Emerica Figgy Dose
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Overview of this review
Size and fit
The second pro model of Justin Figueroa aka Figgy is a low-top performance skate shoe offered exclusively in men’s sizing that ranges from US 5 to 14, half sizes in between included, in D – Medium (Standard) width.
Because of its low-top construction, wearers are assured of non-restrictive ankle mobility with sufficient foot support. It has a lace closure system with four pairs of metal eyelets and flat cotton laces for an adjustable and comfortable fit. Also featured is a perforated spandex fit system for better fit and breathability.
Emerica Figgy Dose Style
The Emerica Figgy Dose is another modern skate shoe model that fuses functionality, comfort, and street-ready aesthetic. In particular, it features a monochromatic suede upper with a clean-looking one-piece toe cap and sufficient reinforcement on high wear areas that collectively gives out not just a visually pleasing appeal, but also versatility in styling. It is the kind of skate shoe that could function just as well as a casual shoe for everyday activities.
This second signature skate shoe of Justin Figueroa from Emerica footwear brand stayed true to the first and original Emerica pro model of the athlete with notable upgrades for better performance.
In this shoe, Emerica addressed durability issues from the Figueroa model and made a more durable skate shoe by incorporating Formula G rubber compound, which is 15% more durable and 50% grippier than traditional cupsoles.
Also, the insoles feature an artwork that is actually based on the pro skater’s old tattoo.
Emerica Figgy Dose History
Established in 1996, the Emerica footwear brand has successfully climbed up the ladder and became one of today’s most prominent skate shoe manufacturers. It was founded by World Champion professional freestyle skate Pierre Andre Senizergues as part of the Sole Technology, Inc. conglomerate. In its niche market, Emerica is known for designing and producing 100% performance skate shoes.
Like other skate shoe brands, Emerica has formed a team of professional skateboarders that helps in the conceptualization and design process of its shoe models. A member of this team is an American pro skater Justin Figueroa aka Figgy, who already have a signature model with the brand called the Emerica Figueroa.
The pro skater’s second signature shoe with Emerica dropped in 2018 and called the Emerica Figgy Dose. It is a low-top, lace-up skate shoe that features a one-piece toe cap, perforated spandex fit system, Formula G rubber compound, and suede upper. Colorways released include Emerica Figgy Dose Navy/Gum, Brown/Black, Tan/Gum, White/Gum, Brown/Black/White, and Black/White/Gold.
- The Emerica Figgy Dose sneakers also feature full-length die-cut EVA midsole, medial mesh quarter panels, and Triangle Tread with Flex Channel technology.
- Some skaters skate these shoes without laces.