Half Cab first released in 1992, and the Vans Skateboarding x Timberland Half Cab Hiker combines Vans storied skate shoe.
Vans and Timberland, two VF Corp. brands, are announcing their first-ever partnership with a brand new silhouette: half skate shoe and half boot.
The "Vans Skateboarding x Timberland Half Cab Hiker" combines Timberlands tough "Euro Hiker" boots from 1988 with Vans storied skate shoe, the "Half Cab," which was first introduced in 1992 and is currently commemorating its 30th anniversary.
The new capsule, which both brands call "unique," features the Half Cab is well-known 58 cuts upper atop a Euro Hiker boot outsole and two-tone laces. The "Half Cab Hiker" is made of canvas and premium leather from Timberland, and its ReBotl lining is composed of at least 50% recycled plastic. The footwear also features co-branded Vans/Timberland accents, padded leather collars, and rubber lug outsoles. They will be offered in the colourway wheat and chocolate/olive.
An updated version of Timberlands premium 6-inch waterproof boots, first offered in 1973, is sold alongside the "Half Cab Hikers." The Vans team has updated the look using streetwear, workwear, and skateboard aesthetics as inspiration, including the company is recognizable checkerboard print.
From December 20, select Vans and Timberland stores, Vans.com, and Timberland.com will carry the Vans Skateboarding x Timberland collaboration. The 6-Inch Boot is sold for 200 pounds (230 dollars), while the "Half Cab Hikers" are priced at 155 pounds (160 dollars).