Story behind Dunk Force 1’s by The Sole Seeker

Earlier this week Gabe aka The Sole Seeker had a certain customizing forum’s attention when he posted his Nike “Blue Lobster” Dunk SB with a Nike Air Force 1 sole. This has been seen before at sneaker shows notably the Supreme Dunk SB with AF1 sole sticks out in my mind as one of the first to cause a stir. Though they had all been made by Nike. This is the first time a customizer has cleanly presented the finished sole swap as a custom. Not that other people have not or could not, it just has not been seen. So I contacted Gabe for more on the story behind his sole swapping venture:

What inspired you to attempt this customizing of switching uppers and soles of Dunks and AF1?

The inspiration came from 2 things, Chi McBride and a pair of Jordan Six Rings I did.  I’ve been in the shoe game since ‘95 and my favorite shoe is the Space Jam AJ XI so when the 6 rings dropped I wanted a Space Jam colorway since they looked relatively alike.  So I took a Concord and Bred 6 rings and mated the Bred upper to the Concord bottom and made my own Space Jam 6 Rings.  I did not wanna just paint the concord upper cause I wanted it to look original so that’s what started the whole Decon-Recon thing for me and once I saw the Chi McBride photo of his Unkle Dunk SB highs x AF1 bottoms I had to have it, so out of necessity my Dunk Force 1 or DF-1 were created.


Mizzee Customs: Skittles Blazer Hi

Debuted at this past weekends International Sneaker Battle at which Miss Saigon won Best Customs, Mizzee Customs had a table with these beautiful Skittles Blazer Hi. Made for a customer Mizzee again showcased his affinity for the airbrush with an impeccable six color fade cheetah print. The print was accented by choosing a purple soled Blazer and adding a glossy black on matte black ghost cheetah print on the toes and fat swooshes. It is pretty hard to mess this design up but that is only if you can get such a great fade and very few customizers can mimic the Miz on this one. Oh and remember those Busy P Nike Air Force 1’s? I think they’d look better as an Air Max 90………..don’t ya think?  I wonder what DJ Klark Kent thinks? Mizzee let the audience know what the man thought!

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