The Best Customs of May 2019

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The month of May is officially over and June has arrived. Things are heating up to say the least. Not just temperature wise, but customizers are really bringing their A-game this summer.

As expected (shoutout to Travis Scott), the Air Jordan 1 “Cactus Jack” retail release inspired a plethora of customizers to create their own pairs. You could argue that some are even better than what dropped.

We even saw some classic silhouettes get reworked including Nike SB Dunks and Nike Air Force 1 Lows. Take a look at the best customs from this month. Be sure to tag your favorite custom sneakers with #NiceKicksCustoms as we look ahead of the month of June…starting now.

Custom Reebok Royal HI2 “De La Soul”

Custom Reebok Royal HI2 by IZE_Official

+ The pair is inspired by De La Soul’s 1989 album 3 Feet Hugh and Rising
+ The pair does a great job of paying it back to its roots as the matching box brings the artwork of the album to life

Custom Nike SB Dunk Low “Pink Marble”

+ The SB Dunk wave is back after a short hiatus. We’re excited to see what customizers do with the legendary skateboard silhouette
+ The white upper goes hard with the gum bottom and the pink marble detailing that goes from the lace tips, to the toe cap and the Swoosh

Custom Air Jordan 1 “Shattered Glass”

Custom Air Jordan 1 “Shattered Jack” by Ceeze

+ It’s easy to say that this custom pair is grail worthy as the shoe combines the Air Jordan 1 “Cactus Jack” and the AJ1 “Shattered Backboard”
+ You can take a better look at the shoe and learn more about the detailed that went into it here

Custom Air Force 1 Low “Solar Flare”

Custom Nike Air Force 1 Low “Solar Flare” by JBFCustoms and KNM.leather

+ The detailing on this Air Force 1 Low is astronomical as the pair features French calf that was hand-dyed
+ The pair lives up to its name as the solar flare-inspired pair really pops off due to its layered Swoosh

Custom Air Jordan 1 “Northern Lights”

Custom Air Jordan 1 “Northern Lights” by TheDanLife

+ This AJ1 was created with over 15,000 crystals which were all placed by hand
+ Take a closer look at the pair and learn more about its process here

Custom Nike SB Dunk Low “Cactus Jack”

Custom Nike SB Dunk “Cactus Jack” by BespokeIND

+ BespokeIND cooked up not one but two AJ1-inspired “Cactus Jack” customs which you can peep here
+ The pairs where constructed using kangaroo, calf leather and nurse shark skin Swooshes/Smiley faces

Custom Nike Air Force 1 Low “Destroyed Swoosh”

+ Although the all-white Nike Air Force 1 Low is an iconic sneaker, the black iteration is still a great shoe
+ The shoe contains a different approach as the Swoosh is broken down to bits a pieces for an eye-catching look to say the least

Custom Nike Air Max 90 High

Custom Nike Air Max 90 High by P.avin

+ This Air Max 90 was constructed using red natural python and black lizard to complete that glossy finish
+ The inverted Swoosh and the zipper is just the icing on the cake for this pair

Custom Air Jordan 33 “Ghostbusters”

Custom Air Jordan 33 “Ghostbusters” by Swellguycustoms

+ The AJ33 is a continuation of excellence that Jordan Brand has been able to produce so well for so long. You can see the best colorways of the shoe from the 2018-2019 NBA season here
+ The pair is inspired by the legendary movie Ghostbusters that debuted in 1984

Custom Air Force 1 Low

Custom Nike Air Force 1 Low by Lenaaarts

+ Simplicity at its finest is what makes this custom AF1 so memorable
+ The contrast between pairs pops so well as one features a darker dragon with a white Swoosh while the other features a lighter one with a black Swoosh

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