Vans and Nickelodeon team up for new SpongeBob SquarePants collab

Vans are launching two different – but equally awesome – SpongeBob SquarePants merch collections this June.

Vans and Nickelodeon team up for new SpongeBob SquarePants collab
Emily Carter

Following collabs with the likes of The Simpsons and The Nightmare Before Christmas (plus band-related drops with Foo Fighters and Metallica), Vans are now headed to Bikini Bottom for a fun new SpongeBob SquarePants collection.

The first of two new Nickelodeon collabs is "a range of classic footwear, apparel and accessories fit for fans of all ages", while the second is in partnership with New York fashion designer Sandy Liang. Both launch on June 4, with previews available to check out below and via

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"Are ya ready kids?" reads a statement. "Dive down to Bikini Bottom for a F.U.N. collaboration with Vans and SpongeBob SquarePants! Show your love for the coolest creatures under the sea with this collection of footwear and apparel."

In other SpongeBob-related news, Machine Gun Kelly recently attempted to cover the iconic theme tune live.

"I’m gonna sing you guys the Barney theme song – you guys ready?” he asked the crowd. "My bad – Teletubbies! Teletubbies! Sorry.” MGK then settled on the SpongeBob classic – although his lyrics weren’t completely accurate…

"I can’t believe you guys actually sang that with me,” he joked afterwards. "That was awesome! That was not supposed to happen. Everyone gets mad at me because I’m 30 years old and watch SpongeBob on Amazon Prime all the time.”

We're guessing he's going to be first in line for this new Vans collab, then…

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