Size and fit

The Vans Rainbow Slip-On sneaker, like other Vans sneakers, is a unisex shoe available in men’s sizing that ranges from 3.5 to 13 US or women’s sizes 5 to 14.5. With a low-top profile, it features a canvas upper that keeps the foot fresh all-day. The dual elastic gore allows easy on and off.

This Slip-On Rainbow shoe has a well-padded footbed that provides sufficient shock absorption and comfort. Also, it has a cushioned collar that offers added support. With a vulcanized construction, it delivers excellent board feel as well as flexibility.

Vans Rainbow Slip-On Style

The low-top Vans Rainbow Slip-On shoe has a versatile and unique design that can brighten up your casual outfit. It is available in colorways including True White and White/ Multi.

This unisex sneaker can nicely match several casual ensembles. Men and women can complement this shoe with their shorts, denim jeans, or joggers. Ladies can also pair it with their mini-skirts or mini-dresses.

Notable Features

Brighten up your getup as you add more vibrant colors with the help of Vans Rainbow Slip-On shoe. One of its striking features is the rainbow-colored upper or outsole, depending on the version. You will see the vibrant color printed on the upper with a white midsole and a gum outsole for one of its versions.

Another version of the Rainbow Slip-On is with an all-white upper. Instead of the upper, you will see the vivid rainbow-printed color on the outsole and midsole. Also, it has a subtle rainbow Vans logo tag near the elastic goring. 

Vans Rainbow Slip-On History

In celebration of the Pride month of the LGBTQ community, Vans offers a range of shoes styled with the rainbow color to enable their global customers to express their creative expression and individuality. Among of which is the Vans Rainbow Slip-On released in March 2019. 

There are two versions of Rainbow Slip-On sneakers that were released. One has a rainbow color on the upper while midsole and outsole are in all white. Another is the reverse opposite, it has a rainbow-colored midsole and the outsole with an all-white upper. 

The Vans Slip-On Rainbow, regardless of version, has a canvas upper that sits atop of a flexible and vulcanized outsole, delivering foot breathability and excellent board feel, respectively. It has cushioned and shock-absorbing footbed for comfort. 

 With the dual elastic midfoot goring, the Rainbow Slip-On allows for feet to quickly on and off the shoe. It has a cushioned ankle collar that gives additional comfort. Also, it has a rubber outsole with the waffle tread pattern that offers superior grip.

Additional Info

  • It is also available in checkerboard print with the rainbow color. 
  • To celebrating the Pride Month of 2019, Vans is donating $50,000 to the Trevor Project, which is the largest crisis intervention and suicide prevention organization for LGBTQ in the world. 

Facts / Specs

Style: Retro
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Vans Slip-On
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Canvas, Rubber Sole, Vulc Sole / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer

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