Custom Sneaker Chronicles: The Revival

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The last episode of the Custom Sneaker Chronicles we posted was in January of 2014. We missed quite a bit in those 16 months.  There has been no signs of the custom sneaker world slowing down whether it’s more people giving sneaker customization a shot or ordering custom work. As we get back to it in this revival episode we discuss a few things that have been happening such as releasing work on special days, designer + customizer collaborations, and sneaker customizers who have added products to help supplement their custom brand.

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Customs mentioned in discussion of releasing photos of new or old work coinciding with special days:

Divsitile’s Iron Man themed Nike Dunks from 2010

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Boba Fett Nike Air Max 1 re-posted by Dank Customs on 5/4/15 for “May the Fourth Be With You”

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Nike Free Mercurial Superfly Nike by Red Ribbon Recon

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Customizer + Designer Collaborations we mention:

“Misplaced Checks” Nike Air Force 1 by John Geiger and The Shoe Surgeon

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Buscemi 100MM painted with a Nike Air Tech Challenge II theme by Dank Customs

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Nike Air Tech Challenge II with a Buscemi 100MM theme by Dank Customs

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SBTG’s Custom Nike Air Force 1 and Huarache released exclusively on Hypebeast.com

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Nike Roshe Run HMFG by RedRibbonRecon

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Air Force 1 Moc by The Shoe Surgeon

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YSL given blue python skin and Air Jordan 1 soles by The Shoe Surgeon for John Geiger

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Hender Scheme’s given logos by The Shoe Surgeon with of the models they are “inspired” by

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Customizers who have jumped into adding products along their custom sneaker work

Leather laces one of the many items KingOfSneakers.com offers

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Sole Dye by FBCC sold at FBCC’s Site: The Customizers Depot

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Custom sneaker paint by Sole Junkie

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Ice Cream by Raleigh Restorations to return clear soles to their glory days

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Lace tassels by Dank Customs sold at Dank&Co.

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Brandon Laskowskihttp://www.evolved-footwear.com
I began customizing sneakers around in 2000 and have enjoyed watching the art grow from a handful of people posting online to countless people all over the world. In 2009 I founded PaintOrThread.com to be THE source for anyone interested in customizing sneakers. So please enjoy the photos, share your thoughts, and feel to send me a message: [email protected]

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