Converse Chuck Taylors have been the go-to sneaker for hip kids for generations.  They're pretty hard to miss, especially in youth heavy areas like the Lower East Side.  Likewise, take a short stroll down Venice Beach and you'd be hard-pressed to miss pairs of Vans Authentics.  In the last year or so, Vans have surged in popularity, getting nods from Robert Pattinson, Junya Watanabe, and everyone in between.  So what do you think?  Take a look at some of the recent releases of both influential unisex styles and let us know which one you think reigns supreme.

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