Amsterdam-based artist Parra is kind of an elusive dude. I know very little, ok well absolutely no French or Dutch, so it’s been a little hard for me to pin him down. Other than seeing his cover art for Teenage Bad Girl, and his video for lele’s “Breakfast” — I don’t really know much about him other than he runs Rockwell Clothing, and sells some of his work online.

It’s his collaboration with Vans that I’m really sweating though. Seriously, how sick are these shoes?

Parra SK8-Hi, $65.00.

Parra Era, $52.00.

Parra Chukka, $65.00.

My favorite detail is the insole:

So good! I consistently oscillate between being being either very goth in my personal aesthetic or kind of skate rat. Guess which one this post falls under?