DC Kalis OG


Your favorite skater’s favorite skater, Josh Kalis, has remained a constant in both skateboarding and the DC Shoes story. His pure approach to skateboarding has made an impact and will for years to come.The Kalis, his first signature model, was designed to be a highly durable skate shoe that would complement his technical skills and style. At the time the Kalis was released to the public in December 1999, Josh Kalis was experiencing a tremendous amount of media coverage, including several new video parts, interviews and lots of dynamic photos. The Kalis secured a reputation of quality and performance that has far exceeded the brand’s expectations. It was one of DC’s most successful and longest-running pro models.

DC Shoes and the legendary pro-skater are releasing the signature Kalis model in a light colorway reminiscent of straightforward and uncomplicated ‘90s style. Just like day one, the new drop features a mix of materials (leathers, suede, and cloth), this time in white and grey. Navy trim, yellow detailing, and a gum sole add color without overpowering the shoe. This update is a universal style made to represent on the regular, while skateboarding or running the streets.

The original Kalis was first released by DC to the public in December 1999, right at the height of Josh Kalis’ career. He was experiencing a tremendous amount of media coverage, including skate video features, profile interviews, and photographs–some of which have captured renowned moments in skate history.