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25 Customized Sneakers

From Michael Jackson Converse's to Dark Knight High Tops

— November 9, 2012 — Fashion
The depth of the sneaker niche market is illustrated no better than when looking at customized sneakers. No longer are unique colorways or fabrics enough to get sneaker enthusiasts on the edge of their seats. Customized or one-of-a-kind shoes are a niche within the niche that have emerged as a creative way to give sneakers added exclusivity.

Customized sneakers are jazzed up in a variety of ways from coordinating color combinations with iconic super hero logos like Reebok did with Captain America to printing President Obama's portrait along with key parts of his platform like "affordable care" on the shoe itself as seen on a pair of Air Force 1s below. Some custom sneakers are taken a step further as owners themselves make the shoe their canvas, using paint and other materials to lay down one-of-a-kind designs.

As the sneaker market continues to grow - and fragment - customized sneakers are a growing trend that has infinite pop culture and art implications.
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Politically Neutral Footwear
Politically Neutral Footwear
The Presidential Election Air Jordan Kicks Represent Both Sides
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Customized Kiddie Charity Kicks
Customized Kiddie Charity Kicks
The Nike 2011 Doernbecher Freestyle Collection Helps Kids in Need
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Funky Fruity Footwear
Funky Fruity Footwear
Dancretul Creates Custom DIY Orange Peel Adidas Sneakers
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Custom Multi-Hued Kicks
Custom Multi-Hued Kicks
The Nike Air Force 1 Bespoke Gets a Facelift from Harajuku
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Sneaker Art Boom
Sneaker Art Boom
The More Unique, The Better For Decorated Sneaks
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Presidential Re-Election Footwear
Presidential Re-Election Footwear
The 2012 President Obama Sneakers Celebrate Another Four Years
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World Cup Sneakers
World Cup Sneakers
Daniel Rees is at it Again with World Cup Soccer-Inspired Kicks
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Military Courtside Kicks
Military Courtside Kicks
Light up the Court with the Nike Lunar Hypergamer QS Camo Pack
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Pin-Up Girl Sneakers
Pin-Up Girl Sneakers
Ryzwear Lets Design Talents Battle For Shoe Contracts Online
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Custom Shoes Based on Your Photos
Custom Shoes Based on Your Photos
Nike PhotoiD
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Customizable Sneakers
Customizable Sneakers
Nike ID Takes Customization to the Next Step
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Customizable Stingray Sneakers
Customizable Stingray Sneakers
Rayfish Footwear Allows You to Design Your Own Transgenic Rayfish
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Soul-Baring Shoe Soles
Soul-Baring Shoe Soles
Umbro Unveils Speciali Design Finalist
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Animal Art Shoes
Animal Art Shoes
The Puma Smoking Bunny Collection Features Frank Kozik's Misbehaving Rabits
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Musically Commemorative Sneakers
Musically Commemorative Sneakers
Vans x Iron Maiden Shoes Represent 'The Number of the Beast' Hit
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DIY Baby Shoes
DIY Baby Shoes
Preschoolians Personalized Footwear
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Custom Comic Cover Kicks
Custom Comic Cover Kicks
Arth Akal Paints Funky Footwear Inspired by Superheroes
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Dark Knight High-Tops
Dark Knight High-Tops
The Converse x DC Comics Batman has Vigilante Swag
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DIY Sneaker Designs
DIY Sneaker Designs
Sneakart Personalized Skins
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Converse Canvas
Converse Canvas
All Stars By Argentinean Designers
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Custom Kicks For Marketing
Custom Kicks For Marketing
Converse Art Shoes
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Cinematic Custom Kicks
Cinematic Custom Kicks
Brass Monki's Bodacious Boat Shoes Pay Homage to Pop Culture
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Twitter High-Tops
Twitter High-Tops
Daniel Reese Customized Sneakers Feature Pop Culture Heavyweights
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Michael Jackson Converse
Michael Jackson Converse
Alcat2021's Sneakers Also Include Beatles, Twilight, Johnny Depp
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Comic Book-Themed Kicks
Comic Book-Themed Kicks
The Reebok x Marvel Sneakers are Full of Graphic Sole
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