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One of JBF Customs’ Air Jordan 1 “Python” Appears on eBay

May 10th, 2014 by | 6 comments

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JBF Customs is arguably the top sneaker customizer out right now, and his clientele ranging from celebrities and athletes alike hungry for his signature snakeskin uppers only confirms this. With such a high demand for his coveted customs, which usually range at the $1,000 price point, will we start seeing the trend of people flipping their commissioned custom kicks on eBay? Today we get a look at one of his best releases in this luxurious take on the Air Jordan 1 “Royal” stripped down and then reassembled with python skin in a size 10. And while this might be the first time we see a JBF creation on eBay, it might not be the last given the recent peek in interest. Stick around after the click for a better view and pick up this Air Jordan 1 today via chewvenile on eBay.

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Air Jordan VI “Ostrich and Denim” by JBF Customs

September 9th, 2013 by | 17 comments

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JBF Customs seems very material oriented with regards to his work-after all he is sort of the one who started this whole premium python, snakeskin custom phase that we’re in. Switching things up again is this new Air Jordan VI creation. The sneakers utilize the Air Jordan VI “Olympic” as the base and slap on separate sections of denim and ostrich leather. The result ends up something like you would anticipate an Air Jordan VI NSW Lifestyle to look like were that model to have come out in 2013. See the full angles on the shoes with us below and then tell us how you feel about this new Air Jordan VI creation from JBF’s incomparable line.

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Air Jordan 1 “Incomparable” Snakeskin Customs by JBF

February 14th, 2013 by | 11 comments

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JBF Customs is back at it with another snakeskin pair, this time taking to the Air Jordan 1 ‘Bulls’ with his reptilian remix. The result is the Air Jordan 1 ‘Incomparable’, which puts on white, black, and red snake paneling for an incredible luxury look. The initial pair was cranked out for Ty of LDRS fame, with JBF now deciding to whip up a few more for the sake of popular demand. Three more pairs of the Air Jordan 1 ‘Incomparable’ will be made, each up for grabs tomorrow, Febraury 15th at the JBF site. Hit the jump for a full look and let us know if you’re trying to scoop up this super rare custom piece from JBF.

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Air Jordan IV “Python” Customs by JBF

December 31st, 2012 by | 13 comments

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With the rise of popularity in custom sneakers comes added recognition from sneakerheads that have a little extra money to throw around. Jordan Retros will run you nearly $200 these days, but if you have your paper right, you can get them custom-made – like these Air Jordan IV ‘Python’ customs that were made for Jets superstar Darrelle Revis. These crafty IVs, commissioned by Revis’s manager John Geiger as a Christmas gift to his good friend and client, were made by JBF Customs, who, throughout all of his projects seen on Sneaker News, relied once again on incredible materials and details rather than a simple colorway change. Peep these sick ‘Python’ customs after the jump and let us know what you think.

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Nike SB Blazer “Camo” Customs by JBF

September 29th, 2012 by | 4 comments

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JBF has switched up and offered a couple of adidas Pro Model customs of late, but this veteran handcrafter has always been known for his favorite silo.  JBF’s latest custom Nike Blazer is a military-inspired waterproof nylon camouflage design whose rolled-edge construction gives them a factory quality look (a very difficult task for a complete reconstruction like this).  Details like M16 leather patches, engraved hangtags and a lambskin sockliner give these a premium feel, so have a closer look below and let us know where these rank in JBF’s growing catalog.

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adidas Pro Model Hi ‘Pendleton’ Customs by JBF

May 27th, 2012 by | 5 comments

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Sneaker customizer JBF is known for his specialty the Nike Blazer (and to a lesser extent, the Dunk Low), but his latest output proves it’s not just the Swoosh’s classic basketball models with which he can work that unique brand of magic.  Quite to the contrary, as we see his latest emanate from two other brands with headquarters in Oregon, one of whom happens to be Nike’s biggest competitor.  The adidas Pro Model High ‘Pendleton’ applies a vibrant woolen print from one of America’s heritage brands to the Blazer-like Pro Model silhouette for one of the most pleasing if understated customs we’ve seen in recent memory.  Longtime Sneaker News readers might remember The Shoe Surgeon’s ‘Pendleton’ Skytop III, and if so, you can’t help but notice the connection between models either originally created as or inspired by old school basketball sneakers, seem like the best ‘canvases’ for Pendleton’s wool products (remember their ACG Blazer and Valenki from late 2008?).  Check these out in greater detail below and let us know how they rank against the still-advancing custom sneaker market.

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Nike Blazer Mid ‘Jet Life II’ Customs By JBF

January 17th, 2012 by | 18 comments

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One year ago today, sneaker customizer JBF whipped up one of the most popular custom sneakers of the year in the ‘Jet Life’ Blazer Mid; playing off of Curren$y’s ‘Jet Life’ track, the shoe really took off because due to the New York Jets’ playoff run that was stopped short at the AFC Championship Game. Unfortunately, the Jets are in complete disarray, but JBFs part deux of his Jet Life customs are still worth a look; the design is roughly the same, but now the heel logo features real Raw Rolling Papers, the tongue now reads ‘Jets Fool’, and the inner tongue label, well, you can see for yourself. Just 12 pairs will be made so act fast because they were certainly a hot item when the original first dropped, so check out the detailed gallery below and head to JBF’s online shop to get yours.

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