10 Times Celebs Upped Vans’ Cool Factor

The brand doesn’t court celebs, but when a big name sports Vans, it draws major attention. Here are 10 times stars upped the label’s cool factor.

Julia Roberts
In the 1999 romantic comedy “Notting Hill,” Roberts’ character, a famous American actress, aims to stay grounded in Vans’ Old Skool kicks.

Notting Hill Julia Roberts Wearing Vans Julia Roberts wearing Vans in a scene from Notting Hill. REX/Shutterstock.

Kristen Stewart
To leave a lasting mark at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Stewart stepped out in Vans Checkerboard Slip-ons in 2011, along with fellow “Twilight” stars.

Kristen Stewart Vans Sneakers Kristen Stewart in classic Vans sneakers at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. REX/Shutterstock.

Justin Bieber
A longtime fan of the brand, Bieber rocked Vans Classic Slip-ons in November at the MTV European Music Awards.

Justin Bieber MTV EMAs 2015 Red Carpet Justin Bieber on the MTV EMAs red carpet in white slip-on Vans. Getty Images.

North West
Sporting Vans Checkerboard Slip-ons, North West, along with Kendall Jenner, was a star attraction last month at the Yeezy Season 3 presentation.

North West Vans Sneakers North West wearing classic Vans sneakers at the Yeezy Season 3 show. REX Shutterstock.

Henry Rollins
For decades, the multi-hyphenate performer has been spotted in Vans, such as when he took the stage in 2009 in Sk8-Hi sneakers.

Henry Rollins Vans Sneakers Henry Rollins wearing Vans on stage in 2009. REX/Shutterstock.

Lords Of Dogtown
The cast of the 2005 movie, decked out in Vans Authentics, paid homage to the legendary Z-Boys skate team, which formed after a 1970s SoCal drought gave way to “pool surfing.”

Lords of Dogtown The cast of “Lords of Dogtown” in Vans Authentic sneakers. REX/Shutterstock.

Steve Nash
At the gravity-defying NBA slam-dunk contest, retired player Nash kicks up an alley-oop to Andre Drummond in Classic Slip-ons.

Steve Nash Vans Sneakers Steve Nash in classic Vans sneakers. AP Images.

Reese Witherspoon
In 2015, the actress-producer posted a stylish contrast on Instagram leading up to awards season, showing off her for-the-show Jimmy Choos and after-party metallic Vans Sk8-Hi Slims.

Reese Witherspoon Instagram Reese Witherspoon posted her metallic Vans on her Instagram account. Instagram.

Ringo Starr
All you need is love. The iconic Beatles drummer wore a pair of custom Vans, emblazoned with his own image, to his 75th birthday party in Hollywood last summer.

Ringo Starr Vans Sneakers Ringo Starr on stage during his 75th birthday party. REX/Shutterstock.
Ringo Starr Vans Sneakers Detail shot of Starr’s custom Vans. REX/Shutterstock.

Mark Hamill
Like “Star Wars” fans, the Jedi master himself geeked out over the latest franchise installment with a 2015 tweet about the Vans x Star Wars collab.

Mark Hamill Vans Sneakers Mark Hamill posted his Vans x Star Wars sneakers on his Twitter account. Twitter.

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