Agenda Sneak Peek: DVS Fall ’14

Nica

Chico Brenes’ signature Pro Model – Nica

With all the trends running around skateboarding footwear, there’s been plenty of originality seen. Some have gone tech, dressy or straightforward, but regardless of their category, it’s easy to see where they got inspiration from. Sometimes it’s too inspired to the point where it unfortunately looks like a bad skateboarding copy. Fortunately, this isn’t the case with DVS. From everything we’ve seen this year at the Agenda Tradeshow, DVS seems to be cultivating their own category while drawing inspiration from their very deep library of shoes. They aren’t quite tech and it’s nothing a team handsome nominee would wear, rather, these shoes are made for skating and performing in the most basic sense and we love that.

Chico’s latest pro model is as simple as it gets without fading into obscurity on the skate wall. It’s paying homage to DVS’ heritage with their old school logo hit on the side panel but also has some carefully placed accents throughout the shoe that you might not notice at first glance. TheNicaGreyAs you might’ve imagine, this shoe is heavily inspired by Chico’s Nicaraguan background, from the shoe’s insignia to its mesh lining throughout the tongue -which is because of how hot the conditions are when skating in Nica. It’ll have DVS technology like Flexfeel and the popular Ortholite insole to keep everyone happy. We’re definitely expecting big things from this model for Fall ’14.

Torey3

The Torey 3 is blending the old with the new. It features a classic strap along with DVS’ popular Vaporcell technology.

The heavily anticipated Torey 3 is finally here after many months of preparation. As requested by Torey himself, the shoe stays true to his mid preference and has a bunch of flavor to it. The strapped lace protector has many functions. From what we’re told, Torey’s direction with the velcro strap was to make putting the shoe on easier while still having other uses. Rather than traditionally placing it at the very top, the strap protects the shoe from excessive wear, adds a complex style to the shoe and proves that it isn’t just there for fashion sake. Also, the Torey 3 was made to please the masses. If you’re in desperate need of a mid but aren’t feeling the strap, you can easily removed it with some scissors. Apparently, Torey doesn’t mind customizing his shoes from time to time and with his 3rd signature shoe from DVS, he makes it easy for you to personalize it just as he would. Btw, kudos to its super technical outsole. It definitely makes it skate-able out of the box dudes, just wait and see.

Revival SC Wht

There’s no denying it. If we put out a “Best Skate Shoes of Agenda” list (we probably won’t), the Revival SC would probably be in the top 5. Just the simplicity of the shoe, along with the small details make it irresistible in our eyes. The paneled bumper side opens up endless possibilities of protective materials and even better colorway potential. This cupsole features the popular Vaporcell technology that we’ve been enjoying since our Vapor review. Have you guys tried it yet? As soon as they drop this Fall, expect a full review so you can confirm our expectations. We have high hopes for this one.

More Agenda Sneak Peeks coming this week. Which one do you want to see next?
Let us know and stay tuned.

Comments

  1. Diego

    January 9, 2014 7:43pm

    DC or Fallen.
    Thanks!

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  2. Bezart

    January 9, 2014 9:08pm

    The design of Torey 3 is ripped off from air yeezy 2!

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  3. Chris

    January 9, 2014 10:10pm

    Want to see a suede revival with leather bumper. HUF preview

    Reply
  4. C

    January 10, 2014 11:42am

    LAKAI LAKAI LAKAI LAKAI LAKAI LAKAI LAKAI LAKAI LAKAI LAKAI LAKAI

    Reply
  5. Clang

    January 10, 2014 2:57pm

    I want to see what emerica has got in store for 2014

    Reply
  6. potato

    January 11, 2014 3:13am

    Tory 3 sole looks reynolds influenced, with a yezzy upper on a half cab silhouette. My favorite feature is the top eyelet because its moulded in the shape of the number 3 for his 3rd model .
    Nice has about the same Sole as the DC cole/landau. The rest looks cool, aa like it would breath well because of the big panels of mesh on quarter panel extending from the collar to sole,

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  7. dj peterson

    January 14, 2014 6:28am

    hey rl, i need more skated reviews, the last several posts have been “first glance” and winter reviews, which is understandable concidering the season, but even before that, the Nike sb lunar gato was only a 5 hour review in comparison to the full 20 hours that is normal. i apologize for ranting, but shit, i need to know whats worth my money and what will last, not what winter boots i need.

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  8. Gabe

    February 2, 2014 9:08pm

    Did eS have a booth at agenda? they’ve announced their return on facebook…

    Reply

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