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The Authentic Slim, with a slightly slimmer silhouette than that of the original, has a simple low top, lace-up durable canvas upper with metal eyelets and Vans signature Waffle Outsole.
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VansWashed Authentic Slim
 
4.4

(based on 39 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish (32)
  • Comfortable (26)
  • Versatile (18)
  • BREATHES WELL (15)
  • Durable (15)

Cons

  • Chafes easily (9)
  • Poor arch support (5)
  • Stains easily (5)
  • Too stiff (3)
  • Wears out quickly (3)

Best Uses

No Best Uses

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Cute Spin-off of Classics

Love: - the vintage look - the slimmer look - same size as all other Vans I own The one gripe I have is that this shoe can cause some major chafing on the...Read complete review

Love: - the vintage look - the slimmer look - same size as all other Vans I own The one gripe I have is that this shoe can cause some major chafing on the heel. It's nothing a couple of heel liners can't fix though. And for people with wide feet... BEWARE! My feet aren't that wide but any wider and they absolutely will not fit these shoes. The shoes are "slimmer" for a reason. Other than that, they're great for summer and back-to-school!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Pretty narrow

So I've been wearing authentics for years. As a female I always found this unisex (a.k.a. men's) shoe a bit wide. Like even if i tightened the laces all the way my...Read complete review

So I've been wearing authentics for years. As a female I always found this unisex (a.k.a. men's) shoe a bit wide. Like even if i tightened the laces all the way my foot would still slide around a bit width-wise. So I was excited to see the authentic slim, I thought they would fit more like a regular width woman's shoe. But they're even more narrow than that, they're like a Narrow width woman's shoe. The length seems true to size. But the fabric part that is supposed to fit around the foot is quite shallow as well, I have to leave the laces almost totally expanded. Also the back part of the shoe is cut so high that it digs into and chafes my heel. This is a new style, and I think they're still working out the kinks.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Best shoes

By Anonymous

from Sonoma, CA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • BREATHES WELL
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • stylish

Cons

  • Chafes Easily

Best Uses

    Comments about Vans Washed Authentic Slim:

    Love these shoes! At first they are a bit stiff, but once they break in, they fit perfectly to my feet.

    Comment on this review

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    cute but narrow

    By Bullielover

    from TN

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • BREATHES WELL

    Cons

    • Poor arch support

    Best Uses

      Comments about Vans Washed Authentic Slim:

      Have to return due to fit.

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Awesome shoe

      By Anonymous

      from Phoenix, AZ

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • stylish
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Vans Washed Authentic Slim:

          I own the black/grayish pair and they are amazing and comfortable. I love the vintage and narrow look of the shoe.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Pretty narrow

          By Anonymous

          from Los Angeles

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cute

          Cons

          • Chafes Easily

          Best Uses

            Comments about Vans Washed Authentic Slim:

            So I've been wearing authentics for years. As a female I always found this unisex (a.k.a. men's) shoe a bit wide. Like even if i tightened the laces all the way my foot would still slide around a bit width-wise. So I was excited to see the authentic slim, I thought they would fit more like a regular width woman's shoe. But they're even more narrow than that, they're like a Narrow width woman's shoe. The length seems true to size. But the fabric part that is supposed to fit around the foot is quite shallow as well, I have to leave the laces almost totally expanded. Also the back part of the shoe is cut so high that it digs into and chafes my heel. This is a new style, and I think they're still working out the kinks.

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Cute Spin-off of Classics

            By FancyJude

            from SoCal

            Pros

            • stylish
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • Chafes Easily

            Best Uses

              Comments about Vans Washed Authentic Slim:

              Love: - the vintage look - the slimmer look - same size as all other Vans I own The one gripe I have is that this shoe can cause some major chafing on the heel. It's nothing a couple of heel liners can't fix though. And for people with wide feet... BEWARE! My feet aren't that wide but any wider and they absolutely will not fit these shoes. The shoes are "slimmer" for a reason. Other than that, they're great for summer and back-to-school!

              Comment on this review

               
              4.0

              great shoes

              By Cool Person

              from Nashville, TN

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • BREATHES WELL
              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • stylish
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • Chafes Easily
              • Stains easily

              Best Uses

                Comments about Vans Washed Authentic Slim:

                i got these shoes for fun and they are really awesome. they do hurt my heels but i bought pads and now theyre great.

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                4.0

                I Love Vans!

                By Anonymous

                from Santa Cruz, CA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • BREATHES WELL
                • Durable
                • stylish
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • Chafes Easily
                • Poor arch support

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Vans Washed Authentic Slim:

                  Sizing is uneven. I consistently wear 7 1/2 and the sizing among your styles is uneven. I had to return my latest 7 1/2 order as the sizing was wrong. It was too small.

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                  5.0

                  Just what I was looking for

                  By bsprecco

                  from San Diego

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Durable
                  • Good arch support
                  • stylish

                  Cons

                  • Chafes Easily
                  • too stiff

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vans Washed Authentic Slim:

                    I needed a good pair of tennis shoes in general. I wear them to school and when I'm long boarding. They are perfect for skating because they have good arch support and they don't give me feet cramps or anything.

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                    4.0

                    Pretty Great Pair of Shoes

                    By cupamilk

                    from Virginia

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • BREATHES WELL
                    • Comfortable
                    • Durable
                    • Good arch support

                    Cons

                    • Chafes Easily
                    • too stiff

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Vans Washed Authentic Slim:

                      The back of the shoe is a little stiff so it rubs and chafes against my skin, but other than that it is fit well, comfortable, and cute!

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                      4.0

                      Bright bright

                      By Kaija

                      from Brooklyn, NY

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • stylish

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Vans Washed Authentic Slim:

                          The coral is a little brighter then it actually looks in the picture, but these will be great for the summer. Can't wait to wear them to the beach!

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