AVE and Layton on Vans Apparel

VANS NABS ANTHONY VAN ENGELEN AND JOHNNY LAYTON FOR APPAREL

Vans announced today that Anthony Van Engelen and Johnny Layton, each already riding for Vans shoes, are the first two skaters to sign Vans apparel deals. AVE, whose first Vans shoe, the AV Era, hit stores July 1, has ridden for Vans since last October, while Layton has been with Vans for more than two years, dating back to his am days. While AVE and Johnny are wearing Vans threads right now, look for signature product from these guys in Fall 2007.

Vans, long known as the original skate shoe maker, is diving deeper into the apparel game with a wide selection of denim, knit and woven shirts, jackets, hoodies, pants and accessories such as hats, belts, backpacks and wallets to go along with tons of tees.

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