Vans Mars Red/Pizza Late Night Slip-On
Cypress, CA, circa 2016
8.25 in. x 11.25 in. x 3.375 in.
U.S. Pizza Museum Collection
Acquisition Date: 02/15/2016
Brothers Paul Van Doren and James Van Doren, Serge D’Elia, and Gordon Lee opened the first Vans store in Anaheim, California on March 16, 1966 with a total inventory of 12 pairs of shoes. Celebrating their 50th anniverary in 2016, one of their new releases features pepperoni pizza slices floating on a red classic slip-on.