Posts Tagged ‘Sneaker’

Air Jordan 1 Mid “Rust Bucket” By GourmetKickz // Custom Sneaker

The Air Jordan 1 Mid has been a polarizing silhouette, to say the least, partly because sneakerheads usually have two takes: they either love them or hate them. Now while that may be true for many, GourmetKickz is looking to change your perception of the model by unveiling his Air Jordan 1 Mid “Rust Bucket” custom.

Featuring an antiquated and “rusty” look throughout the upper, this model is further accentuated by a white outsole and white laces. In addtion, the artist has fused details of “metal”-like features throughout the design in order to provide some realism to the model at hand.

To see more, check out the images below and be sure to head over to GourmetKickz’ Instagram page for purchasing options.

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Custom Sneaker // “One Of A Kind” Air Jordan 1 by Shannon Favia

Shannon Favia is one of the premier sneaker artist within the industry and her time placing unique hues on canvasses has been wildly recognized on our site and others. However, Favia has yet to try her hand at “actual sneaker painting” as she has painted these “One of A Kind” Air Jordan 1‘s that are apart of her sneaker collection.

Featuring an array of cascading colors, this work of art showcases freestyle elements of Favia’s talent in which this custom comes to life. To see more, check out the images below and be sure to visit Shannon Favia’s page for her incredible work.

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Custom Sneaker // Air Jordan 4 “Red Urban Camo” by Ecentrik Artistry

As the world continues to recover from various Super Bowl festivities, plenty of custom sneaker artists are taking the new week  ahead to showcase their stellar work. This notion was furthered bolstered by the unveiling of the Air Jordan 4 “Red Urban Camo” created by Ecentrik Artistry. Utilizing his military background as a muse, this artist incorporates camo aesthetic throughout the upper with the aforementioned scheme being coated in red hues. Furthermore, a “Pineapple Grenade” is detailed within the heel counter of the silhouette as further homage to the military.

To see more, check out the detailed images below and be sure to check out Ecentrik Artistry’s Instagram page for further details and previous work.

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Seavees 08/61 Army Issue Sneaker


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Seavees has redesigned an old military shoe for your everyday adventure. The 08/61 Army issue sneaker still has the original outline worn by soldiers in the 60’s. Layered with a soft nylon twill upper and antibacterial, hypoallergenic bamboo for dryer feet and no odor. Reduced weight and a softer, more elastic lining for increased comfort and flexibility. This shoe has been maximized for your everyday performance.

Available in three colourways. Retailing for $ 88.00 online and at select stockists.

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Sneaker Homie Creates Vachetta Tan Take on the Yeezy 750

With the Hender Scheme drawing a ton of well warranted acclaim, plenty of talented artist are beginning to showcase their very own renditions of the aforementioned makeup. Proving that notion correct in some aspects, noted sneaker designer Sneaker Homie created a distinct makeup of the adidas Yeezy 750 Boost in hues of Vachetta Tan. Tonal accents are spotted throughout the entire upper, while shades of black canvasses the outsole of the model as well.

To see more, check out the detailed images below of Sneaker Homie’s stellar creation.

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Video: Derrick Rose adiZero Rose 2 ‘Sneaker Stories


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The Portland Trail Blazers & Trillblazin Are Hosting A Sneaker Event

words // Nick DePaula:

For the second year in a row, the Portland Trail Blazers-themed quirky social media collective Trillblazin is teaming up with the actual Trail Blazers team for a sneaker event at the squad’s arena.

The “In Case You Missed It” event, taking place tomorrow afternoon in Portland, doubles as both a Buy / Sell / Trade event, as well as a display showcase featuring some of the industry’s most prolific collectors.

Both “Phase 2,” aka Jermaine Tolentino, and The Shoezeum founder Jordy Geller will be featuring some of the best sneakers from each of their insane collections. Phase 2, a former Sneak Peek guest, is known for his array of exclusive samples and rare PEs, while Geller will be showing off the only complete What The Doernbecher set in the world and several other gems.

The Doernbecher Children’s Hospital will also be represented on site, as Jacob Burris & Kian Safholm, two designers behind the latest Doernbecher Freestyle editions of the LeBron 13 and Air Max 95, will be on hand to talk about the organization, their designs and to sign pairs brought of their Doernbecher kicks.

In addition to all of the great sneakers on display, event attendees will also be given access to a tour of the Blazers’ locker room, which will be set up to showcase several of the player’s sneakers.

You can find more information at the event’s Facebook page, and tickets are available with the code ‘ICYMI’ at RoseQuarter.com/ICYMI, or at the door. The $ 23 entry fee also includes a future Blazer game ticket.

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Where: Moda Center / Portland, OR
When: January 30th, 2016  / 1-6 PM
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Common Projects ‘New Editions’ Sneaker Collection


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NYC’s own Common Project has just released this look at their latest sneaker collection, called ‘New Editions’. Here’s what they had to say about it:

“CP focuses it’s sights on more casual sneakers, and imbues them with the fanatic devotion to quality and design that has pushed CP so far. Imagine comfortable, everyday sneakers that you can kick around in without a second thought, and add in subtle but key upgrades like Vibram soles, leather linings, and by-hand construction: New Editions keeps the pricepoint and accessibility of truly everyday and everywhere sneakers, but still elevates casual footwear far above the ordinary”

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Custom Sneaker // Nike Air Force One High “misBAPEdsta” by Mateo-Acrylics

Last year, John Geiger and The Shoe Surgeon took the sneaker industry by storm as their joint creation of the “Misplaced Checks” series drew the admiration of many. However, it seems as though it’s not only providing gratification, but rather lends itself to become a muse as the custom artist Mateo-Acrylics has recently unveiled his “misBAPEdsta” Nike Air Force One High Custom.

Utilizing a white base, this model fuses “misplaced” accents along the ankle collar and cascades down into the side panel. Furthermore, Mateo-Acrylics employed leather and suede laces within the custom as the iconic BAPE camouflage print is seen along with adjoining imagery, while resting on top of a yellow outsole.

All in all, this is a strong showing from the Miami native, who has an Instagram account full of gems. To see more, check out his work.

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Custom Sneaker // The Real Acee Debuts “Hawaiian Ocean” Air Jordan 3

As currently constituted were are dead-set within the middle of winter, with temperatures only plummeting as the days go by. However, there seems to be a new sneaker artist on the market that is looking to making things a bit “tropical” in the middle of January as The Real Acee has debuted his custom “Hawaiian Ocean” Air Jordan 3.

Featuring cascading hues of Hawaiian blue throughout the upper, this custom also employs a traditional white midsole along with royal blue hints throughout. It seems as though the aforementioned artist utilized the “Sport Blue” iteration of the Air Jordan 3 as a muse. Furthermore, the accentuation of gold aglets makes this custom rather eye-catching.

To see more check out the images below.

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