The Vans Camo Slip-on Pro is available in men’s sizing. It is a unisex sneaker so women can grab a pair by ordering 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.
This slip-on has a soft textile-lined collar and a lightly padded tongue that give additional comfort. Also, it has an 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 the 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.