Ten Musicians Wearing Vans: R.I.P. James Van Doren

Categories: List-O-Rama

vans-james-doren-musicians.jpeg
Roy Basten
Vans co-founder James Van Doren died in October at his home in California. The news went public last week; he was 72 years old. James started the company that made the essential skate shoe with a group including his brother Paul back in 1966.

Vans are among the most iconic shoes in all of pop culture, and they have been omnipresent in music -- punk especially. More recently, as hip-hop has begun to embrace skate culture, they've become a fixture there as well. The company, in turn, has long been active in the music world, making custom shoes for famous punks and sponsoring things like Warped Tour. We found ten examples of musicians wearing Vans, but there are hundreds out there. Feel free to leave your favorite photos or videos in the comments.

Weezer

414weVz1DCL.jpeg

The Suicide Machines

The_Suicide_Machines-Destruction_By_Defin_3.jpeg

Lil Wayne

Odd Future

odd-future-vans.jpg
Image via

Asher Roth

vans-otw-hot-rod-asher-roth.jpeg
Courtesy of Vans


Sponsor Content

My Voice Nation Help
2 comments

Now Trending

St. Louis Concert Tickets

From the Vault

 

Loading...