Vans. Off the Wall Since 1966. is an iconic, Southern California-based, youth culture brand and the original action sports footwear company. Today, Vans is a leading global footwear, apparel and accessory brand available in more than 170 countries worldwide. The Vans brand is driven by creative self-expression. brought to life through the worlds ofart music, action sports and street culture. Ourextended family of snowboarding, surfing, skateboarding and bmx athletes, artists, musicians. designers, and photographers provide inspiration and innovation to our products every day. Every Vans' product combines classic style with modern design, comfort and technology, creating an original and authentic mix sold in the best board shops and lifestyle retailers around the world. as well as Vans own network of brand stores and e-commerce sites.