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Published on March 23rd, 2019 | by Alan Cross


Want: David Bowie sneakers

Vans, the shoe company that’s always been big into music (cf. The Vans Warped Tour) have released some new David Bowie kicks with a theme based on his glam years.

The Slip-On 47 V DX, Era, Old School, and Sk8-Hi each pay homage to a different Bowie albums: Space Oddity (1969), Hunky Dory (1971), Aladdin Sane (1973) and Diamond Dogs (1974).

What? No Ziggy? Strange.

One the shoes are released–they’re expected next month–they’ll run between US$65-80.

Learn more at Highsnobriety.

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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2 Responses to Want: David Bowie sneakers

  1. D_Mac says:

    I just bought the Led Zeppelin hi-top vans for $100… now I’m gonna have to find these.

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