Size and fit

The DC Penza is available in men’s sizing. Ladies can still cop a pair of this unisex sneaker by sizing 1.5 down to get their equivalent in the women’s sizing. It is a low-top shoe that allows adequate ankle mobility in executing skateboarding tricks. 

For underfoot cushioning, an EVA insole is installed. It has a lace-up closure with reinforced metal eyelets that ensures a comfortable and secure fit. The tongue and ankle collar are amply padded, adding support. Also, it has a mesh lining that gives added comfort. 

DC Penza Style

The low-top DV Penza has a slimmed-down construction but excellent to skate with. It is designed with a multipaneled upper that provides durability. The stitching on the midsole on the toe area gives an added style and durability too. It has the DC logo accented on the heel, tongue, and lateral areas. 

Depending on the colorways, the skate shoe may come with a gum or rubber outsole with DC tread pattern that delivers excellent traction. Some of its colorways are:

  • grey/gum
  • red/red/white
  • black/white
  • black/black
  • off white
  • grey/red

Whether to match outfits for skateboarding or strolling in the mall, this versatile shoe is a complement to shorts, cargo pants, distressed denim jeans, and other casual clothing. Ladies can also wear this kick with their miniskirts for a straightforward style with a chic vibe.

Notable Features

The low-top DC Penza is designed not only for skateboarding but also for everyday activities. It is a lightweight and durable skate sneaker with a fashion-forward silhouette. 

With a cupsole construction, it features a durable outsole with the signature DC Pill tread pattern that provides stability and a sure-footed grip.

DC Penza History

DC is a US-based brand that was founded in 1994. It is deeply rooted in the skate culture of Americans. It started as a performance skateboard footwear to a worldwide recognized brand. 

For years, the brand has been teaming with professional skateboarders. They collaborated on campaigns and designs, resulting in the different wonderful shoe collections. Some of them are:

  • Josh Kalis
  • Evan Smith
  • Tommy Finn
  • Wes Kremer
  • Will Marshall
  • John Shanahan
  • Tristan Funkhouser

DC Shoes is a brand that offers a myriad of skate apparel with an apparent urban appeal. It has been regarded by several world-class athletes. 

Among the revolutionary shoes from DC is the low-top Penza. It is a versatile shoe that can fit the bill for skateboarding performance and stylish OOTDs. 

Depending on the colorway, the DC Penza has an upper made of mesh, suede, nubuck, or leather material. It has a performance sculpted cupsole that provides durability and performance.

Nice to know

  • “DCSHOECOUSA” is accented on the at the back part of the midsole.


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