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Vans® Unisex Authentic Sneakers
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Vans® Unisex Authentic Sneakers
Vans® Unisex Authentic Sneakers
Vans® Unisex Authentic Sneakers
Product Details
Synonymous with skateboarders, surfers and Southern California (where the brand was founded in 1966), Vans is a true sneaker icon. Add some cool to your casual (for years to come) with these timeless canvas kicks, done in the perfect laid-back hues. When you select your size below, "H" equals a half size.  
  • Unisex sizing: Please size down 1 1/2 sizes; a size 4 1/2 is a women's size 6.
  • Cotton canvas upper.
  • Vulcanized waffle rubber sole.
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Vans® Unisex Authentic Sneakers

VansĀ® Unisex Authentic Sneakers is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 14.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cute and comfy These shoes are a great buy, super comfortable and low-key. I love the color because it goes with everything. I got the 5.5 to fit like a 7, and they still fit a little big which is how I like them. Definitely recommend!
Date published: 2014-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definite yes! I love these sneakers! They look just like they do in the picture, and they go great with anything: jeans, dresses, shorts, etc. Remember that Vans are unisex and girls need to get a size and a half smaller than they would normally wear. For example: I wear an 8.5 and got a 7 and they fit perfectly.
Date published: 2013-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love these shoes but they are enormous! I usually wear an 8, occasionally a 7.5 but usually an 8 and these shoes are so cute so when I saw them on sale I had to buy them. Well, sadly they are final sale and they are enoooormous! Like a solid inch and a half too long for my feet! Way beyond the realm of possibility. Going to have to find a way to sell them because there is no way to make it work. What a waste.
Date published: 2015-07-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Unisex sizing caused me to return the shoes Why the sizing wouldn't calculate automatically is quite a mystery, since I'm shopping on a women's site. I bought these shoes on mobile, so Lord knows I did not see the tiny print about needing a TI 84+ calculator to figure out my size. When the shoes finally arrived in the mail ( only!), it took about 10 minutes of me flopping around in these banana-colored embarrassments before I realized something was off. They're a MEN's size 6, meaning a women's size 7.5 Here are some of the things I could fit in that extra size and a half: • The cost of these shoes in $1 bills, rolled into the toe • ALL THE DISAPPOINT I FEEL Also, while the rubber and shoelaces are white, the canvas is clearly Crayola® Banana Mania. Wish me luck trying to return these in-store. At least I can get a Cinnabon while I'm at the mall; if they're even still open.
Date published: 2014-06-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Received Defective Product Love Vans authentic sneakers and have owned many pairs. I was so excited to get these and purchased specifically from Madewell (although they are widely available online and in local shops) because I am a huge Madewell fan- product quality and customer support are generally amazing. Unfortunately, the pair I received was defective... One of the shoes made a very loud clicking noise. So disappointed that the only defective pair of Vans I've encountered came from Madewell :( Now, my size is sold out - so I'll have to buy the shoes elsewhere - and I have to deal with the hassle of returning otherwise great shoes. I will say, as long as you don't receive a defective pair, the shoes are very cute and comfortable - just be mindful of the Vans specific sizing.
Date published: 2015-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish, versatile sneakers Great pair of sneakers to have in your closet. They go with anything, are perfect for work or play, are extremely comfortable and make any outfit that much more stylish. Would definitely recommend!
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love them!! I've always loved vans, especially a retro look. I hesitated for a while due to the reviews. I honestly don't understand them. Mine were perfect! I know vans have always been slightly large and since they are unisex sizing I got mine in a size 7( I normally wear 9 woman) and they were perfect in every way: fit, look, quality!
Date published: 2017-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Be kind to your feet by purchasing these sneakers I purchased my 1st pair of Vans from Madewell last year and have since purchased several more including the authentic sneakers in white. I love the great arch support and thick sole which makes them super comfortable and great for standing or walking. They look great with just about everything from shorts to dresses. I normally wear a size 9 and followed the ordering suggestion and got the 7 1/2 and they fit perfect. Overall, I am very happy with this Madewell purchase.
Date published: 2015-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love these shoes! these shoes look great dressed up with a loose black dress or dressed down with jean and are an all around very versatile and great shoe to have in your closet. plus, the blue vans is a classic. great purchase
Date published: 2015-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versatile & Comfy Sneakers Love these sneakers- comfortable, cute, and they go with pretty much everything. They run about a half size large (even taking into consideration the 1.5 size difference between men & women's sizing). Look great with jeans or skirts. Comfortable right out of the box, even for long walks! I get lots of compliments on them. I will definitely be purchasing more of these in different colors!
Date published: 2014-06-03
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