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The Vans Chima Ferguson Pro is a unisex shoe that is fortunately available in a wide range of sizes. The sizes for women range from 5 to 14.5 while the men's sizes stretch from 6 to 13. The reported stiff upper material is said to feel narrow than expected but eventually breaks in after some time. Finally, the lace closure allows users to adjust the fit accordingly.
The Vans Chima Ferguson Pro has a classic skate shoe design that is simple and laid back making it easy to style. No matter what color or print you decide to go for, the shoe would look great with jeans, shorts, or joggers. Make sure to keep your outfit monochrome or plain if you chose bright colorways or printed ones. Users were also seen dressing it up with chinos and a polo shirt for guys or dresses and skirts for the ladies.
Built with a canvas upper, this kick offers a lightweight and breathable fit that comes in various colors and prints. The shoe's upper also features the brand's Duracap technology that provides durability and reinforcements, especially in high wear areas. An UltraCush Lite sockliner offers added comfort, cushioning, and impact protection. All these sit atop a Vulc Lite sole construction that reduces weight and increases responsiveness.
Launched in 1966, Vans (formerly known as the Van Doren Rubber Company) was founded by brothers Paul Van Doren and Jim Van Doren with their business partners Gordon Lee and Serge D'Ella. The brand started out as a retail business that created casual Vans shoes, but a skateboarding clientele took notice and started to grow due to their grippy waffle outsoles. Vans answered skaters' clamor by creating more shoes that provided essential features of great skateboarding kicks.
From then on Vans became known as a brand that's rooted in skateboarding. The brand sponsored numerous pro skateboarders to help in designing and marketing their shoes. One of the many pro shoe models is the low-top Vans Chima Ferguson Pro, a signature model made in partnership with the brand's Australian team rider Chima Ferguson.
Hailing from Sydney, Ferguson is known for performing difficult tricks and makes them look easy and effortless. His laidback style naturally translates to his collaborative collection with Vans. Apart from footwear, Ferguson and Vans also released hats, shorts, and tees as part of their on-going partnership.
- The Vans Chima Ferguson Pro is available in Medium width.
- It is also available in gum soles.