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As with most Vans shoes, Vans Suede Suede Sk8-Mid Reissue Ghillie MTEs are unisex. The kicks are available in full and half measurements ranging from 4 to 13 for men and 5.5 to 14.5 for women.
These Vans suede shoes provide an exact fit and can accommodate narrow- to average-sized feet. Wider feet may have a bit of difficulty in these.
Give off an adventurous vibe without actually going out to the great outdoors. These hiking-inspired kicks can be worn with any casual outfit of your choice. Some style tips:
- The Sudan/Marshmallow colorway together with gray pants and a gray pullover is a terrific combination.
- Gray chinos and a beige crewneck sweater match well with the Forged Iron/Marshmallow colorway of the shoes.
Vans Suede Sk8-Mid Reissue Ghillie MTE shoes were constructed to help you go out and enjoy the day whatever the weather. These kicks feature Scotchgard-treated uppers that keep the elements out while the heat-retention layer keeps the feet warm and cozy inside. Vulcanized rubber lug outsoles keep your gait straight and stable even on slippery surfaces.
The core model of the Vans Sk8-Mid Reissue is the Suede Sk8-Hi. These classic shoes, which are still produced to this day, were first seen in 1978. Initially called Style #38, the Sk8-His had a collar height that went markedly past the ankles. The shoes were a smash hit with riders who appreciated the ankle support and extra padding the Sk8-His afforded.
As a testament to how well-loved the Sk8-Hi sneakers are, they are still available for purchase to this day. Over the years, the shoes have also been covered in various fabrics, been dressed in assorted prints and shades, and now, constructed with a mid-top profile.
The Vans Sk8-Mid Reissue Ghillie MTEs, is an iteration of the Sk8-Mid Reissue shoe which makes use of a hiking-inspired ghillie lacing system. Like the mid-top version, it has a profile that is shorter than the original Sk8-Hi shoes but still provide ample padding in much-needed areas and ankle support.
- These mid-top sneakers are covered in suede and feature warm textile linings.
- The shoes also contain gusseted tongues and textured toe bumpers.