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Vans Classic Slip-On Skate Shoes

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Vans Classic Slip-On Skate Shoes - (c&l) dress blues/potting soil - view large
(c&l) dress blues/potting soil
Color: (c&l) dress blues/potting soil
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The Classic Slip-On skate shoes from Vans feature the classic style that started it all. Appropriate for any occasion.
Upper: Canvas
Technology Features:
Original Waffle Outsole
Padded Collar for Comfort
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koolest kicks
by Brice M in rotonda west, FL (Verified Buyer)
Posted on 10/29/2014
Vans Classic Slip-On Skate Shoes - (van doren) palm/black
Of course they rock reliably just like every pair of Vans slip-ons always have. Sk8'n and BMX daily!!!!
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wedding shoes
by Shaun G in cape coral, FL (Verified Buyer)
Posted on 10/26/2014
Vans Classic Slip-On Skate Shoes - black/white checker
Love these throw back 2 little boys and I are wearing ours to my wedding to give the rocker look ....
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easy on and off
by Bobby M in Vero Beach, FL (Verified Buyer)
Posted on 9/25/2014
Vans Classic Slip-On Skate Shoes - (gumsole) black/classic gum
These shoe are very comfortable , the sizes are true, plus the looks , I like the gum colored sole , different than the all time white
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by Thomas A in Fairfield, CT (Verified Buyer)
Posted on 9/22/2014
Vans Classic Slip-On Skate Shoes - (gumsole) black/classic gum
You can't go wrong with Vans Classic Slip-On Skate Shoes, just pick your color/style and you're good to go! Comfortable, durable, washable, and always a great deal to be had with Tactics!
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good fit
by Alfred p B in Astoria, NY (Verified Buyer)
Posted on 9/20/2014
Vans Classic Slip-On Skate Shoes - (gumsole) black/classic gum
My shoe size is usually a 13W, so I was anticipating a tight fit like many shoes. These slip ons fit just right. Great when I need to leave the house quickly and don't want to bother with socks.
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Shoes to live in
by jocko in Southeast USA
Posted on 7/18/2014
Vans Classic Slip-On Skate Shoes
I don't wear these to skate because ...I don't skate.

What I do, however, is live in Slip-on Vans; I wear them whenever and wherever I can. Slip-on Vans are probably *the* greatest Summertime (or anytime) casual footwear ever made ...whether you skate or not. The shoes are relatively light, flexible and comfortable. Besides comfort, what I like most about these shoes is their high, retro-coolness, style factor; you can get 'em subdued or all-out unique. There's almost an endless number of styles from basic black to Beatles to embroidered ...solid colors and checkerboards and all the "special editions" in between. And the canvas breathes ...the better to keep your dogs happy and if they do overheat ...well ...then there's their signature feature; you just slip 'em off or slip 'em on. Make sure to get yours sized right for how you wear them. I wear mine sockless for the most part or with thin, no-show socks on occasion. For me, my normal shoe size works great; the shoes fit snugly at first but break in perfectly. You don't want 'em too big or they'll get sloppy on your feet. The classic Vans waffle soles, besides looking cool, are grippy on any surface, wet or dry, you choose plant your feet on. Even "off road" they hold their own and you'll leave probably the most recognizable tread prints in your wake.

If I had to make one improvement in these shoes it would be an upgraded insole. While the basic canvas insoles are okay, there's no reason why they couldn't be upgraded to a more comfortable level. Also, if you're like me, you mostly wear your Slip-ons sockless least in the warmer weather. And this is where better insoles, ones with some anti-microbial treatment (the better to fight "stinky feet"), or at least removeable and washable, would put these shoes on a much higher plane comfort-wise.

For me, I'm not a skater but I live in these classic Slip-on Vans. They have both a high comfort and casual retro-style factor that goes great with shorts or jeans ...with the right style/colorway you might even be able to pull them off with some casual kahkis. Get them sized right and these will be the shoes you live in.
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