Size and fit

Like other Emerica skate shoes, the Wino Cruiser is available in men’s sizing. Compared to the Wino Standard, this version has a sleek profile making it more lightweight and comfortable. Also, it is restructured with a narrow build. 

Depending on the colorway, the Emerica Wino Cruiser has a mesh, canvas or mixed leather upper for foot breathability. It has a lace-up closure for a flexible fit. With full-length midsole, it provides support throughout the entire footwear. Also, it is equipped with the vulc system for excellent board feel.  

Emerica Wino Cruiser Style

The low-top Emerica Wino Cruiser is the updated version of the Wino, the brand’s classic after-skate chillers. Compared to the original Wino, the Wino Cruiser has a sleeker profile that offers a more lightweight experience. 

This skate sneaker has a versatile design that is perfect for a variety of casual outfits. Men can match them with pants, shorts, or even jogger pants.

Notable Features

The Wino Cruiser from Emerica is among the skate shoes that have a low-profile design and sleek upper that offers excellent board feel and lightweight experience. Also, it has a rubber toe bumper that provides extra protection to users as they perform their flips and tricks.

Emerica Wino Cruiser History

Emerica was founded by Pierre Sénizergues in 1996. It is part of the conglomerate, along with Etnies and eS, and a subsidiary of the Sole Technology, Inc. Are you wondering where the name of the brand came from? It is the portmanteau of Etnies and America. Quite interesting, right? 

At first, all Etnies footwear that was sold in the Fall of 1995 was shipped out as Emerica shoes in 1996 of Spring. If we compare Emerica to Etnies, Emerica shoes are recognized as rawer, more uncomplicated, and straight-ahead. 

One of the straightforward Emerica sneakers is the Wino Cruiser. With a low-profile design, this version is the improved version of the original design. It has a new restructured and sleeker profile. Also, it has a new rubber toe bumper for a better experience of ollies and tricks. 

Although it is a skate shoe, it is not really designed for high performance. It focuses on cruising and will not hold against the traditional abuse of everyday skateboarding activities. Since it has a sleek profile, it gives way for an excellent board feel. Also, it has an outsole with the triangle tread bottom for excellent traction and durability. 

Additional Info

  • The Emerica Wino Cruiser is available in different colorways including black/black, black/gum, and black/white. 

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Emerica Wino
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Canvas, Mesh, Vulc Sole / Fabric
Colorways: Black / Blue / Red / White / Grey
SKUs: 6101000097003 / 6101000097030 / 6101000097050 / 6101000097100 / 6101000097357 / 6101000097442 / 6101000097898 / 6101000097960 / 6101000097964 / 6101000097976

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