In the vibrant realm of sneaker culture, there exists a select group of brands that have solidified their position as revered staples. Clarks, although not your conventional sneaker, has managed to carve out an adored spot in the hearts of footwear enthusiasts. This is in part thanks to its endorsement by influential groups such as the Wu-Tang Clan and Jamaican rude-boys in London. And within the diverse Clarks lineup, there is one shoe that reigns supreme as a true icon of street fashion—the esteemed Wallabee.
What sets the Wallabee apart from the pack is Clarks’ unwavering dedication to expanding its ever-growing network of creative partners. Collaborations with heavy hitters such as Kith, sacai, and Billionaire Boys Club have undeniably solidified the Wallabee’s status as an absolute must-have for individuals who pride themselves on their fashion-forward inclinations. However, Clarks is also astute in recognizing the immense value in joining forces with fresh faces who are actively reshaping the ever-evolving streetwear scene.
One of these exciting emerging talents is VandyThePink, a brand that has captured the attention of devoted Clarks aficionados. VandyThePink burst onto the scene with their incredibly sought-after limited edition “Skeleton” rendition of the Wallabee Cup Boot. This release set the stage for a highly anticipated follow-up which is scheduled to make its grand entrance on October 27th.
Drawing inspiration from their beloved Vandy Burger mascot, previously brought to life in the form of a plush doll and a captivating couch ottoman, VandyThePink’s collaboration with Clarks showcases a luscious burger bun tan suede exterior complemented by a timeless crepe sole. Nothing has been left to chance when it comes to the meticulous attention to detail, as embroidered sesame seeds adorn the toe-box, allowing for that instantly recognizable bun aesthetic. And let us not overlook the delectable hangtag flair, which proudly displays all the accompaniments one would expect on a perfectly crafted burger—crisp lettuce, juicy tomato, mouthwatering cheese, and, of course, an irresistible burger patty. But the mouthwatering surprises continue, with the insoles of these exceptional Wallabees graced with the presence of classic shoestring fries, because after all, what is a delectable cheeseburger without a side of piping hot fries?
For avid sneakerheads counting down the moments until the release of the VandyThePink x Clarks Wallabee, the anticipation is nearly unbearable. This highly sought-after collaboration will be made available online exclusively on the Clarks website, retailing at a price of $260.
So, save the date and prepare to sink your teeth into this tantalizing fusion of sneaker culture and the ever-evolving world of street fashion. The VandyThePink x Clarks Wallabee is poised to make an unequivocal impact, leaving a lasting impression on all those who dare to be fashion-forward trendsetters.