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    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
    $60
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Like other Vans shoes, the Glitter Checkerboard Classic Slip-On is available in men’s sizing ranges from 3.5 to 10 US. Women can still buy this shoe by getting their size that is 1.5 down to get their exact fit. The durable upper is a combination of canvas and suede that keeps that foot dry all day. 

This slip-on has cushioned footbed that offers superior shock absorption and comfortable fit. It has the elastic side accent that gives a snug fit. Also, it has a padded collar that provides added support.

With a low-profile silhouette, the Vans Glitter Checkerboard Classic Slip-On features a vibrant and glittery upper with the checkerboard print that gives an attractive and lively vibe. It is available in Fairy Wren/ True White colorway.

This unisex sneaker is perfect to complement a variety of casual clothing, especially summer outfits. Men, as well as women, can match this version of the checkboard slip-on sneakers with shorts, denim jeans, and jumpsuits. Ladies can pair with mini-skirts too.

With the classic silhouette, the Vans Glitter Checkerboard Slip-On displays an upper with subtle sophistication. It has a cute checkerboard-printed upper covered with glitter material that adds value and style. With its bright and fashion-forward design, it is versatile enough to complement a myriad of casual outfits.

Serge D’Elia and Gordon Lee, together with Paul and James Van Doren, established the Van Doren Rubber Company in March 1966. In the same year, the company also launched the first shoe, Style 44 or known as the Authentic. Consequently, Vans managed to deliver a myriad of footwear that loved by skateboarders and BMX riders. Regular wearers who were fashionably-inclined were drawn as well. 

Among the revolutionary sneakers that Vans released was the Classic Slip-On or previously known as Style 98 in 1974. Since its released, it has been reinterpreted several times utilizing a variety of materials. In the 1980s, the Checkerboard Slip-On was featured in the movie hit The Fast Times at Ridgemont High. 

Part of the growing collection of the Vans Classic sneakers, the Glitter Checkerboard Slip-on has a breathable canvas and suede upper that sits atop of vulcanized outsole that provides foot breathability and superior grip respectively.

  • The Vans Glitter Checkerboard Slip-on has the signature waffle outsole that provides excellent bard feels and superior grip. 

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