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Inspired from: Skate
Collection: DC Evan Smith
Price: $85
Colorways: Grey, Orange
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The DC Evan Hi Zero LE is offered in women’s sizing from 5 to 11 in B Medium width. It boasts a high-top construction secured by an adjustable lace fastening system. The upper is made of a premium leather material, which gives sufficient support on foot. The footbed is cushioned for added in-shoe comfort.

With a deconstructed leather upper and clean design, the DC Evan Hi Zero LE offers a great option whether you are skateboarding or not. Its minimal aesthetic permits flexibility despite its high-top construction as it looks great when paired with a variety of outfit. It also helps that its colorways such as “Grey/Grey/Grey,” “Peach Parfait,” and “Off White ” are soft-hued and give a feminine touch to the sporty silhouette of Evan Smith’s signature kick. 

This women’s skateboarding shoe from DC is made with premium deconstructed leather upper and equipped with a rubber toe cap for all-out durability that can withstand every wear-and-tear of skateboarding.  The shoe, made for skating, also features DC's Impact-I technology, which fuses board feel with impact protection. Completing the look is a signature Evan Smith branding.

The DC Shoes, Inc. or otherwise known as DC is an action sports brand renowned for its performance skate shoes. Like Adidas, Nike, and Vans, DC also formed a team consisting of professional skateboarders that are involved in the design process up to the release of different DC skateboarding shoes. Among these professionals are Josh Kalis, Wes Kremer, Brian Wenning, Danny Way, Evan Smith, and a lot more. 

American pro skater Evan Smith has been part of the DC Skate Team since 2011 but only got his first-ever signature shoe, the DC Evan Smith S, in 2016. The Evan Smith S skate shoe pioneered the DC's Impact-I technology for vulcanized outsoles, which is designed to fuse impact protection with superior board feel. The shoe reigned supreme and gained a massive following because of these features and stylish facade. Several versions based on the first Evan Smith signature kick were soon released.

The DC Evan Hi Zero LE is one of these versions. It is a women's exclusive model that features a high-top profile, lace-up closure, deconstructed leather upper, rubber toe cap, and built-in stabilizer. Like its predecessor, the shoe also utilizes the DC Impact-I vulcanized outsole.

  • The DC Evan Hi Zero LE is also sometimes simply referred to as the DC Evan Hi Zero. The LE in the name stands for leather. Another name is DC Evan Hi Zero High-Top Leather Shoes.
  • Also featured is a heel stabilizer.
  • Stitching details are visible throughout the upper.
  • The tongue and collar are lightly padded.

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