The DC Studio 2 LE is built as a men’s shoe, with sizes from 6-14, offered in medium width. It's good to note that although the model fits true to size, a couple of users found the sizing to be small. An upper made up of leather gives the wearer a stable and secure fit, while the laces help keep the shoe snug to the foot. The sneaker's low-top collar delivers unrestricted ankle mobility.
A skate sneaker design lends the DC Studio 2 LE a smooth appeal, perfect for pairing with jeans. Classic skate clothing such as simple or graphic t-shirts and shorts will also go well with these shoes. With its minimalistic look, this model could also be dressed up or down for a night out or a party. Its adaptable flair makes it suitable for many different outfits for daily wearing.
A minimalistic approach is used on the premium leather upper of the DC Studio 2 LE. Contrasting rope laces and metal eyelets give the shoe a sporty touch. There is added padding on the shoe along with ventilation to provide the user with comfort. The midsole is in plain white, giving the sneaker a neat appeal. DC logos can be found on the tongue and sides for an added sophisticated flair.
After meeting at a community college class, Ken Block and Damon Way decided to launch a few brands together, including DC Shoes in 1993. They derived the abbreviated name from another of their startups, Droors Clothing. In just a couple of years after it was founded, DC Shoes accumulated millions of dollars in sales. After independently operating for over ten years, the brand was eventually sold to Australian company Quiksilver.
The success of DC Shoes lays in its authenticity. It was built as a brand for skaters and the urban lifestyle, and each piece bearing the DC name reflected just that. Its shoes became known for their durability and distinct styles, with many models coming and going to make their mark in street style and at the skate park. One such sneaker is the low-top DC Studio 2 LE.
This shoe is the updated version of the Studio model, which has since become a fan favorite. It features a construction that is slimmed down to better contour to the foot. It's also made of leather to provide a firm fit that can endure through many casual activities. Overall, it’s another versatile DC shoe that was made for walking the streets, hanging out at the bar, skating, and more.
- The outsole is made up of sticky rubber and is built to be abrasion-resistant.
- DC’s distinctive Pill Pattern tread can also be found on the outsole.
- A vulcanized construction makes this model durable.