Size and fit

The Etnies Rockfield is available in men’s sizing. It is built with a lacing system to ensure a snug yet flexible fit. With a low-top silhouette, this rockstar skate shoe allows better ankle mobility as users perform their flips and tricks. 

The shoe upper is made of leather material with suede paneling as well as perforations, providing foot breathability. It has a die-cut EVA insole that gives sufficient cushioning and comfort. Also, it has a tough rubber outsole that provides stability and support. 

Etnies Rockfield Style

Owned the floor with the low-top Etnies Rockfield skate shoe. It is designed with a mid-puff cupsole that provides support and protection, but less board feel. Also, its toe cap area has triple stitching to enhance the shoe’s durability. The side panels with perforations provide foot breathability as well as added style.

The low-top Rockfield from Etnies can stylishly match several casual outfits. It can complement shorts, denim jeans, or even khaki pants. For a more athletic vibe, sweatpants, joggers, or track pants are some of the right choices to wear with this kick. 

Notable Features

In skate shoes, stitching is essential for good reinforcement. Precise stitching can help shoes hold up from blowing out quickly. It also provides extra support in high wear areas. The Etnies Rockfield is dressed with triple stitching around the toe box area, providing reinforcement. Also, it has double stitching around other high impact zones like the ankle and side panel areas.

Etnies Rockfield History

In the 1980s, the Etnies brand was founded by a former professional skateboarder in the name of Pierre Andre Senizergue. This man is also behind the eS and Emerica brand. Originally, the brand was named “Etnics,” but because of some legalities, it was later changed to Etnies in 1989. Among its promising skate shoes is the Etnies Rockfield.

Built with a low-top silhouette, the Etnies Rockfield is a lace-up sneaker that offers durability and functionality. It has a cupsole construction that ready to face skateboarding abuse. The shoe has a padded tongue and ankle collar for support and comfort during the skateboarding flips and tricks. 

The shoe has a midsole with egg-crate construction and EVA insole for extra cushioning and impact protection. Also, it has a suede and nubuck uppers with perforations that deliver foot breathability. 

Additional Info

  • It is available in a particular colorway by Chad Reed that has mesh side panels and tongue.  
  • Etnies branding is evident on the back and side panels, as well as the tongue area. 
  • It is equipped with the 300 NBS outsole that gives reliable traction. 
  • The shoe has molded EVA midsole for added cushioning and shock absorption. 
  • It is available in colorways like navy/ grey/ white and black/ blue/ white.


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