How to Customize Vans With Neon Colors

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How to Customize Vans With Neon Colors
Pick out the colours you like for you Vans. (colours image by Jorge Casais from Fotolia.com)

Vans are comfortable shoes that are both classic and trendy. Vans shoes come in many different styles and colours. If you can't find a design you like, customise a pair of Vans to suit your unique style. It's not difficult to customise Vans with neon colours and a whole lot more, from the comfort of your own computer.

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Visit the Vans website online. Select the "Shop" tab from the top of the screen.

  2. 2

    Click on "Custom Shoes" underneath Shop By.

  3. 3

    Choose the style of shoe that you want. For custom shoes, you can select from Era, Slip-On and Old Skool.

  4. 4

    Select whether you need men's, women's, boy's, girl's or toddler's shoes.

  5. 5

    Select the size of shoe you need, then click "Next."

  6. 6

    Select what colour of shoes you want to start with: white, black or patterned. Keep in mind that you will be able to change every colour/pattern aspect of the shoe, so it doesn't matter too much what colour/pattern you start with. To start from scratch, begin with a plain white shoe.

  7. 7

    Click on "Vamp" from the Choose Your Colors Menu on the right side of the screen to choose the colour of the vamp (the top of the front of the shoe) first. There are 48 different colours and patterns--including neon colours--to choose from. Hold your cursor over each colour to see what the vamp will look like. When you've found the colour that you like, simply click on that colour to change the vamp.

  8. 8

    Click on "Quarter" from the Choose Your Colors Menu to choose the colour of the quarter next, which is the top middle portion of the shoe. Again, you will have dozens of colours and pattens to choose from. Drag your cursor over each colour to see the which one you like the most. When you've found the perfect colour for the quarter, click on that colour to change the colour of the quarter.

  9. 9

    Select "Heel Counter" from the Choose Your Colors Menu. The heel counter is the fabric on the heel of the shoe. Choose from the dozens of colours from the menu by dragging your cursor available colours. Click on the colour that you like best to change the heel counter colour.

  10. 10

    Select "Tongue" from the Choose Your Colors Menu next. Drag your cursor over the different colours to view the different options. Select the colour for the tongue by clicking on the colour of your choice.

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    Select "Tongue Binding" from the Choose Your Colors Menu. For the tongue binding, you have 20 solid available colours to choose from. Select the colour you like best by clicking on it.

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    Click on "Foxing" from the Choose Your Colors Menu. The foxing is the thick sole of the shoe. Your choices for the foxing are white or black. You can drag your cursor over the two colours to see which one you prefer. Click on one of the two colours to choose your foxing colour.

  13. 13

    Click on "Foxing Stripe" from the Choose Your Colors Menu to add a colour to the thin stripe that runs around the foxing. For the foxing stripe, you can choose from 20 different solid colours. Drag your cursor over the 20 different colours to see which one you like best. Click to select the colour you like best for the foxing stripe.

  14. 14

    Click on "Laces" from the Choose Your Colors Menu to select whether you'd like white or black lacing. Drag your cursor over the two colours to see which one you prefer. Click on the colour you like best for your laces. Then, click on "Eyelets" from the Choose Your Colors Menu. Again, you only have the choice of black or white. Drag your cursor over the two colours to see which one you like for you custom shoes. Click on one of the colours to choose for your eyelets.

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    Click on "Collar Lining," the area around the mouth of the shoe, to choose whether you like a white or black lining better. Drag your cursor over the two colours to determine which looks best. Click on one of the two colours to change the lining.

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    Click "Add to Cart" to fill out your personal information and credit card info to have your own custom shoes delivered right to your door.

Tips and warnings

  • Because you can choose the colour for each separate part of the shoe, you can make your shoe a rainbow of different neon colours and patterns.

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