Product Review: The Valslide
The Valslide is a new product from Vans, which was launched in late 2016. The shoe features a rubber outsole with a mesh upper. They are available in two styles; the Classic and the Slider. These shoes have been designed to provide comfort during all kinds of activities such as running, biking, walking and even skiing!
These shoes are made of high quality materials and are comfortable enough to wear for long periods of time. They feature a non-marking sole and come in three different colors: Black, Red or Blue. There is no doubt these shoes will make your feet feel great!
Product Review: The Valslide Slider
The Vans Valslide Slider is a low top sneaker that provides support while allowing freedom of movement. The Vans Valslide Slider is made of leather and comes in four color options: Black/Varsity Red, White/Black, Brown/White and Green/Red. The shoe’s tongue is lined with soft suede material for added comfort.
There are five eyelets at the top of the shoe to allow you to attach a laces system. You can choose between black or red laces to match your outfit. The shoe’s outsole features a waffle-pattern tread design for excellent grip and stability.
The Vans Valslide Slider is designed to be an urban utility shoe that provides comfort at the same time. It can be worn with casual outfits or sportswear looks. This shoe can be combined with almost any type of clothing from joggers to jeans or chinos.
You can also wear the shoe for skateboarding as it features a low profile and a grippy outer-tread. The shoe’s added heel support makes it more comfortable to wear than many of Vans’ other sneakers.
The shoe is comfortable to wear.
It is stylish and comes in four different color options.
The shoe is made of high quality materials and has been expertly put together.
It is a good value for money product.
The shoe’s tread provides excellent grip on most paved surfaces.
The shoe provides good ankle support and can be worn while skateboarding.
The size of this shoe runs small so you may want to order one size up from your actual size.
The side of the outsole has a tendency to peel away from the rest of the sole after extensive use.
The shoe’s laces don’t stay tied for very long.
These shoes are perfect if you want to look stylish and be comfortable whilst you are doing it! They have a unique design that allows you to easily slip them on and off, but there’s no lack of support thanks to the durable rubber outsole and sturdy canvas upper. The Vans branding is subtle but present as always, adding a nice finishing touch to the design. The only real problem with these shoes is that you won’t be able to put them down!
The Vans Chukka Low Sneaker is made up of a sturdy canvas upper and a rubber outsole. These materials are strong enough to withstand a lot of stress and contact with the ground without getting damaged or worn. The shoe’s rubber outsole contains mini-grips, which make these shoes great for skateboarders or any other sport where grip is needed.
The Sneaker’s Color Options
The Vans Chukka Low comes in three different colors: Navy/Black, Black/Gum and True White. All these colors are nice and will go with most outfits, giving you a wide selection of options.
These shoes have a sturdy canvas upper and durable rubber outsole.
The sole contains mini-grips which provide great traction on different terrains.
There are three different colors to choose from.
The color of the shoe can be matched with a wide variety of outfits.
The shoes are easy to slip on and off, but they also provide ankle support.
These shoes may be a bit too casual for some workplaces.
The insole is not very comfortable when worn for long periods of time.
The shoe’s laces tend to untie themselves whenever you take a step.
Vans has been making excellent sneakers and the Old Skool Zip is no exception. This shoe’s simple design means it can be worn with a wide variety of different types of clothing and you’ll always look good. The shoes are made up of a high quality leather upper and a sturdy rubber sole, meaning they are flexible, easy to walk in and last a long time. The Old Skool Zips’ sturdy rubber soles provide excellent traction and they protect your feet from different types of terrain.
These shoes are undoubtedly a solid purchase, especially if you’re looking for a shoe that can be worn at any time of the day. All in all, these shoes provide great comfort and are stylish enough to be worn at just about any occasion.
Vans Old Skool Zips have a leather upper and a rubber outsole. The combination of these two materials gives the shoe flexibility and durability. The Old Skool Zips’ sturdy rubber outsole can be worn down sidewalks, busy streets or even bike paths without fear of them getting damaged. These shoes are flexible enough to be worn at any time of the day, but sturdy enough to be worn while skating or riding a motorcycle, if that’s what you’re into.
Vans Old Skool Zips come in various colors such as Black, Chestnut and Navy. These colors will fit in with most outfits and are designed to be worn during any season. These shoes are perfect if you’re looking for a pair of versatile sneakers that can be worn at just about any time of the day or for a wide variety of different occasions.
These shoes are extremely durable and can be worn at any time of the day.
They come in a wide variety of colors.
These shoes provide great traction and flexibility.
They have a classic design that never goes out of style.
The rubber outsole is quite durable and can easily be resoled.
These shoes provide great arch support and are very comfortable.
These shoes may run a bit large, so it’s best to get a size smaller than your usual size.
These shoes may require a bit of breaking in, especially for people with wide feet.
These shoes may be a bit pricier than some of the other options on this list.
If you’re looking for a pair of shoes that can be worn at just about any occasion, the Adidas Cloudfoam Supers are the perfect choice. These shoes are extremely comfortable and light, but still durable enough to provide great traction on almost any surface. The shoes’ synthetic upper is extremely breathable and fit to your foot like a glove. The elastic laces ensure an easy and snug fit.
