10 Easy Ways to Wear Vans Shoes

By on April 9, 2015

Vans are traditionally known for being super comfortable, utilitarian style of shoes. They come in a variety of styles: slip-ons, high top with and without laces, and even boots! Vans shoes come in many solid colors, prints, and even metallic shades like gold and silver. The possibilities of choosing your perfect pair of vans are endless, and the versatility of vans gives you a lot of shoe styles and color choices, you can find a shoe design and color that can work with almost any outfit. Besides, they make Vans for skateboarding, snowboarding and BMX-bike racing. Many of these can be paired with jeans, shorts, or even skirts. With both style AND comfort, you can find the right pair for you. Vans are ideal for those with active lifestyles who need both comfort and style.
You don’t need to think how to make them work for you personally, as our vast selection of different ways of wearing vans will do that for you. So here are some ideas on how to pair Vans shoes with different looks to find a style that works for you.

  1. Leopard prints.
Alessandra Ambrosio

Alessandra Ambrosio

Wear leopard (or other) print Vans shoes with a pair of regular boot-cut jeans and a casual T-shirt for a fun and every day look. You can switch it up by pairing it with a more feminine article, such as a black pencil skirt and a form fitting jacket.

  1. Street casual.
Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba

Wear casual slip-on Vans to the gym or for errands. Easy to slip on and slip off, making them an ideal choice for being on the go. You can pair them with yoga or gym pants and they won’t look out of place.

  1. Pastel colors.


Keep in mind, the more colorful the outfit, the more plain you want your shoe colors to be and try to use different shades or complementing colors so you don’t use the same color from the top of your head, to the bottom of your shoes.

  1. With leggings.


Try going for a less busy print or solid color, this will create an everyday look paired with leggings and a cropped belly shirt. This creates a look that shows you are ready to have some fun.

  1. Go romantic.


You can also try the high-top lace up Vans with a pair of tight jeans with an over-sized graphic t-shirt to look relaxed and comfortable.


  1. Classic look.
Olsen sisters

Olsen sisters

Try the classic black Vans and pair it with a variety of form fitting dresses, skirts, or feminine slacks. Add a blazer, and you can wear them to work – being both stylish and comfortable.

  1. Vans rubber boots.


Dealing with the rain? Need to go muck out some horse stalls or walk to school? They even make  Vans Rubber Boots. This style comes in many colors – but the versatility makes them both stylish and functional for an active lifestyle. Consider pairing the boots with a floral print sundress, this creates a feminine look that shows you thought ahead.

  1. Grunge look.


Pair a well-used pair of Vans’ skater style shoes for a grunge look, which looks good with leather or bulky jeans. Make sure you pair it with a feminine style shirt – such as a tight tank top, or a form-fitting t-shirt.

  1. Floral vans.


Choose floral printed vans to pair them with plain jeans to add a splash of color to your solid colored sundresses. Use it to spruce up any outfit that needs its own flair. Shoes are a great way to make a statement and show off your own individual personality.

  1. Create your own vans.


With the ability to create your own vans(just go to their website) the possibilities are endless. Create fun and colorful shoes designed by you and customized for your personal needs. They even offer the ability to change the binding colors to match any outfit you could possibly dream up. The shoes they offer are high quality and at a price point that most people cannot pass up.

These tips of how to wear vans shoes will make you always find just the perfect outfit and a perfect pair of vans to go with your personal style and character. Hope this post has proven that you can be creative and original even with a simple pair of shoes.

(all images are sourced via pinterest)


  1. Cathy

    April 11, 2016 at 2:34 pm

    where do you find those lace high tops?

    • web admin

      web admin

      April 14, 2016 at 9:55 am

      I am not sure. Perhaps one of our other readers can comment if they know where to find it? Since the article is about Vans, you could check their website or look on Ebay for an older model. Good luck, Cathy!

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