Established in 1995 by founders Tim Gavin and brothers Brian, Kevin, and Mike Dunlap, DVS has served skate, snowboarding & moto-sport culture for over a decade.
Providing some of the most durable footwear known to man, the company is based out of Orange County in California US & released their debut full length skate video Skate More (2005) featuring legendary skaters, Daewon Song, Keith Hufnagel (founder of HUF), Chico Brenes, Jason Dill (Supreme, Hockey, Fucking Awesome), Mikey Taylor, Steve Berra, Dennis Busenitz & countless other OG’s.
Their high-performance skate shoes, Comanche, Celcius, Enduro Heir are made to endure intense impact as well as enduring a long product life span. Ranging from breathable mesh materials, leather, gum & rubber, the combination of materials ensure that anything is possible in them from travelling, working or even trekking through the Amazon.
The old school styles still run strong, while the company continues to experiment, develop & iterate their men’s and kids shoes with new technology to create a future shoe, adapting with change.
Conveniently, Empire Skate, your number one skate and street footwear provider, has a proud history supplying DVS, with over 15 years’ experience selling the brand locally in Lower Hutt, and online throughout NZ, from Dunedin to Auckland, so you can take advantage of competitive prices on shoes, t-shirts and hoodies, along with fast and free delivery, easy stress-free returns, all while supporting the local economy and helping it thrive.