Size and fit

The high-top Emerica Omen Hi is offered in men’s sizes 5-14. It comes in medium width. Its upper is made up of suede material, which provides a firm feel. The high-cut collar offers ankle protection and support. Meanwhile, the lace-up closure helps in keeping the fit secure and tight.

Emerica Omen Hi Style

There are three color options offered for the Emerica Omen Hi men’s shoe: white, white/white, and black/black/gum. All three feature a neutral theme that offers a versatile appeal. As such, the kicks can easily be dressed up or down for different casual occasions.

Skate outfits such shorts along with a loose t-shirt will go well with the shoe’s urban vibe. Its street-ready style makes it suitable for pairing with straight-fit jeans, chinos, joggers, and more. T-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies will suit this sneaker’s straightforward yet sleek styling. For an edgier outfit, the kick can be paired with skinny jeans along with a fitted t-shirt, perfect for hitting the streets. 

Notable Features

Featuring a high-top vulcanized construction, the Emerica Omen Hi balances street swagger with some serious features. It has a durable suede upper along with a suede toe cap underlay, both of which offers hard-wearing ability. Additionally, it has a custom textured toe bumper for a signature look and extra durability.

The Emerica brand’s name is embroidered on the tongue, keeping the branding subtle. Meanwhile, the brand’s logo is debossed near the midsole. Stitch detailing is found all over the upper, while the plain midsole offsets the sneaker’s simple flair. The high collar is lightly padded for added styling and comfort for the wearer.

Emerica Omen Hi History

Established in 1996, Emerica has always been true to its skate roots and heritage. Today, the brand continues to create unique, high-quality, and street-ready skate apparel, accessories, and shoes. Along with skate brand Etnies, Emerica is owned by Sole Technology, which specializes in manufacturing skate footwear.

Throughout the years, Emerica has developed a strong reputation for incorporating skateboard culture into each release. One such fine example is the Emerica Omen Hi, a high-top model that showcases skate details. It has a suede upper, a toe cap, and toe bumper meant for surviving the wear and tear of skateboarding.

The sneaker’s style is also as urban-influenced as skate kicks ought to be. It has a neutral color palette that’s ready to blend in with one’s skate outfits. Additionally, it has a high-cut collar that delivers ample ankle support during those tough skate routines.

Additional Info

  • The sneaker's foxing is double wrapped for extra durability.

Facts / Specs

Top: High
Inspired from: Skate
Closure: Laces
Material: Suede
Colorways: White / Black / Grey
SKUs: 6101000117100 / 6101000117102 / 6101000117544 / 6101000117715 / 6107000239488 / 6107000240030

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