DC Prime Skate Shoes look like regular sneakers, but have the toughness and traction needed for skate and BMX shoes that regular sneakers don't offer. The upper material is made of suede and leather which is envy by other shoes. The rubber sole supplies the toughness and durability that is needed in skate shoes. DC rubber soles supply the highest level of traction found in skate shoes and is very long lasting. DC Prime skate shoes are great for any need to sneakers to skateboarding.