Summary

We spent 6.8 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

10 reasons to buy

  • Many owners declared that the DC Pure WC TX LE High Top has a perfect fit.
  • Reviewers who gave this sneaker a high score liked the quality of the knit resembling textile cover accentuated by synthetic layers.
  • An avid DC Shoe buyer loved that the brand has maintained creativity and originality in the construction of this iteration of the DC Pure high-top sneaker.
  • In spite of having an interior that’s snug-fitting, reviewers said it could withstand moisture.
  • Many regular buyers who adored the amount of padding in this DC Pure iteration said it is one of the insanely comfy high-tops in their skate shoe collection.
  • Users who are into bulky sneakers favored the look of this on feet.
  • DC fans and new skaters were in all praises with its attention-grabbing aesthetic and availability in several colors.
  • Users agreed that the trademark pill pattern tread doesn’t easily wear off.
  • Its soft lining keeps the feet feeling great all day, as mentioned by some.
  • Reviewers are enticed to take hold of this decently crafted high top due to its reasonably priced value.

1 reasons not to buy

  • A reviewer reported having toe discomfort as the vamp isn’t as flexible as expected.

Bottom line

DC Shoes has nailed it in style and comfort with its release of the DC Pure WC TX LE Hi which appears bulky yet attractive with the thick foam padding on the tongue and high-wear zones done in attractive colors.

Users basked about its well-assembled textile and synthetic overlay makeup, and its ability to withstand wear and tear. The wrap cupsole and grippy pill-treaded outsole keep the feet cushioned and stable. Those who didn’t pass up the chance to bag this up loved that it came very affordable, chic, and functional.

Facts

Top: High
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: DC Pure
Closure: Laces
Price: $95
Colorways: Beige, Black
Size
Small True to size Large
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The bulky, uber-padded DC Pure WC TX LE high top is crafted for the serious skaters who are ready for some beating and thrashing with their skateboards. Their feet can get loads of protection from its thick foam on the tongue, collar, and sidewalls, which are complemented by an adequately cushioned Wrap Cupsole. This style may be seized in men’s sizes from 6 to 18. Women may go 1.5 down for an equivalent size and fit.

Achieve your desired skate performance with a punch of style sporting the DC Pure WC TX LE Hi sneaker in red, tan, black, or grey varieties. Whether you’re set to break your last record on your board or you’re off for a few rounds of tricks and flips at the skate park, you can play up your look with a pair of cargos, jogger pants, or and regular fit navy jeans.                  

DC is putting its performance-oriented high-top kicks with some lifestyle tooling as demonstrated by the Wrap-Cupsoled DC Pure WC TX LE High. The brand hasn’t detached from its notable uber-padding setup for its skate shoes as displayed by the broad and thickly done tongue, ankle collar, and inner walls of this DC Pure offering. On the underside, it still carries the trademark Pill pattern outsole that’s grippy and abrasion-resistant.

One brand that has shattered the skate mold and created a new landscape for the street sport with its slew of innovative sneakers is DC Shoes. From its ever dynamic catalog of skate-meets-lifestyle footwear comes the high-top DC Pure WC TX LE with a compelling sense of today’s fashion.

DC Shoes has been around since 1994 developed by college buddies Damon Way and Ken Block. Before landing up in this global action sports venture, the two has gone through series of highs and lows with their previous startups such as the Eightball Clothing, Blunt Magazine, Type A Snowboards, before finally arriving at Droors Clothing. They seemed to have perfected a good descend from the air with the last one which grew to become DC Shoes in the early 1990s.

Today, DC Shoes continue to spread its skate know-hows by teaming up with a roster of young skate talents and some of the tenured DC creators. Together they bring out new styles and collaborative models that respond to the global obsession over streetwear aesthetic while incorporating trendy detailing to make the designs fitting for skateboarding and everyday wear. A concrete example of this is the DC Pure WC TX LE, a high-top that’s fabricated for skate performance and urban street styling.

  • The DC Pure WC TX LE High shoes are made with double-stitches on the ollie area and toe cap for durability.
  • DC’s rubber logo is attached on the lateral side.
  • Two vent holes are placed on the medial side.
  • Metal eyelets and TPU D-rings spread along the eyestays.

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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.

daniel@runrepeat.com