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Custom Sneaker Spotlight: December 2020

In an otherwise bad year, 2020 has been a good year for customs as artists around the country have shared some amazing creations with us over the last 12 months.

With the year coming to an end, we thought we'd close the year strong by sharing some of our favorite customs from this past month. Check out the customs below and stop by our online store to grab the tools you need to make your own.

Custom Jordan 1s

Custom Jordan 1s

(source: @astrotorfcustoms)

Sponsored artist @astrotorfcustoms created these custom Jordan 1s, dressed up in a clean black, white, grey, and red colorway, as a gift for fellow artist @dnicecustoms.

The shoe features Union-style color blocking, custom dyed laces, personalized Jordan wings logos, and several other custom details.

Rugrats x Kaws Yeezy 350s

Rugrats x Kaws Yeezys

(source: @skinzcustoms)

One of the most unique pairs of customs we've seen this year, these custom Yeezy 350s by @skinzcustoms combine a childhood classic with art inspired by the popular artist Kaws.

Each shoe features portraits of iconic characters from Rugrats, including Tommy, Chuckie, Reptar, and others -- each with X's over their eyes as seen in much of Kaws' artwork.

Kyrie 5 "Sunday Service"

Kyrie 5 Customs

(source: @yauyau_jy)

These custom Kyrie "Sunday Service" 5s showcase some of the most insane detail work you'll ever see on a pair of customs.

Artist @yauyau_jy hand-painted these customs, featuring an all-over intricate stained glass design with neon green laces and soles to complete the concept.

Pokémon Vans

Pokémon Vans

(source: @lucha_loafers)

Slip-On Vans are some of the best shoes for customizing due to the large blank toe boxes, and sponsored artist @lucha_loafers takes full advantage of this blank canvas with these custom Pokémon Vans.

The customs feature a purple base, lightning effects, and detailed portraits of some of the most recognizable Pokémon, including Pikachu, Seviper, and others.

Lakers Air Force 1s

LeBron James AF1

(source: @camcreatez)

Custom artist @camcreatez designed these custom Air Force 1s, dedicated to the reigning NBA champs -- the Los Angeles Lakers.

These customs feature some incredible details, including portraits of LeBron and Anthony Davis on the sides and heels, a Black Mamba-inspired black and gold colorway, and snakeskin pattern detailing on the upper.

To see more customs like these, make sure to follow Angelus on Instagram and tag us in your own custom creations.

Christmas Customs: Holidays 2020

Whether you want to create the perfect Christmas gift or just want to dress in the spirit of the holidays, you can't go wrong with a Christmas-themed pair of custom sneakers.

Check out some of the best holiday customs from this month below, and make sure to stop by our online store to grab the materials you need for your next custom project.

Gift Wrapped Air Force 1s

Gift Wrapped AF1

(source: @customsby_g)

Artist @customsby_g designed these gift-wrapped Air Force 1s just in time for the holidays. The shoes are dressed up in a Christmas-inspired red, white, and green color scheme with gold accents on the Swooshes and laces.

Other details include green gift ribbons on the Swooshes and Christmas elves painted on the toe boxes.

Snowflake 6s

Snowflake 6s

(source: @allshoesmatter)

These Snowflake 6s are the perfect customs for the icy weather, featuring icy blue overlays on the upper, snowflake patterns, and candy cane patterns on the soles.

The artist, @allshoesmatter, also swapped out the stock laces for string Christmas lights to complete the theme.

Grinch Customs

Grinch Customs

(source: @mache275)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a holiday classic, and sponsored artist @mache275 brought this iconic movie to life with a pair of Grinch-themed customs.

These customs feature a green base, an incredibly detailed portrait of Jim Carrey's Grinch on the sides, and the movie's title written on the outsides in clean white and red typography.

Ugly Christmas Sweater 1s

Ugly Sweater 1s

(source: @camdiggidycustomwear)

Ugly Christmas sweaters are a fashion staple of the holiday season, so it's only right that you create a pair of customs to match.

Artist @camdiggidycustomwear designed these custom Christmas sweater 1s, featuring a variety of holiday-themed details, including snowmen, mistletoe, gingerbread men, Christmas ornaments, and more.

Home Alone Q4s

Home Alone Q4s

(source: @andr3wtl)

Home Alone is a holiday favorite, and to pay homage to the popular Christmas movie, artist @andr3wtl designed these custom Q4s for the NBA's Langston Galloway.

These Home Alone-themed customs feature portraits of Kevin, Marv, and Harry on top of a split red and green color scheme with snowflake details.

If you want to see more great customs like these, make sure to follow Angelus on Instagram for more inspiration.