Facts

  • 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
    $65
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Fit & Sizing

The DC Studio S is a silhouette designed for men with sizes ranging from 5 to 14. A four-hole lace closure system provides wearers with an adjustable fit so the shoes would fit snugly, whether you’re riding your board or walking the streets. Measurements generally run true to size.

DC Studio S Style

The Studio S, from DC's low-top lineup, is a silhouette designed for men with sizes ranging from 5 to 14. A four-hole lace closure system provides wearers with an adjustable fit so the shoes would fit snugly, whether you’re riding your board or walking the streets. Measurements generally run true to size.

Notable Features

The DC Studio S are sneakers that show a streamlined silhouette but come amazingly packed with a lot of features. The uppers are made of Super Suede which is 50% sturdier than regular suede. This means you get more use out of your shoes no matter what tricks you do. The sneakers also contain custom ImpactS sockliners which deliver protection in areas that take the most abuse from skating while sticky rubber outsoles ensure wearers get a good grip on their boards.

DC Studio S History

The DC Studio S comes from DC Shoes, a global action sports brand known for its innovative skateboarding footwear. The brand was founded by two friends, Ken Block and Damon Way, who met in community college. The two first started off selling a line of T-shirts to skate shops under a different brand. This business venture proved to be so successful that it would pave the way for the establishment of DC Shoes in 1994.

The Studio S is one fine example of their skating lineup. The shoe was engineered to be extra sturdy to withstand any skating maneuver you can think of and prevent blowouts and tearing. The footwear can take much abuse from even high-impact skating activities.

Additional Info

  • The DC Studio S features clean, no-stitch toes to prevent tears and blowouts, and a vulcanized construction to give users better board feel and more flex.

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