Canvas upper. Rubber sole. Metal eyelets. Ultracush insole. True sizing. The Vans Authentic is the original Vans shape, first made in the original Van Doren Rubber Company shop in Anaheim, California, back in 1966. Designed for yachting, popular with long-haired pool skaters, it’s a bonafide classic. These ‘DX’ ones here are a bit fancier than most, and have been made with higher rubber foxing, thicker canvas and cushioned insoles for a slightly more solid feel. Pretty classy.
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