VANS Sk8-Hi Unisex Casual High-Top Skate Shoes, Comfortable and Durable in Signature Waffle Rubber Sole

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  • Durable mix suede and canvas upper with natural leather side stripe.
  • Ribbed padded collar for ankle support and cushion.
  • Lace closure offers a secure fit.
  • Cushioned footbed gives shock-absorbing comfort.
  • Vulcanized elastic outsole with signature waffle tread conveys adaptable grip and traction.
VANS Sk8-Hi Unisex Casual High-Top Skate Shoes, Comfortable and Durable in Signature Waffle Rubber Sole
VANS Sk8-Hi Unisex Casual High-Top Skate Shoes, Comfortable and Durable in Signature Waffle Rubber Sole



Vans SK8-Hi Review: Product Overview

Get on board with the Vans Sk8 Hi Skate Shoe from Vans! Motivated by the Classic Old Skool Skate Shoe, the Vans Sk8 Hi Shoe shakes the signature side stripe on a high-top construction with a classic vulcanized sole for ideal flexibility and board feel.

Regardless of whether you need to take your skateboard through the smooth downpour doused roads, Vans has sneakers options that reach out beyond sunny days. In its Sk8-Hi collection, Vans has updated some classic construction with weather-resistant technology.

Materials: It accompanies either canvas or suede upper, both Scotchguard-treated to keep the water out. A gusseted tongue dispenses with openings in the shoe’s upper for additional security. Inside, Vans utilizes warm linings, like downy, and extra cushioning.

A thermal heat maintenance layer (vacuum-covered aluminum Strobel board) between the sock liner and outsole to hold up to nine degrees of heat inside the shoe. The MTE outsole acquires from the snow boot history of the organization. The lug configuration gives rugged grip and traction similar to a work boot or snow boot by pushing snow or slush out the side of the outsole as opposed to allowing it to stack up inside the foothold design.

VANS Sk8-Hi High-Top Skate Shoe Features:

Displaying the now-notable Vans side stripe, Vans SK8-Hi high top is another vans’ line of shoes that is practically similarly as well known as its older sibling, Vans Old Skool. The Vans Old Skool is known for its popularity in the realm of athletes, skateboarders, bicycles, artists, specialists, and shoe fans. Vans Sk8-Hi shoes have been following the get-togethers fame of Old Skool since it was launched in 1978 as “Style 38”.

Vans Sk8-Hi shoe has a decent resemblance to the Vans Old Skool. Moreover, the raised sewed collar construction in Vans SK8-Hi separates the shoe from the notorious Vans Old Skool shoe. This creative shoe took the nature of skate shoes to a higher level – this, consequently, assists skateboarders with staying away from some level of abuse to the region around the angle.


A lightweight, lace-up, high-top shoe, the Vans Sk8-Hi sneakers highlight heel padding for additional comfort, reinforced toecaps for durability, and padded collars for support and adaptability. Even after a long time, the strong support in these shoes stays noteworthy. However, truth be told, this feeling eased slowly after a while. The shoe got softer and lost stability. The shoe got excessively delicate.


The shoe has not been upgraded over many years so it may come with low expectations. But no, All things considered, the Vans Sk8-Hi is satisfied with decent wearing comfort and durable materials. After a few skate sessions, the shoe showed ordinary wear marks like a little damage on the vulcanized sole and the sideboards. A couple of spots on the Ollie region and the toe cap suffer from being more abrasive. You will see greater damage to the other skate shoes after the same number of skate sessions what satisfies all of us.


the shoe is furnished with the popular signature waffle tread sole which gives the Sk8 Hi a pleasant board feels and grip. Despite the stunts, you will feel very comfortable and the shoe highlights a decent flick for flip stunts and specialized moves. Because of the High-Top shape, you’ll get a ton of support for your ankles and secure against painful crashes with your skateboard deck. In a couple of circumstances, it is truly grateful for that.

Size and Fit:

The overall fit is great. The central distinctive highlights of the Sk8 Hi high top are the higher outline and the trademark creases along with the leather and canvas boards. The shoe features a more extensive and spacious shape for decent wearing comfort, even with wide feet. However, it is a little bit tighter. So, a half-size change may be needed from your regular size.

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8.3Expert Score
Good Fit and Comfortable
Require on consistently with your style at the cutting edge with the Vans SK8-Hi shoes. SK8-Hi sneakers are essential for the Vans Classic assortment and highlight the Vans side stripe and "Off the Wall" logo on the heel for effectively recognizable style regardless of where your busy life takes you.
  • Canvas and suede upper with high top construction.
  • A steady, padded ankle configuration adds more comfort.
  • Highlights Vans side stripe construction for iconic style.
  • Vans vulcanized Waffle Outsole adds enough traction.
  • Perfect fit and comfortable shoes.
  • Lightweight, breathable and durable materials.
  • Stylish and high-quality texture upper.
  • The most drawback of the shoes is low cushioning that the only disappointment.
  • Also, it is a little bit narrow according to few wearers.
  • It gets dirty easily but can be easily wiped off too.

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Specification: VANS Sk8-Hi Unisex Casual High-Top Skate Shoes, Comfortable and Durable in Signature Waffle Rubber Sole



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