Although I am a big fan of high heels everyone also has to have a great pair of flat casual shoes. I am not a fan of laced sneakers though as I often think that they just look too chunky and bulky. These shoes are actually advertised as unisex - as are most Vans - and that really is the case.
The canvas upper on these shoes is light and breathable but the soles are actually surprisingly supportive and make the best driving shoes. They look great with jeans but I have also worn them with a black dress and they still looked great, they are really versatile. Love these and if they wear out I'll get more, they are great.