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‘This Is Not a Skate Shoe’: Why Vans Is Suing Over ‘Transformational’ Sneaker

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

MSCHF, the controversy-prone art collective whose “Satan Shoes” last year sparked a high-profile legal battle with Nike, is back in court. This time it’s VF Corp.’s Vans suing the Brooklyn-based provocateur. The subject of the skate brand’s ire is MSCHF’s upcoming Wavy Baby, an impractical-looking shoe that resembles a funhouse-mirror take on Vans’ classic Old…

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