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Emerica Dickson

Emerica Dickson

Jon Dickson reminds me of a silent beast, motivated by danger and humbled by gnarly bails over the course of his skate career. He skates with incredible speed, charging at a spot with the intention to stomp the bolts of his board when he lands. The style, grace and attitude that follow are undeniably natural;…

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By Weartested, May 9, 2020
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
Emerica Wino G6

Emerica Wino G6

Now despite what people say, it’s never too late to release an Emerica Shoe review, especially when it’s Jeremy Leabres’ colorway. If you’re over it, just wait until next month for the new new. But if you’re a skate shoe nerd, keep on reading to see how we put the new Emerica Wino G6 to…

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By Edan Qian, July 15, 2017
Weartested Awards 2015 – Best Comfort

Weartested Awards 2015 – Best Comfort

Best Comfort 2015 – Emerica The Figueroa

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By Christoph Dyckmans, December 30, 2015
Emerica Westgate CC & Westgate Mid Vulc

Emerica Westgate CC & Westgate Mid Vulc

For Fall 2015, Emerica presents Brandon Westgate’s latest pro model shoes, The Westgate CC and The Westgate Mid Vulc. Known for his incredible pop, rough, rugged and raw New York style skating, Element Skateboard’s newest pro rider has also been riding for Emerica for ages. While trends come and go, Brandon always showed his preferences…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, September 17, 2015

Emerica The Figueroa

“I like the basic less-is-more style. I’m not trying to change the game. I’m trying to go with what works. I feel like when I look down, certain shoes are better for certain tricks. In my shoe, the toe just makes you want to kickflip. I look down and it makes me hyped to skate…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, April 27, 2015
Weartested Awards 2014

Weartested Awards 2014

Instead of the yearly recap we decided to award the models that performed best in our categories in 2014. Congrats to the brands! Thanks to our readers, to Edan and Stefan and to the brands that supported us throughout this year! Stay tuned for next year – we are working on a lot of cool projects! Nike…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, December 23, 2014
The Romero Laced

The Romero Laced

„Designed, tested, and 100% skateboarding approved by Emerica pro Leo Romero“ is the Emerica slogan for the new Leo Romero pro model. The Toy Machine pro has traversed many skate trends, especially when it comes down to shoe designs. Nevertheless, seeing him without the Emerica Laced on his feet has been very rare throughout the…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, August 14, 2014

Weartested at Bright Tradeshow: part 1

Etnies Etnies revealed at the Bright Tradeshow a mix of both very technical and classical models. Etnies has extended the Marana “Bloodline” with the introduction of a vulcanized Marana version, as well as an even more technical Marana model. Emerica After Emerica’s perpetual streak of releasing new models in the last two years, it was…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, January 23, 2014
weartested skate shoe recap 2013: part 2

weartested skate shoe recap 2013: part 2

2013 was an exciting year regarding skateboarding footwear. After the worn out black-shoe-vulcanized-sole era there is a movement towards new designs and more space for innovation. Companies that take advantage of it will be the ones that succeed. Many trends that were already noticeable in 2012 have bloomed in 2013 to full effect. We are…

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By Christoph Dyckmans, December 20, 2013
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