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The Custom Movement’s Top 5 Reasons to Buy Custom Sneakers and Apparel

The Custom Movement’s Top 5 Reasons to Buy Custom Sneakers and Apparel

The Custom Movement’s top-5 reasons for why you step up your game with ready-to-wear Custom Sneakers, Apparel, and Accessories.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Jul 6
Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: Summer Dream AF1

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: Summer Dream AF1

Splashing colors and summer boardwalk vibes in pastel paint, the Summer Dream Air Force 1 custom shoe by Ink.N.Dye is ready for outdoor fun.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Jun 19
 Custom Air Force 1 of the Week:  “Candy Paint”

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: “Candy Paint”

Air Force 1 meets dip dye perfection with the sweet story of Lorenz.og’s “Candy Paint” Air Force 1 sneaker.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Jun 2
Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: “Ice Cream AF1”

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: “Ice Cream AF1”

With a delicious coat of icy goodness on a classic shoe, customizer High Kickz Custom brings us a summer-flavored custom Air Force 1, in waffle-cone form.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · May 22
Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Nike Air Force 'Purple Faded Swoosh'"

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Nike Air Force 'Purple Faded Swoosh'"

Customizer sneakuniq brings us an exceptional spring/summer custom sneaker creation with her Air Force 1 ‘Purple Faded Swoosh’.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · May 12
Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Sketchy"

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Sketchy"

In a stunning blend of pink and teal, customizer Semidemonicustom harkens the neon nights of summer beach stays.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Apr 29
Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Sage Cherry Blossom Black"

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Sage Cherry Blossom Black"

In chunky sneaker fashion, sneaker customizer Customs By Hannah delights us with a clean & fresh floral design for Spring/Summer 2020.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Apr 19
Custom Stan Smith of the Week: Stan Smith 'Grass Court’

Custom Stan Smith of the Week: Stan Smith 'Grass Court’

With this week’s spring/summer Stan Smith classic custom sneaker, Born Originals bring a tasteful yearning for the outdoors.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Apr 9
Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Scratch Paints"

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Scratch Paints"

Smile in spring colors with the “Scratch Paints” Air Force 1 custom sneaker from customizer drshoes.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Mar 31
Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Purple Drip"

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Purple Drip"

With a coat of melting purple paints, customizer Sticky Murphy Customs brings The Custom Movement a rich, grape-flavored custom pair of Air Force 1s.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Mar 23
The Custom Movement’s Custom Sneaker Fits of Spring

The Custom Movement’s Custom Sneaker Fits of Spring

In this new installment of style and fashion, The Custom Movement brings you its favorite spring outfits on Instagram paired with custom sneakers.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Mar 21
Custom Vans of the Week: "Slip-On Vans ‘Cloud’"

Custom Vans of the Week: "Slip-On Vans ‘Cloud’"

This week, artist Mackenzie Mahoney brings us a glimpse at the heavens with this fresh pair of hand-painted Vans custom sneakers.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Mar 16
Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Nike AF1 Black - Red Night (Glitter)"

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Nike AF1 Black - Red Night (Glitter)"

For the late nights needing that spark of shine, rock the glitter-speckled “Red Night” from D Rob Customs.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Mar 11
5 Artists on YouTube Customizing Sneakers & More That You Should Be Following

5 Artists on YouTube Customizing Sneakers & More That You Should Be Following

The Custom Movement’s top picks for some of the best Youtube artists.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Mar 7
Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Strange Galaxy AF1"

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Strange Galaxy AF1"

Peek into the wonders of the unknown galaxy with this week’s “Strange Galaxy AF1” by Restorationplug.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Mar 1
Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Cherry Blossom"

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: "Cherry Blossom"

Painting the cherry blossoms of a Korean spring, customizer LenaaArts brings The Custom Movement an Air Force 1 complete with flower appeal and spring feels.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Feb 21
Customizer’s Creations Part 2: The Drip

Customizer’s Creations Part 2: The Drip

Welcome to part-two of an ongoing series on custom sneaker innovations. This week, we bring you the drip: high fashion, dripping gorgeous on the custom Nike Air Force 1s, Adidas, and all your favorite sneakers.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Feb 18
Custom Air Force One of the Week: "Color Block"

Custom Air Force One of the Week: "Color Block"

