Complete the analogy: Vans Chukka is to the Core Classics lineup as [BLANK] is to the Surf collection. You’ll be well on your way to a perfect score in the sneaker aptitude test if you answered ‘Vans Rata‘, a relatively rare yet familiar design that’s back once again with new styles for the fall season. The Rata’s slimmed down moc-toed upper takes on a few different blocking patterns and material combinations, all of which ride a low-profile Waffle Sole for a perfect mix of wearability and skate potential. Click through to see four different configurations and stick with Sneaker News for word on US availability.
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