Size and fit

Another great iteration, available in men’s and women’s sizing, is released to the market in the name of Vans ComfyCush Authentic. With a lace-up closure, it ensures secure lockdown and a comfortable fit in every stride. As usual, the Authentic’s low-profile silhouette makes it possible for the ankle to move without any restriction. It is lightweight as well. 

It has a moisture-wicking lining that offers breathability, keeping the foot fresh and dry. Also, it has a ComfyCush sockliner and midsole for increased rebound and improved comfort.

Vans ComfyCush Authentic Style

Vans has freshened up and upgraded the classic Authentic to entice loyal followers. The low-top Vans ComfyCush Authentic sneaker has a constructed upper that is simplified in one-piece interiors. This iteration is available in different colorways such as black/ black, true white/ true white, black/ true white, and racing red/ true white. 

The ComfyCush Authentic from Vans remains versatile, like its predecessors, complementing a variety of casual outfits quickly. A unisex sneaker, it can look well with denim jeans, jumpsuits, or shorts. Sundresses and mini skirts are also good options to match this kick too. 

Notable Features

The timeless Vans Authentic has been reinvigorated to bring next-level comfort. The low-top ComfyCush Authentic from Vans delivers the first-class fit as if you are walking on clouds. We have the ComfyCush to thank for it.  

With the ComfyCush construction, it has co-molded outsole and midsole that deliver durability, traction, and comfort. Also, it features an updated foam that ensures better comfort and increased rebound. 

Vans ComfyCush Authentic History

Initially launched in 1966, the Style 44 or currently known as the Authentic was the first shoe created and launched by the brand. This shoe has a straightforward design and sticky rubber outsoles. Therefore, the time came that skateboarders were seen wearing the iconic shoe all over Southern California in 1974. 

Since then, the Vans Authentic has been considered as among the timeless silhouettes that came across the market. In fact, it has been used in different collaborative projects, resulting in various shoe masterpieces. Several iterations have been released to sustain the continuing demands and needs of the market, especially of the avid brand’s followers. Among of which is the Vans ComfyCush Authentic. 

The ComfyCush Authentic is built with a sturdy canvas upper with a classic look, providing foot comfort and versatile style. It has a cotton drill lining that gives added breathability. Equipped with a waffle outsole, it ensures a superior grip. 

Additional Info

  • The ComfyCush Authentic from Vans weighs 340.194 grams. 
  • It has an outsole with removed rubber sections, for weight reduction and increased flexibility. 

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro, Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Vans Comfycush, Vans Authentic
Closure: Laces
Material: Canvas, Rubber Sole, EVA, Vulc Sole / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer

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Danny McLoughlin

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