Size and fit

The Vans Suede Slip-On is available in men’s and women’s sizing. It is a unisex sneaker that allows the ankle to move freely because of its low-top profile. It has a suede upper that offers long-lasting wear as well as foot breathability.

With a vulcanized construction, it offers excellent board feel. It has a slimmed-down profile that provides flexibility. It has a padded footbed that delivers comfort and shock absorption while its die-cut EVA insert gives added support.

Vans Suede Slip-On Style

A classic skate shoe, the Vans Suede Slip-On, is another iteration of the legendary silhouette that gives more options to its loyal followers. It gives a new life and reinterpretation without losing its classic elements.

There are plenty of colorways that customers can choose from. Some of them are suiting/ dress blues, zen blue/ black, and rainy day/ calla green. This sneaker with amazing colorways can compliment several casual ensembles.

Men and women can pair the low-top Vans Suede Slip-On with their distressed denim jeans, jumpsuits, shorts, and cuffed pants. To display a style with an athletic vibe, men and women can wear this sneaker with their joggers, track pants, leggings, and other sporty outfits. Ladies can also wear miniskirts or sundresses to have a more feminine look.

Notable Features

The low-top Vans Suede Slip-On features a straightforward yet eye-catching suede upper that is available in new exciting color variations. The suede material offers a more sophisticated look than canvas does. Also, it utilized the molded EVA insole that provides better shock absorption. Also, the EVA insole reduces weight, providing a lightweight feel. 

Vans Suede Slip-On History

Initially launched in 1974, the Van Slip-On or previously known as the Style 98 is a slip-on sneaker that was taken from the silhouette of a boat shoe. It became popular in 1982 when it was featured in the movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High. It sported the iconic checkerboard print when Sean Penn wore it in the film. 

Since its inception, it has already been revamped and reinterpreted several times using different materials and color variations. Its silhouette also has been utilized in creating a variety of collaborative and masterpiece designs. Among its countless iterations is the Vans Suede Slip-On. 

Without the complicated lacing system, this Vans Suede Slip-On is enlivened by the new colorways that are available in the market. It is dressed mostly in suede materials. However, some colorways has a suede upper that is combined with textile material.

This model maintains the original gum waffle outsole that provides durability, excellent board feel, and a superior grip. The shoe’s gusseted tongue keeps the precipitation out, keeping the foot fresh. Also, the side goring provides a snug yet comfortable fit without the need of the lacing system.

Additional Info

  • The Vans Suede Slip-On sneaker has a cotton drill lining that adds foot breathability and comfort.
  • It has a cushioned ankle collar that delivers added support and comfort. 

Facts / Specs

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

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