Who should buy the Vans P&C Old Skool

This low-top Vans P&C Old Skool could be a great match for you if:

  • You want a shoe that has a super edgy style that goes pretty much with any outfit. 
  • You are looking for a durable pair that features padded collars for extra comfort. 

Vans P&C Old Skool Upper material

Style of the Vans P&C Old Skool

Featuring a classic, low-top silhouette, this version of the Vans Old Skool is made up of sturdy textile, leather, and suede uppers. Also, this is the first Vans sneaker to bear the iconic side stripe. Vans branding is found at the heel and on the insoles. 

Vans P&C Old Skool Mouth opening

The contrasting colors that are used on the shoes add a fun look to them. Furthermore, they are available in a handful of colorways including Black Port Royale and Royal Blue/Apricot Buff.

Vans P&C Old Skool Midsole

As stylish as they look, the pair can be matched with almost any outfit in one’s wardrobe. A casual or street style ensemble goes best with the shoes. They can be matched with tops like a basic tee, oversized shirt, graphic tees, flannel pieces, hoodies, or even tank tops.

Vans P&C Old Skool Collar

Women can also wear these sneakers in summer or mini dresses and denim skirts. As for the bottoms, jeans, denim, or shorts can go well with these Vans.

Notable Features

Notable Features

Utilizing a padded footbed, this provides enhanced comfort to the shoes. The re-enforced toecaps are built to withstand repeated wear and offer extra toe protection. In addition, the Vans signature Waffle outsole delivers a firmer grip and added traction.

Vans P&C Old Skool Toebox

History of the Vans P&C Old Skool

Founded in 1966, two brothers named Paul Van Doren and Jim Van Doren created The Van Doren Rubber Company in Anaheim, California. But, before Vans became Vans it had quite a history. Paul Van Doren decided to take on the challenge of starting a new sneaker brand with also a new concept.

Vans P&C Old Skool Side profile

He partnered with his brother Jim and their long-time business associate Serge D’Elia. All three moved their families to Southern California and set up the operation of the new brand in Anaheim. It took almost a year to put together the self-reliant shoe factory. 

Vans P&C Old Skool Heel

With over 50 years in the sneaker industry, Vans is one of the leading skateboarding footwear brands and is an iconic part of skateboarding history. Being the first company to make skateboarding specific shoes, Vans has been driving the sport forward since the early days and keep doing so until the present.

Vans P&C Old Skool Laces

With a super stylish team, simple designs, and timeless items of footwear and apparel, Vans will be with us forever. Among all the retro sneakers that the brand has produced, the P&C Old Skool is one of the most anticipated by fans.  It has an old-school style that’s admired by many. Also, it is the first to bear the iconic side stripe. 

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro, Sporty
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Vans Old Skool
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Rubber Sole, Vulc Sole, EVA, Woven / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

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