Size and fit

The Vans Chukka Low is available in unisex sizing. This sneaker can be adjusted through a traditional lacing system for a more customized fit. The shoe can accommodate even wide feet but may feel too roomy for those with very narrow foot widths.

Vans Chukka Low Style

Take your Vans Chukka Low for a spin on your board while wearing a simple tee and loose fit pants for comfort. Or, take it slightly up a notch while remaining casual by pairing your sneaker with slim jeans, a sweater, and a leather jacket.

Notable Features

The Vans Chukka Low is a durable footwear with a classic and timeless look that will serve you well through the years. In perfect accompaniment to the shoe’s sturdiness and style is its excellent comfort. This is made possible by the UltraCush HD footbed that gives enough cushion for the feet for all-day wear but keeps the foot close to the ground for outstanding board feel.

Vans Chukka Low History

The Vans Chukka Low is a shoe inspired by Vans classic shoes such as the Authentic and the Chukka Cleat. It was designed in 2006 in collaboration with the amateur skating team of Vans. The shoe takes on the look of the Chukka Cleat with the upper’s design and raised vamp while the sole and low-cut profile comes from the Authentic.

Listed as one of the most iconic Vans models, the Chukka Low has been released in a variety of finishes such as brushed denim, canvas, and suede and canvas. The model has also figured in many collaborations including one with game giant, Nintendo, featuring Mario characters in a checkerboard layout or a Bomb-Omb print.

Nice to know

  • The Vans Chukka Low weighs approximately 453 grams per shoe.
  • The sneaker has a vulcanized construction with a drop-in PU midsole and a gum rubber outsole containing the Vans waffle tread pattern.


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