Who should buy the DC Anvil

The DC Anvil Shoe is one of the many skateboarding kicks that the brand carries and exudes a classic skateboarding look. This is a great buy if you want:

  • A classic skate shoe with a streamlined silhouette
  • An affordable shoe that offers comfort and performance

DC Anvil material

DC Anvil Style

The DC Anvil boasts a vintage design that is nostalgic of skateboarding's heydays. Despite being built as a performance shoe, its minimal upper provides a simple yet stylish appeal that could go beyond trends. The shoe's low-top profile allows for easier mixing and matching with a multitude of casual ensembles. It comes dressed in different color options to complement every style possible.

DC Anvil laces

Breathable upper

The shoe upper has perforation detailing for a breathable fit.

DC Anvil upper

Durable outsole

Its outsoles feature the brand's oversized pill pattern tread that offers excellent grip and durability.

DC Anvil outsole

Padded tongue and collar

Both the tongue and collar are padded for extra cushioning and comfort.

DC Anvil lining

DC Anvil History

Two friends named Damon Way and Ken Block who met while attending community college classes founded DC Shoes. In 1994, Damon and Ken launched a series of startups including the Droors Clothing known popularly today as DC Shoes. It is a footwear company that specializes in manufacturing shoes for action sports like skateboarding and snowboarding. By 1995 the brand's revenue had hit $7 million and consistently increased for the next ten years.

DC Anvil collar

In 2004 Quicksilver bought the brand for $87 million and helped the company reach a billion dollars in revenue. Today DC Shoes is an international brand that expanded its products to include men's, women's, and kids' apparel, outerwear, and accessories in both lifestyle and action sports categories. The brand has also established professional teams in different sports like skateboarding, snowboarding, and motocross that help develop products and endorse promotional efforts.

The DC Anvil Shoe is one of the many skateboarding kicks that the brand carries. It exudes a classic skateboarding look that is stripped away of the unnecessary for a light and durable construction. Every feature not only serves an aesthetic purpose but also fulfills a role that ultimately contributes to its overall comfort and performance.

DC Anvil heel

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Vulc Sole, Nubuck
Features: Breathable
Colorways: Blue / Black / Grey / White / Purple / Red / Green / Beige
Special editions: 2 special editions

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.