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adidas 3ST001

adidas 3ST001

“There was a time in skating when skate shoes had their own design language. Now everything is starting to overlap, and a lot of shoes look similar.” These are the words spoken from adidas’ senior footwear designer Scott Johnston that have defined the design mantra behind the newest adidas 3ST line. For those who aren’t…

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By Edan Qian, May 6, 2018
Nike SB Nyjah

Nike SB Nyjah

There’s no doubt about it. The news of Nyjah leaving his long time shoe sponsor for a spot on the Nike SB team roster took the skate world by surprise. It was one of those things where you weren’t too aware of it, didn’t care too much of it, but when the move happened, it…

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By Edan Qian, April 8, 2018
DC Tiago S Contest

DC Tiago S Contest

It’s on. Starting today, post your best ledge trick video on Instagram for a chance to win Tiago’s Pro Model shoe. Must tag @weartested , @dcshoes , and use #tiagoledgecontest to enter. Contest ends 2/20. 10 days, 3 winners, and @tiagolemoskt is judging. Send in those clips! Link in bio for official rules. A post…

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By Edan Qian, February 10, 2018
DC Tiago S

DC Tiago S

For the 90’s skaters reading this, you’ll remember that DCshoecoUSA’s, logos, videos and team have always held a special place in our hearts. They came onto the scene sponsoring some of the most influential skaters at the time that possessed the raw attitude and skill set of core skateboarding. I’m definitely talking about Kalis, Williams,…

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By Edan Qian, January 31, 2018
Weartested Awards 2017 – Best Boardfeel & Grip

Weartested Awards 2017 – Best Boardfeel & Grip

adidas Samba ADV BOARDFEEL AND GRIP As aforementioned, the cushioning of the Samba ADV was minimal. As we know, minimal cushioning often correlates to maximal boardfeel, which is exactly what the Samba ADV excelled in. The boardfeel of the shoe was very good. The sole itself is quite thin, which paves for a close gap…

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By Edan Qian, December 29, 2017
Weartested Awards 2017 – Best Comfort & Stability

Weartested Awards 2017 – Best Comfort & Stability

New Balance Numeric 868 COMFORT AND STABILITY Another highlight of the shoe was it’s stability. The shoe itself is a snug fit, with a few different factors working together to ensure a tight and compacted fit for the feet. For starters, the shoe’s heel collar consists of a high quality breathable mesh stuffed with a…

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By Edan Qian, December 27, 2017
Weartested Awards 2017 – Best Design

Weartested Awards 2017 – Best Design

HUF Hupper 2 Lo SHAPE Surprisingly, the shoe is quite spacious which might be nice for those who have wider feet. More often than not, we had to tighten the shoes more to bring the sidewalls closer to the feet to ensure stability. The toe cap is a nice element to the shoe, and rounds…

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By Edan Qian, December 25, 2017
Weartested Awards 2017 – Best Cushioning

Weartested Awards 2017 – Best Cushioning

Vans Ultrarange Pro CUSHIONING Cushioning was a feature of the Ultrarange Pro that went through many trials in the Vans R&D center. Vans tried to hit two points with their newly introduced Co-Molded Outsole: provide a high quality shock absorption material that would also make the shoe as light as possible to prolong the skater’s…

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By Edan Qian, December 24, 2017
Weartested Awards 2017 – Best Durability

Weartested Awards 2017 – Best Durability

Emerica Reynolds G6   DURABILITY There’s no doubt about it, the Emerica Higher Quality slogan resonates strongly when it comes to durability; the durability of the shoe remained very good all throughout our ten hours of skating. The toe area of the shoe was the most impressive. Although there were a lot of attacks points…

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By Edan Qian, December 24, 2017
Emerica Reynolds G6

Emerica Reynolds G6

Whenever Reynolds is mentioned, the words “Boss”, “Frontside Flips” and “Legendary” are thrown into the mix as well. But this time, we’re not here to spice up how amazing Reynolds’s frontside flips are, argue about which part he dropped was the best, or talk about how influential Baker 3 was for the generation of skaters…

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By Edan Qian, December 7, 2017
Paul Kwon Interview: Emerica Lead Designer

Paul Kwon Interview: Emerica Lead Designer

Could you please introduce yourself and what’s your current position at Emerica?  My name is Paul Kwon and I am the LeadDesigner/Merchandiser for Emerica Footwear. What made you want to design skate shoes; who or what inspired you to do so?    I started skateboarding when I was about 9 years old and fell in…

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By Edan Qian, November 25, 2017
HUF Hupper 2 Lo

HUF Hupper 2 Lo

When school gets out and summer begins, there’s always that one fresh pair of shoes you save for the memorable skate trips, road trips, and homie sessions. For us, that was the newly introduced HUF Hupper Lo. The HUF Hupper 2 Lo is a revamped design that draws inspiration from the Hupper “Numero Uno” released…

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By Edan Qian, October 5, 2017
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