Who should buy the DC Heathrow

This low-top skate-inspired DC sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You want a shoe with UNILITE sole technology for lightness and flexibility.
  • You are after a sneaker with an Ortholite footbed for added in-shoe comfort.

DC Heathrow Logo

Style of the DC Heathrow

The DC Heathrow is a low-top skate-inspired sneaker that boasts an athletic-yet-casual vibe in varying colors, prints, and materials. Microsuede reinforcements complete the mesh upper for breathable comfort that will take you to places.

DC Heathrow Midsole

Minimal branding is visible on the tongue and side panels, which only adds to the shoe’s always-on-the-go character.

Notable Features

This low-top casual shoe from DC may appear timeless-looking with its minimal design and subtle colors, but it has its fair share of noteworthy features that earn the spotlight.

DC Heathrow Laces

First off the list is the entire upper in cleatie construction and a combination of microsuede and mesh as primary materials – a perfect formula for a secure, lightweight, breathable, and extremely comfortable fit that your feet deserve. This already impressive upper sits atop a UNILITE midsole, which only adds a more lightweight feel, flexibility, and comfort.  

DC Heathrow Toebox

History of the DC Heathrow

Relatively a young shoe brand, DC Shoes, Inc. is known best for its skateboarding and snowboarding apparel, footwear, and accessories. It was founded in 1994 by Damon Way and Ken Block, and acquired by Quicksilver in 2004.

DC Heathrow Outsole

Today, its lineup still consists of popular skate shoes that professional and amateur skaters alike, and the rest of the sneaker market patronize. It also produces lifestyle or casual shoes that stay true to the brand's skateboarding or snowboarding heritage and one of such is the DC Heathrow.

DC Heathrow Heel

The DC Heathrow is one of the brand’s highest-selling and successful low-top shoe that first dropped in 2016. Its athletic-inspired roots are evident in its casual silhouette fit for everyday use, with lightness and utmost comfort that can be attributed to the microsuede and mesh upper and the UNILITE sole. The sock-like cleatie construction, on the other hand, ensures a snug and secure fit.

DC Heathrow Collar

With its continuous triumph, the DC Heathrow further evolved into countless colorways and iterations that are all as successful as the original silhouette. Among these are the Heathrow Prestige, the Heathrow IA, and the Heathrow SE.

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Colorways: Black / Blue / Red / Grey / Green / Purple / Brown / White / Orange / Pink / Yellow / Beige
Special editions: 2 special editions
SKUs: ADJS700021055 / ADJS700021MNT / ADYS70007129 / ADYS700071300 / ADYS7000713BK / ADYS700071BKW / ADYS700071BLR / ADYS700071DGR / ADYS700071NVY / ADYS700071WD4

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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.