DVS and DC Skate Stuff

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CHRINK. THUNK. THUNK
"Ow."
"You OK, bra?"
"Totes."

Ends on July 15 at 9AM CT

About Skate Shoes

Is there a functional reason why skate shoes look the way they do? Something about having a flat surface on the bottom or something? Or is it just a cool thing?