US men’s sizes from 6-14 in D or medium width are available for the low-top DC Heathrow IA. Available women’s sizes are from US 5-11, and the width is also in medium or B. The shoe generally fits true to size. However, some users opted to go half a size up after finding the shoe too narrow.
The upper is made up of a combination of leather and nubuck suede, which provides considerable support. Meanwhile, the low-top design allows for more foot mobility. Its minimal, futuristic-looking lace system ties up the shoe securely.
Different color combinations are made available for the DC Heathrow IA low-top shoe, all of which fit the modern lifestyle. The shoe has a sporty look that goes well with shorts and pants along with t-shirts. With its unique, versatile, and trendy style, the shoe is great for experimenting with different outfits.
On the Heathrow IA’s tongue and side is the highly recognizable DC logo. It has a distinctive airbag design on the sole that improves performance while providing comfort. The upper is modestly styled with a minimal three-eyelet lacing system that looks modern and distinctive.
DC Shoes Inc. was founded in 1994 by Ken Block and Damon Way. The name initially meant Droors Clothing, a brand established by Ken Block. Today, the DC brand is best known for producing action sports footwear, such as for snowboarding and skateboarding, along with apparel and other accessories.
Ever passionate about skateboarding shoes, the company is known for partnering with many top skaters for collaborations and endorsements. Over the years, the brand has also dabbled in casual shoes for the modern lifestyle, releasing collections for women and men who are on-the-go.
The DC Heathrow Collection is “engineered for performance, designed for life.” With this principle in mind, the low-top DC Heathrow IA from the collection was updated to include performance-enhancing features. It has three different-sized airbags that protect against impact and heel bruising, resulting in overall comfort. High-class materials and classic colorways are used in the athletic-inspired shoe.
- A secure fit is ensured with the full cleatie construction.
- To provide structure in the forefoot, the internal toe cap is reinforced.
- Ortholite technology is used in the footbed for extra cushioning.
- The UNILITE™ midsole offers lightweight and flexible support and comfort.
- Pods in the rubber outsole provide traction.
- The shoe uses performance-enhancing Impact-A™ technology, which incorporates a urethane airbag that offers impact protection and premium cushioning.