You might be a hipster, you might just be into the old school NES games and possibly have an emulator on your computer. But any fan of Super Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong can now rejoice because Nintendo and footwear brand Vans have teamed up to create a set of shoes inspired by these classic games and the NES console. The Vans X Nintendo Collection. Somebody call Scott Pilgrim.
Engadget apparently learned from a Vans spokesperson that the Nintendo line is only going to be on sale for a limited time. Prices could range from $37 and $70 for these shoes, depending on the size. They’ll hit Vans’ online store this Friday, June 3rd, along with select retail locations in various countries. Zelda designs, Donkey Kong, even the NES controllers and so many more cool designs and patterns. Outside of that there are also socks, hats, backpacks and shirts offered with similar retro NES-styled designs.
Welcome to the Warp Zone! Vans and Nintendo team up for a collection celebrating the legacy of Nintendo and its iconic characters. Make your way through the Mushroom Kingdom with styles featuring 8-bit characters like Mario™, Donkey Kong™, and Link™.
“To present a throwback-styled, head-to-toe look, the Vans x Nintendo collaboration extends into apparel and accessory items for men and women,” according to Vans in a press release. “Co-branded tees, backpacks, bags, socks, and hats are offered in prints that tie back to the classic footwear.”