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Vans Kids Authentic (Little Kid/Big Kid) Reviews

62 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

84%Rated 5 stars

8%Rated 4 stars

8%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

67% "Felt true to size"

90% "Felt true to width"

85% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 42 Authentic (Little Kid/Big Kid) Vans Kids Reviews

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 15, 2012

Anonymous

from Indianapolis, In

My 10 year old picked these out and she loves them. They run a little wide though but because of the laces, that isn't much of a problem. Her favorite color is pink, so half of her wardrobe is pure pink and the other half has at least a little pink in it so these match everything she owns. These are very cute sneakers and a nice addition to the wardrobe of any little girl who loves pink.

Brands I'd also recommend: DC

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt wider than marked

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 25, 2012

Erica F

from Texas

I love this shoes! I love Vans! It fits me perfectly. I had no problem with shipping and that's the best part for me. Nothing beats Zappos! I love y'all! Thanks for the convenience.

Brands I'd also recommend: Coneverse

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 12, 2012

Carol

from Seattle

Finding reasonably priced, sturdy tennis shoes seems to be a challenge these days, so I am very pleased with the Vans. I don't want to spend more money on a pair of shoes for my daughter because her feet are growing so fast. The past two or three pairs of tennis shoes that I have bought for my daughter wore out within a couple of months. When I saw these Vans I felt optimistic as they have a good reputation for quality. I haven't been disappointed.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a full size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 8, 2012

Iwona S

from Maple Valley, WA

I just love ordering from Zappos! Shipments come so fast. Quality is awesome and in the case of returns, they make it so easy and efficient!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 2, 2011

Stacy

from Phoenix, AZ

My daughter is bananas about these shoes. She has some seriously wide feet and for something she actually likes to fit her, and not have to be labeled "wide", makes her ecstatic. Not to mention it makes me happy to see her so excited about shoes! They're well made and come in fun colors and patterns. Plus they just look great when she wears jeans.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

October 18, 2011

Nicole B

from Raleigh, NC

Very cute shoe on my little girl. Not true to size so you may need to order down one size. Lots of compliments and ooohs and ahhhhs!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a full size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt wider than marked

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

September 22, 2011

Tonya

from Memphis, TN

I ordered these shoes for my 18 year old daughter. she loves Hello Kitty and Vans. She normally wears a size 4 but I knew to order a size 3. They came the next day. In time for her to wear them when she went out that night. She said that they are very comfortable. She loves them.

Brands I'd also recommend: converse, sperry

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

September 18, 2011

Anonymous

from st louis, mo

Awesome little sneaker for a girl. Cute, comfy, and stylish. Seems more durable than most sneakers.

Brands I'd also recommend: converse

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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2 people found this review helpful  

September 2, 2011

Emilia

from California

Well what is there to say? They are Vans, my little girl's first Vans ever, and she loves them. They have Hello Kitty everywhere. The quality is great, and they stay clean. They are the perfect color, and the perfect fit. I love them, she loves them, and we are all happy.

Brands I'd also recommend: Nike, Sketchers, and all Zappos shoes!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

September 1, 2011

Shawna S

from Phoenix, AZ

Bought these for my 7 y/o daughter for school, she loves them! So stylish and trendy. I ordered a size smaller than her usual shoe due to their sizing. They run small like Converse do. Great shoe!

Brands I'd also recommend: Converse

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

August 20, 2011

Janet R

from Phoenix, AZ

These shoes are super cute and well constructed, but they run a little big so if you're between sizes, order the smaller size. Zappos shipping was lightning fast.

Brands I'd also recommend: Converse, Skechers

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

August 3, 2011

Scott T

from Hemet, CA

This being our first pair of Vans for our 8 year old, I ordered down 1/2 size...no need, they were too snug. Reordered 1/2 size up and the shoes were on my doorstep the next afternoon. Genius!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

June 1, 2011

Anonymous

from Edmonds, Wa.

Love how easy and fast Zappos is! My mom told me she had great luck and perfect customer service...I agree!

Brands I'd also recommend: born

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

May 23, 2011

Anonymous

from California

These shoes are so stylish and comfortable! My 10 year old daughter loves them and says she's gotten lots of compliments. She loves the style of the polka-dot fade. But she says in P.E. when she goes on the grass, they get stained green. Overall, these shoes are great!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

September 7, 2010

Anonymous

from Bellevue, Washington

I love these shoes! They are so fashionable and I have gotten so many compliments on them! They are super comfortable. I can never get tired of walking in them. But they get dirty really easily, and the dirt really shows on the bright blue canvas part of my shoes. But I still love these shoes. The quality of the shoes is great too. I would recommend these shoes to anyone! I would love to buy more Vans in the future.

Brands I'd also recommend: Converse

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

April 21, 2010

Anonymous

from Idaho

Vans are really the best and coolest name brand shoe there is! These shoes are great for kids! Definitely get Vans shoes! They are a long lasting shoe, great for everyday wear!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

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No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 18, 2010

Anonymous

from Los Angeles, California

My 13 yr. old daughter loves these shoes. True to size and comfortable according to her. Best of all, we got them the next day. I love Zappos, you make a difference. You always try to take a step higher from the rest with your efficient and very fast delivery!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 25, 2012

Sheryl H

from Wichita, Kansas

These run a half-size too big. We exchanged them for a smaller size and then bought heelcups to make them fit better. She had to keep them because they're so cute!

Brands I'd also recommend: Sperry

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

May 3, 2012

Anonymous

 

Cute shoe...kids can wear it anywhere. It does run very wide and my child has a wide foot and it gaps open on the side.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

Runs Narrow

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1 person found this review helpful  

May 1, 2012

Anonymous

 

Was too sparkly for my daughter when it arrived.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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1 person found this review helpful  

May 1, 2012

Anonymous

from Lee's Summit, MO

These ran big. My daughter wears a 2 and she wore a 1 in these. The shoes are really cute and I think comfortable for her, but the band of the sole that runs around the shoe began to separate from the shoe after only a few weeks not to mention the glitter didn't last long either.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a full size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt wider than marked

 

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November 22, 2014

Anonymous

from Menlo Park, CA

My daughter loves these shoes! The bright pop of color is great for little feet looking to feel cool and look good. We love Vans. My daughter, who wears non-athletic sneakers almost every day, tried Tom's and Converse. None of them fit her foot like these Vans. I like them because they are much better cushioned and comfortable than those other brands too.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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October 29, 2014

Annik

from denver

Something is up with the lasts these shoes were built on. Vans must've changed manufacturers or factories or something since last summer. My daughter bought Vans - same style, different color, kids size - at the Vans store at the beginning of summer. They ran large so we bought a 2 (she normally wears a 3) . After a few months they wore out (she used them a lot, including in a river). So we purchased these in a 3, a half size larger since her feet are still growing. Upon arrival, she tried them on and found them (the new ones) to feel at least a size smaller, not larger as the size indicates. What's up Vans? So now we're going to try a 4, which is nuts! I'll report back when we get them.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt a full size smaller than marked

 

Runs Small

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No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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September 18, 2014

Bruce B

from San Jose, CA

Anja says: "These shoes are great for wearing in almost any casual setting. Great fit. I like the lace holders."

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

No arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

 

August 28, 2014

Lauren M

from Las Vegas, NV

Very cute shoes! My stepdaughter loved them. They seemed a little bigger than her normal size but she will grow into them.

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

 

Runs Small

Runs Large

Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

Runs Narrow

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