Vans Leopard Classic Slip-On: Bringing the jungle vibe to the city

The Vans Leopard Classic Slip-On is a ferocious sneaker that sports the classic skating shoe features. It is made with a canvas upper with elastic gore on the side for easy on and off. Underfoot, this model is made with a vulcanized sole to provide superb traction and a better board feel. 

Since it was launched 30 years ago, Vans has introduced countless variations of the classic Vans Slip-On. Here are some of its most notable folks:

  • Vans Slip-On Platform. Don't be deceived by its minimalist upper. This pair is seated on top of a platform sole that uplifts you, literally and figuratively. It is among the platform sneakers that aim not just to boost your style but also add a few inches to your height. 
  • Vans Checkerboard Slip-On. This sneaker was able to secure its spot as one of the most iconic silhouettes in Vans' arsenal. It has garnered a massive following, which pushed various fashion brands to use this iteration as their base model for their partnership with Vans. 
  • Vans Slip-On Pro. Explicitly designed for skating, this kick is inserted with Vans' signature technologies to withstand skateboarding's demands.

Facts / Specs

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

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