The classic checkerboard patter may catch your eye at first, but the simplistic design, practical comfort, and lightweight appeal of the Vans Slip Ons will grab ahold of your heart. These may look like a classic, but they’re not – they’ve been updated with 21st century technology.
Elastic mid-step bands allow for easy entry and exit and a subtle amount of padding line the perimeter of the foot opening. Do they fit snug for their size? Yes, and for good reason, the canvas weave upper will stretch slight throughout it’s lifetime causing for a perfect worn-in fit.
For a low profile shoe the Vans Slip Ons have an unreal amount of cushioning. The insole and outsole are made of a lightweight proprietary foam Vans calls Ultra Cush Lite. Ultra Cush Lite provides great shock absorption and virtually zero break-in time. Out of the box the Vans Slip Ons automatically feel like heaven on earth.
With a skate and beach vibe the Vans Slip Ons stick to grip and leave waffle sole tread patterns in the sand. The slight off-white/ eggshell color tips the hat to the days of yesteryear. Stride with confidence every time you wear the Vans Slip Ons by dressing them up or down and know you’re a step ahead of everyone else.
Rodney Mullen is a living legend and has every right to be. With 30 years of innovation one might expect Rodney to achieve a few “firsts”. As the inventor of the ollie, kickflip, heelflip, treflip, and many other tricks Rodney will always be on a pedestal.
It’s been 12 years since Rodney Mullen released a significant amount of footage. Yet, here today, it is. Steven Sebring invited Rodney into the world of his high fashion studio to capture the true essence of a creative human.
Vans is kicking hard into celebrating 50 years of business. Is there a better way to show significance within a community than hosting an event? Maybe, but the the Combi Pool Party definitely defines Vans as a vital organ that helps make the heart of skateboarding beat.
Alex Sorgente, Milton Martinez, and Jan Hoffman stepped up for a never to be repeated session on some of the most outrageous terrain ever touched. The massive transitions and high danger meant only the most capable got the call from the good people at Atlantis, The Palm Dubai’s Aquaventure park, for a lockdown session.