The 6 Best Alternatives to the Vans Old Skool Out Now

Vans Old Skool
Vans Old Skool

No matter where you go, it’s hard to escape the Vans Old Skool.

The sneaker, which originally debuted as a skateboarding shoe in 1977, has become synonymous with street style. Celebrities, social media influencers and everyday people can’t get enough of the simplistic canvas kicks. But what if you want to stand out from the pack with a similar but different look?

There are a number of sneakers that can compare to the Old Skool’s affordability, simplicity, and easy to wear looks. Whether it’s a similar style from Vans or the on-trend Adidas Gazelle and Converse One Star, the options are aplenty.

Shop FN’s picks for the best Old Skool alternatives out now below.

Adidas Gazelle Adidas Gazelle Zappos

Adidas Gazelle, $80;

Vans UltraRange Pro Vans UltraRange Pro Zappos

Vans UltraRange Pro, $90;

Vans Era Vans Era Zappos

Vans Era, $50;

Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Nike

Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski, $85;

Etnies Marana Michelin Etnies Marana Michelin Etnies

Etnies Marana Michelin, $74.99;

Converse Cons One Star Pro Low Converse Cons One Star Pro Low Converse

Converse Cons One Star Pro Low, $85;

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