Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.
Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.
Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.
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Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.
Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.
Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.
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Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.
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Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.
The Vans Camo Slip-on Pro, like other Vans sneakers, is available in men’s sizing which ranges from 3.5 to 13 US. For women who want to grab a pair, they may simply get 1.5 sizes down from their usual sizing to acquire their exact fit. Since it has an upper made of canvas, it offers sufficient foot breathability. It also has a soft textile lined collar and a lightly padded tongue that give additional comfort. Also, it has elastic tongue slits to provide a snug fit.
Like other low-top Vans sneakers, the Camo Slip-on Pro offers foot mobility which is helpful for skaters to perform their kickflips and other amazing tricks. It has an upper with a camo print all over, giving the shoe a nice touch. To add subtle flair, paint splatter is added to the shoe’s waffle tread sole.
This sneaker has vulcanized soles that give the shoe less weight and bulk, and most of all, excellent board feel. Aside from the fact that this sneaker is easy to wear, it also complements urban outfits nicely. Wearers can comfortably pair it with shorts, jeans, and skirts, among other casual outfits.
Never lose your footing with the pair of Vans Camo Slip-on Pro shoe. Among the striking features of this sneaker is the Duracap. It has reinforcement rubber underlays in the high wear areas to withstand skateboarding abuse. In addition to the Duracap, this Slip-on Pro utilizes UltraCush HD sockliners that gives the highest level of impact cushioning.
Paul Van and James Van Doren, together with their business partners Gordon Lee and Serge D’Elia, started the Van Doren Rubber Company in Anaheim, California in March 1966. The first shoe that Vans launched was the Style 44 or currently popularly known as the Authentic in the same year. Eventually, the brand managed to deliver a variety of sneakers that would meet the comfort and performance, not to mention style, that skateboarders, BMX riders and other athletes need.
In 1974, another legendary footwear from Vans was released which was the Classic Slip-on or Style 98. With the help of the BMX riders and skateboarders, this shoe became a hit and rage in Southern California. Eventually, it became an icon for generations. As a matter of fact, the Classic Slip-on with the checkerboard print on the upper was even featured in the 1980s movie hit the Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
The fame of the Classic Slip-on did not stop there. Truth be told, this sneaker has also been utilized in a variety of fantastic collaborations. Some of the celebrities, retailers, brands, and companies that worked with Vans to create such impressive iterations are A Tribe Called Quest, Marvel, Peanuts, Made for the Makers, MLB, Engineered Garments, Goodhood and Independent.
Today, the iconic classic that everyone loves and knows has taken steroids, making it more durable against any abuse that can be tossed at it. Introducing the Vans Camo Slip-on Pro, it is more robust than ever because of the DuraCap quarter panel, ensuring the sneaker will not fall apart at the thought of grip tape. It also has a pro lite construction with evolved foxing tape that gives added durability as well as flexibility.
- Apart from the canvas camo upper, the Slip-on Pro is also available in checkerboard canvas as well as suede upper too.
- The Vans logo is visible at the sides near the elastic goring.