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.
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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.
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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.
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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 checkered sneakers at the Yeezy Season 3 show.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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Ringo Starr Vans Sneakers
Detail shot of Starr's custom Vans.
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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.
CREDIT: Twitter.

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