Who should buy the Vans Rowley Pro

Enhanced and fixed from its former version's technical issues, the Vans Rowley Pro offers you:

  • A skateboarding shoe that keeps up with your board tricks
  • Versatlity for your streetwise, casual style

Vans Rowley Pro collar

Trendy minimalist style

Possessing a slimmer profile, the low-top Vans Rowley Pro showcases a trendy look that can match your favorite casual clothing. Whether for your everyday wear or skateboarding, this shoe looks good with shorts, joggers or denim jeans topped with your favorite cotton and graphic shirt.

Vans Rowley Pro laces

Upgraded re-issue

For a better performance, the Vans Rowley Pro was upgraded. It has a more extended toe box so that users can skate a lot better.

Vans Rowley Pro toe box

The tongue is now longer and has lesser padding compared to the previous model, giving an improved fit.

Vans Rowley Pro tongue

The height of the heel is lowered a little bit on the back side around the ankle.

Vans Rowley Pro heel

Ultimately, the updated Vans Rowley Pro utilizes the removable UltraCush HD that gives exceptional comfort.

Vans Rowley Pro ultracush

Behind the creation of the Vans Rowley Pro

Geoff Rowley's first signature shoe, the Vans Rowley Pro was initially released in 1999 but was taken off the shelf in 2007 because of some production problems.

Vans Rowley Pro side branding

After fixing all the technical issues, the low-profile Vans Rowley Pro was relaunched in January 2013. It exhibits a synthetic nubuck upper that gives enough breathability, and it sits atop a vulcanized outsole that deliver optimum traction.

Vans Rowley Pro upper and outsole

Facts / Specs

Base model: Vans Rowley
Style: Retro
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collaboration: Geoff Rowley
Collection: Vans UltraCush
Closure: Laces

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