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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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.
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DC Danni TX History
1994 was the year Ken Block and Damon Way founded DC Shoes, Inc. in Carlsbad, California. The two were community college friends who hit it off. Ken was an experienced snowboarder while Damon skated. Ken then began creating a line of T-shirts that were screen-printed—this would later become the Eightball brand—while Damon looked for stores that would sell the shirts. Damon’s brother, Danny, was a pro skateboarder and he helped endorse the line.
Eightball’s unique designs proved successful with skate shops and paved the way for the creation of DC Shoes in 1994. One version has it that the DC was named after Droors Clothing which Way and Block also founded while another has it the DC stands for the initials of two members of their pro skateboarding team (D for Danny Way and C for Colin Mckay).
While DC Shoes is renowned for producing some of the best skate shoes in the U.S., they have also branched out to manufacturing lifestyle sneakers and boots. One of those casual sneakers is the DC Danni TX. Although considered a lifestyle footwear, the silhouette does a pretty good job when used for skating. The footwear incorporates much of skating shoe elements such as durable fabrics uppers that can endure extreme moves and grippy rubber outsoles that can prevent you from falling off the board.
DC Danni TX Style
The DC Danni TX are sporty shoes that would not look out of place in any casual setting. Match your sneakers with slim jeans and a simple shirt in a contrasting color to make your kicks pop. Or, kick your outfit up a notch by pairing your shoes with cropped pants, a crisp blouse, and a leather jacket.
Fit & Sizing
The DC Danni TX is available in women’s sizes ranging from 5 to 11 with half sizes offered as well. The shoes have a full lace closure which can be tightened or loosened depending on the width of the wearer’s feet.
The DC Danni TX shoes feature the famed DC “Pill” pattern outsoles that stick to a variety of surfaces, preventing slides and spills whether you’re using the footwear casually or riding your skateboard. The Danni TX also has a thinner and more flexible build which gives users more control while providing them with an excellent board feel to do all kinds of technical tricks.
- The DC Danni TX was released in 2012. The sneakers feature canvas uppers, vent holes, rubber heel bumpers and toe caps, and grippy DC trademarked Pill-patterned outsoles.
- The footwear weighs about 340 grams per shoe.