Vans shoes is a leading company involved in the manufacture of shoes with its branches in America, Europe and Asia. The company has an interesting history. It started out In march 16 1966 when Paul Van Doren, who then owned a rubber manufacturing company, set up the shoe store, vans shoes, along with three other partners thus the name VAN’S’ meaning along with VAN. The company was unique because shoes were sold the same day that they were manufactured.
The shop sold 12 pairs of shoes on the first day and the shoes are known as the authentic shoes. Vans shoes saw certain changes when in 1980s they branched to manufacturing custom shoes for different sports like basketball, football etc. a certain point in time was also seen when the company saw itself in so much debt that it was bankrupt, but he manufacturers paid the creditors and vans shoes was back in track in 3 years time. The company was sold after some time and has been since changed ownerships many a times, the latest change coming in, in the year 2004.
Vans shoes today find their buyers across three continents, America, Europe and Asia. The company website is the best place to look for the wide variety of shoes available. Vans shoes has still kept the personal touch in shoes going making the best part about buying shoes from vans is that one gets to design one’s own shoes with the addition of vans customs to their website in 2004. The choice is between three shoe styles: ERA, Slip-Ons and Old-Skool. Once you have made your choice regarding the style of shoes to be bought the customer is directed to another page where the sex of the shoe has to be determined and the next page is where the sun lies. One gets to design each and every part of the shoe beginning from the eyelids to the tongue to the final color of the shoes.
Vans shoes’ has branched out to selling clothes with an impressive lineup of t-shirts and shorts and the likes. The company also has on offer funky accessories like backpacks, beanies, purses, scarves, wrist bands and much more. The company has been an integral part of the wrap-up award function since the year 1995. Sean Penn gave the shoes an international clientele when he wore them in the cult youth film “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.”