Who should buy the Etnies Marana XT

This skate-inspired Etnies Marana XT could be a great match for you if:

  • You want a pair that is an excellent choice for performing tricks because of its superb durability, excellent board feel, and superior impact absorption.
  • You are looking for a skate shoe that is made of high-quality materials and construction.

Etnies Marana XT Logo

Style of the Etnies Marana XT

Boasting a streamlined, low-top skate silhouette, the Etnies Marana XT makes for an easy kick to pair with a multitude of outfits.

Etnies Marana XT Upper

Offered in neutral and vivid colorways, you will most likely find a pair to suit your personality and style. Opt for neutral ones for a timeless option or go for the bright hues to add a stylish focal point to your outfit.

Etnies Marana XT Mouth opening

Notable Features

This kick's classic streamlined skate profile would probably stand out to most skateboarders, as it is slimmer than usual. Upgrades such as the exposed STI foam midsole is highlighted in a contrasting color which not only provides improved comfort but also enhanced aesthetic.

Etnies Marana XT Insole

Another update that also provides both functional and aesthetic purpose is the rubber toecap. It is crafted from the brand's new PU flow-molded technology.

Etnies Marana XT Middle sole

History of the Etnies Marana XT

Officially launched in 1986, Etnies was founded by two French designers and called it "Etnics," which was derived from the word Ethnic. Within the first year, the brand had to be renamed due to legal issues.

Etnies Marana XT Collar

In 2013, Etnies introduced the Marana Bloodline collection that is generally built to enhance performance and durability of skate shoes. The Marana OG was released as a Ryan Sheckler signature shoe, and from there the collection flourished and produced more iterations.

Etnies Marana XT Outsole

One of them is the Etnies Marana XT, the latest offering from the range. Launched in Spring 2016, this kick is offered in an array of colorway options and had been garnering positive reviews from users.

Etnies Marana XT Heel

Facts / Specs

Base model: Etnies Marana
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Colorways: Black / Grey / Blue / Green / Purple / Brown
Special editions: 2 special editions
SKUs: 4101000454001 / 4101000454021 / 4101000454025 / 4101000454200 / 4101000454301 / 4101000454472 / 4101000454564 / 4101000454576 / 4101000454595 / 4101000454610

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.