The Cloudfoam Supers’ outsole is made of a durable rubber that can easily be resoled, just in case you decide you want to keep these shoes forever. These shoes may cost more than some of the other options on this list, but they’re certainly worth the price.
The Adidas Cloudfoam Super’s upper is made of synthetic fabric, ensuring flexibility and breathability. The shoe’s elastic laces ensure a snug fit around your foot. The Cloudfoam Super’s outsole is made of durable rubber, making it flexible and providing great traction on a wide variety of different terrains. These shoes provide a comfortable cushioning for your feet with its Cloudfoam insole.
The heel features the brand’s signature stripes. The Cloudfoam Supers can be worn at almost any occasion and will match most types of clothing.
These shoes fit a bit larger than normal, so it’s best to get your exact size.
These shoes may require a bit of breaking in, especially around the toebox.
These shoes don’t provide as much flexibility as other vans on this list.
The Vans Sk8-Hi MTE are great skate shoes which can also be used for various other activities. The shoe’s upper is made of a heavy-duty material which provides both durability and protection for your feet. The shoe’s vulcanized sole provides great board feel and flexibility. The Sk8-Hi MTE also features weather-resistant insulation, making these shoes great for skateboarding in the winter.
Whether you’re skating or just casually strolling around town, the Sk8-Hi MTE is a versatile and durable shoe that will keep your feet warm and protected.
These shoes are great for skating in colder weather.
The toecap on this shoe may make it slightly harder to wear for those with wide feet.
These shoes cost quite a bit, but they’re definitely worth the price.
These shoes may require some breaking in, especially around the toebox.
The Vans Old Skool Pro Black are versatile skate shoes that can also be worn casually. The shoe’s upper is made of canvas and nylon, ensuring both flexibility and comfort. The Old Skool Pro’s vulcanized sole provides great board feel and flexibility. These shoes feature padded collars, providing extra support and protection for your ankles.
Whether you’re skating or just wearing them around town, the Old Skool Pro Black will keep your feet comfortable all day.
The Vans Old Skool Pro provide great boardfeel due to their vulcanized soles.
The laces on these shoes may break easily since they’re made of nylon.
These shoes provide good ankle support.
These shoes are a bit costly for those on a budget.
These shoes can’t be worn in the winter since they lack weather-resistant materials.
The Vans Skyline Shoes are great skate shoes which can also be worn casually. The shoe’s upper is made of canvas and synthetic leather, ensuring both flexibility and durability. The shoe’s cupsole provides great board feel and flexibility. The Skyline provides good arch support and flexible cushioning.
The shoe’s waffle outsole provides excellent grip on a variety of different terrains. Whether you’re skating, or just wearing them around town, the Skyline is a versatile and comfortable shoe that will keep your feet protected and supported all day long.
These shoes provide great board feel due to their cup sole construction.
These shoes are prone to color bleaching.
These shoes can’t be worn in the rain since they lack weather-resistant materials.
Maybe not as flashy or promoted as much as other brands but I got a pair of these and theyre honestly the most comfortable ive worn. Just be sure to get 1/2 – 1 size smaller than usual since they run big.
For those that want the look of Vans but not the price, these are a perfect alternative. I have both this model and the Sk8-hi’s and this one is more comfortable than the other ones. I recommend this for people with wider feet.
I bought these shoes two years ago and they’re still going strong. Durable shoes that are comfortable and casual, I wear them all the time when I’m not at work. They fit slightly large so keep that in mind, although I’d say they’re true to size, if even slightly on the smaller side.
I would recommend these to anyone who wants a shoe that still looks good off the board and worth every penny.
I haven’t seen many people with these shoes, but everyone I have has said nothing but good things about them. They’re comfortable and look great. The only complaint is the shoe laces and they wear out pretty quickly, but other than that they’re great shoes.
I love Vans and have had several pairs over the years. I decided to give these a try and am very happy that I did. They are extremely comfortable right out of the box. No need to break in.
They offer good support and are very flexible. I love the style and color combos that they offer as well. If you are on the fence about getting a pair of these, don’t be. Get them while you still can!
I got the Black/Red and the Black/Grey pairs. The black ones started showing white at the front already after 3 months. A bit embarrassing when people ask if you wear socks with your slides.
And also, the groves that hold the little rubber thingies on the sides started peeling off too.
I would not recommend these.
It’s very impressive that they can make a shoe this durable and comfortable. As far as I can tell these are just as good as vans at half the price, not to mention they come in more colors. It is true that they do not have the best grip but if you buy these expecting skate shoes then you will be disappointed. They should really be compared to other slides like Vans which cost the same.
You shouldn’t be buying Vans anyway if you’re looking for a shoe with good grip for skateboarding.
I got the all black ones and I can wear them everywhere, not just for skateboarding, they’re perfect for any occasion. I would highly recommend these as an alternative to vans if you want something that looks almost identical but is cheaper and something you won’t grow out of in six months.
