How to wear Vans
The latest style tips
At Begg Shoes we always try to provide our customers with the best shoes out there in terms of style and quality and Vans are a brand we believe are a great addition to our range. While some of our customers may already be aware of the brand, it will be new to others so we would like to take a moment to share some of our thoughts on these fantastic Vans shoes.
Vans trainers are everywhere, you may not have realised yet but once you read this you won’t be able to stop noticing people wearing them thanks to their distinctive trademark style. Vans trainers have a wide appeal to all ages and this is only set to grow as fashionistas and celebrities are spotted wearing them from Rhianna and Kristen Stewart to Justin Bieber and Daniel Radcliffe.
For over fifty years Vans have been producing rubber cup sole trainers that first grabbed the imagination of alternative sport stars in skateboarding and surfing and then went on to became a cultural phenomenon. From 1976 Vans have been using the tagline “Off the wall” to describe their shoes after the joined forces with skateboarding pros to create a design that would become the shoe of choice for skateboarders for a generation.
The reason for the appeal to skateboarders is that the unique waffle outsole is very grippy which helps when performing skateboarding tricks. But don’t imagine that these trainers are limited to sports activities, read on for some styling tips.
Lots of kids wear Vans to school (in Scotland it seems at least!) but you don’t need to limit your children to the classic styles of Vans Chapman Stripe and Vans Atwood Youth. There are fun printed designs available with Vans Atwood Low Youth or clean design chic with Vans Chapman Stripe.
Maybe your child is a budding skateboard champion or just loves the style of Vans but either way Vans Old Skool Backpack is a stylish choice for them.
For the days when you want to walk in comfort but need to look smart for work then try Vans Maddie with slim-fitting cropped black trousers, a smart black top and a grey boyfriend blazer (with or without the sleeves rolled up).
This style of shoe is so versatile – everyone wants an easy everyday outfit for while you’re out shopping or meeting friends for lunch so try them with blue jeans, a grey top and a duster coat. Add a chic shoulder bag to complete the look.Sight-seeing or walking around on holiday calls for comfortable footwear. Look no further than Vans Camden Stripe. For warmer weather trips wear with denim shorts and a coloured t-shirt with a cotton jumper over your shoulders for a simple, practical outfit. For cooler weather trips wear with leggings, a tunic top and denim jacket to give you plenty of options as you dip in and out of museums or shops.
How to wear Vans for men can be a question you might be asking. Put your fears to rest with Vans Chapman Stripe. Wear with crisply ironed chinos and a short-sleeved button down shirt for the perfect look for barbeques or drinks while your feet enjoy the comfort of a trainer.
Bar work or being a waiter in a restaurant often requires a black uniform including shoes and Vans make a great choice. Pair with skinny black jeans and a black t-shirt or button down shirt for a comfortable and practical outfit.
Going away on holiday often means making a strict choice on footwear usually due to baggage weight restrictions. Vans Atwood is a great choice as these shoes will be comfortable on the flight or while travelling, and are great for walking around sightseeing. The navy colour will go well with chinos or jeans – pair with red shorts, a white linen shirt and stylish sunglasses for a look that will take you from day to night.