June 16, 2011 BY Brendan Dunne
Vans is set to drop a handful of new colorways for its popular take on the classic American boat shoe; the Zapato Del Barco. These pairs come in a mix of calm colors that should fit right in with the Fall season. The shoes are built in a predominately canvas upper with some scruffy seams that give them a rough around the edges feel. Of course every boat shoe needs a bit of leather and these deliver in that regard too, with a soft brown leather making up the wrapped cover on the lacing system. Also not to missed is the lining on these, which comes in a variety of plaid patterns. The Zapato Del Barco is a great way to represent the boat shoe flavor while sticking to the classic heritage of Vans skate shoes. Continue reading for a look at these three pairs that will be releasing Fall 2011.