VANS AUTHENTIC – THE ICONIC SKATE SHOE
Opening a little shop in Anaheim, California, the Van Doren brothers certainly couldn’t expect the shoes they were selling to achieve cult status at one point in time. But we know better now. Vans skate shoes are a household name nowadays. It all began with the #44 deck shoe, also known as the Vans Authentic.
The simple design, the thick rubber sole and the sturdiness of the sneaker were only some reasons for especially the California skate scene to fall for it because the Vans shoe proved itself great for skating.
THE AUTHENTIC - NOT JUST ONE THING