A life of passion: Every day, Connor Tingley works between art and design disciplines at his home/studio (@COOL.LLC) in Los Angeles. Much of his expansive Los Angeles experience is communicated by stories of understanding unity through opposites. “Growing up art-making and skateboarding instilled independence and passion that made me available to collaborate with Vans and talk about the timeless truth of connection in community.” What follows, details his shoe collaboration with Vans. A full-circle discussion about the deeper meaning and histories of the iconic checkered Vans pattern and its connection to community in Southern California.
The Vault By Vans x Connor Tingley Authentic LX Shoes are lace-up, low tops with classic stitching, flag branding, and a waffle tread sole for firmer grip. They also feature allover artwork designed by Connor.