Size and fit

The Check Foxing Authentic sneakers by Vans are available in men’s sizing. Men can pick from 3.5 to 13 US, in medium width. Ladies can still buy a pair by getting less than 1.5 of their usual size from the men’s sizing to get their actual fit. 

This type of skate shoes has a low-top silhouette which allows better ankle mobility than high-profile sneakers. It has a sturdy upper made of canvas material that promotes foot breathability. Also, it has a textile lining for an excellent next-to-skin feel. 

Vans Check Foxing Authentic Style

Show off your style with the new look of the Vans Authentic. With a straightforward upper, it has a foxing tape with a checkerboard print that gives an eye-catching design. The low-top Vans Check Foxing Authentic has a versatile style that can complement a variety of casual ensembles. 

This unisex sneaker looks perfect with denim jeans, shorts, and sporty outfits. Women can also mix and match this type of Vans Authentic shoes with their skirts and minidresses.

Notable Features

The low-top Vans Check Foxing Authentic is a versatile sneaker that features a clean white upper that mains the classic look. The checkerboard foxing stripe is a striking trait of the shoe. The checkered print on the foxing tape adorning the straightforward upper completes the shoe’s fashion-forward look, making heads to turn around. 

Vans Check Foxing Authentic History

Paul Van and Jim Van Doren and with their business partners, Gordon Lee and Serge D’Elia, founded the Van Doren Rubber Company in Anaheim California in March 1966. Also, in the same year when the company was established, the first Vans sneaker was launched in the name of Style 44. The Style 44 is now popularly known as the Vans Authentic. It has a straightforward design and sticky outsoles. 

For over five decades, the Authentic has been translated numerous times with different materials and transformed into different looks while maintaining the classic elements. Truth be told, the Style 44 has been utilized in different collaborations. Some of the popular brands, retailers, companies, and artists that Vans has partnered with are Van Gogh Museum, Peanuts, Disney, Engineered Garments, MLB, Anti-Social Club, Made for the Makers, Star Wars, Kenzo, T & C Surf, Supreme and Lazy Oaf. 

As the collection grows, another version of the legendary Authentic was recently released this 2019. The Vans Check Foxing Authentic has a clean white upper that is complemented by the foxing tape upper. It also has the Vans’ signature rubber waffle outsole that provides durable traction.

Additional Info

  • Like most of the Vans skate shoes, it has a lace-up closure system with metal eyelets that ensures an adjustable fit. 
  • The Check Foxing Authentic is made from materials that are free from animal by-product, therefore 100% vegan. 


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