October 20, 2022 | CLASSICS

Tom Misch For Vans’ “Classic Since Forever” Campaign

The pioneering South London musician is the third boundary-breaking creative to represent the “Off The Wall” style

Tom Misch

Tom Misch

Critically acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, producer and singer – Tom Misch – is the latest artist to be announced as part of Vans’ “Classic Since Forever” campaign. 

Since his debut album ‘Geography’ was released in 2018, South London’s Misch has been on a roll. Sold out tours, collaborations with legends such as De La Soul and Ivor Novello nominations for his second album, ‘What Kind of Music’ with Yussef Dayes. Oh and making it onto Barack Obama’s famed ‘favorite songs of 2018’ list with his track, Disco Yes. 

Four short years later, Tom now has a back catalogue to rival some of the biggest names in the industry, dropping mixtape after mixtape. In 2022, Misch released two new tracks using the alter ego, Supershy – an experimental electronic project where Tom lives out his clubbing dreams under a different alias. 

Tom’s pioneering and progressive nature makes him the perfect ambassador for Vans’ “Classic Since Forever” campaign – a celebration of the global icon of creative expression’s most iconic footwear styles. Shot in South East London’s Unwound Studios, Tom wears the all black Sk8-Hi and the iconic black and white Sk8-Hi. 

Tom joins model Paloma Elsesser and fellow musical powerhouse and Vans’ Global Music Ambassador Anderson .Paak in the campaign. Tom cites .Paak as someone he looks up to so it’s a full-circle moment for Tom and Anderson .Paak to share the same stage. As part of the “Classic Since Forever” campaign, Tom played a full show at Vans’ legendary music and skate venue, House of Vans earlier in October.

Each silhouette in the Vans Classics collection is available now via Vans.eu/Classics.