Sizeguide for Vans shoes2022-07-16T11:52:16+00:00

Sizeguide for
Vans shoes

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To help you choose the right shoe size the first time we have created this size guide for you because shoe sizes can vary from brand to brand meaning that in one brand you will fit i.g. a size US 8.5 and in another brand you will fit a US 9.5. Also remember to try out the online shoe size calculator.

Do Vans shoes run small or large in size?

To find out if Vans shoes are running small or big in size we have compared them to Nike and adidas’ shoe sizes. read more below.

If you want to convert your Vans US size to UK and EU sizes you can do it on this page here.

Vans shoes sizes compared to Nike shoe sizes

Kids: Compared to Nike, Vans sneakers for kids run small so make sure to buy your Vans kid’s sneakers 1 US size larger than your kids Nike shoes.

Women: Compared to Nike, Vans sneakers are running a bit large. Buy your Vans sneakers in 0.5 US size smaller than your Nike shoes.

Men: Compared to Nike, Vans sneakers are running large. Buy your Vans sneaker in 1 US size smaller than your Nike shoes.

Vans shoe sizes compared to adidas

Kids: In most cases Vans shoes for kids are running a bit smaller than adidas. So, buy your Vans in a 0.5 US size larger than your adidas shoes.

Women: Compared to adidas, Vans’ shoes for women are running a bit large. So, buy your Vans in a 0.5 US size smaller than your adidas shoes.

Men: Compared to adidas, Vans’ shoe sizes run a bit large. So, buy your Vans shoes in 1 US size smaller than your adidas shoes.

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Do Vans run wide or narrow?

Some Vans sneakers are available in wide width.

Are Vans sneakers comfortable?

There are a lot of different Vans shoe models, made from different materials and in general, Vans sneakers are quite comfortable. This makes them ideal for every day wear but if you are planning on doing a lot of walking in them or standing for long periods of time, you might want to consider another brand.

Are Vans skate shoes?

Vans was originally founded as a skateboarding company and to this day, they are still very popular among skaters. While many of their shoes are not specifically designed for skating, there are still a wide variety of Vans models to choose from if you are looking for a pair of skate shoes. Check out the Old Skool Classic skate shoe here.

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Is Vans considered a cheap brand?

Vans, founded in 1966, is an American brand that manufactures and distributes sneakers, skateboarding shoes, and sandals. The company is a proud sponsor of surf, snowboarding, BMX, and motocross teams. If you are looking to buy budget-friendly footwear, Vans got you covered. Some of its shoes are starting from $50 and more. However, that does not suggest it’s a cheap company. Vans has an estimated value that is above $2 billion last year. It will tell you more about it.

Is Vans considered good quality?

Vans shoes are well made, and it uses high-quality materials in its production. Vans pay a lot of attention to its sole. The outsole material is made of hard rubber, which is tough, stretchable, and comfortable. The midsole cushion makes it even more comfortable. The upper is made of heat resistance materials like leather, suede, and even cotton. One can’t question the quality of Vans. 

Are Vans shoes sustainable?

Vans is using eco-friendly material in its production, and it is a member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. It uses eco-friendly materials in its production. The Vans sole is divided into three operations; Green Sole Operations, Green Sole Product, and Street Sole.

The Green Sole Operations concentrates on conserving energy and waste. The Green Sole Product ensures the use of recycled material in its production and packaging. By using recycled polyester from plastic and naturally grown cotton. In 2015, Vans transformed nearly half of its boardshorts styles to 100% recycled polyester fabric. The street sole is a way Vans is giving back to the community. 

Where are Vans’s shoes made?

Vans Headquarter is in Anaheim, California, the United States, and most of the shoes produced by the footwear brand are from its factories in that location.

Convert Vans shoe sizes

In the listed tables below you can convert your Vans US shoe size to UK & EU shoe sizes.


US / UK / EU

9 8 42
9,5 8,5 42,5
10 9 43
10,5 9,5 44
11 10 44,5
11,5 10,5 45
12 11 46
13 12 47
14 13 48
15 14 49
16 15 50

US / UK / EU

10,5 8 42
11 8,5 42,5
11,5 9 43
12 9,5 44
12,5 10 44,5
13 10,5 45
13,5 11 46
14 12 47
14,5 13 48
15 14 49
15,5 15 50

US / UK / EU

1 16 8.5
2 17 9
2.5 17.5 9.5
3 18 10
3.5 18.5 10.5
4 19 10.5
4.5 20 11
5 21 11.5
5.5 21.5 12
6 22 12
6.5 22.5 12.5
7 23.5 13
7.5 24 13.5
8 24.5 14
8.5 25 14.5
9 25.5 15
9.5 26 15.5
10 26.5 16

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