Just a few weeks ago, Vans rocked the world of Harry Potter fandom with a major announcement: The shoe retailer is coming out with a brand-new collection that's inspired by everyone's favorite wizard and his magical realm.
It all started when Vans tweeted, "Something magical coming soon," with a link to its website announcing a collaboration with Harry Potter. For those keeping score, this collection comes on the heels of other popular Vans collabs, including ones with David Bowie and Led Zeppelin.
And now we finally have our first peek at the Vans x Harry Potter collection in all its mystical glory. Unsurprisingly, fans wasted no time commencing their collective freakout over the big news.
For now, we'll just have to admire the shoes in this exclusive first look.
Gryffindor’s Sk8-Hi has red-and-gold-hued stripes against black suede, complete with a matching Jazz Stripe and the house’s lion-emblazoned crest on the side. The Checkerboard Authentic design for Ravenclaw features matching blue laces and hints of bronze. As for the Hufflepuff Slip-On, it has yellow stripe detailing with "Hufflepuff" and the crest across the front. The Slytherin’s Era boasts fake snakeskin patterns in a silver and dark green colorway.