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Vans are one of the longest standing skate shoe and snowboard boots brands in the world, with a product range now extending into technical clothing and outerwear as well as lifestyle oriented streetwear, T shirts, hoodies, caps, accessories and more. All Vans gear is extremely well made and Vans have an unmatched reputation in the action sports industry for quality and style. 


On March 16, 1966, at 704 E. Broadway, in Anaheim, California brothers Paul Van Doren, James Van Doren, Gordon Lee and two other partners opened up the first Vans store. The Van Doren Rubber Company manufactured shoes and sold them directly to the public. On that first morning, twelve customers purchased Vans deck shoes, which are now known as "Authentic". Vans displayed three styles of shoes, which were priced between $2.49 and $4.99, but on the day the store opened for business, the company had only made display models actually manufactured, but no inventory ready to sell. The store rack boxes were actually empty. Nevertheless, these 12 customers came into the store and selected the colors and styles they desired. The customers were asked to come back later in the afternoon. In the meantime, Van Doren and Lee rushed to the factory to manufacture the selected shoes. When the customers returned that afternoon to pick up their shoes, Van Doren and Lee realized that they had forgotten to have cash available to make change. The customers were given the shoes anyways and asked to return the following day to pay for them. Each of the 12 customers did return the next day to make the payments!

Skateboarders who liked Vans' rugged make-up and sticky sole were seen wearing Vans all over Southern California in the early 1970s. In 1975, the Vans "#95", known today as the "Era", was designed byTony Alva and Stacy Peralta.

Today, Vans are one of the longest standing and most popular skate shoe brands in the world, and are heavily involved in all things skate, surf, moto and snow including big participation in art, music, events and competitions all over the globe - one of the biggest of these being the Vans Warped Tour.

After moving into the snow market, Vans now produce an awesome range of snowboard boots for men, women and kids, and have one of the best snowboard teams in the world with riders such as Pat Moore, Darrell Mathes and Andreas Wiig.

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Vans Authentic Women's Skate Shoe, UK 5.5 Strawberry Pink/True White
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Vans Authentic Women's Skate Shoe

Vans Authentic Skate Shoe, UK 8.5 Lapis Blue/True White
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Vans Authentic Skate Shoe

Vans Anti-Hero Wired T Shirt, XL Black
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Vans Anti-Hero Wired T Shirt

Vans ComfyCush Slip-On Skate Shoe, UK 8 Black/Black
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Vans ComfyCush Slip-On Skate Shoe

Vans Old Skool Skate Shoes, UK 10 Corsair/True White
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Vans Old Skool Skate Shoes

Vans Classic Slip-On Skate Shoes, UK 7.5 Black/Black
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Vans Classic Slip-On Skate Shoes

Vans Gilbert Crockett 2 Pro Skate Shoes, UK 12 Brown
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Vans Gilbert Crockett 2 Pro Skate Shoes

Vans Chima Pro 2 Skate Shoes, UK 9 Ebony/Port Royale
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Vans Chima Pro 2 Skate Shoes

Vans Chima Ferguson Pro Skate Shoes, UK 9.5 Cumin/Black
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Vans CHIMA FERGUSON PRO Skate Shoes

Vans Slip-On Pro Skate Shoes, UK 7 Black/White/Gum
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Vans Slip-On Pro Skate Shoes

Vans ComfyCush Era Skate Shoe, UK 11 Black/Black
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Vans ComfyCush Era Skate Shoe

Vans Adult Unisex Old Skool Skate Shoes, UK 10 Rumba Red/True White
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Vans Old Skool Skate Shoes

Vans Chima Ferguson Pro Skate Shoes, UK 10 Black/True White
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Vans CHIMA FERGUSON PRO Skate Shoes

Vans TNT Advanced Prototype Skate Shoes, UK 9 Black/White
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Vans TNT Advanced Prototype Skate Shoes

Vans Old Skool Skate Shoes, UK 7 Lapis Blue/True White
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Vans Old Skool Skate Shoes

Vans Chukka Low Skate Shoes, UK 11 Dress Blues/Classic Gum
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Vans Chukka Low Skate Shoes

Vans Era Skate Shoes, UK 8 Black/Black
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Vans Era Skate Shoes

Vans TNT Advanced Prototype Skate Shoes, UK 8.5 Drizzle/White
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Vans TNT Advanced Prototype Skate Shoes

Vans ComfyCush Old Skool Skate Shoe, UK 7 Black/Black
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Vans ComfyCush Old Skool Skate Shoe

Vans Half Cab Pro Skate Shoes, UK 10 Black/Black/White
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Vans Half Cab Pro Skate Shoes

Vans Sk8-Mid Reissue Skate Shoes, UK 11 Black/True White
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Vans Sk8-Mid Reissue Skate Shoes

Vans ComfyCush Sk8-Hi Skate Shoe, UK 10 Black/True White
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Vans ComfyCush Sk8-Hi Skate Shoe

Vans Chima Ferguson Pro Skate Shoes, UK 8 Blue Ashes/White
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Vans CHIMA FERGUSON PRO Skate Shoes

Vans ComfyCush Authentic Skate Shoe, UK 9.5 Black/Black
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Vans ComfyCush Authentic Skate Shoe

Vans Kyle Walker Pro Skate Shoe, UK 8.5 Black/White
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Vans Kyle Walker Pro Skate Shoe

Vans Authentic Skate Shoe, UK 8.5 Rumba Red/True White
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Vans Authentic Skate Shoe

Vans Authentic Skate Shoe, UK 10 Corsair/True White
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Vans Authentic Skate Shoe

Vans ComfyCush Authentic Skate Shoe, UK 8.5 Black/True White
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Vans ComfyCush Authentic Skate Shoe

Vans AV RapidWeld Pro Lite Skate Shoe, UK 7 Black/White/Black
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Vans AV RapidWeld Pro Lite Skate Shoe

Vans Gilbert Crockett 2 Pro Skate Shoes, UK 7 Black/White
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Vans Gilbert Crockett 2 Pro Skate Shoes

Vans TNT Advanced Prototype Skate Shoes, UK 10 Darkest Spruce
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Vans TNT Advanced Prototype Skate Shoes

Vans Era Skate Shoes UK 10.5 Navy
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Vans Era Skate Shoes

Vans Slip-On Pro Skate Shoes, UK 7.5 Retro Grisaille
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Vans Slip-On Pro Skate Shoes

Vans Chukka Low Skate Shoes, UK 8 Black/True White
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Vans Chukka Low Skate Shoes

Vans Style 112 Mid Pro Skate Shoes, UK 11 Black/White
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Vans Style 112 Mid Pro Skate Shoes

Vans Authentic Women's Skate Shoe, UK 6 Bleached Apricot/White
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Vans Authentic Women's Skate Shoe

Vans ComfyCush Era Skate Shoe, UK 12 Black/True White
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Vans ComfyCush Era Skate Shoe

Vans TNT Advanced Prototype Skate Shoes, UK 7.5 Black/White/Red
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Vans TNT Advanced Prototype Skate Shoes

Vans Authentic Skate Shoe, UK 4 Desert Sage/True White
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Vans Authentic Skate Shoe

Vans Chima Pro 2 Suede Skate Shoes, UK 10 Blackout
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Vans Chima Pro 2 Skate Shoes