Size and fit

The Emerica Indicator Low is offered in men’s sizing. People can choose from 5 to 14 US. It has a low-cut ankle collar, allowing the foot to move freely as it performs ollies, flips, and tricks. Depending on the colorway, it has a canvas or suede upper for foot breathability. The upper has a sleek and durable toe cap for enhanced durability.

The Indicator Low has a sleek tongue that makes the shoe lightweight, providing a more relaxed feel. It has a padded footbed for comfort. With a cushioned ankle collar, it gives adequate support.

Emerica Indicator Low Style

Whether for skateboarding or casual wear, the Emerica Indicator Low has a straightforward and versatile design that can complete several casual outfits. This functional footwear can stylishly match shorts, denim jeans or track pants, among others.

Notable Features

At present, there are several brands out there that offer functional skateboarding shoes. Emerica is one of them. The Emerica Indicator Low has a vulcanized outsole with the triangle tread pattern that ensures impressive board feel and excellent grip, resulting in more confident skating. Also, the toe cap area is built with re-enforcement to combat wear and tear resulting from flips and tricks.

Emerica Indicator Low History

Emerica is a portmanteau of Etnies and America. The brand was founded by Pierre Sénizergues. Emerica, along with Etnies and eS, is a subsidiary of the Sole Technology, Inc.

Back in the Spring of 1996, all Etnies shoes that were sold in the Fall of 1995 were shipped out as Emerica shoes. Emerica, compared to Etnies, is known to have more straight-ahead, uncomplicated, and rawer shoes.

One of the functional skateboarding shoes is the Emerica Indicator Low. This low-top shoe has a suede or canvas upper, depending on the colorway, that offers sufficient breathability. It has re-enforcement on the toe cap area for improved durability.

With the vulcanized construction, it makes the shoe lightweight and gives way for a fantastic board feel experience. Also, the outsole has the triangle tread, Emerica’s trademark, that allows protection, durability, and excellent grip.

Additional Info

  • The Emerica Indicator Low is available in different colorways including White/Gum, Teal/Black, Black/Gum, Red/White, Tan/ White, Camo, White/ White, and Black/Black.
  • The Indicator is also available in a high-top profile.   

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Colorways: White / Black / Brown / Red / Blue / Grey
SKUs: 6101000102102 / 6101000102103 / 6101000102104 / 6101000102341 / 6101000102370 / 6101000102401 / 6101000102601 / 6101000102616 / 6101000102976 / 6101000102979

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