Who should buy the DC Legacy 98 Slim SE

This skate-inspired DC Legacy 98 Slim SE could be a great match for you if:

  • You are into sneakers that have pull tabs on their tongue and heel to help in easier on and off.
  • You want a shoe with perforation holes found on the toebox and medial side of the shoe for added breathability.
  • You want a shoe that skates efficiently because of its outsole's excellent grip and great board feel.

DC Legacy 98 Slim SE Logo

Style of the DC Legacy 98 Slim SE

Exude retro vibes in your next session when you opt for this pair of DC Legacy 98 Slim SE shoes. Let its 90s-based good looks and modern upgrades help you achieve a vintage-inspired ensemble.

DC Legacy 98 Slim SE Upper material

The shoe's neutral color and low-top profile provide wearers with the freedom to easily incorporate into a wide array of outfits, while the subdued camo print adds an interesting detail to your look.

DC Legacy 98 Slim SE Mouth opening

Notable Features

This sneaker shares most of its physical characteristics with the other latest Legacy 98 Slim releases. They all have a mesh tongue with leather overlays, a suede T-toe overlay design, round shoelaces, TPR jewel logos, and a cupsole construction.

DC Legacy 98 Slim SE Insole

However, DC shoes' Legacy 98 Slim SE sets itself apart from the rest of its siblings by featuring a camo-print accent on its upper and a translucent sole for a more premium look and superior traction.

DC Legacy 98 Slim SE Laces

History of the DC Legacy 98 Slim SE

Since Damon Way and Ken Block founded Droors Clothing in 1994, the brand which is known today as DC and has been non-stop in dishing out new DC releases and making their mark in the extreme sports realm. 

DC Legacy 98 Slim SE Midsole

One outstanding 90s DC sneaker is the DC Legacy. Initially introduced in 1998, the Legacy is Colin McCay and Danny Way's dual signature model. Equipped with TPU arch and other shock absorbent properties, the DC Legacy was considered an innovative pair during its release.

DC Legacy 98 Slim SE Collar

Consumers were also convinced that it was greatly influenced by Nike's Air Max 95 due to its original colorway and layering design on its upper. Many mistook the shoe as the AM95 when the Beastie Boys wore it in the promo of their song Hello Nasty.

DC Legacy 98 Slim SE Outsole

Exactly 20 years after its inception, DC decided to bring back the shoe through several iterations with more modern and slimmer silhouettes. One of three versions is called the DC Legacy 98 Slim SE, which is available in just one colorway called the Black Camo.

DC Legacy 98 Slim SE Pull tabs

Due to this shoe's upper print accent and translucent outsoles, DC decided to officially call it the DC Legacy 98 Slim Special Edition (SE).

DC Legacy 98 Slim SE Heel

Facts / Specs

Base model: DC Legacy 98 Slim
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Colorways: Black / Grey / White / Green / Beige
SKUs: ADYS100447166 / ADYS100447265 / ADYS1004472GG / ADYS100447319 / ADYS100447345 / ADYS100447BLO / ADYS100447CA2 / ADYS100447GRW / ADYS100447WG5 / ADYS100447XKKN

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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.