Vans‘ Andrew Allen is back for his second high-top update of the famous Authentic model, with new colorways and upgraded materials for a top-notch skateboarding experience. Available exclusively at Vans Skateboarding retail locations, Allen’s second set of Authentic Hi colorways are designed for skateboarding first and foremost but don’t sacrifice their rebellious style in the pursuit of performance.
Arriving in both a red and a white colorway, the canvas uppers of the Authentic Hi are supported with a rubber ollie pad on the lateral forefoot and an all-new last for better support and feel. Under the upper’s canvas folds and contrast stitching sits a duracap underlay, with an updated shape that adds flexibility and durability while removing excess bulk to eliminate bothersome “hot spots” where heat and friction build-up. Molded heel counters and locked-in tongue straps ensure the wearer’s foot will remain in place and not slide out over the midsole.
Inside the shoe, PopCush footbeds offer snappy, responsive energy return that won’t pack out, ensuring the shoes—and the wearer’s legs—will stay fresh session after session.
The Andrew Allen Authentic Hi collection is available via select Vans Skateboarding retailers now. Visit The Drop List, a calendar of Vans’ most exclusive product drops, for more information on where to purchase.
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