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Vans
Subsidiary
Industry Apparel
Founded March 16, 1966; 54 years ago (1966-03-16) as The Van Doren Rubber Company
Founders
  • James Van Doren
  • Paul Van Doren
  • Gordon C. Lee
  • Serge D'Elia
  • Lorena Neira
Headquarters Costa Mesa, California, US
Area served
Worldwide
Products
Parent VF Outdoor
Vans Old Skool Nautical Blue
Vans Old Skool Nautical Blue shoe

Vans is an American manufacturer of skateboarding shoes. They also make similar apparel. They are based in Santa Ana, California. They are owned by VF Corporation. The company also sponsors surf, snowboarding, BMX, and motocross teams. Since 1996, the company has been the primary sponsor of the annual Vans Warped Tour traveling rock festival.


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