Vans Vulcanized, Unisex-Adults' Trainers

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  • Label Size: US size
  • Vulcanised sole for extra grip
  • Outer Material: Canvas
  • Inner Material: Textile
  • Sole: Gum Rubber
  • Closure: Lace-Up
  • Heel Type: Flat
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  • Boxed-product Weight: 839 g
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  • Item model number: VVHN
  • ASIN: B0020MM0B8
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 1 Jan. 2008
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (844 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 685 in Shoes & Bags (See Top 100 in Shoes & Bags)

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Product Description

Product Description

The 106 Vulcanized is your Classic style shoe modeled after the ever popular Chukka Low. Its a look with a lot of personality, skatable and great for casual wear. Get a rock solid disposition in Vans' vulcanized rubber outsoles that will always have your back. Note: The shoes and the box of the item have the American size on them.

Manufacturer's Description

March 16, 1966, on 704E Broadway street in Anaheim, California, Paul Van Doren and three other partners opened their first ever store and the Vans dream was born. The Van Doren Rubber Company was unique in that it manufactured shoes for sale directly to the public. On that first morning, 12 customers purchased shoes which were made that day and ready for pick-up in the afternoon, the Vans #44 deck shoes, which are now known as the Authentic, were launched. These classic Vans combined canvas uppers with thick-bottomed vulcanised soles – a distinctive style that became the signature look of the company. From this starting point over 40 years ago, Vans has risen to become a worldwide dominant force in the footwear and action sports markets, making it the brand of choice for the contemporary consumer seeking action sport and lifestyle footwear.


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Colour Name: Black and BlackSize: 8 UK Verified Purchase
I bought these for my wedding (don't judge me), and they are some of my favourite shoes I have. They are well made, the black is a proper black, rather than a faded dark grey like you often get with black shoes. They are very comfortable as the sole is padded where they are preliminarily a skateboard shoe.

6 months on, they are still going strong; no obvious signs of wear (that I wouldn't expect), and I have literally worn them every day. The only thing that has worn is some small amount of paint has chipped off the lace eyelets, but I think that actually makes them look better as these shoes actually lend themselves to looking a bit worn in, rather than fresh out of the box.
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Before I bought these, I asked my friends who already owned a pair of vans, what were they like? They quoted that they are: "Very comfortable and spacious" and in my opinion they are indeed very comfortable and spacious. in terms of style and comfort they have the qualities of Converses and plimsolls, or in other words the best of both. If your a half-size customer like me, then you may wish to chose a whole numbered size, because they are actually quite spacious inside. E.g. size 9.5 get size 9.
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Colour Name: Pewter/BlackSize: 6 UK
Great pair of casual shoes. This is my daughter's 2nd pair of vans. Can't go wrong with them. They're strong & have a little weight to them. A lot of people do deem them to be just expensive plimsolls & a waste of extra money. I actually used to believe the same thing until my kids didn't give in & insisted on a pair!...proved me wrong! They're much stronger than plimsolls & they've accomodated my daughter's feet very well, especially being that she cannot wear cheap shoes due to a problem she has. Vans have been one of the best buys for durabilty & comfort. I've had 4 pairs for 2 kids & wouldn't have a problem buying another. GREAT QUALITY SHOES!
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Colour Name: Blue (Navy NVY)Size: 7 UK
You cant go wrong with a pair of vans trainers. They are stylish and smart. The kids love them. You can put them im the washing machine and the sturdy bottoms have a great grip and last for ages. I love them.
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Colour Name: Blue (Navy NVY)Size: 5.5 UK Verified Purchase
I have to say, these are my first pair of Vans shoes and I wasn't disappointed. I'm very happy with the price I got them for and the style too. To me, they look better than the picture and I'm sure these will last a long time (as long as I'm careful!) Not much else to say really, it came earlier than I expected, which is a bonus and was well packaged and the product was in good condition. I ordered this is 5.5 Uk and the sticker on the shoe says 6Uk, but they fitted pretty well, with a very minor gap.
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Colour Name: Victoria Blue/True WhiteSize: 8 UK Verified Purchase
These are a fantastic pair of shoes great colour, great comfort and not to forget the height of fashion ;)
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Colour Name: Blue (Navy NVY)Size: 10.5 UK Verified Purchase
Nice comfortable trainers used for just wandering to the shops. I tend to walk a lot and found them not so comfortable on longer walks around town but for everyday use around the local area they are perfectly comfortable. They look nice too!
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Colour Name: Black and BlackSize: 12 UK
I bought a white pair of Vulcanized Vans a couple of years ago and wore them all the time. They are made to last and the only reason I'm buying a new pair is because you can only keep white canvas trainers clean for so long. Thought I'd buy a black pair this time see how they turned out. Wasn't disappointed worth every penny.
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