The Aquabats, Devo, Yo Gabba Gabba! and Vans Collaborate on Kids Shoes
Vans and Christian Jacobs, lead singer of The Aquabats and creator of Yo Gabba Gabba!, have teamed up to create a line of cool shoes for the little ones. The colorful cast of Yo Gabba Gabba! can now be your niece’s, cousin’s, and kids new favorite pair of Vans. The collection introduces an array of styles including Van’s popular Classic Slip-On and Sk8-Hi Deconstruct styles for boys, girls, and toddlers.
The line debuts with a series of five short videos drawing inspiration from the world of action sports and music. Each video features a Yo Gabba Gabba! character in motion with a skate pioneer. Music in the videos include Devo’s “Freedom of Choice,” as well as Real Life, and Tommy Guerrero. Yo Gabba Gabba! have a history of cool musical features and in the past have featuredBiz Markie, MGMT, Ting Tings, Chromeo-and of course, The Aquabats who have just released a new EP, Radio Down! on November 9.Watch the Vans x Yo Gabba Gabba! video featuring the show character Plex, pro skaters Bucky Lasek and Christian Hosoi, and Devo’s song, “Freedom of Choice” here: