Lecture: Vans, Empowering Youth Culture

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Date/Time:Thursday, 11 Apr 2019 at 7:00 pm
Location:Sun Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
Contact:
Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
Categories:Diversity Lectures Live Green
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The Fashion Show 2019 is proud to host Vans as its Guest Company Designer. Since 1966, the Vans brand has created action-focused footwear, apparel and accessories for skateboarders, surfers, BMX riders and snowboarders across the world with a goal of promoting creative expression and inspiring youth culture.

Members of their team will speak about the company's culture, history, and the success of the iconic California brand. They will discuss the how the company structure and business strategies have evolved to maintain its "Off the Wall" mission.

Presenters include company recruiter Katie Essex; apparel merchandiser Lynda Castillo; apparel designer James McCahon, and footwear designers Jerod Harmon and Derek Huenecke, who are both graduates of Iowa State's industrial design program.