Who should buy the Vans ComfyCush Slip-On

The Vans ComfyCush Slip-On is a pretty flexible sneaker when it comes to style. It's for you if:

  • You wish to pull off a street-punk look in oversized tees and a pair of black shorts.
  • You've been looking for Vans kicks that can keep your wobbly arches in check.
  • Comfy and feet-hugging kicks make your heart skip a beat.

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Who should NOT buy it

If you want something with no known issues concerning heel slippage, try the Vans Slip-On. Also, you might find the Vans BMX Slip-On a better choice, thanks to its snug-but-not-tight confines.

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24/7 pampering

Scores of sneakerheads say that the Vans ComfyCush Slip-On is so comfortable that they can actually wear the shoe all day.

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The arch-supportive Vans ComfyCush Slip-On

Owners agree that this sneaker has better arch support than other sneakers from Vans.

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A brief break-in period

This shoe breaks in pretty fast, giving wearers a relaxed fit in just a couple of days.

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Questionable heel security

Most complaints about the Vans ComfyCush Slip-On speak of heel slippage. If you have skinny heels, try wearing thicker socks.

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Among Vans' most durable

There are those who believe that this kick is more durable than other Vans sneakers.

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The ComfyCush Slip-On's magnetizing charm

Verified purchasers love the overall design of this Vans sneaker. They also say that they get tons of compliments from friends and family while they have it on.

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Those with burly toes beware

This kick runs tight across the forefoot, based on some reports.

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Works with your wardrobe

Vans fans agree that this kick pairs with all sorts of casual outfits.

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The origin of the Vans ComfyCush Slip-On

Vans is a globally known company that manufactures high-quality shoes and apparel for skaters, punks, artists, and businessmen. Originally called The Van Doren Rubber Company, the brand was born with the premise of manufacturing and selling custom shoes right in the store. 

The company was founded in 1966 in California by Paul and Jim Van Doren together with Gordon Lee and Serge Delia. They moved their families to Anaheim to start their own shoe brand. It took them almost a year to set up a self-reliant factory, but once it was put in place, the company became unstoppable.

Several shoe models were released by Vans, including the Classic Slip-On, Old Skool, and Era. Initially named Style #98,  the Vans Classic Slip-On continues to reign as the brand’s most iconic silhouette. It was introduced in the late 1970s when skateboarding became a thing. 

Through the years, the Classic Slip-Ons have been featured in several co-lab collections. They were also redesigned one too many times. One such iteration is the Vans ComfyCush Slip-On.

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Facts / Specs

Style: Retro, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Vans Comfycush, Vans Slip-on
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Canvas, Rubber Sole, Vulc Sole, EVA / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer

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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.