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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.

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The DC Trase TX SE Slip On is noted for its canvas upper made of specialty textiles. It has a lightweight feel keeping the feet comfortable and cool. This special edition slip on silhouette has a vulcanized construction and elastic gore inserts. The soft, padded collar also adds comfort to the feet especially when skating or moving around.

This skate shoe is one step ahead because of its versatile, slip-on design. Primarily created for boardsports, the DC Trase TX SE Slip On has a smooth low-top collar with a breathable canvas upper. The low-top sneaker has a variety of colors to choose from which is perfect for bold-colored tops or printed crops. The design is simple yet fashionable and comfortable.

Depending on the colorway one opts to wear, skinny jeans, denim shirts, shorts or summer dresses look fabulous with DC Trase TX SE Slip On. With its thin textile all over the shoe, aside from skate, it can be worn for casual date nights or summer walks in the park.

Comfort, function, and convenience are top things that skaters look for in a shoe. And DC Trase TX SE Slip On is a great innovation for the collection. It is very easy to wear without tying some shoelaces. Another thing great about this sneaker is its durable outsole which withstands wear and tear.  Aside from skating, the shoe is perfect for any casual activity or adventure. Its classic and clean style sums up the elegant yet sporty style of DC Shoes.

DC was founded by Damon Way and Ken Block in Carlsbad, California. They started with Blunt Magazine, and over the years, founded other companies like Type A Snowboards and Droors Clothing. But in 1993, Droors Clothing became DC Shoes in which it hit $7 million in sales two years after. The company specializes in manufacturing snowboard and skateboarding shoes. By 2004, the business acquired revenue of $1billion.

During the same year, the company was sold to Quicksilver for $87 million when it reached sales of around $100 million. Just like the top shoe brands, DC also clothes skate sports teams in the Asia Pacific, Europe, Canada and Australia in 2013. On June 15, 2016, the company then introduced their new surf team.

Since DC focused more on the boardsport lifestyle, skate shoes have evolved pretty much into casual kicks for everyday living. One of those classic and laid-back silhouettes is the DC Trase TX. Its special edition came out with a full lace system and a slip-on silhouette. This line had multiple colorways made of specialty textile uppers in which skaters and other sneakerheads could easily pair it with any type of clothing.

  • The DC Trace TX SE Slip On has a sticky rubber outsole that is resistant to abrasion.
  • It has DC’s trademarked pill pattern tread.
  • The shoe sports the official logo on the side, tongue and heel counter. 

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