Size and fit

Offered in men’s sizing, women who would like a pair of this DC Villain 2 may purchase it by reducing at least 1.5 from the men’s size. Featuring a slip-on system, it provides ease in putting it on and taking it off. Its low-top profile gives you more freedom for ankle movement.

DC Villain 2 Style

Combining skateboarding with lifestyle, the DC Villain 2 naturally delivers a stylish appeal that allows it to function well both as a skate shoe and casual sneaker. Its minimal design brings out its versatility, making it complement a wide variety of ensembles for multiple occasions.

This kick takes notes from its predecessor’s characteristics and channels its ability to work well as a casual sneaker, keeping you simply fashionable as you conquer the streets. You may keep things casually simple with a t-shirt and your favorite pair of jeans or look a little classy with a nice button-up shirt and slim-fit jeans. Women who own a pair may also wear a skirt or a short dress.

Notable Features

Featuring a low-top profile, the DC Villain 2 exhibits a clean upper construction made of either leather, corduroy, suede, canvas, or nubuck (depending on the colorway) with a moccasin stitched toe that sits atop a rubber sole. Its slip-on system finishes up its whole clean and minimal design.

DC Villain 2 History

The history of DC Shoes goes back to 1994 when it started as a brand about footwear that focuses on action sports with snowboarding and skateboarding in particular. It was founded in Carlsbad, California by two classmates and entrepreneur partners, Damon Way and Ken Block. DC stood for “Doors Clothing” initially, as to how Way and Block established it. Today, DC stands as an individual brand and has become one of the most well-known sportswear brands, especially when it is about top-performing skate shoes.

DC Shoes is not just known for skate shoes. As the years went by, it has expanded to producing bags, apparel, and other accessories. Its footwear line as well has embraced the street fashion and it can function fully well as a lifestyle sneaker for everyday use. 

The DC Villain is one of the silhouettes from the brand that exhibits a laidback design, taking inspiration from moccasins. It features the moc-style stitching on its toe, giving off the “modern dressy” appeal. Its classic design is also passed on to the DC Villain 2 where it also showcases the moccasin-inspired style and delivers a modish appeal.

Nice to know

  • This DC Villain 2 sneaker features a mesh lining as well as a cushioned insole and a padded collar for additional comfort.
  • DC branding on the heel of the sneaker.


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