Size and fit

The DC Heathrow TX SE is offered in both men and women's sizes. The guys can choose from sizes 7 to 13 while the women can select from sizes 5 to 11. Most users claim that the shoe fits smaller than standard sizing hence they recommended going half a size up.

The shoe utilizes the traditional lace-up closure but functions mainly as just a design since the cleatie construction provides a sock-like fit.

DC Heathrow TX SE Style

The DC Heathrow TX SE's streamlined profile exudes a modern running shoe's aesthetic that is lightweight and easy to pair. Different patterns and color combinations enhance the shoe's design and not to mention the wearer's ensemble too. If you've picked out a neutral colorway, you can dress your shoe in almost any casual outfit. If you went for a colorful or printed pair, then the safest way is to match it with a neutral themed outfit, but if you're feeling festive, you can easily complement it with a shirt or accessories with the same color as your shoe.

Notable Features

Apart from its sleek shape bathed in an array of colorways and prints, the DC Heathrow TX SE's cleatie construction also received compliments from users for its secure fit and ease of use. Moreover, technologies such as the OrthoLite insole and UniLite infused midsole added to the model's upgraded comfort for every day.

DC Heathrow TX SE History

DC is a company known for manufacturing products for skateboarding and snowboarding. It is a relatively new brand compared to its contemporaries as Damon Way and Ken Block founded it in 1994. In 2004, Quicksilver acquired it and had been operating under it ever since.

The brand started out producing just footwear but today their inventory also includes apparel and accessories for men, women, and kids. However, the company remains centered in extreme sports and keep skateboarding and snowboarding at its core.

The DC Heathrow range was introduced in 2015 and was designed as a lifestyle sneaker yet engineered to provide efficient performance for the users' day-to-day activities. The shoe featured a UniLite midsole for lightweight comfort and support. This technology uses less rubber than previous models without sacrificing performance thanks to its premium grade rubber material.

The DC Heathrow TX SE is an upgraded version of the Heathrow. This model retains the original silhouette but is now crafted from a textile upper and comes with an OrthoLite footbed for added comfort and cushioning.

Additional Info

  • Offered at $70.
  • A heel tab is provided for easy on and off.
  • The shoe’s upper is crafted from a specialty textile that is printed or otherwise.
  • Internal toecap reinforcement is added for structure and forefoot protection.
  • It is available in Medium width.
  • Both the tongue and collar are padded for extra cushioning and comfort.
  • Its lining is crafted from a spandex material.
  • Some of the other iterations of the Heathrow model are the Heathrow Prestige, the Heathrow IA, and the Heathrow SE.

Facts / Specs

Base model: DC Heathrow
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Colorways: Beige / Blue / Grey / Purple / Brown / Black
Special editions: 1 special edition
SKUs: 4206939 / ADJS700025429 / ADJS700025976 / ADJS700025BB2 / ADJS700025MAR / ADJS700025NN1 / ADJS700025TAU / ADJS700025TBN / ADJS700025XSSS / ADYS300502429

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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.