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Vans SK8-Hi MTE

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Customer Fit Survey:

87%"Felt true to size"

93%"Felt true to width"

71%"Moderate arch support"

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Saw them online was going to order them...went to the Mall yesterday and saw a Vans store...they had my size in slate gray...tried them on...loved them...wore them shopping thru the mall yesterday, and all day today...warm, comfy stylish...look great with Jeans...got four compliments and questions about them today. Highly recommended...my first pair of Vans!
Luke, Zappos Customer,
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I don't usually leave negative reviews - but I am severely disappointed in these shoes. I've owned half a dozen pair of vans, and have been disappointed time and time again. It seems like my first pair lasted forever and I loved them, but each new pair only lasted a few months before coming apart at the seams. Something about the minimalist style kept me coming back, hoping that a pair would finally last me more than a month. I reside in Boston, and we get snow. I needed a good looking pair of shoes to ready the storm - and was excited to see Van's had an MTE all-weather shoe. First day out in these shoes, I stepped into snow only TWO inches thick and instantly my feet began to freeze. Moments later, my socks were wet. For spending $100+ in a VAN's store for these shoes, I am severly pissed off. Aside form being a total failure in actually protecting my feet, the right shoe had a tab poking my toes while the left shoe was comfortable. Inconsistent. Maybe it would help to bring the manufacturing back the United States? Cheap shoes, cheap quality, will NEVER buy Van's again.
Derick, Zappos Customer,
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I love these. So cute and nice and warm for colder weather. I always get compliments when I wear them.
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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I love them. They are so comfortable and warm . I have a job where I am on my feet a lot so comfort is important for me. I never had Vans but when I need a sneaker in the future I will be looking for Vans . Thanks so much.
Barbara, Zappos Customer,
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This shoe is NOT waterproof at all. There is an inch of snow on the ground and my foot is SOAKED!!!
Meredith, Zappos Customer,
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Best sneakers for rain or snow
Jodi, Zappos Customer,
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I love this shoe more than I expected to. Don't get me wrong, I knew it'd be great, but it is fantastic! I live in Nebraska and winter sucks! This shoes helps it suck a bit less. The tread has been great for gripping and not falling on icy sidewalks. I got the cappuccino and they are flannel lined and they've kept my toes toasty. Granted if you stay out a super long time you can start to feel it, but barely. I'm looking forward to another pair of these.
Beth O, Zappos Customer,
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I ordered the Sequoia/Gum in size 13. I often have trouble with shoes being too narrow, but these have plenty of width for me. Overall, I like the look, but don't love it (I normally dislike Vans completely, so this is an improvement). I think part of my dislike is that my wide feet make the laces not cinch together the sides as much as they do in the product photos; if the sides came up and over the top of my foot more, I think they would look a lot better. To make matters worse, it seems that Vans doesn't understand that a size 13 high-top needs a longer lace than the rest...or something. I cannot use the top 2 pairs of eyelets, meaning I basically have this shoe laced like a low-top. Since the sequioa color has just a bit of redness to it (more so than can be seen in product photos), I feel I'm going to have a hard time finding matching laces. The arch support is pretty poor, though there is a bit of room to add support inserts.
Ben, Zappos Customer,
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I? love these shoes !!
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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Awesome shoes, perfect for winter
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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Sometimes I don't wear a show right out of the box... this was not the case with these vans. I live in the snow, and wanted a casual shoe; this fits the bill. Definitely comfortable, warm, and cute.
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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Needed a casual sneaker to wear during Chicago winters and these fit the bill. The Scotchgard treatment makes the suede water resistant (not waterproof, though) - perfect for brushing snow/ice off the shoe. The textured sole provides a bit of grip in slippery conditions as well. Overall very happy with these. Note they run about a half size larger than the Vans classic slip-on.
I'd also recommend:
Vans
Eric, Zappos Customer,
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I wear a 7 and got the 7.5 and they fit great. They are like walking on clouds, so comfy and super adorable!
DMM, Zappos Customer,
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BUY THESE. I just realized I got these 4 years ago and I honestly thought maybe I'd had them two years now...I LIVE in these in the winter, and they have survived incredibly well. And I'm talking Upper Peninsula of Michigan winters, so you know they're good. They're seriously comfortable and I waterproof spray them once a year in the fall, and then they're good for the whole winer. No salt stains!! If you live in vans but want something warmer for the winter, but still want vans, these are what you're looking for. You won't regret it.
Ash, Zappos Customer,
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These shoes have a water resistant coating on them, and though I have worn them almost every single day since I bought them about 8 months ago, they still look great, and by that I mean that even though I don't really clean them, the coating prevents mud and dirt from staining them, and then I end up wearing them in the rain and essentially they go back to a nice brown color. Maybe it's because they're brown! :D They're great skate shoes, and I only skate moderately / occasionally but I haven't torn through them as quickly as most Vans. I wear them just around town, when doing light yard work, and hiking too and unlike my last pair of Vans SK8-HI PROs they haven't fallen apart (those ones did in a couple of months.) So, not sure what's being done differently here. I would assume the PROs are the top of the line, but maybe these MTEs are.
Nathan, Zappos Customer,
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I bought these for my son who refuses to wear anything except Vans. These seem to be nice and warm and he says they are very comfortable. The size and width is perfect. All in all I am very happy with them.
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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I surprisingly get a lot of compliments on the shoe which was not my intent. But I am happy that I made the purchase accidentally. The shoes are super cool and they weatherproof but I like the monotone color scheme and the fact that they look like moccosons. Like any vans, they take a licking and keep on ticking but these also manage to look good as well. I would recommend this you any day of the week.
Pablo, Zappos Customer,
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This are my daily shoes for College and they are so comfortable for me.They are good for us athletes that we are on everywhere moving around and around from place to another,highly satisfied with them.
Carlo, Zappos Customer,
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I love them! I normally wear a size 8½. They run big so I ordered a 8. I received great compliments. They are great with jeans or shorts. They are a little stiff at first.
Karoni, Zappos Customer,
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These shoes are so comfy and I love the way they look. The only problem I have had is that the loop on the back ripped away from the back of the shoe the very first time I put my shoe on. I don't think I pulled that hard on it...I was going to return them, but I decided against it. Aside from the back loop issue, these shoes are great.
Mandy, Zappos Customer,
1 found this review helpful.
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Thought these would have the UltraCush insole since they’re MTE, but no such luck. Plus I can just never find the SK8-Hi to be comfortable enough to even walk in.
Chad, Zappos Customer,
1 found this review helpful.
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I don't usually write reviews but felt compelled to in this case. These were the most uncomfortable shoes I have ever put on. Maybe the leather will soften up over time but the tongue was so stiff you could hardly bend your foot. Love the look, other than they look a bit to wide but overall a great looking shoe just way too uncomfortable.
Craig, Zappos Customer,
1 found this review helpful.
Overall3Rated 3 stars out of 5
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Nice looking shoe with little to no support, in fact it feels like a sheet of vinyl between my foot and the road. Leather is very thin which makes the shoe light; however, I'm concerned about durability - time will tell so the verdict is out on that. These won't be my first choice if I need to spend any time on my feet. If I had to do it over I wouldn't buy these. The support is no better than a pair of canvas sneakers. Thumbs down.
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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~Love~ them!! Very Supportive and Comfortable.
Mel, Zappos Customer,
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Perfect
Anonymous, Zappos Customer,
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