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Custom Shoes for a Great Cause

Being creative souls ourselves, we're huge supporters of the arts here at Momtrends, so when Vans offered us the opportunity to design a pair of shoes in support of the Vans Custom Culture program, a national competition aimed toward celebrating creativity, and raising awareness for declining funding in arts programs around our country, we were thrilled to join the festivities!

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Nothing's cuter than the masterpieces little ones create, so we thought it made the most sense to have a couple of our tiniest mascots, my dude and lil' lady bean, design a pair of shoes for someone they loved...In this case it was their Auntie. She's about to become a first time mom and will definitely appreciate receiving a pair of doodled on Vans from her very own niece and nephew. Plus, being a former actress and high school arts program participant herself, a competition like this is right up her alley. I know she'll be rockin' these kicks proudly, knowing that they were made with such a special purpose in mind! And what an amazing Mother's day gift these custom shoes will make! All we needed were some paint markers and a fresh white pair of Vans.

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So, would you like to know how to support Vans Custom Culture and art education yourself? Vote for your favorite shoes HERE to help five US high schools win a trip to New York and one U.S high school 50K for its school's art program. You can watch the fun unfold by scouting out the hashtags #vanscustomculture and #ArtEducations!

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