Who should buy the Vans x Marvel Old Skool

This Marvel-inspired Vans x Marvel Old Skool could be a great pair for you if:

  • You are a Marvel fan and are looking for a comfortable and eye-catching pair that represents every main Avenger.
  • You want a Marvel shoe that is has excellent material and construction making it worth it for its price.

Vans x Marvel Old Skool Logo

Style of the Vans x Marvel Old Skool

Be one with the forces of good as you put these low-top sneakers on. Let Hulk, Captain America, Thor and Iron Man's signature bold colors and symbols express your love for these characters. Its loud design would be perfect for dress-up parties or on a casual day to help you stand out from the crowd.

Vans x Marvel Old Skool Upper

Notable Features

The Vans x Marvel Avengers Old Skool's upper is crafted from a combination of suede and canvas and comes clothed in the OG Avengers' signature colors and emblems. Thor's wings are placed on the shoe's sidewalls while Hulk's colors of green and purple grace the midsole, collar, and outsole.

Vans x Marvel Old Skool Midsole

Captain America's shield is displayed on the heel counter while his signature blue color is the toebox area's main hue. Lastly, its tongue displays Iron Man's chest with the famous Arc Reactor.

Vans x Marvel Old Skool Heel

The Old Skool's iconic silhouette is another noteworthy element that makes consumers consider this shoe. Equipped with reinforced toecaps for longer wear and UltraCush insoles for in-step comfort, these essential features make this kick a hit design-wise and function-wise.

Vans x Marvel Old Skool Collar

History of the Vans x Marvel Old Skool

Recognized as one of the most well-received sneakers today, the Vans Old Skool is a crowd-pleaser due to its iconic design, budget-friendly price, simple style, and cultural significance.  Introduced in 1977, it was Vans' first skate model that integrated leather and displayed the now iconic Sidestripe logo. 

Vans x Marvel Old Skool Tongue

Marvel, the comic giant and publishing company has been partnering up with the skate brand for a number of collections in the past. The two brands teamed up on a previous footwear collection in 2013, and five years later, in June 2018, the Vans x Marvel partnership have delivered another round of goods for the die-hard fanatics.

Vans x Marvel Old Skool Insole

Each footwear comes decked in different themes. The Old Skool, in particular, dons the symbols and colors of the original members of the Avengers. Thor's wings grace the sidewalls while Iron Man's Arc Reactor is placed on the tongue. The silhouette is only available in one iteration unlike the SK8- Hi and the Authentic.

Vans x Marvel Old Skool Outsole

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro, Sporty
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collaboration: Marvel
Collection: Vans Old Skool
Closure: Laces
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.