I have owned a pair of these shoes for about 3 years and they are still in good shape, although due to much abuse the black has come off a bit on the bottom and the inside liner has started to show. I also own and frequently use a pair of Emerica Skate Shoes, which cost about 4 times as much but honestly feel no different to these. My next pair of shoes will most likely be a new pair of these or vans. Very recommended.
These shoes are awesome and definitely worth the money. I’ve had 3 pairs of these and all of them lasted a long time (I’ve had one pair for over 2 years and they’re still going). They’re really flexible and comfy, but also pretty tough. They’re not made for skating, but if you wanted to use them for that purpose then you could.
These are perfect for anything you want to use them for.
I’ve had these shoes for a year and a half, I skateboard ever day for at least an hour and they have held up great! They don’t make my feet hurt when I skate which a lot of people say happens but it didn’t happen to me at all. I love these shoes and they look pretty cool too. I would definitely recommend these to anyone who skateboards or just wants a nice pair of comfortable shoes!
You can’t beat these shoes for the price. I’m on my feet for 10 hours a night and my feet feel great after. No expensive name brand shoe can compare to how good these feel on your feet. My only complaint is that they squeak on the floor when I walk but that’s not a big deal.
If you’re looking for comfort over style, get these.
I have worn through 2 pairs of non-skate Vans in the last few years, I was looking for something cheaper and more durable. These are it. Sure they aren’t as cool or as comfortable, but they look good and are plenty comfy. The only thing I have noticed is that my feet get a little toasty in them but I think that’s due to not having enough blood flow since I’ve been breaking them in for 2 days straight now.
Great shoes! I skate and I also go to a lot of concerts so these shoes are perfect for both. They match with pretty much any pair of pants and don’t get too beat up when I skate in them (unless it’s really rough terrain). The grip is good for skating but I wouldn’t recommend using them without plates for anything hardcore.
The one thing I don’t like is that the shoe strings suck. They are the worst I have ever had on a pair of shoes. I usually just don’t tie them and leave them hanging out instead.
these shoes are great for skating and look fine just walking around in them the only thing that really bugged me is the strings lace the first time but after a few days of not using them they stretched out and I just leave them untied now
I got the black version of these, and so far I’m really satisfied with them. They look good with just about anything, and they fit my rather large feet perfectly. The only real problem I’ve had with them is the laces coming untied, but that’s really not a big deal. Other than that, these shoes are definitely worth the money you pay for them.
If your looking for a durable shoe that can withstand whatever you throw at it and still look good while doing it then these are the shoes for you. I skate way more then i should and these things still wont die. My only complaint is the laces, they break way to easy. you might as well forget ever getting these shoes tied because the lace always breaks before you can reach the second loop.
Overall a good shoe if your looking for a skate/street hybrid.
They are nice and soft.
1.Soft – very soft. feels like you are walking on a cloud.
2.Light – very light. will make you feel like you are barefoot but better because there is no danger of stepping on something sharp.
3.Style – I love the design of these shoes. everybody compliments them and asks me where i got them. modern and stylish yet simple enough to wear with just about anything.
1.Squeak – !!!!!! squeak squeak squeak !!!!!!! the first few times you wear these shoes they squeak very loudly. it sounds like somebody is rubbing a balloon on your feet. this sound attracts a lot of attention and can be embarrassing.
There is no in between with these shoes, you will either love them or hate them. I happen to love them because they look great, are light as a feather, and have freed my feet from the hell that is high heels.
I don’t usually do this, but I feel the need to add commentary on this review. The squeaking is a legitimate complaint and the reason why I ultimately returned them. However, it seems that the manufacturer has resolved this issue because all of the recent reviews I’ve read do not mention squeaking at all.
These shoes are perfect for people like me who spend long hours on their feet and need some relief. They feel great, they look professional, they’re comfortable, and most importantly, they don’t squeak!
I know everybody’s feet are different so I’m not sure if this will happen to you, but the first time I wore them was during my wedding anniversary dinner. It felt like one of the straps was slowly cutting into the side of my foot. Turns out the edge of the soft leather had folded over and the inner edge of the strap was cutting into the side of my foot. I fixed it by taking a pen and working it under the edge of the leather so it would fold over more.
So just make sure that the soft leather upper is folded over enough that it doesn’t rub against your feet.
Other than that first time stumbling over the odd design of the shoe, I haven’t experienced any problems.
Looks wise they go great with pants or dresses. I like them because they enhance the look of my legs.
These shoes are truly like pillows for your feet. If you spend a lot of time on your feet like I do, these are a must have! Not really a necessity, but I love the feel and look of these shoes. I bought them in black and brown.
These shoes are somewhat small, so if you’re going to buy it, go up a half size.
These shoes are so cute and comfortable! I have them in the tan/camel color and will probably get the blue ones soon. I wear them with dresses, capris, and even some pants. I love the block heel because it’s just high enough to lengthen your leg but low enough to be comfortable for all day wear.
I thought it was a bit strange that these are classified as “work shoes.” I’m a hairstylist and I wear these to work everyday and they’re great.
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