Size and fit

The Dc Crisis is available in men's sizing from 6 to 14 US in medium width. Ladies must take 1.5 down their regular size to experience cozy fit. Example, if a woman's size is 7 in ladies' sizing, she must grab 5.5 in men's range for a comfier, snug feel.

Meanwhile, the DC Crisis has foam padded tongue and collar to deliver enhanced comfort and support. Also, the brand uses stretchy mesh inner lining to boost the comfortable fit. This shoe also has the ventilation holes to enhance the breathability to keep the feet feeling fresh and dry all day long.

DC Crisis Style

The low-top DC Crisis features a slim, clean, and straightforward design that can be matched with virtually any casual ensemble. Its premium upper is dressed in various noticeable colorways and with embossed 'DC' logo on the lateral side for style and distinction.

Wearers style their DC Crisis with jeans, shorts and loose shirts and hoodies for genuine skater look. Meanwhile, some don this with khakis and polo shirt and a crisp jacket for a smart casual look. For a laidback getup, some sport this kick with skinnies, joggers, or rolled-up trousers with unbuttoned plaid polo over a plain t-shirt.

Notable Features

The pill-patterned rubber outsole of the DC Crisis delivers striking element to this sneaker. This trademark feature provides reliable traction on and off the board at the same time enhances the durability and board control.

DC Crisis History

DC company was conceived by brothers Damon and Danny Way together with their friend Ken Block in 1994 because they wanted to make a significant change in the style and performance of skateboarding footwear. Their brand extensively grew as they were able to secure mall-based distributors across the United States.

From skateboard kicks, DC started to offer footwear for other sports such as running, snowboarding, surfing, motocross, and BMX injected with advanced technologies. The brand also ventured into collaborations with various professional skaters, which is a first in the skateboarding domain.

Fast forward to the current trend; DC is tagged as one of the leading producers of high-performance with most exceptional quality skateboarding sneakers. The brand has now breadth of awesome skate shoes that could bear up the demanding style of skaters on and off the board. DC has expanded into producing cleats, outerwear, and accessories for men, women, and children.

One of the remarkable shoe included in the line up is the low-top DC Crisis that displays clean toe design with premium material on the upper seated atop a durable cupsole. It exhibits its striking embossed screen-printed logo.

Additional Info

  • The upper of the DC Crisis is made of leather, Nubuck, suede, or canvas.
  • This shoe has a cupsole construction that provides enhanced shock absorption.


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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.