PaintOrThread featured in SLAM Presents KICKS Issue 16


THE king basketball magazine of all basketball periodicals, SLAM, was kind enough to feature my thoughts and brands (this site and my work at, along with the work of customizers Jake of JBF Customs, Chris of C2 Customs, and Dan of Mache Customs in their 16th issue of KICKS. The magazine is a once a year release presented by SLAM on the latest and upcoming news and happenings in the world of sneakers, specifically basketball sneakers. Written by John Brilliant of the site the article gives insight on the history of customs, how they have become more mainstream lately and their purpose in the sneaker subculture.

You can pick up the magazine at newsstands now or enter to win a copy via our Instagram page here: @PaintOrThread