Who should buy the Vans 106 Vulcanized

This classic low-top Vans 106 Vulcanized could be your perfect choice if:

  • You are for a classic style low-top sneaker that is lightweight and flexible enough to move around in.
  • You want a versatile pair that can be worn not only for style but also for different activities such as running, gym workouts, skateboarding, biking, and casual walking.

Vans 106 Vulcanized Logo

Style of the Vans 106 Vulcanized

The Vans 106 Vulcanized shoes have a classic and heritage-looking style that is easy to match with any outfit, whether it be men’s or women’s clothing. The shoes look good when paired with plaid or khaki shorts, jeans, and khaki pants. The shoes also work well with some dresses and skirts.

Vans 106 Vulcanized upper

Notable Features

The heritage styling of the Vans 106 Vulcanized sneakers makes it easy to dress the shoes up or down. The classic looks of the shoes can take the wearer from a casual setting to a professional one. But more noteworthy than the styling is the comfort and flexibility of the sneakers which allow the wearer to utilize it for more than just fashion.

Vans 106 Vulcanized insole

History of the Vans 106 Vulcanized

In the early ’70s, the use of Vans shoes for skateboarding began to spread all over. Skateboarders particularly liked the sticky outsole and rugged makeup of the brand’s footwear.

Vans 106 Vulcanized laces

The success of the company further strengthened in the 80s when Sean Penn wore one of their models, the Vans Classic Slip-Ons, for his movie, Fast Times at Ridgemont High. This movie not only gave the company new customers but also gained them international recognition.

Vans 106 Vulcanized midsole

Since then, the brand has released numerous silhouettes and has moved on to make footwear for other sports as well.

Vans 106 Vulcanized outsole

Facts / Specs

Style: Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Casual
Closure: Laces
Material: Canvas, Vulc Sole, Rubber Sole / Fabric
Season: Summer
Features: Breathable

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Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.