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Vans Authentic™ Core Classics

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Customer Fit Survey:

88%"Felt true to size"

94%"Felt true to width"

57%"Moderate arch support"

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These are the true old school Vans. You had a pair before. They run true to size and are as comfortably uncomfortable as ever.
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Once again Zappos service was amazing. The shoes are great quality and are true Vans. Pricing is very good.
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This product is literally the best product that I have ever purchased from Zappos. It fits great and goes well with a lot of clothing. Plus you cannot beat the price. I love It! Good job, Zappos!
I'd also recommend:
Converse Chucks
Demetry G, Zappos Customer,
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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.
I'd also recommend:
Keds, Sperry, Toms
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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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.
I'd also recommend:
adidas
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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My son loves the shoes. They're "cool" and he wears them nearly every day, along with the other Cons I got on Zappos.
I'd also recommend:
Vans
Philip C, Zappos Customer,
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Bought these for my son. We already knew his size so all he had to do was pick the color he wanted. Saved myself a trip to the mall and saved money on taxes, gas, and my time! Love Zappos!
I'd also recommend:
Toms
Nancy T, Zappos Customer,
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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.
I'd also recommend:
keds
Michelle V, Zappos Customer,
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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.
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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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.
I'd also recommend:
Vans, Emerica, Gravis
Whit T, Zappos Customer,
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Love them! And they arrived much earlier than I expected. Overall, great experience and I look forward to using Zappos again.
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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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.
I'd also recommend:
MOAR VANS
Cameron M, Zappos Customer,
3 found this review helpful.
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Great shoes! They are so cute exactly like the picture. Super clean and fresh very nice pair of vans.
Melanie, Zappos Customer,
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Vans were delivered quickly and exactly what I ordered. I was very impressed with Zappos and would use this site again to order shoes.
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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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.
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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My son loves these shoes. They are stylish and comfortable. Zappos has the best price on Vans.
Maria K, Zappos Customer,
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Ordered these for my son. He loves them! Classic Van's style in a fresh color. Great for Spring/Summer.
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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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.
Josh S, Zappos Customer,
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Classic style, great fit. Love the all black look. Vans - the original & still the best.
Bill S, Zappos Customer,
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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.
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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Great shoes. Good fit. Really nice color. Not the first pair I have had. Won't be the last.
I'd also recommend:
DC,Etnies,Nike
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
2 found this review helpful.
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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!
Christy K, Zappos Customer,
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Favorite Vans...possibly my favorite shoes. Wear them constantly. Zappos customer service is the tits, BTW.
Sean M, Zappos Customer,
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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!
Catherine T, Zappos Customer,
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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.
I'd also recommend:
Nike, Puma
Mrs. S, Zappos Customer,
2 found this review helpful.

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