Leica presents a short film series, Let Us Roam, documenting the lives of inspiring and creative people in the skateboarding world. The first film of the series explores legendary skateboarder and long time Vans team rider Ray Barbee, and his life in San Jose, CA. Following his passion for photography, music and skateboarding, the film beautifully illustrates Ray Barbee’s life philosophy and the importance of being inspired through all that you do.
Vans collaborate with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals this Spring dedicated to all the animals we love. The signature ASPCA collection includes a variety of apparel and shoes in unisex sizing. New this week at The Vans DQM General in Boston and New York is the Sk8-Hi Slim, features a dog print quarter panel with a suede cap and heel, and the all over cat print Authentic in both men and women’s sizing.
This season, Vans has collaborated with Della - a socially responsible and sustainable company based in LA. With a mission to support developing villages in Ghana in West Africa, Della specializes in producing hand crafted, one-of-a-kind textiles through employing more the 50 women in developing villages. Our Boston store has just received the Sk8-Hi Reissue and Era from the collaboration in an exclusive Batik print. Made from sustainable materials, the Sk8-Hi Reissue and Era are available in Batik/Black in women’s sizes. Available in store now at The Vans DQM General in Boston.
DQM and Vans celebrated the opening of The Vans DQM General in Boston, MA last Friday night at the newly opened location at 174 Newbury Street. Locals, family and friends celebrated with us while listening to professional skateboarder and musician, Ray Barbee, play a very special set. The Vans DQM General Boston is officially open! The store carries Vans’ most premiere selection of footwear in the city along with a fully set up skate shop, and of course the entire DQM apparel and accessories collection. Thanks to our family at Vans and everyone who came out!