– Vans Vault collection
– Design by Taka Hayashi
– Premium suede and leather upper
Self-taught illustrator, painter, graphic and product designer, Taka Hayashi was born in Yokohama, Japan and moved to Sana Monica, CA with his family when he was 9 years-old. Taka grew up in a defining era and locale in skate history and was influenced by the skate culture in the area. He began drawing at a very early age and spent most of his time either skating or experimenting with art. Some of his projects have been for Union LA, LAMF, Stussy and Vans Syndicate.