The name already says it all: The Authentic Sneakers by Vans are the most authentic shoes you will get. The canvas low top with simple lacing and original Vans Waffle Sole® is one of the favorites among skaters. The durable rubber sole with special waffle pattern provides a perfect grip.
Vans' storied history and their connection with skate and surf culture, began in 1966 Southern California with the rolling out of a single pair of shoes. They were named Authentic. In the generations since, they have only gotten more popular amongst hardcore skaters and skate enthusiasts. Their design is simple, stylish, and effective: a low top lace-up profile made with sturdy canvas uppers, and signature waffle rubber soles that completes the package offering incredible flexibility and grip.
Nothing really says skateboarding like Vans! Their first skate shoe was produced in 1966 and it's been a smooth, innovative ride ever since. Creativity and dedication to skateboarding is the foundation of Vans and with that they have made a huge impact so far. With their trailblazing Vans Warped Tour they have won over skateboard heart all over the world, including ours.