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Vans Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Half Cab

Tonal black and silver colorways marked with "XXV" on the heel
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Image via: Vans

Image via: Vans

This fall sees Vans celebrating 25 years of the iconic Half Cab, a shoe that was originally jury-rigged by street skaters from the early '90s who manually chopped off the collar on their Vans Caballeros. Vans would go on to accommodate those proactive fans by introducing the Half Cab pro mode in 1992, and the SoCal brand is honoring the silver anniversary of the shoe with two tonal colorways -- one in silver, appropriately enough, and the other in black. Both feature a full suede build with "XXV" embroidered on the heel. ULTRACUSH HD sockliners and DURACAP reinforced underlays round out the details. The kicks are available now at select Vans retailers and