I have around 20 pairs of vans, and I know how they work. These are great, like most, they stain even if all you do is wear them around for an hour or 2. The rubber comes apart from the shoe if you skate too much in them, even though that is the case with all their shoes. I wear then at least once a week, as they go hand in hand with my leopard print stance socks. Good pick up for anybody, and also can usually be found in any skate shop. I definitely recommend.
Feels true to size
Feels true to width
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend