Flame Placard - This item cannot ship overseas Learn More
Sorry item is not available outside the US.

News — Air Max

Blog Menu

Custom Sneaker Spotlight: February 2021

Between Valentines Day and Lunar New Year February had us seeing lots of red. There were also a number of fun, cartoon inspired designs for anyone who loves the classics or wants to catch them all.
Check out the customs below, stop by our online store to grab the paint and tools you need to make your own unique creations.

Lunar New Year Air Max 90

(source: @tragik1993)
Classic red with a hint of gold make these Air Max 90s the perfect pair to ring in the Lunar New Year. Red is meant to bring good luck and sponsored artist @tragik1993 takes inspiration from the red and gold New Year's envelope to make this one lucky look.

Rose Gold Air Jordan 4

(source: @kendrascustoms)
Giving roses for Valentine's Day takes new meaning with these rose covered Air Jordan 4s by sponsored artist @kendrascustoms. Gold laces and red roses makes these customs the perfect Valentine's Day gift.

Peanuts Air Force 1

(source: @art_orlando)
Putting two classics together, the Peanuts gang and the Air Force 1, has never been more fun than with this playful pair by @art_orlando. The Nike swoosh gets the Charlie Brown treatment with a black zig zag and yellow background.

Pokémon Yeezy

(source:  @bbizon)
It's easy to collect them all when you can find them on this custom pair by sponsored artist @bbizon. Black and white Yeezys are the perfect canvas for these colorful characters.
To see more customs like these, make sure to follow Angelus on Instagram and tag us in your own custom creations.

Custom Jordan 1 Tutorial + More Great Customs

Ready to take your Jordan 1 lows to the next level?

Enzo from @ehkcustoms came through to show you how to create a custom pair of Shattered Backboard 3.0s. Plus, we have a few more great pairs of customs to give you some inspiration for your next project.

Check them out below.

Shattered Backboard Lows

The OG Shattered Backboards are one of the best Jordan 1 colorways of all time, and by following this tutorial, you can recreate it with a pair of Jordan 1 lows.

@ehkcustoms walks you through prepping, painting, and finishing this pair of custom lows, including an extra twist to build off of the original color scheme.

Jason Vorhees Cleats

(source: @solesbysir)

Daron Payne is bringing the fright to the field with these custom cleats designed by sponsored artist @solesbysir.

The custom Jordan cleats feature a portrait of the infamous Jason Voorhees over a bloody red and white background.

Italian Flag Nikes

(source: @wallychamp15)

Sponsored artist @wallychamp15 created these custom Italy-inspired Air Max 90s, featuring a red, white, and green colorway based on the country's flag, plus a map of the country painted across the upper.

Friday the 13th Nike SB

(source: @truebluecustoms)

Sponsored artist @truebluecustoms created this killer pair of Nike SBs.

Offering another take on Jason Voorhees-inspired customs, these Nike SBs feature a bloody red and black color scheme, Friday the 13th branding, and Jason's iconic hockey mask on the tongues.

X-Ray Air Force 1

(source: @justwincustoms)

Sponsored artist @justwincustoms designed these x-ray Air Force 1s, featuring an x-ray image of a foot laid over the tongue and toe box. To finish these Halloween customs off, the artist swapped the laces out for two metal bolts and added spiked to the heels.

Grab some light green paint to get started on your own similar design.

Make sure to follow Angelus on Instagram to see more great customs like these, and stop by our website to grab the materials you need for your next customs.

Giveaway + Customs Inspiration

Every week brings new customs for us to showcase. From Gucci AF1s to Mortal Kombat 11 customs, some of our sponsored artists have been busy making some of the cleanest customs you'll see this month.

On top of these customs, we're doing a giveaway for some custom Cactus Jack Air Max 1s -- read til the end for the details.

Gucci AF1

(source: @kattycustoms)

If you can't afford to drop almost $1,000 on some white Gucci sneakers just make your own.

Sponsored artist @kattycustoms shows you how you can do that with a pair of all-white AF1s. The classic green and red stripes will look good on any pair of all-white sneakers.

Wingsday Customs

(source: @astrotorfcustoms)

Sponsored artist @astrotorfcustoms shows you how you can take one design and translate it to any pair of sneakers you want.

This Wingsday gold and black color scheme works perfectly on some Ultra Boosts, Jordan 5s, and Jordan 12s. 

MK11 Customs

(source: @feelgoodthreads)


Get a chance to try that new Mortal Kombat 11 yet? 

Sponsored artist @feelgoodthreads made this pair of gold and blue MK11 customs showcasing to of the franchise's most iconic characters -- Scorpion and Sub-Zero.

Grab a basics kit to make a pair of customs for your favorite character.

Thor Air Force 1

(Source: @ianjpaintedit)

Endgame might be one of the most hyped movies of all time. It's already breaking records at the box office.

Sponsored artist @ianjpaintedit designed these custom AF1s depicting one of the most iconic comic book characters of all time -- Thor.

Pick up an assortment kit to try making your own.

Cactus Jack Air Max

(source: @jwdanklefs)

Sponsored artist @jwdanklefs has been working in the customs game for a long time now -- even working with big names like LeBron James.

Check out his artist profile on our YouTube channel and learn how you can win your own pair of Cactus Jack Air Max 1s. Giveaway ends on May 28th.

Make sure to follow us on IG to keep up with new customs inspiration and product drops.