Creature Skateboards is an unmistakable brand in the ever-growing skateboard industry. Creature's bold designs feature some of the sickest imagery out there, creating skateboards that are sometimes dark and twisted but always gnarly. Creature completes come fully stocked and ready to ride out of the box. Their boards feature Powerply construction, keeping your steed ultra lightweight and super durable. Plus, they’re paired up with sturdy Krux™ trucks and smooth OJ™ wheels for a smooth ride that can easily unleash a few tricks. Support your local Creature and pick up a Creature complete at the Rideshop.
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The next time your skate shoes bite the dust, score a pair of Vans x Queen collaboration kicks that will make you feel like a champion. Get caught in a landslide of stylish lucidity with this special collaboration between Vans and rock legends Queen. The Authentic x Queen is a black denim low-top with red eyelets and smooth textile lining and cushioned EVA footbed that are decorated with iconic Queen album covers. If you prefer the Hi style, the Sky-Hi x Queen will help you break free. These kicks really make the rockin’ world go round.
Circa and Blockhead have teamed up to bring you a limited collaboration that features one of the early 80’s greatest teams. Dust off your Recycled Rubbish and Debbie Does Blockhead skate videos and slide into these banging kicks. The 8 Track x Blockhead model features synthetic reflective leather uppers, mid-top shaft for ankle support, elastic tongue straps and the Circa herringbone outsole that provides improved board control. Circa infused a little modern magic too, equipping these shoes with the FusionGrip™ outsole rubber for ultimate grip. Get em’ before they’re gone in the Rideshop on Zappos.com.
DC and Nitro Circus have teamed up to create the villainous DC Circus Slipper, a special Nitro Circus colorway of the classic Villain slip-on style by DC. The heavy-duty suede upper will keep your feet safe during all your high-flying acts. Enjoy DC’s trademarked “pill” cup sole and Nitro Circus repeater to represent. Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus seems like a natural fit with DC for a shoe collaboration and we can probably expect more colorways and styles in the future. Check out the Nitro Circus team on MTV this fall and make sure you score a pair of DC Circus Slippers at the Rideshop on Zappos.com.
The first ever inline footboard has arrived! Kick up your Heelys® performance to the next level with the Nano. The Nano Inline Footboard allows you to use your Heelys shoes in a new way: faster, farther, longer. You can use any single-wheeled style, old or new. Just remove the wheel from the right or the left shoe, click into the Nano, and skate away. The 2 large wheels offer high clearance and unbeatable stability on most terrains. The built-in grindplate allows you to trick off most rails without losing control of the board. Enjoy being able to skate for even longer without the fatigue. Great for cruising the boardwalk or tricking hard at the skatepark, the Nano is for all ages. Pick up your Nano Inline Footboard at Zappos.com and turn your shoes into an experience.
Lifted Research Group (L-R-G) has clothed everyone from Kanye West to B.O.B. and has remained true to true hip-hop over the years. To take it a step further, they jumped right into the skateboard market with their trendy clothes and world-renowned designs. The all-new Explorers Vs. Visionaries keeps it street with a line that features New Era caps, team tees and embroidered-pocket jeans. The L-R-G Visionaries Team New Era® Hat is a pinstriped Flexfit cap with the classic “L” logo and is 100% cotton. The Explorers Team Tee will help you represent your team in style and comfort. This 100% crew neck has the original Explorers Team design on the front to let them know the team you’re playing for. Tie it together with the L-R-G Visionary C47 Jean, a relaxed straight leg jean with embroidered logo detail on the back pocket. Check out the full line of L-R-G gear at Zappos.com.
Since 1966 Vans has captured the essence of skateboarding and has changed the footwear world with their classic and new styles. Vans make much more than just the Classic Slip On and Zappos.com has a few styles that are great for heading out to the beach for a sunny afternoon.
Jumping right into the boat shoe trend, Vans has created the stylish Zapato Del Barco® to keep your feet protected the next time you’re “on a boat.” The vulcanized construction and rubberized outsole demonstrates the brand's true inner-skateboarder background but stays focused on their mission to provide a classic boat shoe look by sporting leather laces, contrast stitching and frayed edges. Fly your boat to the moon in a fresh pair of Zapato Del Barcos®.
Surfing is a true connection to the Earth and maintaining a respect for Mother Nature is a surfer’s duty long after the tide is gone. The Vans Raglan combines the traditional ankle-boot style with Vans’ hang loose attitude in an eco-friendly constructed shoe of 100% recycled PET plastic bottle canvas uppers and a waste-free outsoles. Stay cool into the bonfire hours of the night with a moisture-wicking twill lining to regulate heat.
If you’re a fan of Vans’ classic styles, you’ll love the Vans E-Street. These eco-friendly sneakers use VansLITE™ super-soft molded and contoured EVA sandal footbeds with classic waffle sole textures to minimize waste while still keeping the footbed lightweight and comfortable. Take peace in knowing that you’re sporting a pair of shoes made of 100% recycled PET canvas and 100% hemp. Coming in at just eight ounces, these are the perfect pair of shoes to pack for a day at the beach.
Hang ten in a pair of Vans 106 SF. Enjoy this super lightweight and comfortable surf shoe that packs both VansLITE™ and Dri-Lex Eco, a bamboo-based Viscose lining that is super soft and helps block moisture. The 106 SF offer a one-of-a-kind fit without weighing you down.
Shoe features clean leather uppers with oversized etnies logo on side. Padded tongue and collar for added comfort and support. STI Foam™ cushioning footbed for added protection and comfort. 400 NBS rubber outsole with exposed EVA midsole for added comfort. See these and all your favorite new etnies products here in the Zappos Rideshop!!