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Nike Dunk High “Metal Guy” by Diversitile & 3R Customs

June 10th, 2013 by | 5 comments

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The whole superhero theme has been a popular one in the custom sneaker scene for a while now, helped out no small amount by the new millennium string of Hollywood smash flicks dipping into the DC and Marvel worlds. Iron Man has emerged a particularly beloved character, which has of course resulted in a long string of sneaks sporting his armored look. This, the Nike Dunk High “Metal Guy”, appears to be another but we’re told all similarities are merely coincidental. See the Nike Dunk High piece, light up tongue and all, after the jump and then tell us your feelings on this Diversitile & 3R Customs team up.

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Nike LeBron X “Emerald” Customs by Diversitile

February 6th, 2013 by | 8 comments

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Dunk High devotee Diversitile’s latest custom sneaker reaches beyond his established niche to combine the Nike LeBron X‘s jewel theme with 2013′s Pantone Color of the Year.  There’s a lot more than just 17-5641 on this design, but the ‘Emerald’ LeBron 10 custom is indeed a fine exemplar of the gemstone in question.  This angular design’s faceted tooling is maximized with more added to the upper while gold branding and midsole speckling drive home the luxury vibe.  Nike Basketball chose Chinese Jade as their green gem of choice for the LeBron 10; let us know how Diversitile‘s Emeralds compare and if you’ll be grabbing one of the 12 available pairs.

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Nike Dunk High “Frankenstein” Customs by Diversitile

October 24th, 2012 by | 15 comments

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In the sneakerhead world, the closest thing to Dr. Frankenstein’s legendary monster would have to be Nike’s various ‘What the . . . ‘ colorways that combine elements from various notable colorways into one neckbreaking melange.  This year saw a marked rise in such styles as both Nike Basketball and serious customizers utilized this approach on the LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant signatures.  A bit closer to Mary Shelley on the basketball timeline is the Nike Dunk High (whose lowtop brother brought the world its first ‘What the’), and this new Frankenstein Dunk by Diversitile sticks to the legend by offering a piecemeal look complete with what looks like a (salvaged) human brain peeking through the heel.  These were lovingly crafted with tons of details you’ll need to zoom in to fully appreciate, so have a closer look below and let us know where this slightly frightening custom Dunk ranks against Diversitile’s other notable works.

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Nike Dunk High ‘Playoff Pack’ Customs By Diversitile

May 4th, 2012 by | 5 comments

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The Nike Dunk High might be the ultimate team-based shoe, as the most memorable original and Retro’ed set is undoubtedly the ‘Be True To Your School’ Pack. Sneaker customizer Diversitile (who specializes in the Dunk High) takes it to the pro level with his latest Nike Dunk High Customs dubbed the ‘Playoff Pack’; each custom combines the visual elements of basketball like the hardwood graphic on the heel panel and the dotted texture of the basketball at the toe-box and lace-placket, but each pair represents the sixteen NBA teams currently vying for a shot at the Title. These are available now at the Diversitile store, but if you don’t see your favorite team represented, hit up Diversitile directly as he will gladly design one for your squad.

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Nike Dunk High ‘Nightmare’ Customs by Diversitile

October 10th, 2011 by | 31 comments

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During a 2011 when the biggest trend in custom sneakers has been stealing colorways and applying them to new models, Diversitile‘s work remains a level above.  This latest handcrafted design is the closest he’s come to an outright copy of something Nike had already issued, this new Nike Dunk High ’Nightmare’ is inspired by the same dream-inhabiting serial killer who inspired the unreleased Dunk Low SB ‘Freddy Krueger’.  This hightop is considerably more graphic in its application of Wes Craven’s scissorhanded maniac, key elements including a razor-edged Swoosh that ’cause’ blood all over the side panels plus a toebox matching Freddy’s facial deformities.  The level of detail here is on par with Diversitile’s other standouts including the ‘Bumblebee’ and ‘Child’s Play’ Dunk Highs; which is his best film-inspired ‘fan fiction?  Click through to see more angles and stick with Sneaker News for the latest and greatest custom kicks.

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Nike Dunk High ‘Bumble Bee’ Customs by Diversitile

July 15th, 2011 by | 15 comments

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If you were creating a project with dual automobile and insect themes, you’d have to be working with something related to the Volkswagen Beetle, right?  Well, that was probably the case until Michael Bay’s Transformers helped to launch the redesigned Chevrolet Camero in 2007, using the oft yellow sports car as the new basis for the OG Autobot, Bumblebee.  And by this point, the inspiration behind Diversitile’s Nike Dunk High ‘Bumble Bee’ custom should be clear, its ‘metal’-on-yellow look something like a look into the future where ODB is resurrected in a cyborg skeleton to rejoin the Wu-Tang Clan.  Clcik through to see some more angles and let us know how Diversitile‘s latest design compare to his best and the other custom sneakers we’ve profiled here on Sneaker News.

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Nike Dunk High ‘Cookie Monster’ Customs by Diversitile

June 12th, 2011 by | 29 comments

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Nothing like a fresh pair of kicks out of the oven! Check out sneaker customizer Diversitile’s latest custom creation – the Nike Dunk High ‘Cookie Monster’. It features the familiar furry blue upper with one of the most unique custom treatments we’ve ever seen; the toe box and center panel feature unique textures that mimic an actual chocolate chip cookie to the touch. Not only do they feel like fresh-baked cookies, but they smell like them too! There are without a doubt one of the most jaw-dropping (and mouth-watering) custom sneakers we’ve ever seen, but unfortunately Diversitile will complete just twelve pairs of these, so hit up Diversitile to reserve your pair because they’ll ship out on June 23rd with a free matching t-shirt!

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