As if out of a colorful comic book, these dynamic, custom Air Force One sneakers by Vitathebrand bring a flair for the fantastic.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Feb 13
Custom Air Force One of the Week: "Split Tan Air Force 1's"

Custom Air Force One of the Week: "Split Tan Air Force 1's"

Minimalist, ultra-clean design meets the split and separated Swoosh with this week’s custom air force one of the week: “Split Tan Air Force 1’s” by Hargitaycustoms.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Feb 10
Custom Air Force One of the Week: "Cosmos” AF1

Custom Air Force One of the Week: "Cosmos” AF1

Searching for karma in the constellations with these otherworldly Air Force One “Cosmos” custom sneakers by Ronncustomz1.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Jan 30
Customizer's Creations Part 1:  The Broken Swoosh

Customizer's Creations Part 1: The Broken Swoosh

In this part-one of a series on custom sneaker design trends, we discuss the evolution of Broken Swoosh on customs sneakers at the Custom Movement. On customs like the custom Air Force One, sneaker customizers have true freedom to break what they please.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Jan 28
Custom Air Force One of the Week: “Metallic Gold Suns and Stars AF1 with Baby Blue Swooshes”

Custom Air Force One of the Week: “Metallic Gold Suns and Stars AF1 with Baby Blue Swooshes”

Wake up to the smiling sun with this pair of custom Air Force One (Jester) sneakers by Erinpalmdesign, styled with the energy of the morning sun.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Jan 20
Custom Air Force One of the Week: “Sunset AF1”

Custom Air Force One of the Week: “Sunset AF1”

Feel the yellows, reds, and changing colors of a cool, California dusk with this Custom Air Force One “Sunset”.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Jan 13
Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: “Air Force One: Pacman Custom”

Custom Air Force 1 of the Week: “Air Force One: Pacman Custom”

Resurrect memories of your retro gaming past. Bring back the multicolored ghosts and forever-famous hero with this timely tribute to one of the greatest games of all time.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Jan 8
5 Tips On How To Become a Successful Custom Sneaker Artist, Shoe Customizer, and Sneaker Designer

5 Tips On How To Become a Successful Custom Sneaker Artist, Shoe Customizer, and Sneaker Designer

From the Custom Movement, a list of 5 tips to get your custom sneakers moving, your demand rolling, and your paints forever in use.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Jan 7
Sneaker of the Week: “Starburst Switch Custom Air Force 1”

Sneaker of the Week: “Starburst Switch Custom Air Force 1”

See the rainbow. Feel the rainbow. Taste the rainbow with Walkthespectrum’s creative, colorful, cool custom Air Force 1 reimagining, in the vibrant colors of the spectrum.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Dec 31
Sneaker of the Week: “Custom Converse Chuck Taylor ‘Parra’”

Sneaker of the Week: “Custom Converse Chuck Taylor ‘Parra’”

With the most classic of shoes, French customizer Wasecustoms brings a sneaker with imaginative Dutch influence to The Custom Movement.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Dec 26
Sneaker of the Week: “South Beach Vans” (12/15)

Sneaker of the Week: “South Beach Vans” (12/15)

Think summer. Think cuban sandwiches, midday drinks, and the sunlit shine of sandy beaches. For this week, we bring you a shoe that is Miami.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Dec 15
Custom Sneaker of the Week: “Floral Adidas Stan Smith”

Custom Sneaker of the Week: “Floral Adidas Stan Smith”

The Custom Movement brings to your attention a beautiful floral design and a classic Adidas sneaker, paired together in beautiful form.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Dec 9
The Custom Sneaker Holiday Guide 2019: Part 1

The Custom Sneaker Holiday Guide 2019: Part 1

Part 1 of The Custom Movement’s 2019 gift recommendations for every friend, family, and hard-to-shop-for person in your loyal crew.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Dec 8
Sneaker of the Week: Red “Bapesta Vans” (12/01)

Sneaker of the Week: Red “Bapesta Vans” (12/01)

California-Cool Cherry-Red Custom Sneakers for the fervent BAPE fans - just in time for the holidays.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Dec 2
Featured Black Friday Deal: Air Force 1 Carnation

