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6 reasons to buy

  • Like with most DC sneakers, the price of the DC Infinite shoes is budget-friendly. 
  • This skate shoe fits true to size according to most reviewers. 
  • Although not as long-lasting as the DC Infinite S skate shoes, this shoe is still considered by many as a durable DC skate shoe model. 
  • Several testers mention that this is a comfortable low-top shoe, whether skateboarding or not. 
  • Many buyers like the overall look and style of the DC Infinite shoe. 
  • A couple of reviewers highlight that the rubber toe cap feature makes this shoe sturdier.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The DC Infinite skate shoe presents limited colorways. 
  • A few reviewers highlight that this shoe does not offer much cushioning.

Bottom line

Available in either leather or suede upper, the DC Infinite shoe joins DC's catalog of skate shoes that are both skate- and street-ready. This shoe features an extended rubber toe cap for long-lasting skate experience, foam-padded collar and tongue for extra support and comfort, and vulcanized sole construction for superior board feel. 

Equipped with such features and high ratings from the majority of reviewers, the DC Infinite can be considered as one of the best recently-released skate shoes from the DC brand.

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The DC Infinite skate shoes present men’s sizing that ranges from US 6 to 14, with half sizes in between, in D Medium (Standard) width. 

It is a low-top skate shoe with a traditional lace-up closure system comprised of flat cotton laces and five pairs of eyelets. It features Ortholite insoles and padded mesh collar and tongue for extra comfort. A heel pull tab is also in place for easy on and off wearing. 

The DC Infinite shoes come in either leather or suede upper depending on the colorway in a low-top, lace-up construction. Designed not just for skating but for casual street styling as well, it boasts an easy-to-wear façade that matches almost any outfit. It has plenty of colorways available, so buyers have flexible options to pick a shoe that suits their personal style best. 

As a skate shoe, the DC Infinite flaunts features that could withstand every wear and tear of the extreme sport. The outsole is vulcanized for superior board feel and lightweight ride, while the upper is constructed to deliver optimum support and protection on and off the skateboard. There is a prominent rubber toe cap that further enhances overall durability. 

DC Shoes, Inc., otherwise known as DC, is an American brand that specializes in the designing and production of products for skateboarding, snowboarding, and other extreme sports. Friends Damon Way and Ken Block established it in June 1994 in Carlsbad, California after starting a series of startups together. Today, it has become one of the leading skate shoe brands alongside Vans, New Balance, Emerica, Adidas, Nike, and Etnies.

The DC Infinite is included in the brand's current lineup of performance skate shoes. Like other skate-inspired sneakers, this low-top model flaunts skate-ready features such as a suede or leather upper, lace-up closure, a heel pull tab, reinforced rubber toe cap, and vulcanized outsole. The shoe dropped for $70 a pair with several colorways available.

  • The DC Infinite has a Super Suede version called the DC Infinite S, and a textile version called the DC Infinite TX. The TX version also received a special edition release called the DC Infinite TX SE. 
  • The DC Infinite also features Ortholite footbed for extra comfort. 
  • There are perforations on the toe box and medial side for added foot ventilation. 
  • The outsole comprises a combination of Herringbone and Pill-patterned treads for optimum grip and traction. 
  • DC brandings are on the tongue, lateral sides, insoles, and outsoles.
Author
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

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