Who should buy the Vans Slip-On Pro

Designed with a very iconic style that needs no introduction, the Slip-on Pro wears its world-class status up its sleeve. If you are magnetized by it, then you must be:

  • A sneakerhead whose wardrobe goes back and forth between casual getups and street-style ensembles.
  • Someone who needs extra security underfoot, whether for walks or skateboarding sessions.
  • Looking for a tough sneaker that doesn't restrict your movement.

Vans Slip-On Pro buyer

Who should not buy it

You're better off skateboarding in the Vans Old Skool if day-one comfort is at the top of your priority list. Also, if you're prone to excessive sweating, take a peek at our selection of breathable sneakers.

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Plushness with class

According to numerous reviewers, the Vans Slip-on Pro is the crossroad between high levels of comfort and classic style. They hail it as a must-have because of this combination.

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Vans Slip-On Pro: Rigid at first

A couple of users say that these sneakers from Vans need quite some time to break in.

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Exceptional lastingness

Numerous wearers are impressed with the Slip-On Pro's remarkable durability.

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An empath down under

Skaters say that this version of the Vans Slip-on provides an incredible board feel.

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The Slip-On Pro's gait-preserving sole unit

Users in droves admire the shoe’s excellent arch support. With it, they can perform fancier tricks safely.

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Not just for skaters

This pair is great for skating and everyday wear, a lot of purchasers say.

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A Pro in the OOTD department

Based on heaps of reviews, this low-profile sneaker looks good with just about anything. 

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Not for sweaty feet

Its stock insole locks in moisture (think sweat) and becomes squishy in no time.

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The Vans Slip-On Pro in history

With over 50 years in the sneaker industry, Vans are one of the leading skateboarding footwear brands and are an iconic part of skateboarding history. Being the first company to make skateboarding-specific shoes, Vans has been driving the sport forward since the early days and keeps doing so until the present.

With a super stylish team, simple designs, and timeless items of footwear and apparel, Vans will be with us forever. One of the classic pairs that the brand has ever created is the Vans Slip-on Pro. The Slip-On Pro features a low-profile silhouette with Vans signature waffle tread pattern and Duracap construction for unrivaled protection and durability. UltraCush insoles add comfort and impact support, resulting in a shoe that not only looks great but also feels good.

Vans Slip-On Pro history

Facts / Specs

Base model: Vans Slip-On
Style: Retro, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Vans Slip-on, Vans UltraCush, Vans Duracap
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Leather, Canvas, Suede, Rubber Sole, Vulc Sole / Fabric

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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.