The Authentics emerged from the early days of the skate and BMX boom. They were the low-top lace-up casual shoe that would eventually find favor with youth culture everywhere. Because of their comfort, their extreme durability, their good looks and the quality one gets for their very friendly price they quickly became a Vans standard that led to a whole family tree of like-minded styles.
Vulcanized waffle rubber outsoles.
Please note sizing is MENS. (add two for female size i.e. Men's 8 = Women's 10)
Founded in 1966 in Southern California, Vans manufactures sneakers, skateboaring shoes and other shoe types primarily for the skateboarder/surfer market.The original 'Waffle sole' shoe the brand is as popular today as it was when it first began.