Verdict from 77 user reviews

10 reasons to buy

  • The DC Switch Plus S is very comfortable, the majority of the reviewers have said.
  • Many buyers note about the superior insole cushioning of this model that gave them cozy ride experience.
  • Most Thrashers feel that this model provides them the excellent impact protection. Some even shared that this is the best vulcanized shoe they have ever skated on.
  • This pair comes with extra laces.
  • Few skaters like that this pair has roomy toebox.
  • Some buyers mention that the Switch Plus S variation of DC brand is lightweight.
  • Several wearers applaud the stylish features of this model.
  • This shoe runs true to size.
  • This sneaker is reasonably priced.
  • Available in multiple colorways.

1 reasons not to buy

  • The DC Switch Plus S is considered a tad wide by a few reviewers. 

Bottom line

Fixated on delivering footwear with superb comfort and durability, DC re-engineered their Switch silhouette to withstand the hardcore stunts on and off the skateboards. The DC Switch Plus S boasts its premium materials with sufficient robust elements all over the shoe to bear up the demanding skateboarding tactics. This shoe will surely let its wearers experience intense cushioning for support and comfort while delivering classy design.

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Good to know

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.

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.

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.

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.

  • 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.
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Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.