The Most Amazing 12 Year Old Freestyle Skateboarder! (Rocking Vans might I add!)


Rodney Mullen would be proud!

Vans Japan x Leader Bikes “Night Shift” Pack Teaser Video (5.13.16)

The midnight hours burn and the the streets yearn for a “Night Ride Out.” The Vans x Leader Bikes collaboration focuses on the shadows of the streets, the mystery of the midnight hour ride, who is to say you can only go out during the day. Fitted with the new reflective Vans apparel, you can be seen in the mystery of the night while out riding. No city sleeps, who knows who you could be riding with next while on a Night Ride Out.

Leader x Vans products would be available on May 13th. 2016 in Japan and May 21st. in USA.
Asia Premier tour for full movie is going to be May 13th. in Seoul, 14th. in Tokyo and 16th. in Osaka.

Film, Edit, Directed by Macaframa (Colin Arlen, Colby Elrick, Jason Rosete)
Music: BYU by VHVL

Vans 50th Anniversary ’77 Sk8-Hi Pro Reissue LIMITED RELEASE “Cinnamon” (Video Review by @samcolt12) #goodshoez #samcolt12


Vans Vault x Saint Alfred – Old Skool LX (2016)

Saint Alfred has teamed up with Vans Vault to release two special Old Skool LX’s, in an interesting Resin Coated Canvas, which will be available in either Turtledove, or Blue Depth.  St. Alfred chose to go with lace eyelets, and all white vulc soles.  Right now, we only have a few teaser vids, but expect more info and hopefully some official pics to come soon.

info via Saint Alfred

How to make Vans Footwear with Steve Van Doren and Christian Hosoi (Video)

From the first pair of Vans in 1966, to countless pairs of Vans in 2016, Steve Van Doren, the Godfather of Vans, has been putting his staple on Vans footwear since he started working for his father’s company 50 years ago. His dedicated led to the production of the first-ever skateboarding shoe. Get a glimpse into the past and take a tour of what goes into making a pair of Vans shoe with Steve and Vans Skate Legend Christian Hosoi.

The Story of Vans (Narrated by Jeff Grosso) @grossosucks


The Story of Vans showcases 50 years of milestones that have made Vans the unique brand it is today. Watch the animated story and follow the brand’s origins in action sports, art, music and fashion. Narrated by Vans Skateboarding Legend, Jeff Grosso.

Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, is pleased to announce the global launch of The Story of Vans on this historic day, Vans’ 50th anniversary. On March 16, 1966 Vans opened in Anaheim, Calif. as a small family-owned brand with big dreams. 50 years later, the Van Doren spirit lives on as one of the largest youth culture brands in the world, fostering a culture of creative expression through action sports, art, music and street culture. Vans commemorates its rich heritage with The Story of Vans series – a visual campaign that is truly the first of its kind – combining a mix of artistic methods to highlight iconic moments from the brand’s 50-year history.

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The Shoe Surgeon x ROKIT – The Making of the Old Skool Force 1 (Video)

Words via Highsnobiety:

“To call The Shoe Surgeon a sneaker customizer is putting it lightly. This guy is well known for completely transforming silhouettes. Here we get a look at the master at work, as he takes a pair of Vans Old Skools, rips off the sole, and then applies an Air Force 1 sole unit. Various other details have also been altered to come up with The Shoe Surgeon’s new collaboration with ROKIT.”

Damn Daniel And Josh Appear on Ellen! (Video)


It looks like Ellen has caught wind of the “Damn Daniel” viral video, and had Daniel and Josh come on to her show to talk about it.  The high school kids are from Riverside, CA, so that probably made it a little bit easier to get them on, but the coolest part is that Ellen, known for her awesome gifts for her guests, gave Josh, the friend who took the snapchat videos of Daniel, and who’s voice deserves most of the credit for the viral clip, a brand new surfboard.  Daniel got the coolest gift of all though.  A lifetime supply of Vans shoes, thanks to Vans.  What perfect timing for the 50th anniversary of Vans!

Sole Classics Creates A New Campaign Called #IWearVansBecause (Video) @soleclassics #soleclassics

Sole Classics is celebrating their 10 year anniversary this year, and besides a new Vault By Vans shoe coming shortly, they’ve decided to create an awesome new social media campaign asking everybody “I Wear Vans Because…”.  They’ve reached out to a few friends, including Doug Worthington of the Los Angeles Rams, to each give their own answer.  This is a great question, and surprisingly I’ve never actually been asked this before.  I guess I can say “I wear Vans because they’re authentic.”  Newcomers may not understand this, but if you’ve been a Vans fanatic for as long as I have, you know and respect what they’re about.  You just get it.  Sole Classics gets it, and here’s what they had to say about this super clever campaign:

“Why do you wear Vans? We have helped serve thousands of different customers from all different walks of life, who may not have anything at all in common, yet they share one common bond; their love for Vans. We have seen them skated, preserved, hiked, collected, dressed up and dressed down. The only thing constant is that the people who wear them love them.

To celebrate our upcoming collaboration with Vault by Vans, we have decided to dig a little deeper. We wanted to give you a peek into our world, as some of our customers tell us why they wear Vans. Get active with the hashtag.. #IWearVansBecause”

Vans Vault x Gosha Rubchinskiy Era Decon LX (Aqua Sea) (Video Review by @samcolt12) #goodshoez #samcolt12