Size and fit

The DC Switch Plus S is offered exclusively in men's sizing. Women can also enjoy the comfort of this pair by purchasing a 1.5 down their regular shoe size. Example, for the ladies with size 7, they are advised to take size 5.5 in the men's range for a cozy fit.

The lace-up closure of this shoe delivers customized secure fit. The brand used mesh lining and a removable Impact-S footbed that absorbs shock effectively. This shoe had a slightly padded collar and tongue and recessed Achilles padding for added comfort and support.

DC Switch Plus S Style

The low-top DC Switch Plus S displays a clean, straightforward design that is easy to pair up with any ensemble, from work to school and to semi-formal guises. Its premium upper is detailed with elements to enhance the durability at the same time provides a sleek design. Also, the thick, white foxing tape adds a sporty look and laidback vibe while delivering superb durability.

To style this, jeans and a plain t-shirt can entirely go well with the DC Switch Plus S. For a real skate look, some don this with oversized jeans and hoodies and a trucker cap. Meanwhile, several wear this for work with a pair of slacks and a rolled-up button-down.

Notable Features

One notable element of the DC Switch Plus S is its SuperSuede upper construction. This technology delivers 50% more durability than the regular suede while giving comfort and soft feel. Also, the sleek, screen printed rubberized toe cap adds modernized style to this robust kick while providing durability.

DC Switch Plus S History

Since 1994, DC company is known as a provider of high-performance skateboarding footwear across the United States. It was founded by Damon Way and Ken Block, and later on, joined by the professional skater Danny Way.

From skate shoes, DC widened its market by manufacturing footwear, accessories, and apparel for various extreme sports such as snowboarding, motocross, surfing, and BMX. The brand is now tagged as one of the leading names in the producers of high-performance footwear for various extreme sports.

DC launched the Switch series as an addition to their impressive line-up of skate shoes. DC Switch displays basic design that fits the skating and lifestyle scene. The upper is made of suede or leather material inserted with cushioning for support and comfort.

To better suit the hard-wearing style of skateboarding sport, the brand launched a much more durable version of the Switch called the Switch Plus S. This iteration showcases the exact features of its predecessor but revamped with Super Suede, which is considered 50% more durable than the ordinary suede material.

Additional Info

  • It has the Achilles relief found at the heel to deliver maximized durability.
  • The vulcanized rubber outsole has the Impact-Inflexion technology that enhances the protection against the impact.
  • This shoe has a blind seam on its lateral side to boost the durability.
  • Evan Smith is a Florida-based professional skater and the first ever pro-skater commissioned by the DC company to endorse their products. He is known for his unconventional board tricks and his ability to become accustomed to various terrains.

Facts / Specs

Base model: DC Switch
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Colorways: Brown / Grey / Black / White / Red / Blue
Special editions: 1 special edition
SKUs: 300399103 / 3003993BK / ADYS300399103 / ADYS3003993BK / ADYS300399BGM / ADYS300399BKW / ADYS300399BW5 / ADYS300399MAR / ADYS300399NVY / ADYS300399XSSN

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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.