In the two(ish)-minute “The Story of Vans” video above you’ll learn all about the brand’s humble roots. Founded in March of 1966, the Van Doren Rubber Company took over the California coast. As skateboarding grew in popularity, so did Vans. The rest is history as the catalog of models continues to grow. Considering the animated clip isn’t even a full two minutes, you’ll be amazed how much you learn.
Dive into “The Story of Vans” above, and take a look at the label’s latest releases.