House Of Vans Johannesburg Pro Classic Skate Jam

Following the success of the southernmost House of Vans event in Cape Town this March, Johannesburg was selected to host a bumper weekend of music, art, street culture and skateboarding. The event was part of Vans’ anniversary celebrating 50 Years ‘Off The Wall’ and its safe to say we won’t be forgetting the weekend anytime soon. Day three of the event returned to Vans core culture with a skateboarding event in partnership with Baseline Skate Shop. The Pro Classic skate event introduced a newly built skate obstacle which pays homage to a classic Johannesburg skate spot that is a tip-of-the-hat... Read more

Watch Vans’ Snowboarding Short ‘First Layer Japan’

After months of hype, our friends at Vans have dropped their new snowboarding film First Layer Japan. The project showcases a group of riders from Vans Europe, creating crazy tricks and magnificent locations – both the streets and the backcountry. The bar has been raised. The project went down in the winter of 2015, with footage from the night of Lapland to the light of Patagonia, passing by the Alpine powder; a mix of street riding, backcountry and travel is the Vans Europe vision of snowboarding. The short shows riders Nils Arvidsson, Valérian Ducourtil, Markus Keller and DBK on the... Read more

House of Vans Announces Additions to Music Lineup | Introducing KiD X and Al Bairre

House of Vans Johannesburg has announced two exciting new additions to the weekend’s lineup; KiD X and Al Bairre. After a madly successful weekend in Cape Town back in mid-March, Johannesburg is preparing for the JHB edition of Vans’ 50th anniversary event – an incredible line up of music, art, street culture, and skateboarding; continuing the tradition of creative expression that Vans has personified since 1966 in celebration of half a century of creating a culture of living ‘off the wall’. The House of Vans is where creative expression lives. It’s a place where imagination lets loose over skate obstacles,... Read more

House of Vans Johannesburg | Vans 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Back in mid-March, Cape Town was lucky enough to host one of ten Vans’ 50 Year Anniversary global celebrations featuring an incredible line up of music, art, street culture, and skateboarding; continuing the tradition of creative expression that Vans has personified since 1966 in celebration of half a century of creating a culture of living ‘off the wall’. The House of Vans is where creative expression lives. It’s a place where imagination lets loose over skate obstacles, art installations, workshops and concert stages, inspiring every person who runs, rolls, or stomps through its door. Following the success of House of... Read more

Vans Surf Pro Classic 2016 at Lamberts Bay.

Vans recently hosted the Vans Surf Pro Classic at Lamberts Bay and it was a great success, both surfers and spectators came out to enjoy a fun few days in the sun, sand and waves. Check out what transpired below… Read more

Vans Powers Up with a New Nintendo Collection.

Gamers, it’s time to power up as Vans and Nintendo, the ultimate two-player partnership, unveil an extensive collection of footwear, apparel and accessories celebrating the early days of video games. Vans presents exclusive graphic prints using 8-bit inspired artwork and characters from Super Mario Bros., Duck Hunt, Donkey Kong and The Legend of Zelda, as well as an assortment inspired by Nintendo’s first console, the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Set to release June 3, this coveted collection will be available in adults and children’s sizing, making it ideal for Vans and Nintendo fans of all generations. The Vans x Nintendo... Read more

Vans Surf Pro Classic Introduces Lamberts Bay to World Surf League

The Vans Surf Pro Classic will introduce a new venue to the World Surf league (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) when the inaugural edition of the international event takes place at YoYo’s in Lamberts Bay on 14-15 May. The Vans Surf Pro Classic will feature the cream of the country’s open and 18-and-under surfers in the first professional surfing contest to be staged north of Bloubergstrand on the country’s West Coast. ‘The Vans Surf Pro Classic was created to help enable our local talented surfers to progress through the QS, and to be able to go back to the roots of... Read more

New Skateboarding Documentary | ‘PARALLEL’

A few weekends ago, we experienced House of Vans Cape Town, as Vans celebrated their fiftieth year of existence with a weekend of fun and nonsense. One of the highlights of the weekend was the screening of PARALLEL, a South African skate project that showcases the Vans Skate team’s recent tour to remote skate spots around the country over four months. The full short is now online – check it out: Read more

Vans HOV 50th Anniversary Celebration Recap

Last week saw an epic four day celebration of the anniversary of one of our favourite brands, with a pop-up installation in Cape Town overlooking the city, creating the platform for House of Vans to pay homage to the music, art, street culture, and skateboarding that go hand in hand with the iconic sneaker. Since 1966, Vans has equaled creative expression. To celebrate living “off the wall” for a whole half century, the brand celebrated globally, each House of Vans paying tribute to their local market. Cape Town was not to be left out, taking the celebrations into its stride... Read more

Vans South Africa ‘Parallel’ Documentary

HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY, VANS! It’s been half a century of creating a culture of living ‘off the wall’ from one of the most influence alternative culture brands around. Vans is celebrating this week in Cape Town and all around the world with a pop-up House of Vans installation featuring music, skate and an array of workshops and exhibitions. On Friday 18th, the venue will host a movie premiere for Vans Parallel Skate Documentary – a South African skate project that showcases the Vans Skate team’s recent tour to remote skate spots around the country. The promo video is live below!... Read more

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