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Are you already familiar with the Vans Knu Skool design?

September 17, 2023 2:27 PM
Are you already familiar with the Vans Knu Skool design?

The Vans Knu Skool has been seen on the streets more and more lately. Nevertheless, the sneaker is not yet as well-known as other kicks from the Old Skool series. That's why we're checking the most important facts about the Vans Knu Skool today.

What you need to know about the Vans Knu Skool

The Vans Knu Skool is a genuine skate shoe from the 90s. Back then, the design was known for its durable upper made of suede or leather and its thick, padded tongue. The rubber sole was also extra thick to give skaters enough control on the skateboard.

Today, the Knu Skool is an increasingly popular kick that comes in a chunky 'oversized' look. You'll still find some signature elements from the 'old' Vans Old Skool range, but a pair of new details have also been added: Additional heel loops, a 3D moulded sidestripe and chunky laces.

All in all, the silhouette gives us a nice trend look that is rather different from the classic Old Skool.

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What is the difference between the Vans Knu Skool and the Vans Old Skool?

Both sneakers are part of the Old Skool range from Vans. Both kicks come in the 'skateboard-typical' low-top design and a rubber sole with a waffle look. Otherwise, however, the Knu Skool and the Vans Old Skool differ in their looks:

The Knu Skool has a padded tongue and ankle cuff. In addition, the Knu Skool stands out with its 3D moulded sidestripe, the loops on the heel and the thick laces. The Old Skool, on the other hand, generally looks a bit 'slimmer' and has, among other things, no heel loops and no thick laces.


Vans Knu Skool

Available at 15 webshops
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VANS Knu Skool

Available at 3 webshops
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We hope we have been able to clarify some facts about the Knu Skool. By the way, you can use the Sneakerjagers sneaker search engine to see an overview and price comparison of all models and colorways. Just click on the button below!