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  • Top

    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.

    Good to know

    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.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    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.

    Casual

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

    Good to know

    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.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    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.

  • Price
    $95
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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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