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Vans Authentic™ Reviews

744 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

92%Rated 5 stars

0%Rated 4 stars

4%Rated 3 stars

4%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

83% "Felt true to size"

94% "Felt true to width"

60% "Moderate arch support"

714 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 12/2/11
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I ordered another style of shoe and it was out of stock and it is still not in stock so I settled for this shoe. Sometimes things happen for a reason. I love this shoe. I wear an orthotic insole in all my shoes and this shoe easily accommodates the orthotic and the shoe is stylish. It looks great with jeans and it has a solid feel so I can use it for short hikes or long walks. Because I spend a lot of time outdoors and in casual wear, this shoe is a good choice.

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30 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 2/12/12
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:3 stars!
Style Rated:4 stars!

Bought these for my daughter and my son for Christmas. Both pairs have already started to wear out quite a bit. The rubber has separated from the canvas on both pairs right at the ball of their foot.

Additional 724 Authentic™ Vans Reviews

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March 5, 2015

Anonymous

from Chico, Ca.

Love the colour - deep brown, almost black. Zappos is the best thing that ever happened to me. No more shopping.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 23, 2015

Anonymous

from Springfield MO

This shoe is another winning in the Vans Authentic category! The blue is very bold and bright, and the red is the perfect accent! Fits exactly like all other shoes from the Vans Authentic line.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 21, 2015

Howard F

from Lancaster, CA

Shoes are great. Bought them as a gift for my wife and she loves them. Beyond no complaints about the shows, we love the exceptional service that Zappos has provided each and every time we order. Can always count on super fast delivery, often faster than promised when ordered. Great prices and quick to fix any problem. One of the best internet sellers out there!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 14, 2015

Maya c

 

These shoes come in all prints. You can dress them up keep them casual and even for play. There is no right age. I have them and everyone is jealous. Great for most seasons but best for spring and fall.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 12, 2015

Anonymous

 

Look very cute, but the sizing didn't work out for me. Either they are running small, or the rubber sole kind of comes on top of my toes, and doesn't leave wiggle room when I walk. Had to return them, since they don't carry half sizes, and going one size up was too big.

Brands I'd also recommend: Rockport

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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February 6, 2015

Lori H

from Ruston, LA

We were so happy to find the exact shoe we were looking for when our size was sold out everywhere else! It was so easy to order and received the delivery with in about 4 days. Will order from here again!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 5, 2015

Anonymous

 

It's a classic but done up. Can't go wrong with the Vans Authentic. The colors and style go well with jeans, capris, or shorts.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 3, 2015

Anonymous

from Raleigh, NC

Love these shoes! The first pair had a slight issue with them so I called. The representative I spoke with was incredibly helpful. They replaced my pair within 2 days! Their customer service is second to none. My new pair is great.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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January 9, 2015

Desirea C

from San Francisco, California

I really love the look of these shoes, but they are so uncomfortable. I wore them for one day, and I feel like my feet are completely bruised. There is a large and very hard arch in these shoes. I feel like I've been walking around with a river rock glued to me feet. I wish I could return these, but I already wore them outside. They are just so painful.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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January 8, 2015

Seth D

 

My mother-in-law purchased these for me as a Christmas gift. They have a cool, low-profile vibe, yet accommodate my wide foot without looking wide. They are comfortable, supportive, and stylish--all at the same time. Two thumbs up!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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January 4, 2015

Rey

from Minneapolis, Minnesota

These are great shoes, shoes like Vans are classic and will never fade! Zappos is in the top five online shopping for sure, shipping is fast and free!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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December 18, 2014

Doris N

from T.V

I love all my shoes for Zappos. I wish I can buy more. I told all my family about them so now they are going to order some so thank you Zappos. I don't go to the mall any more for shoes.

Brands I'd also recommend: Skechers all the way

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 17, 2014

Shilton

from Philadelphia, PA

Love these shoes! They're low profile and casual. I wear them all the time! The color is true to the picture. I find that these run a little big so I went down a half size - it was perfect.

Brands I'd also recommend: sperry

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 17, 2014

Anonymous

from United States

Alright, I don't usually write reviews, but I'm so happy with this pair that I'm going to make an exception. I bought a pair of these about 2.5 years ago, and they still look fantastic. I usually wear these without socks, and they've still held up nicely. What's really great about these is that once they eventually get really dirty, you can throw them in the washing machine. I did this just recently, and they came out looking all but brand new. The glue that attaches the insole seems to have broken down because of this (I've washed them 3-4 times now), but it's not really an issue – most shoes have removable insoles anyway. Also, very comfortable. They aren't designed to support your feet in the same way that a pair of Nikes are though, so if that's what you're used to, expect to spend a few days getting used to them.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 15, 2014

Anonymous

 

Great! My son loves these Vans. The one thing that is worth mentioning is that the rubber sole is grey colored. You can't really tell that it is grey from the photo.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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November 8, 2014

Larry M

 

Love them, bought a second pair. Fit as expected. I take a mens 9 1/2 and order as women's 11. I recommend them for a comfortable sneaker, and cool colors too.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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November 4, 2014

Anonymous

from Louisiana

I bought these in the American Flag pattern and could not be happier. It doesn't get better than that. I've trekked through Nashville, New Orleans, and several not so clean streets in between and they still look brand new. So comfy.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 20, 2014

Anonymous

 

Love. What's not to love? Comfortable classics in cool colors and prints. I got black floral ones and they draw nothing but compliments. Better made/sturdier than the somewhat flimsy Rocket Dogs I bought at the same time. Fit just right.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 9, 2014

Brennen V

from Michigan

Love these shoes. Worn authentic vans for a few years now, they always last me about a year of constant wear. Get a few compliments on the color. Once these shoes break in, which doesn't take long, they're magical. Really classic look.

Brands I'd also recommend: Nike, Onitsuka Tigers

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 8, 2014

Tracey B

from Arizona

I got these for my 12 year old and although he initially thought they were too unisex looking, he is now convinced they are super cool! We like our Vans!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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No arch support

 

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October 8, 2014

Anonymous

from St.Cloud Florida

Shoes from Zappos are always top notch delivered quickly and always of top quality. I have bought many pairs of Vans from them and am always happy.

Brands I'd also recommend: Etnies

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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October 7, 2014

Lizzy O

from Portland, OR

Very cute shoe and true to size. Not very much padding, wouldn't want to stand all day in them. shoelaces are incredibly long so I have to double tie them so they won't touch the ground. But even after the couple drawbacks, I really do like them overall...a nice decent shoe.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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October 4, 2014

Eric

from Woodstock

I'm 52, and have been wearing Vans canvas since 1966. I recently had to run to Sears at the mall to pick up an appliance I ordered, and overheard some teenager say I was trying to dress like a teenager. I decided I don't care what they think. I don't think there's an age limit on cool.

Brands I'd also recommend: Keds, Sperry

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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September 24, 2014

Terry C

from Kansas City, mo

Fun and colorful, they fit me well but need arch supports maybe. Don't know about durability yet, haven't had them long, but they seem sturdy.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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September 22, 2014

Jason M

from Marlborough, Connecticut

The shoes are amazing the only problem is that the sole on the side of shoe where it creases the rubber siding comes off and I had them for about four weeks but other than that they are a great pair of shoes.

Brands I'd also recommend: DC

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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