We don't say this lightly but seeing the re-issue of one of skateboarding's most iconic silhouette in the form of the Vans Rowley Classic LX has seriously gotten us nostalgically hyped.
Literally ever other skater you saw would be rocking these back in the day and seeing them fresh in the box again the shoe just hasn't aged what so ever. As in the name, it's the straight up 'Classic' styling from Vans and Rowley that made these such a huge hit first time round. Originally released back in 1999 and now receiving a very limited drop through Vans Vault Originals. These Vans Rowley Classic LX will only be available through select stores Globally.
Cast your mind back and you'll remember these initially released at the height of the Tony Hawk Pro Skater game. Along with Vans and other skate footwear having been through a weird time in terms of design and direction this single Rowley silhouette changed the game. Following on the original release we seen the skate shoe industry take notes and the slimmer design and board feel started coming back into play. Obviously this and many other elements within skateboarding at the time contributed but as many of of us look back the Vans Rowley Classic LX seemed to be the tipping point for this huge shift in skate shoe design.
Enough with the skate history lesson, get your cursors hitting the below play buttons and remissness with some of Rowley's legendary parts. "Av it Larr!"
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