Vans & Sanrio Celebrate Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary With Summer Shoe Collection
Hello cuteness! Sanrio and Vans have just released information on their new Vans x Hello Kitty collection to commemorate 40 years of Hello Kitty. This new collection for women and kids will feature Vans Classics designs inspired by Hello Kitty’s vintage products from the ‘70s.
Inspired by beloved Hello Kitty plush, the Vans Sk8-Hi Slim uses plush sidewall detailing and features an embroidered face and red bow details. Two offerings of the Authentic include an all-over Hello Kitty print taken from an original tote bag Sanrio offered in the ‘70s and a one-of-a-kind print that blends Hello Kitty’s cute face atop a vintage Van Doren leopard print. For the first time, Vans designed a custom checkerboard-printed bow just for Hello Kitty’s special celebration.
The kids and toddlers collection also features a range of styles. The Vans Classic Slip-On showcases the fuzzy plush details on the front panel with an embroidered Hello Kitty face. Two Authentic offerings match back to the Women’s Classic Collection.
The limited edition Vans x Hello Kitty collection debuts this month and will be available online at vans.com/hellokitty and at Vans retail locations globally as well as Sanrio.com and select Sanrio boutique stores. Retail prices range from $37 – $70.