July 26th, 2011 by Aaron Hope
Some sneaker customizers specialize in painting existing models to mimic the classics, but NorCal’s Dominic Chambrone is like the Dr. James Andrews to their ‘alternative healers’, a guy whose knife is so sharp he just might have used it to lay claim to the best Skytop III colorway so far. Shoe Surgeon’s ‘Pendleton’ Supra Skytop III was created for the Skytop 3 launch in LA and utilizes a wholly new construction compared to the green pair that served as its base. These joints were thoroughly excavated, including a new Vibram outsole, leather strapping in place of the TPR cage and vintage Pendleton wool on toe toe. They’re almost as rugged and wild looking as Chad Muska himself, and you can see more images when you click on the jump below. via PaintOrThread
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June 16th, 2011 by Aaron Hope
Complex’ look at Chad Muska’s favorite sneakers revealed a ‘secret’ not so well hidden from observant sneakerheads: the man loves his Nikes. Muska’s list featured more Nikes than any other brand, and more than his éS and Supra signature lines combined. So when Chad describes the Supra Skytop III as “part tech runner and part basketball shoe, mixed in with the lines of the original Skytop,” it’s not shocking that he’d draw upon the Swoosh’s world-beating legacy. Its lace synthetic eyelet cage similar to the Air Presto, the Skytop 3 is a bit more organic with upper materials like suede and nubuck, though you can always go totally technical and rock the abrasion-resistant TUF editions. Click through to see more angles, let us know which colorway is best and look for these right now at select Supra dealers.
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