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 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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.
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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.
Fit & Sizing
The DC Cole Pro Low Top has sizes available for men. If ladies choose to grab a pair, they can subtract 1.5 from their usual sizing to achieve their exact fit. This low-top sneaker has a lace-up closure system that keeps the foot secure in every stride as well as other activities. It has a heavily padded tongue and ankle collar that provide comfort and support respectively. It also does have a collar foam for heel lock.
DC Cole Pro Low Top Style
With a clean toe design, the DC Cole Pro Low Top has a durable leather upper that can be able to withstand heavy abrasions that is caused by skateboarding flips and tricks. This low-top sneaker not only meets the performance that athletes like skateboarders and BMX riders need but also provides comfort that users want.
Apart from comfort and performance, the shoe also has a versatile and fashion-forward silhouette that brings a stylish look to users when paired with a variety of casual and smart casual outfits. For instance, men can wear it with a rolled-up long sleeve shirt and camel chinos for a comfortable look. It also looks good with a graphic crew t-shirt and distressed denim jeans, providing an on-trend feel. The DC Cole Pro Low Top can work well with shorts and sporty outfits too.
A performance cupsole, the DC Cole Pro Low Top has an upper with vent holes that not only provides foot breathability but also exudes a stylish look and ensures durability. It also has a sticky rubber outsole that supports BMX riders and skateboarders to perform their amazing flips and tricks.
DC Cole Pro Low Top History
DC was founded by Ken Block and Damon Way in Carlsbad, California in 1994. Initially, DC was meant “Droors Clothing” after one of their defunct business ventures, but now the name stands on its own. At first, DC manufactured footwear that was exclusively for skateboarding, snowboarding, and other action sports. After 10 years, the brand grew and reached its revenue of $7 million.
As DC quickly grew, it became one of the leaders in performance skateboarding footwear. It has become a popular action sports brand. At present, DC is a global brand whose product line includes not only skateboarding shoes for men, women, and kids but also snowboard boots, apparel, accessories, and outerwear. DC partnered with professional skateboarders like Chris Cole to design and create footwear that can hold up well against skateboarding tricks and flips. Cole is known for the completion of several difficult maneuvers such as backside 360 kickflip.
Among DC’s innovative and revolutionary footwear is the DC Cole Pro Low Top. Chris Cole’s mainline signature design, it is built with heavy-duty upper to make sure it can match the performance needed by skateboarders and other athletes. Its upper sits atop of a vulcanized outsole that ensures a sure-footed grip. This footwear is available in different colorways like Black/Armor/Royal, Navy/Red, and Black/Red.
- The DC Cole Pro Low Top has a multifunction and unique tread pattern that provides superior grip and durability.
- The DC logo is visible on the side panel, tongue, and outsole.
- Depending on the colorway, the shoe’s upper is made of suede or mixture of suede and mesh materials.