Summary

We spent 8.5 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • The Vans Suede Slip-On carries a stylish and classic silhouette that is appreciated by a lot of customers. 
  • Many users say that they can easily pair this kind of Vans shoes with a variety of casual and smart outfits.
  • A pair of these trainers can deliver enjoyable comfort to a significant number of wearers.
  • Like other Vans Slip-On sneakers, this iteration can easily catch attention and has brought compliments to several users.
  • Several shoppers have attested that the low-top Vans Suede Slip-On provides excellent quality.
  • It offers exceptional board feel, according to some skateboarders. 
  • The Vans Suede Slip-On sneaker is available at a very affordable price that is appreciated by most buyers.

1 reasons not to buy

  • The low-top Vans Suede Slip-On fits a bit tight at first, according to several customers. 

Bottom line

A timeless silhouette, indeed, the iconic Vans Classic Slip-On has another face to offer its loyal customers. The Vans Suede Slip-On maintains the classic elements but dresses in another exciting colorways and materials. Yet, it still provides comfort and functionality, not to forget style, that skateboarders and fashionistas can continue to enjoy. 

Facts

Base model: Vans Slip-On
Style: Retro
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Vans Slip-On
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Canvas, EVA, Suede, Vulc Sole
Price: $60
Colorways: Grey
Special editions: 17 special editions
Size
Small True to size Large
Fit
Tight Loose
Support
Neutral Stable
Flexibility
Stiff Flexible
Breathability
Warm Breathable
Cushioning
Firm Plush
Durability 8/10
Comfort 8/10
Traction 8/10
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The Vans Suede Slip-On is available in men’s and women’s sizing. It is a unisex sneaker that allows the ankle to move freely because of its low-top profile. It has a suede upper that offers long-lasting wear as well as foot breathability.

With a vulcanized construction, it offers excellent board feel. It has a slimmed-down profile that provides flexibility. It has a padded footbed that delivers comfort and shock absorption while its die-cut EVA insert gives added support.

A classic skate shoe, the Vans Suede Slip-On, is another iteration of the legendary silhouette that gives more options to its loyal followers. It gives a new life and reinterpretation without losing its classic elements.

There are plenty of colorways that customers can choose from. Some of them are suiting/ dress blues, zen blue/ black, and rainy day/ calla green. This sneaker with amazing colorways can compliment several casual ensembles.

Men and women can pair the low-top Vans Suede Slip-On with their distressed denim jeans, jumpsuits, shorts, and cuffed pants. To display a style with an athletic vibe, men and women can wear this sneaker with their joggers, track pants, leggings, and other sporty outfits. Ladies can also wear miniskirts or sundresses to have a more feminine look.

The low-top Vans Suede Slip-On features a straightforward yet eye-catching suede upper that is available in new exciting color variations. The suede material offers a more sophisticated look than canvas does. Also, it utilized the molded EVA insole that provides better shock absorption. Also, the EVA insole reduces weight, providing a lightweight feel. 

Initially launched in 1974, the Van Slip-On or previously known as the Style 98 is a slip-on sneaker that was taken from the silhouette of a boat shoe. It became popular in 1982 when it was featured in the movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High. It sported the iconic checkerboard print when Sean Penn wore it in the film. 

Since its inception, it has already been revamped and reinterpreted several times using different materials and color variations. Its silhouette also has been utilized in creating a variety of collaborative and masterpiece designs. Among its countless iterations is the Vans Suede Slip-On. 

Without the complicated lacing system, this Vans Suede Slip-On is enlivened by the new colorways that are available in the market. It is dressed mostly in suede materials. However, some colorways has a suede upper that is combined with textile material.

This model maintains the original gum waffle outsole that provides durability, excellent board feel, and a superior grip. The shoe’s gusseted tongue keeps the precipitation out, keeping the foot fresh. Also, the side goring provides a snug yet comfortable fit without the need of the lacing system.

  • The Vans Suede Slip-On sneaker has a cotton drill lining that adds foot breathability and comfort.
  • It has a cushioned ankle collar that delivers added support and comfort. 

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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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