Size and fit

The Osiris Protocol is a skateboarding shoe offered in men's sizing, which ranges from 5 to 14. It has a low-cut design, which allows the ankles to have full mobility when skating or walking. It runs on a combination lace-up system (with seven eyelets) to provide an improved custom lockdown fit.     

Osiris Protocol Style

The Protocol has that certain tough, gritty look only found in vintage skate shoes. Without effort, it thrives in the streets, schools, offices, and malls—anywhere in the urban jungle. That said, any casual, comfortable clothing should fit the Osiris Protocol. These shoes easily look at home in staple wears such as a pair of jeans, khakis, chinos, and shorts.

Moreover, the Protocol comes in dozens of colorways, which encourage fans to begin a collection. Here are some of the sharp colors: red/black/white, charcoal/white/black, tan/black/gum, surplus/turner, and grey/light grey.

Notable Features

What may be the most striking characteristic of the Protocol is its uniquely large-volume silhouette. It looks some degrees lesser than what one could call bulky and a few degrees over what one could call slim. In its silhouette hides a package of technology, which delivers first-class service (comfort, cushioning, support, traction, and whatnot) to the feet.  

Osiris Protocol History

Founded in 1996, Osiris has grown into one of the biggest skate shoe brands worldwide. In 1999, Osiris first made their huge breakthrough in the skate scene when the brand won the Transworld magazine’s poll for the best skate video.

Then on their groundbreaking skate designs got more exposure and began breaking more ground. In 2001, Osiris released what became legendary, beasty silhouettes, the D3 and the D3 2001, which became all-time best sellers and an iconic series. The shoes went on hiatus but made a comeback in 2016. Osiris goes strong and continues to break more ground, like they always do, churning out more iconic skate silhouettes. The Osiris Protocol is one of the brand’s best drops in years.     

Additional Info

  • Osiris branding is detailed in the tongue, vamp, heel, and outsole tread.

Facts / Specs

Style: Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Closure: Laces
Material: Mesh, Rubber Sole, Nubuck, EVA / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
Features: Breathable

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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.