Size and fit

Built with a medium width, the DC Shoes E. Tribeka comes in men’s sizes, ranging from 6-14. The shoe’s upper material varies according to the chosen color, but it’s consistent in delivering a firm feel. It has a low-cut silhouette that keeps the ankle free, while the lace-up closure ensures that the fit is secure and snug.

DC E. Tribeka Style

The E. Tribeka from DC Shoes is offered in many colorways, such as Black/Athletic Red/Battleship, Black/Blue/Red, Desert Camo, and Pewter. These options have a sporty and retro appeal that will go well with both casual and athleisure clothes. Jeans, shorts, joggers, pants, and chinos along with sweatshirts, tank tops, and t-shirts will showcase the sneaker’s street-ready flair.

Notable Features

Depending on the colorway, the low-top DC E. Tribeka shoes is made up of specialty leather, nubuck, suede or a textile upper. It has a molded lace eye stay that adds an ultra-modern touch, while the multicolored paneling gives the shoe a retro look. Mesh lines the sneaker for a well-ventilated feel.  

Branding accents include the molded DC logo on the tongue. It's also debossed on the sides and the toe. A pull tab at the rear helps in pulling the shoe on or off. The tongue and collar have sufficient padding for additional comfort around the ankle.

DC E. Tribeka History

DC Shoes was founded in June 1994 in California by Ken Block and Damon Way. The name originally stood for Droors Clothing, another brand that the pair had established. However, the label is now defunct, and so DC stands on its own. From the beginning, DC sneakers were recognized for their street style and performance – a lofty reputation that still exists today.

One of the brand’s exciting releases is the DC E. Tribeka, which is a shoe made for transitioning from everyday wear to skatepark shedding. It has a modern feel balanced by a throwback flair. It's eye-catching, and it delivers, ideal for individuals who want to get more out of their kicks.

This skate-inspired silhouette showcases DC’s signature elaborate yet subtle design. It has a chunky look, yet it does not hinder one’s movements, proving that style doesn’t have to sacrifice comfort.

Additional Info

  • The dual density Unilite midsole delivers lightweight comfort and support.
  • Cushioning is provided by the Ortholite footbed.
  • The rubber outsole is made with Dynamic Grip Technology, which has three different rubber durometers for grippy support.


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