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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.
  • Import.
  • Madewell.com only.
SHIPPING & RETURNS
Free shipping and free returns exclusively for Madewell Insiders
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Vans® Unisex Authentic Sneakers

Vans® Unisex Authentic Sneakers is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 12.
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 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 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 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 (Madewell.com 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 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
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 4 out of 5 by from Awesome tennis shoe Great shoe! I recently had knee surgery and needed cute shoes to throw on with dresses and wear to the office - these are prefect! Low profile, cute, and comfy! I bought a 5.5 to fit like a 7 (I usually wear a 6.5 in ballet flats), and the shoes fit a little big, like a 7 would. I would certainly recommend these and am thinking of getting these in other colors!
Date published: 2014-04-10
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