Who should buy the Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX

This low-top Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX could be a great match for you if:

  • You want an affordable pair that gives a perfect throwback look that brings back memories of your childhood.
  • You are looking for a comfortable sneaker that offers versatility, durability, and is suitable for all-day wear.

Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX Branding

Style of the Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX

The low-top Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX displays its early styling cues that have been kept to deliver an authentic, retro look. The canvas upper, retro colorways, off-white midsole, and gum waffle outsole provide a heritage pop. Meanwhile, the quad stitching on the heel and the higher glossy foxing tape enhance the modernized style.

Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX Upper canvas

Notable Features

Although most of the features were taken from its predecessor, one significant update of the Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX is the higher glossy foxing tape. Thus, resulting in footwear with a broader and more robust midsole. The off-white midsole is contrasted with a thicker and glossy black side stripe for the added style.

Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX Mid sole

History of the Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX

Brothers Paul Van Doren and Jim Van Doren along with two other friends Gordon Lee and Serge Delia, founded the Van Doren Rubber Company on March 6, 1966, in Anaheim, California. That same year, a classic design was born which is now popularly known as the Vans Authentic also known as the Vans Style #44.

Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX heel

In the 70s, several skaters were seen sporting the Vans Authentic. This model started a cult-like following and quickly turned into the shoe of choice amongst those in the know. The #44 is made of a straightforward canvas upper and thick vulcanized outsole and was easily loved by skateboarders because of its simplicity and laidback style. This shoe was attached to the skateboarding history of America.

Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX Outsole

The Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX was launched to pay homage to the very first factory of Vans in Anaheim, California The brand used its very first successful silhouette that has been upgraded with contemporary comfort. This model has the Authentic retro details with the original numbers and colorways, and the noteworthy higher glossy foxing tape.

Vans Anaheim Factory Authentic 44 DX Inner sole

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro, Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Vans Anaheim Factory, Vans Authentic, Vans UltraCush
Closure: Laces
Material: Canvas, Vulc Sole, Rubber Sole, OrthoLite / Fabric
Season: Summer, Spring

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