Scared of the future? The Nike Kobe 9 Elite “MAG” Custom hops in the DeLorean, ready for a new era of performance and style. Crafted by Benny Palmeri using the “Maestro” makeup as a base, this custom Kobe 9 pulls from the popular Nike MAG theme. Grey grooms the Flyknit upper, assisted by glow-in-the-dark hits on the Swoosh and outsole. Midsole speckling, heel accents and a bonus strap play to theme and nostalgia, completing this cinematic colorway. Check out detailed pics below and follow @clean13kicks on IG for all inquiries.
Inspired by the upcoming ZX Flux release and previous “Pigeon” pairs, we see a new adidas ZX 5000 Custom. Designed by Zhijun Wang, this pair pops with grey, orange and white accents to the tune of leather, mesh and suede styling. Themed tagging is prevalent on the upper and the heels, highlighting the Jeff Staple inspiration. Follow @zhijunwang on IG to see more of his custom work.
Paying tribute to Jeff Staple and his “Rain Camo” Kia Soul, Zhijun Wang revamps said styling on a custom pair of the adidas Springblade. Also pulling from the “Pigeon” palette, this pair places pinkish-orange hits on a mostly grey base. Rain camo print covers the majority of the upper, with Staple inspired tagging appearing on the tongue and toe box. Follow @zhijunwang on Instagram for all order inquiries.
Last night, Pharrell set the Oscar stage on fire, and thus social media, as he performed his hit “Happy” in a custom pair of adidas Originals sneakers. Ruby red in styling, perhaps a nod to the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, there’s been much speculation as to exactly what model he was wearing. After some research and the availability of hi-res imagery, it appears Skateboard P performed in a custom pair of the Instinct Hi.
The classic Black/Red 1s take a dip in the water with the Air Jordan 1 “Genuine Shark+Crocodile” Custom. Another JBF Customs exclusive, this installment pairs genuine shark in black with red suede crocodile accents. This pair serves as a launching pad for five custom order slots opening this Friday, with prices starting at $1,000 a pair. Check out photos of the Air Jordan 1 “Genuine Shark+Crocodile” Custom below and follow @JBFCustoms on Twitter and Instagram for all order inquiries.
Whether you’re stepping onto South Beach or avoiding a sand trap, the Nike LeBron 9 Low “Sunset Palmer” Custom does a dual job of combining the flavor of Miami with the popularity of the Arnold Palmer-inspired pair. Crafted by District Customs, this LeBron 9 Low relies on a bright orange base with tropical imagery. Teal tones take well to the tongue and midsole, with black providing contrast on the lining and tongue. Check out detailed images below and follow District Customs on IG or Facebook for all inquiries.
Dank Customs applies the hybrid theory once again on the Gel Max 90 “Flamingo” Custom. A split tongue reconstructs the Nike retro runner to ASICS appropriation while tones of grey, orange and blue revise it in Ronnie Fieg fashion. Check out this one-of-one JW Danklefs creation in the photos below. Let us know in the comment section if this is a custom you’d rock.