Vans Releases Crayola Collaboration For Kids Sneakers

Clothing collaborations are all the rage these days ... even the large companies are doing them. Vans, however, has just released a unique collaboration between them and children's crayon company Crayola.

"Hear the name Crayola and memories of your earliest creative masterpieces quickly come to mind. Did you know that the average child in the United States will wear down 730 crayons by his or her 10th birthday? Crayola produces nearly 3 billion crayons each year and sells to more than 80 countries. In 2010, two iconic companies come together as Vans introduces the Vans Colored by Crayola collection with Classics styles colored up just like you remember them," the companies wrote of the team-up.

The Crayola x Vans Pack features an assortment of infant, toddler and youth sizes in several different colorways.

They consist of five Authentic's, two Era's, two SK8-Hi's and four Classic Slip-On's -- 13 uniquely designs kicks in total.

Each one looks to feature random splatters and speckles, but they're actually just space left over where the crayon didn't hit them, making them look as if they were colors by kids.

They come packaged in a Crayola-like sneaker box, as well.

According to, a coloring book was also produced by Crayola to go along with the sneakers, which is "believed to have been distributed to only a few of the distributors selling the sneakers."

Many of the shoes are available at online retailers like Journeys, Zappos, and even


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