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The high-top Vans 50th Full Cab Pro is a unisex shoe with sizes solely offered in US men’s. The guys can choose from sizes 6.5 to 13, while the ladies should go 1.5 sizes down from their normal shoe size. Some consumers have reported it to feel bigger than expected and recommended going down half a size.
The shoe’s high-top construction features a padded collar to provide added comfort and ankle support.
The Vans 50th Full Cab Pro retains the original's aesthetic, from its silhouette to textures and colorway, which it is famous for. The shoe's timeless style could easily be paired with most casual ensembles while its deep burgundy color adds a pop of stylish color.
This sneaker's edge lies in its iconic design and colorway. Displaying the original burgundy colorway and croc emboss details, loyal fans couldn't get enough of this hard-to-get sneaker model. Moreover, its upgraded features and modern specs are luring new fans as it performs well during skateboarding.
Once called the Vans Caballero, this first signature sneaker that came out from the Steve Caballero's skate sneaker line was changed to Full Cab to differentiate it from a later iteration called the Half Cab. Steve designed the Full Cab with the demands of vert skateboarding in mind. The shoe was considered innovative at that time and became legendary to then skateboarders.
Four years later a mid-top version of the Vans Full Cab was born through the DIY movement of those who bought the Full Cab. Skaters were customizing their Full Cab by cutting the collar for a looser ankle fit. Once Vans issued the Half Cab, it greatly surpassed its predecessor's success. However, loyal fans of the Full Cab weren't convinced and instead have been consistently demanding for the original's reissue.
Catering to the market's needs, Vans Full Cab has been reissued multiple times and one of them is during the brand's 50th anniversary. Vans decided to bring back the original Full Cab design and colorway but this time crafted in premium materials and modern technologies. This improved version was dubbed the Vans 50th Full Cab Pro to commemorate the anniversary and imply the modern enhancements that it now features.
- This colorway is called “’89 Burgandy / Gray.”
- Suede and embossed suede were combined to make the shoe's upper.