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Vans Have Made a Pair Shoes You Can Wear Everywhere Apart from the Drink and the Bedroom

They’re called the UltraRange Exo, and they come in a rather dapper shade of blue.

Words by Alistair Klinkenberg

We’re not dressing quite so slick in 2020, and to be honest, it’s streamlined all our lives.

In days past there were seperate shoes for walking, working, dancing, exercising. But now, if you put your faith in a brand like Vans, who’ve been thoughtfully trying to enhance the experience of our delicate hoofs for the best part of half a century, you can more or less get by with one pair of daps.

Vans evidently became the global mega force they are today by making shoes designed specifically designed for skateboarding, but the ethos behind the UltraRange is creating a shoe that’s fit for just about everything. The latest instalment in the series is a subtle “dress” blue pair as seen on this suave photographer traversing the big smoke, snapping away.


The UltraRange is designed with mobility in mind and utilising bag space. Whilst we mightn’t be able to board planes, no matter where you are there’s no end of interesting nooks that can only accessed if you’re sniffing around on foot. And, provided you don’t reside in the Antarctic, there’s no real need to wear anything else on your feet. There’s science and painstaking research behind every panel that goes into a Vans release, so here’s the breaks as far as the UltraRange is concerned. Like all Vans modern they come with UltraCush, which is tech for comfiest, lightest soles ever. The Old Skool-inspired upper breathes (nothing worse than sweaty toes whilst traversing the city), and all necessary measures have been taken to keep ’em as featherlight as possible, without skimping on the durability.

Basically, if you want a new set of sneakers for summer, winter, whenever, these babies pretty much tick all the columns.

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Wrap your trotters in something as practical as they are comfortable.

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