Size and fit

The Vans ComfyCush Checkerboard Slip-On in men’s version is offered in sizes 3.5 to 13, and the women’s Vans ComfyCush Checkerboard Slip-On is available in sizes 5. to 14.5. Given that it has a slip-on construction, this kick will consequently offer a more snug fit compared to its laced counterparts.

Fortunately, the upper material does stretch after continued use. Thus, providing a more comfortable fit for the user.

Vans ComfyCush Checkerboard Slip-On Style

As a skate-inspired, low-top sneaker, styling the Vans ComfyCush Checkerboard Slip-On sneaker is like a walk in the park. This kick can be worn with almost anything. Ladies can wear it with the little, black dress for a more laid-back look. Men may use this shoe with colored jeans and a plain T-shirt.

This casual sneaker is also great with jogger pants, ripped jeans, denim shorts, and even leggings.

Notable Features

Vans has made this sneaker more comfortable with the new ComfyCush insole. The Vans ComfyCush Checkerboard Slip-On also features a revamped canvas upper that houses a one-piece interior. Furthermore, it features a moisture-wicking lining to keep the foot feeling and smelling fresh all day. 

Vans ComfyCush Checkerboard Slip-On History

The first slip-on sneaker from Vans was introduced in 1977 as Style #98. It was later named as Vans Classic Slip-On and became one of the staple footwear in the skateboarding and BMX scenes not only in Southern California but all around the world.

With the Slip-On’s fame came several collaborations and iterations that had fans craving for more. The collection has collaborated with various names across all industries, including Disney, Harry Potter, Murakami, Mastermind Japan, and Comme des Garcons, to name a few. 

Also, the brand has introduced numerous updates to their lifestyle silhouette, not only in the external appearance but also in its internal features. One of them is the Vans ComfyCush Checkerboard Slip-On. Wearing an eye-catching checkerboard pattern, this slip-on kick is a lighter and more cushioned version of the Vans Classic Slip-On.

Additional Info

  • The Vans ComfyCush Checkerboard Slip-On provides more arch support compared to its OG counterpart.


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