It appears the best gallery opening in quite some time centered around the art of sneaker customization took place last Saturday in Los Angeles at The Brannock Custom Sneaker & Art Show. Headlined by the curators King of Sneakers and Marcos Rafael Ponce the total showcase included well over 30 different 1 of 1 custom designs in a slew of themes. Not to be missed was also some canvas work to match theme of a few of the sneakers, custom shoe boxes, a custom sneaker King’s throne, a supply of Angelus paint to get your own customizing on, and of course the original hip hop art: graffiti.
Everywhere you look on this custom is like a new experience you didn’t notice the first time. Made as a gift to his girlfriend District Customs brought the feel of a very loved decade in this custom Nike Lebron 9 titled What the 90s. The hand painted effort using the Summit Lake Hornets colorway as a base combined numerous patterns, so many that we are not gonna count.
Darn Nike they really sure know how to upset “sneakerheads” these days. Having Lebron and Kevin Durant, their two biggest basketball athletes, post up samples that’ll never see the light of day in sneaker store shelves across America. The next option for those sneakerheads are customizers if you haven’t figured that out yet. Taking inspiration from the “tennis ball” Lebron 9 Elite that KingJames posted online Twizz Customs brightened up the Lebron 9 Elite in white and black in this “US Open” customization.
With a history of 50 years, 500+ comics, and now 3 feature films Iron Man is quite the accomplished comic book character. Apart of the Marvel Comics empire the red and gold superpower machine super hero is not just for comic book nerds. Sneakerheads have fully embraced the metal suit look of engineer billionaire Tony Stark. With the release of 2008’s Iron Man movie the idea to use the red and golden suit for a custom sneaker fan art design only continued to grow. 5 years later and on the release of the 3rd movie we have scoured the web for what we’d like to consider the best Iron Man