VANS. VN000EE3-BKA. AUTHENTIC SNEAKER. BLACK.The Authentic is the shoe that has stayed true to its roots and has not changed since its 1966 origin. Now it has become a classic for any casual occasion. The Authentic is the first lace-up skate shoe that features Vans signature waffle bottom construction original vulcanized sole and canvas uppers in a multitude of colors and styles.