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Air Jordan VIII Custom 'Crying Jordan Meme' Edition

Air Jordan VIII Custom ‘Crying Jordan Meme’ Edition

It was only a matter of time. Yup, somebody crafted a custom pair of Air Jordan VIIIs with the Crying Jordan Meme on the tongues. Shout out to CryingKicks for coming up with these beauties. Though these Js are not currently for sale, they’re still worth inspecting from all angles. Check out the gallery below to get...
BAPE Air Jordan 1 by JBF Customs

BAPE Air Jordan 1 by JBF Customs

This BAPE x Air Jordan 1 is everything but official, yet its something I think many of us would place under the “match made in heaven” category. JBF Customs took is upon themselves to create this one of a kind Air Jordan 1, utilizing an authentic BAPE jacket and black denim to reconstruct the shoe....
Campus Requisites: Luka L.

Campus Requisites: Luka L.

The Campus Series was on hiatus, but the wait is finally over — we’re back to let you what’s good in Champaign-Urbana. To kick off our first Campus Requisites installment of the school year, we caught up with UPC’s own Luka L. to learn about his must-haves for life on campus. Whether kickin’ it with friends at Bonnaroo or chatting with Dreamville’s Bas, Luka’s clearly a man...
Air Jordan V "Grape"

Air Jordan V “Grape”

Although these J‘s weren’t on Jordan’s feet while he was dominating on the court, they are known as one of the first “Lifestyle” colorways of his coveted Retros. The V’s are definitely a personal favorite of mine, despite the fact that I do not own a pair, so I will definitely be making a move...
Air Jordan VII “Goldie” Customs by El Cappy

Air Jordan VII “Goldie” Customs by El Cappy

This is the closest you’ll ever come to seeing gold Jordans. This latest custom piece from El Cappy re-creates the Air Jordan VII‘s: new rope laces shimmering of gold and midsole ‘peaks’ that have been switched to a solid gold, all tie together and complete these sneakers that appear to have been dipped in gold....