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Vans Authentic™ Core Classics Reviews

852 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

100%Rated 5 stars

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Customer Fit Survey:

79% "Felt true to size"

53% "Felt wider than marked"

73% "Moderate arch support"

838 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 1/11/12
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

Once again Zappos service was amazing. The shoes are great quality and are true Vans. Pricing is very good.

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14 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 7/8/04
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:2 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I was very pleased with zappos as my shoes arrived quickly. However I was able to put a hole in my fine new shoes in 48 hrs. I don't think the chinese have any idea as to what "quality" means. Thanks Zappos

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3 people found this review helpful  

June 21, 2012

Anonymous

from Portland, Oregon

These are a fantastic pair of shoes. I swapped out the fabric laces for a set of leather ones and they look even better. Unsurprisingly, they were a little stiff at first and I got some blisters but that went away after the first few days. Also, I like to wear these without socks and the insole (although unnoticeable at first) is slightly rough and if you walk in them without socks all day your feet will get pretty scuffed up on the bottoms. I had to exchange these once (for a half-size smaller) because they ran a tiny bit large.

Brands I'd also recommend: Keds, Sperry, Toms

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

March 6, 2012

Anonymous

 

Love them! And they arrived much earlier than I expected. Overall, great experience and I look forward to using Zappos again.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

January 23, 2012

Cameron M

from Austell, Georgia

After being a customer of Zappos for a while now, I finally decided to do a review. In terms of the shoe, they're great, it fits perfect. There is no break in time, and they're just as comfortable as the 3 other pairs I have. As always shipping was super fast, and I can't wait to order a few more pair. The only thing that was interesting is that the white pair of these that I bought had a sort of cushion around the ankle of the shoe and the red ones did not, this isn't an issue though, it's probably why these fit better sooner than the white ones.

Brands I'd also recommend: MOAR VANS

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

April 2, 2012

Anonymous

from Fresno, CA

Vans were delivered quickly and exactly what I ordered. I was very impressed with Zappos and would use this site again to order shoes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 31, 2012

Michelle V

from Oakdale, CA

I bought these shoes for my daughter. She is a bit heavy for her height and stands all day. The shoes are comfortable for her.

Brands I'd also recommend: keds

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 30, 2012

Anonymous

from Florida

I ordered these for my son and they arrived the next day. He loves them. The only complaint we have is the red is a little more "neon" than expected. Not a big deal for us but others should know.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 13, 2012

Maria K

from Los Angeles, CA

My son loves these shoes. They are stylish and comfortable. Zappos has the best price on Vans.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 11, 2012

Anonymous

from Maryland

Great customer support! The size was kinda big for me. I realized that little bit late and wore it once. I called to ask about exchange and the lady said since it is my first time she will send me new pair. New shoes were delivered at my house when I came back from school next day. Also, she upgraded my account to VIP.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 9, 2012

Whit T

from North Carolina

As far as low profile, vulcanized shoes go, this is as good as it gets. Vans has a history of being the classic choice for people who want a well made, good looking shoe, they put incredible thought into seemingly simple designs. This process has earned them a near cult following with the Authentic being a staple style in winning people over. The more you wear these shoes, the more they mold to your foot and the more comfortable they become. All vulcanized shoes are going to run at least a half size larger than your average cupsole. Vans are highly recommended by me and countless others.

Brands I'd also recommend: Vans, Emerica, Gravis

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 7, 2012

Anonymous

from Columbus, Ohio

They're great! The Vans Authentic Core Classics are a comfortable shoe with a unique urban style. Since I fall in the flat foot category this shoe accompanies my foot and provides proper support. The support of the shoe is similar to orthopedic shoes. It is a very nice shoe to have when in need of an all black pair of shoes as well. The black canvas that makes the body of the shoe is very durable and an easy clean. The style is also dynamic in the sense that it can pass as a tennis shoe or a casual shoe depending upon what is worn with. I have worn these with both street clothes and casual clothing. It isn't a shoe I wear everyday but could definitely be used as such given the support it provides. If a shoe can be as comfortable as orthopedic footwear and still maintain the urban style definitely has my approval no to mention the reasonable price. The shipping came in a reasonable time at no charge. I consider this a great investment in the arena of shoes.

Brands I'd also recommend: adidas

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 27, 2012

Anonymous

from San Francisco, CA

Ordered these for my son. He loves them! Classic Van's style in a fresh color. Great for Spring/Summer.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 23, 2012

Josh S

from Chattanooga, Tennessee

Great shoes! They are comfy right out of the box. No break in period required. Color is as shown online. Vans may want to re-think calling them "navy" but they do look like the picture on the website.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 18, 2012

Bill S

from Indy, IN.

Classic style, great fit. Love the all black look. Vans - the original & still the best.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 4, 2012

Anonymous

 

I purchased these as a gift for my son. This is the second pair of Vans for him but he loves them! He reports that they fit fine and he wears them all the time. I had them sent to him and he received them in two days after I ordered them.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 3, 2012

Anonymous

from Sacramento,ca

Great shoes. Good fit. Really nice color. Not the first pair I have had. Won't be the last.

Brands I'd also recommend: DC,Etnies,Nike

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 12, 2012

Christy K

 

Love the Vans but I'd rather review Zappos. I love Zappos. They are my go to shoe source. No shipping. No Tax. My shoes never, ever take longer than 48 hours to appear on my door. My Uggs arrived in less than 24 hours. Can't say enough about their customer service. Zappos rocks!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 9, 2012

Sean M

from Gautier, MS

Favorite Vans...possibly my favorite shoes. Wear them constantly. Zappos customer service is the tits, BTW.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 8, 2012

Catherine T

from Costa Mesa, CA

My son wears size 15/16; it is very difficult to find that size...let alone that size and what you like. Zappos has what he likes, good rates and they are always shipped very fast! I love Zappos!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 8, 2012

Mrs. S

from Virginia

Red Vans. I purchased these shoes for my son for Christmas and they fit perfect. He normally wears a size 8.5, but he wanted them in a 9. The size 9 fits good. They look great with skinny jeans.

Brands I'd also recommend: Nike, Puma

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 7, 2012

Anonymous

 

The kids love these! OK, so there isn't much arch support, but they seem to be the style lately.

Brands I'd also recommend: Franco Sarto

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 5, 2012

Anonymous

from Woodland Hills, California

Although I was a little hesitant about ordering from anyone other than the brand directly, I must say the process, selection, availability and price was bar none the best experience ever! Thanks for having what I needed when Vans directly didn't!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 5, 2012

Anonymous

from Indiana

Great shoes, and the shipping was so quick, and arrived without any problems! I will definitely order from Zappos again. I ordered these for my son.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 29, 2011

Pam G

from Northern California

Both our boys asked for a pair of these shoes for Christmas because "this is all we wear." They love their Vans.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 28, 2011

Anonymous

from Long Island, NY

I have always ordered shoes from Zappos, and I am always pleased with the result! If there is ever a problem, they will accept my return with no problem at all. I recommend Zappos to all my friends!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 28, 2011

Lynn

from Fresno,Ca

Love the convenience of shopping with Zappos! Your product arrives quickly and always ready to wear.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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