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  • Stay true with the clean, classic, and uncomplicated Authentic™ from Vans™.
  • Lightweight and flexible canvas or leather upper.
  • Note: Some colors may feature suede or leather. Please see color name for more information.
  • Cotton drill lining.
  • Die-cut EVA insert for comfort.
  • Vulcanized construction for a slimmed-down look.
  • Gum rubber outsole.
  • Classic waffle tread design.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 13 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size Men's 8.5, Women's 10, width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

83% Felt true to size
  • 1% Full size too large
  • 10% Half size too Large
  • 83% True to size
  • 6% Half size too small
  • 1% Full size too small
94% Felt true to width
  • 94% Felt true to width
  • 3% Felt narrower than marked
  • 4% Felt wider than marked
57% Moderate arch support
  • 8% Excellent arch support
  • 57% Moderate arch support
  • 35% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Stay true with the clean, classic, and uncomplicated Authentic™ from Vans™.
  • Lightweight and flexible canvas or leather upper.
  • Note: Some colors may feature suede or leather. Please see color name for more information.
  • Cotton drill lining.
  • Die-cut EVA insert for comfort.
  • Vulcanized construction for a slimmed-down look.
  • Gum rubber outsole.
  • Classic waffle tread design.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 13 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size Men's 8.5, Women's 10, width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

Vans Authentic™

Average rating is 5 out of 5 from a total of 790 reviews.

Top Positive Review

14 people found this review helpful.

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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.

Read more » « Show less December 2, 2011 by Anonymous
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Top Critical Review

2 people found this review helpful.

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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.

Read more » « Show less February 12, 2012 by Laurie C
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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I bought these for my granddaughter's 14th birthday. I understand she has worn them everyday since getting them. Now that's a 5 Star rating!

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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Bought these for my 10-year old granddaughter after the slip-on style proved much too narrow. By the time I re-ordered the tie style (a day later) she had changed her mind about wanting the "doughnut shoes" and wanted these instead (because they are pink, her favorite color). These shoes are a hit, they fit perfect on her slightly wide foot. She wears a big kids size 4 but I ordered an adult size 5 for this style and they fit fine. She says she plans to wear them every day until school is out.

I'd also recommend: Nike

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Moderate arch support

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  • from Rockingham, NC
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Really good and comfortable shoes, casual for short or jeans overall nice shoes.

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  • from Miami Florida
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These cannot be beat! Authentics are the way to go, for Vans! I wanted the floral print, but they did not have my size 10... I had never tried the Authentics before, so I went with a 9.5, just hoping they would fit because I HAD TO HAVE THE FLORAL PRINT! They fit me PERFECT! I wear 10's in other Vans styles, so I would say these run a 1/2 size bigger because they fit like 10's. I feel like these run a BIT wider, perhaps? I struggle with width... but these fit perfectly, and they did not feel like I would need to 'break them in' like the other styles I have worn. 10/10! I love these shoes!

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Felt a half size larger than marked

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Moderate arch support

  • - customer
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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VERY glittery!! I bought these thinking they would have a slight shimmer and they were straight glitter. Pretty shoe, but not for a 30-something year old like me.

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Felt true to size

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Moderate arch support

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