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Creativity is an amazing thing that makes us feel better. Here’s some cool stuff our friends have been busy making. Get inspired and make something too.

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JUSTIN HENRY'S WORLD PEACE

It takes a community coming together to create change, growth and to shape the next generation.

Music

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS WITH ORION SUN

Ever wanted to know how to make a song? Orion Sun takes us through her songwriting process

howTo

How to clean your Vans

Vans shoes were designed to withstand skatepark wear and tear, but they still need a little love every so often.

art

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS WITH CHRIS VERSTEEG

We asked Rotterdam based artist Chris Versteeg to have some illustrative fun, and he wants to share that fun with you – stay rad!

Skate

LOVE LETTERS TO LGTBQ+

New episode of Jeff Grosso's Love Letters to skateboarding, celebrating LGBTQ+ skate culture

other

THANK YOU: A MESSAGE OF APPRECIATION TO OUR FAMILY

Thank you to everyone that contributed to the incredible pool of creativity and please keep them coming!

how-to

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS WITH LUCA CRIVELLI

How to pick the best shutter speed, aperture and iso

bmx

UNFILTERED SERIES - CPH

Anthony Perrin and Kilian Roth exploring Copenhagen, Denmark

surf

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS WITH LEE ANN CURREN

Watch and listen to Vans surf athlete Lee Ann Curren and her partner in crime Lucie jammin´ in their place

how-to

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS WITH SAM YARMUTH

It's ramen made easy with Sam Yarmuth of Triple B Records

snow

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS WITH WOLLE NYVELT

AESMO: shape and evolution

Surf

PENTACOASTAL

A recollection of Australasian exploration following a quasi-recursive map, with elemental moments of expressive wave worship.

Music

SIDESTRIPE SESSION

Our community of musicians perform two-song sets in a shoebox, featuring backdrops created by emerging artist.

snow, how-to

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS WITH ALEK OESTRENG

How to give a second life to a caravan

Skate

TOM’S TALES

A new skate edit by Vans Europe

snow, how-to

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS WITH MATT GEORGES

Different cameras, specs & favorite shots

surf

BLUE INTENSITY

Blue Intensity captures the Vans Surf team riding monsters.

Music, how-to

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS WITH CULTURE ABUSE

Culture Abuse, shows us how to play the guitar and not like they teach you in school.

bmx, how-to

BOUNCING OFF THE WALL WITH GREG ILLINGWORTH

How to create a proper road trip

surf, how-to

BOUNCING OFF THE WALL WITH MARGAUX ARRAMON - TUCOO

A photographic journey in the down under through her eyes

skate

Natural Born Cooler

Natural Born Cooler delivers the very best of the Vans European skateboard team.

snow

TRIPLE CHAPTER 3

For the third and final chapter of the TRIPLE series, we followed Arthur Longo and Blake Paul to the dreamy alpine landscapes of Chamonix.

bmx, how-to

BOUNCING OFF THE WALL WITH MATTHIAS DANDOIS

Photography, right settings & how to get creative

How-to

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS WITH HUNTERGATHERER

Each week HunterGatherer shares a new creative project.

skate

Lost Lover

Vans collaborate with Grey to bring you a film documenting a Vans Europe trip to Johannesburg, South Africa.

surf

The Ductumentary

The documentary, explores the multiple aspects of Joel Tudor’s life as a surfer.

howTo

How are Vans shoes made

Ever wondered how your favourite pair of Vans made it from the factory floor to your feet?

skate

Credits

An All-Women’s Skate Film by Shari White.

snow

TRIPLE: Chapter 2 - Street

Chapter 2 of the TRIPLE Snowboarding Series.

art

Outside The Walls

Members from our multidisciplinary team show their passions outside the office.

skate

Mockba Life

"First you get the brewsky, then you get the bread, then you get the vodka," is what Chris Pfanner said this past June in Moscow.

surf

Tan Madonna

A film from Alex Knost and Vans.

howTo

How to stretch canvas shoes

There are a number of reasons why you might need to stretch your canvas shoes.

skate

Skateboarding: it’s no longer just a sport for men

In this article, we’ll look at some of the most influential female skaters in the sport and how they’ve made a statement when it comes to female skateboarders.

snow

TRIPLE: Chapter 1 - Park

Introducing the first chapter of the TRIPLE Snowboarding Series.

art, howTo

Tattoo lettering with BJ Betts

Legendary tattoo artist BJ Betts shares lettering skills in six video lessons.

skate

Cougar Island

Vans proudly presents Cougar Island.

surf

Breaking Boundaries

Vans presented a talk story with the Gudauskas brothers and Chris Dennis on November 1, 2019.

bmx

The Grey

Dubbed “The Grey” by the locals because of its misty weather conditions, Lima is a vibrant maze of immaculate street spots.

Snow

Landline snowboarding film

Vans is proud to announce the brand’s first-ever full-length snowboard film, Landline.

music

Vans premieres Sidestripe Sessions’ Third season

Vans, the original youth culture brand and icon of creative expression, announces the return of its global music series, Sidestripe Sessions.

art

Bouncing Off The Wall with Todd Francis

Join Todd Francis as he creates a still life painting with some unexpected objects from his home.

howTo

Exploring motion at home

Learn how to animate anything at home with our friend O.J. Hays as he teaches us a few forms of animation and a couple exercises to get us started.

howTo

Creative Tips with Artists

Learn how to design characters and create skateboard graphics with three of our favorite artists.

music

Los Punks: We Are All We Have

A documentary about the people who find meaning in the thriving punk rock scene within the backyards of South Central and East Los Angeles.

howTo

How to lace your Vans shoes and trainers

Since ‘66, Vans has been synonymous with effortlessly wearable skate gear and original street style. Today we’re answering the age-old question, ‘What’s the best way to lace Vans shoes?’ The answer is, of course, whatever way suits your unique style.

skate

What are the best skate podcasts?

Love plugging into a podcast? From tips on how to nail a kick flip to how pro skaters made it big, we’ve compiled a list of the best skate podcasts around, ready for your next binge listen.

other

WASH YOUR HANDS

A friendly reminder from your friends at Vans to remember to wash your hands.

howTo

How to break in your shoes

Can’t wait to hit the street in your new Vans shoes? You don’t want sore feet to slow you down! We’re all about helping our customers find the best fit for them, be it through your style, design or size.

surf

WEIRD WAVES S2

Weird Waves: a celebration of the raw, underground side of the surf scene that is rarely championed but no less compelling than any other break. Buy the ticket, take the ride and get weird with Dylan Graves and all the surf weirdos from Missoula to Munich.

music

SIDESTRIPE SESSIONS S2

Celebrating creative diversity in music and art, the video series highlights Vans’ extended family of musicians through a two-song performance with a rotating backdrop of art installations from emerging artists.

skate

LOVE LETTERS

Legendary skateboarder, Jeff Grosso's Loveletters to Skateboarding. Jeff pays homage to some of the most influential people in skateboarding. Sit back and feel the love.

surf

DOLL RIOT

A Karina Rozunko Short Film Project.

surf

GETTING BETTER AT CANADA

A Hanna Scott Short Film Project.

snow

LISTEN TO THE EYES

Global premiere of "Listen to the Eyes" an all-female snowboarding film by Vans.

LISTEN TO THIS

Looking for some tunes curated by Vans? Check out our playlists below on your favorite streaming platform.

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