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The Vans Style 112 Pro is available in both men and women's sizes. The guys' sizes stretch from 6.5 to 12 while the ladies can choose from sizes 8 to 14.5. The shoe generally fits true to size.
Some users reported that the low-top kick's extended rubber toecap could take a while to get used to, for skaters flicking the board takes getting used to, while some casual users said the toecap needs some break-in time.
The Vans Style 112 Pro's straightforward and simple design makes for a versatile kick that could be incorporated in a multitude of outfits. It features the brand's signature side stripe logo and displays Vans' notable effortlessly cool style. Pair it with cropped trousers and a button-down shirt for a high-street look or the ladies can go for a vintage vibe by opting for high-waisted mom jeans and a band tee.
This pair's most prominent feature is its extended rubber toecap as it makes the midsole look noticeably thicker than the standard sneaker. Function-wise the UltraCush HD footbed and Duracap reinforcement are what some of the consumers raved about. They noticed that this shoe's overall comfort was enhanced thanks to the UltraCush HD insole while skaters love the Duracap as it prolonged their pair's life even after months of skateboarding.
Founded by brothers Paul Van Doren and Jim Van Doren together with other business partners, Vans was introduced in 1966 as a company that designed and sold casual shoes. Initially known as the Van Doren Rubber Company, the business had to change directions from creating casual shoes to skate shoes, as a growing clientele of skateboarders started patronizing their products because of its grippy rubber outsole.
From then on Vans catered to its skateboarding audience and has established its name as a company grounded in extreme sports. The company started commissioning professional skaters to represent the brand and help in designing some of their products. One of these products is the Vans Style 112 Pro, a skate shoe designed by the company's professional skate team. The shoe exudes a vintage vibe perfect for old-school sneaker fans. It is available in a number of colorways.
- This model's upper comes in two variations, sturdy canvas or suede, depending on the colorway.
- The upper sits atop a Pro Vulc Lite constructed outsole for best board feel, traction, and flex.
- Its tongue is gusseted to avoid tongue slippage and rubbing.
- The heel counter can be flipped over to reveal the shoe's official name.
- An extra pair of laces comes in the box.
- Perforation holes are placed on the kick's medial side for added breathability.