Vans x Filson

The Active Team came across this little gem from VANS’ online TV station, Off The Wall TV, about their collaboration with iconic outdoor manufacturer Filson. Starting in 1887, Filson started its first retail store in Seattle, catering to the needs of those trekking up to Alaska for the Gold Rush. The video goes into detail about the company’s origins and its evolution. The capsule collection of sneakers and a backpack is being sold at high-end retailers like Barneys. It looks like there’s more in store for the Off The Wall TV series, The Collaboratory; maybe they noticed the success of other online “action sports” outlets like Epicly Later’d and The Berrics…either way, we are tuning in.


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