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    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

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    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

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    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.


    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

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    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collaboration

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    A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.

  • Collection

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    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

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The DC Mikey Taylor Vulc TX SE is offered in men's and women's sizing. Men can pick from the size range of 8 to 12 and while women can choose from sizes 9 to 13 US in medium width. This pair runs true to size yet considered narrow; thus, it is advised to purchase a half size up for a comfortable fit. The brand inserted textile lining with padded collar for enhanced support and comfort. Also, the lace-up fastening system was used to deliver personalized, snug fit.

The low-top DC Mikey Taylor Vulc TX SE displays uncomplicated silhouette with a unique textile upper as an upgrade to its classic style. This model kept the essential features of the Mikey Taylor profile, including the one-piece toecap to maintain the fuss-free design. This slim kick can be highlighted with simple jeans or any attire that displays the ankle, like rolled-up trousers, joggers, ankle pants, and shorts. Meanwhile, ladies sport this sneaker with leggings, skirt, or dress.

The textile upper of the DC Mikey Taylor Vulc TX SE makes this kick noteworthy for many buyers and onlookers. The specialty gray textile upper has black suede overlay seated atop a white, flexible midsole. This shoe brags it simple, fuss-free look that further enhances its versatile vibe.   

DC was established by friends Damon Way and Ken Block in 1994 in California. They initially offered skateboarding and snowboarding footwear, apparels, bags, and accessories.  In 2000, the brand was able to get $60 million revenue and started funding professional skateboarding team from different parts of the globe, such as China, Australia, Norway, and Spain.

When DC was acquired by the Quicksilver in 2004, the brand reached its $1 billion revenue on that same year. Currently, DC still collaborates with various skaters to support itself and to continue delivering high-performance footwear, accessories, and other merchandises for multiple sports.

Meanwhile, DC partnered with professional skater Mikey Taylor to launch a silhouette with a clean design, affordable, and lightweight. The DC Mikey Taylor silhouette has unveiled multiple of iterations, and one of it is the DC Mikey Taylor Vulc TX SE that displays the classic Mikey Taylor profile but refurbished with textile upper for a trendier look.  

  • The DC Mikey Taylor Vulc TX SE has vulcanized construction to give enhanced flexibility, traction, and board feel.
  • The grooved rubber outsole provides better flexibility and impact resistance.
  • It has the custom Mikey Taylor logo printed on the footbed and tongue.
  • This kick has excellent last that furnishes superior fit and comfort.