Who should buy the Vans BMX Era

As Vans celebrates the impact of BMX on youth culture, a new collection has been released, which also immortalizes the Vans' checkerboard design. The BMX Era is a solid option if:

  • You are after a pair of kicks that draws the compliments of onlookers with its eye-catching design.
  • You are looking for a shoe that could pair well with jeans and sundresses. 
  • You prefer footwear suitable for both skateboard and casual activities.

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Fit and sizing

With a low-top silhouette, the Vans BMX Era promotes impressive performance as it allows the ankle to move without any restriction. It has a canvas upper that offers decent foot breathability. 

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This kick has a padded collar and cushioned footbed for flexibility, support, and comfort. Also, it is a unisex sneaker that is available in men’s and women’s sizing. 

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Style of the Vans BMX Era

Paying homage to the BMX culture, here comes the Vans BMX Era. It is available in different colors like black/sharp green, white/black, and true navy/white. Also, the same as its predecessors, this sneaker can complement several casual ensembles. 

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The low-top Vans BMX Era can be a perfect match with denim jeans, sporty joggers, track pants, or shorts. This shoe with the Chex pattern can also be worn by ladies with their sundresses or mini-skirts. 

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Notable features

Vans BMX Era is among the shoes that were released to pay homage to the contribution of BMX culture to the youth.

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Apart from the iconic checkerboard pattern on the upper, this sneaker features BMX graphics on the white midsole that gives a unique and added style to its overall design. 

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History of the Vans BMX Era

The Style 95 or currently known as the Vans Era was designed by Stacy Peralta and Tony Alva. It was initially released to the market in 1976. Compared to the Authentic that was released in 1966, the Vans Era has a cushioned ankle collar that provides support and flexibility. This silhouette was eventually appreciated by skateboarders from different generations. 

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Released on July 2019, the Vans BMX Era is among the latest additions to the growing collection of the Style 95. This iteration is launched as Vans pays homage to what BMX culture contributed to youth. It highlights the 40th anniversary since Vans started supporting the action sport in 1979.  

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Inspired by classic BMX silhouettes, this model sports and features the iconic checkerboard print on the sidewalls.Depending on the colorways, solid color of blue, white, or black is seen on the toe and heel areas. Lastly, the Vans BMX graphic is printed on the white midsole. 

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Additional info

  • It has a canvas upper that weighs 283.5 grams.
  • Apart from the Vans Era, the silhouette of the SK8-Hi is also available in the BMX collection. 

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Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Vans Era
Closure: Laces
Material: Canvas, Rubber Sole, Vulc Sole / Fabric
Season: Summer, Spring
Print: Checkered

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Danny McLoughlin

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