Featured Black Friday Deal: Air Force 1 Carnation

Break through the winter blues with a beautiful, hand-sewn sneaker that sings a floral song. Best of all, at The Custom Movement, these sneakers are on sale for Black Friday!
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Nov 28
Sneaker of the Week (11/23): Toy Story Custom Air Max 90 (Woodys)

Sneaker of the Week (11/23): Toy Story Custom Air Max 90 (Woodys)

These wild, whacky, “Woody” custom sneakers are a loving tribute to an iconic childhood character.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Nov 26
A Global love: The Influences of Comme des Garçons and Our Custom Sneakers

A Global love: The Influences of Comme des Garçons and Our Custom Sneakers

Inspired by a 1962 French pop song, Rei Kawakubo’s far-expanding Comme des Garçons (in french, “Like Boys”) fashion line has captured the world’s imagination. Here at The Custom Movement, we have a number of amazing sneaker designs created in loving spirit of this fashion-forward brand.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Nov 23
Sneaker of the Week (11/16): Desert Camo Jordan 1 Mid

Sneaker of the Week (11/16): Desert Camo Jordan 1 Mid

The Custom Movement’s weekly custom sneaker is a super clean camouflage-inspired Air Jordan 1 mid by JJ_theartist.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Nov 16
Wearing Your Shows: Top Designs for the Otaku-Aligned Anime Lovers

Wearing Your Shows: Top Designs for the Otaku-Aligned Anime Lovers

Jordan 1 x Dragonball custom shoes, Spirited Away x custom Air Force Ones and Pokemon x custom Fila; these beautifully-painted custom sneakers from The Custom Movement give you the opportunity to show your inner otaku out in public.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Nov 10
Sneaker History and Artist Spotlight: Ha! Industries: Reinventing The Heel

Sneaker History and Artist Spotlight: Ha! Industries: Reinventing The Heel

Keeping current and cool with The Custom Movement’s recommendations for you ugly/beautiful ‘dad shoe’ faithful.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Nov 3
Our Favorite Custom Sneaker Tik Toks This Week

Our Favorite Custom Sneaker Tik Toks This Week

One of our guilty pleasures is spending hours watching custom sneaker artists and customizers customize away on Tik Tok. Here are some of our favorite Tik Toks this week!
Akshar Bonu
Akshar Bonu · Nov 2
Danielle Parker's Exploration of the Floral Custom Sneaker Theme

Danielle Parker's Exploration of the Floral Custom Sneaker Theme

Danielle Parker, also known as Dani Bee Arts, is one of our favorite artists exploring the floral and flower theme as applied to custom sneakers (specifically the Nike Air Force One). Here's a look at some of her work.
Akshar Bonu
Akshar Bonu · Oct 31
A Ranking of the Different Colorways of the BAPE Custom Nike Air Force Ones by FNF Customs

A Ranking of the Different Colorways of the BAPE Custom Nike Air Force Ones by FNF Customs

A ranking of the different BAPE customs by FNF Customs.
Akshar Bonu
Akshar Bonu · Oct 30
Harajuku-Ready Custom Fire (原宿スタイル): A list of Some Wild, Japanese-inspired Custom Sneakers

Harajuku-Ready Custom Fire (原宿スタイル): A list of Some Wild, Japanese-inspired Custom Sneakers

Save that plane ticket for later, and travel Japanese Harajuku fashion with 3 of The Custom Movement’s Harajuku-approved fineries: A BAPE Custom Sneaker, Kanagawa Waves On Leather, and Bubble Gum Pink Kicks.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Oct 27
Some Fall Designs We’re Feeling Right Now

Some Fall Designs We’re Feeling Right Now

Fall is here. Prepare in style with some of the best fall and winter-ready custom sneakers and shoes.
Scott Hirabayashi
Scott Hirabayashi · Oct 27
Clout Cvlture's Gucci Custom: Vans or Nike AF1?

Clout Cvlture's Gucci Custom: Vans or Nike AF1?

The Custom Movement’s followers have spoken. People prefer Clout Cvlture’s Gucci custom on a Nike AF1.
Akshar Bonu
Akshar Bonu · Oct 26
The Crep Architect's Rainbow Butterfly AF1

The Crep Architect's Rainbow Butterfly AF1

A review of The Crep Architect's extremely popular Rainbow Butterfly Air Force 1 Custom Sneaker.
Akshar Bonu
Akshar Bonu · Oct 25
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