July 20, 2011 BY John Kim
Last week’s Air Jordan VI Customs Battle was the first of a season-long weekly feature, highlighting some of the best custom sneakers we’ve ever laid eyes on. The winner of the Air Jordan VI Battle was the Air Jordan VI ‘South Beach’, beating out second-place winner the AJ6 ‘Raptor’ by margin of 126 votes. This week’s Sneaker News Battle Of The Customs moves to the Nike Dunk High, which features selections from eight different sneaker customizers, ranging from the most basic of concepts like the ‘Tiffany’ to the most head-scratching like the ‘Cookie Monster’. This is where the custom sneaker really steps up into the department of creativity, so take a look at the ten best Nike Dunk High customs below and vote for your favorite pair at the very end.
Designed by: INSA
This special custom was made for 2010’s Kicks N Canvas showed in London. INSA’s signature ‘ETHEL’ motif is seen through this luxurious custom sneaker, which came packaged with a matching box with a custom hangtag and bag. Just one pair was made at one point, was up for sale for £600.
Designed by: Diversitile
Sneaker customizer Diversitile has developed a unique skill of translating cyborg-like designs and details onto sneakers, and does so on his Iron Man customs. He created these in tandem with the Dunk High ‘War Machine’.
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