Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, ...
Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business.
At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by five values:
1. We are determined.
2. We are connected to our consumers and to each other.
3. We are inclusive.
4. We are expressive and fun.
5. And most of all, we are a family.
By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work very hard across a multitude of large initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do.
VF's success starts with our family of powerful brands whose very names reflect the pride and foundation of our company. Our brands represent the aspirational interests and lifestyles of people of all ages on every continent. These are brands that enrich consumers' lives, help them express their individuality and push them to the boundaries of what's possible.
It's a culture that defines who we are and how we work. It's a culture of learning from the past and shaping the future. It's a culture we call One VF.
Our brands include, but are not limited to: The North Face®, Wrangler®, Timberland® and Lee®, Bulwark®, Eagle Creek®, Eastpak®, Dickies®, Workrite®, JanSport®, Icebreaker®, Kipling®, Napapijri®, Nautica®, Red Kap®, Riders®, and SmartWool®.
Vans was founded in 1966 by Paul and James Van Doren, Serge Delia, and Gordon Lee. It has stood for authenticity in youth lifestyle, music and action sports since day one.
Vans has one of the top action sports teams in the world including riders Geoff Rowley, Johnny Layton, Tony Alva, Tony Trujillo, Steve Caballero, John Cardiel, Omar Hassan, Christian Hosoi, Chris Pfanner, Andreas Wiig, Mark Landvik, Jamie Lynn, Eric Willett, Hana Beaman, Nathan Fletcher, Joel Tudor, Leila Hurst, Dane Reynolds, Dane Gudauskas, John Florence, Alex Knost, Ryan Guettler, Cory Nastazio, Scotty Cranmer, Ryan Villopoto, and many others.
Vans also supports and promotes the action sports lifestyle through such events as Vans Triple Crown of Surfing:tm:, Pro-Tec Pool Party, The Downtown Showdown and Vans Warped Tour:tm:.