VANS. VN0A4P3Y5GU. WOMENS CHECKERBOARD OLD SKOOL. BLACK WITH TRUE WHITE. The Checkerboard Old Skool Mule a retro take on the iconic sidestripe skate shoe combines the iconic look of the Old Skool with the casual easy on-and-off styling of a mule. Featuring sturdy canvas uppers with an allover checkerboard print the Old Skool Mule also includes re-enforced toe caps and signature rubber waffle outsoles.