Who should buy the Vans ComfyCush SK8-HI

This Vans sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You want a shoe with ComfyCush sock liner, midsole and Strobel for increased support 
  • You prefer a shoe with a padded collar for added comfort and support
  • You are after a sneaker with a moisture-wicking lining inspired by Skating

Vans ComfyCush SK8-Hi Logo

Style of the Vans ComfyCush SK8-HI

The Vans ComfyCush SK8-Hi has a versatile silhouette that can perfectly match a variety of outfits. Boys and girls can sport these shoes with their casual and semi-casual outfits anytime they want. For example, girls can wear this SK8-Hi shoe with their fitted denim jeans. Then, they can match them with a navy blue turtle neck with a camel topper, providing a casual yet sophisticated look. 

Vans ComfyCush SK8-Hi Midsole

On the other hand, boys can simply mix and match this kick with their denim jeans and a nice and neat t-shirt top on one of those typical days. Skirts, shorts, and even sporty clothing are also a good match.

Vans ComfyCush SK8-Hi Laces

Notable Features

Legendary skate style combined with the next-level comfort is what the shred-ready Vans ComfyCush SK8-Hi stands for. The ComfyCush feature offers increased comfort and added rebound. It also provides a lightweight experience. 

Vans ComfyCush SK8-Hi Toebox

Another attractive trait of this sneaker is how the waffle outsole looks like. On this iteration, you can literally see through the rubber outsole of the ComfyCush midsole.

History of the Vans ComfyCush SK8-HI

Vans SK8-Hi was initially launched as the Style 38 in 1978. It was created and released to meet skateboarders' needs for performance, comfort, and support. It has a high-top silhouette to give ankle protection and support. For many years, the SK8-Hi has been reinterpreted countless times, as well as used in different collaborations. 

Vans ComfyCush SK8-Hi Heel

Since Van's inception in 1966, the core line of the shoes has not been really updated until the release of the ComfyCush collection. Among the Vans classics that received this update is the SK8-Hi. The ComfyCush provides ankle support, comfort, and better shock absorption.  

Vans ComfyCush SK8-Hi Outsole

Also, it has a durable upper made of suede and canvas materials. It has a cotton drill lining for comfort and breathability. Plus the Vans waffle outsole gives superior grip and flexibility. 

Vans ComfyCush SK8-Hi Collar

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro, Sporty
Top: High
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Vans Sk8-hi, Vans Comfycush
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Canvas, Suede, Rubber Sole, Vulc Sole / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall

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