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These gorgeous new Vans are inspired by Frida Kahlos artwork

These are pretty cool (Picture: VANS)
When Vans released their limited edition Harry Potter merch, t..

By Sunday Herald Team , in Fashion , at July 1, 2019

These are pretty cool (Picture: VANS)

When Vans released their limited edition Harry Potter merch, the internet pretty much went crazy.

Now, the masterminds behind the shoes over at Vault by Vans have launched a Frida Kahlo inspired range of lace-up and slip-on trainers.

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter who was known for her unique and colourful self-portraits.

She was a staple of Mexican culture establishing herself as a cultural icon, but also posing questions about gender, class and struggles in her own personal life.

So obviously we want to wear her work on our feet.

Vans x Frida Cahlo picture: VANS METROGRAB
Frida Kahlo is iconic (Picture: VANS)

Some of her most famous pieces, including Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, have been carefully transferred onto the Vans shoes.

A magical collaboration awaits.

Vans x Frida Cahlo picture: VANS METROGRAB
Walking art (Picture: VANS)

The Vans OG Sk8-Hi shoe features her Las Dos Fridas artwork which sees two versions of herself holding hands, a representation of her dual heritage but its also thought to symbolise her divorce from Diego Rivera.

Vans x Frida Cahlo picture: VANS METROGRAB
Quirky (Picture: VANS)

The classic OG Slip-On comes with the Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird print, the self portrait that most people will instantly recognise.

Vans x Frida Cahlo picture: VANS METROGRAB
Authentic (Picture: VANS)

And the Authentic Vans shoe comes with a watermelon print from her still life piece, Viva la Vida, which was reportedly made just eight days before her death in 1954.

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