Our verdict


As a skate shoe, the eS Aura Vulc sports a timeless design with its low-cut fashion. It's easy to wear and it's easy to mix into any ensemble. Moreover, it's a convenient and comfortable option for those who like keeping it lowkey and laidback.


  • Easy on-off
  • Great midfoot lockdown
  • Light
  • Spacious toe room
  • Durable
  • Well-ventilated
  • Grippy


  • Rubs the achilles

eS Aura Vulc: Quick and easy support

The eS Aura Vulc is a skate shoe with a low-top profile and dual lacing system.

eS Aura Vulc upper

Seven pairs of metal-reinforced eyelets and flat cotton laces comprise the standard lace-up closure system, which gives wearers a secure yet customizable fit.

eS Aura Vulc low-top shoe

Further enhancing the fit are tongue stabilizers that keep the shoe snug even with loose laces. A woven heel tab helps grant an easy on and off access. 

Product style

The eS Aura Vulc is a modern reinterpretation of the classic eS Aura skate shoes from 1995.

It boasts a timeless skate shoe appeal with its low-top construction, dual lacing system, suede/synthetic uppers, and classic eS brandings to the tongue, sides, heel tab, and soles.

eS Aura Vulc heel

The eS Aura Vulc also features an asymmetrical Ollie guard offering enhanced durability and perforation detailing on the sidewalls and toe box providing improved breathability. 

Colorways available for this modernized eS skate kick include black, white/green, and red. 

Notable features of the Aura Vulc from eS

The eS Aura Vulc took the profile of the cupsole eS Aura skate shoes from the mid-‘90s and revamped it which better suits the modern skate market.

eS Aura Vulc forefoot

Unlike its predecessor, this eS skate shoe features a vulcanized outsole which allows better skate performance. The vulcanized sole gives an enhanced board feel and flexibility compared to its cup sole counterpart. 

Behind the shoe

eS Footwear or otherwise referred to as eS is a footwear brand that produces performance skate shoes for all kinds of skaters across the globe.

The brand is established in 1995 by former professional skateboarder Pierre André Senizergues. 

eS Aura Vulc heel cup

Recently, eS dropped a vulcanized version of the iconic eS Aura skate shoes called the eS Aura Vulc.

While the original eS Aura features a cup sole, the updated version has a vulcanized sole which provides enhanced board feel and flexibility when skating.

eS Aura Vulc logo

Other features of the eS Aura Vulc include a leather/synthetic upper, low-top construction, dual lacing closure, and perforation detailing on the sides and toe box.

Additional info on the eS Aura Vulc

eS Aura Vulc impact absorption

  • The eS Aura Vulc also features reinforced double stitching throughout that gives durability, a mesh-lined interior that grants breathable comfort, and STI Energy Foam insoles that deliver impact support. 
  • The tongue and collar are lightly padded. 
  • Its 400NBS rubber outsole features a diamond tread pattern which provies superior grip. 

eS Aura Vulc midfoot