• Top

    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from


    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.


    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
Show more facts

Expert Reviews

Experts are sneaker fanatics, who post reviews at youtube, directly at RunRepeat or at their own websites. Each expert is categorized from level 1 to level 5 based on expertise. See stats on expert reviews and how we calculate scores here.

Are you an expert? Apply to contribute here.

  • First look / Unboxing | Shop Zappos

Apply to become an expert

A unisex shoe that is offered in men’s sizing, the DC Astor TX SE is available in sizes ranging from size 6 US to size 14 US, including the half sizes. This low-top sneaker also features the traditional lacing system that allows the wearer to lock their foot down in a custom fit. It is also in medium width and delivers a regular fit.

The simple and classic design that the DC Astor TX SE exhibits also delivers a ruggedly stylish appearance that allows it to work fully well in the street-style category. The balanced combination of sporty and casual style provides the shoe with the ability to be a good finish for an ensemble.

This low-top sneaker’s timeless appeal allows it to blend in effortlessly with the flowing change of trend and style. Its versatility also brings out its characteristic to match up with various outfit options, giving the wearer a wide range of ideas that brings out their creativity. From the classic t-shirt and jeans get-up to a sophisticated, fitted jeans with a shirt, topped off with a coat combination, the DC Astor TX SE keeps one’s look in style.

Displaying the distinctive image of its originator, the DC Astor, this version of the sneaker exhibits a clean finish with its “specialty textile upper.” The DC Astor TX SE presents the skating shoes’ classic appearance that brings out its whole appeal.

Since the DC brand’s inception in 1994, it has produced quite some remarkable silhouettes that have served the skateboarding community well. With the progression of time, the brand continues to keep up with the growth of style and performance requirement in the footwear industry regardless of which category the brand is initially focused on.

With the production of new DC silhouettes from time to time, the brand also manages to pay homage to its classic through developing variations of each silhouette. For the DC Astor, one of its versions is the DC Astor TX SE. The sneaker retains the standard image of the Astor with its classic design and attractive appeal. The contemporary image of the shoe also brings out its stylish side and enables its ability as a fashion sneaker.

  • The Impact-I technology that features the inverted cones which can be observed on the outsole of the DC Astor TX SE provides enhanced compression and shock absorption for the wearer.
  • One can observe the slight padding on the tongue of the shoe as well as its internal elastic gore.
  • The shoe has Ortholite sockliners for enhanced comfot.
  • For increased traction, the shoe features a herringbone tread pattern on its sole.