FLATSPOT : VANS MAX SCHAAF PRO PACK
This seasons Pro core releases from Vans include this nice 2 shoes special edition pack by Max Schaaf. Max Schaaf operates a custom bike shop called 4Q Conditioning out of Oakland (check the 4Q blog for more) hence the 4Q Oakland logo hit on the inner sole. Fabrics used here are a mix of premium standard suede and also a vans exclusive Tuff coated suede in nice subtle black colour ways with a hint of red and waxed laces. Unique detailing on these include tonal outline stitch Vans S stripe on the Sk8-mid and contrast white lace holes on the Era. Both the Era and the Sk8-mid are built using the Pro pack uprated cushioned sole plus duracap layers hidden in the upper and sidewalls for extra durability.