launch Fall 2014 Collection

By Jay Casteel  |  08/25/2014

Vans partners with surf lifestyle brand Captain Fin Co. for the second capsule for its Fall 2014 season.

The collaboration consists of a full capsule of apparel, accessories and footwear in a bold color motif of black, gold and maroon, complemented by familiar Vans checkerboard patterns and signature logos.

The first of three footwear offerings is the Vans x Captain Fin Old Skool, showcasing the brand's iconic Sidestripe. The shoe is joined by two Surf Sider styles, the Vans x Captain Fin Fairhaven, a chukka- inspired Surf Sider built with premium textiles including leather and suede, and the Thresher Sandal, a longtime staple of Surf Sider sandals.

It also includes two illustrative tees, most notably the very Southern California "Stay Glassy"; the Captain Fin Boardshort, featuring a 19-inch outseam and 2-way stretch design that combines Vans DNA with both checkerboard and stripes on each panel; the Captain Fin Backpack, a 35-litre military-inspired rucksack is complete with canvas TPE Backing; and accessories like the Captain Fin Bucket Hat and the Captain Fin beanie.

The Vans x Captain Fin Collection is available now at and Vans retailers.