The Adventures of the Checkered Vans

A few years ago, I was standing outside the Roman Forum when it struck me that my trusty checkered Vans sneakers were actually quite classically striking. The checkered pattern is one that has appeared in tile artwork all over the world for a long time, and though the pattern has taken on a whole new association (vintage funky diner?), it occurred to me that my millennium-era shoes actually looked quite good when thrown in with antiquity.

So this happened.


The Forum, Rome

Positano, Italy

The Colosseum, Rome

The Louvre, Paris

The Globe Theatre, London

At a pub in Gotenberg, Sweden.

Near Fes, Morocco

The Grand Bazaar, Istanbul

Delicate Arch, Arches National Park, Utah

Halkidiki, Greece


Meteora, Greece

Ancient Delphi, Greece

Athens, Greece

Old Town, Rhodes, Greece

Heroes' Square, Budapest, Hungary

The John Lennon Wall, Prague, Czech Republic

Santorini, Greece


One Response to The Adventures of the Checkered Vans

  1. Παναγιώτης says:

    ❤ it

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