Vans Classic Slip-On Youths Sneakers
Vans’ most iconic style was introduced to the world in Fast Times at Ridgemont High. California’s youth culture, along with the Classic Slip-On, became a widespread phenomenon thanks to a surfer and his kicks. The instantly recognizable checkerboard pattern became an icon over night.
The Checkerboard Classic Slip-On features low profile slip-on canvas uppers with the iconic Vans checkerboard print, padded collars, elastic side accents, and signature rubber waffle outsoles.
First introduced in 1977, the Vans #98-now known as the Classic Slip-On-instantly became an icon in Southern California. Fast forward to today, and the Classic Slip-On is known worldwide for its comfortable silhouette, easy wearability, and beloved design. Made with sturdy low profile canvas uppers, the Classic Slip-On is an everyday essential with true “Off The Wall” style. This iconic slip-on shoe also includes supportive padded collars, elastic side accents, and signature rubber waffle outsoles.
The Vans #98 is also introduced and with the help of skateboarders and BMX riders, Vans Classic Slip-Ons become the rage in Southern California and will come to be the original Slip-On silhouette that will be known as an icon for generations.