Nike LeBron 9 “South BeeGums” Custom
What: Mache does it again here, flipping the iconic SB colors into something closer to tree green. Using the electric LeBron 9 “Freegums” as a starting point–check the inner lining–these get the approval simply because they took a somewhat played-out design and gave it an updated look.
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Nike LeBron X “Zombie In South Beach” Custom
What: South Beach customs don’t get much better than this. GourmetKickz crafted his own SB look by incorporating the “ParaNorman” style all over the LeBron X base, from the midsole to the upper. With a black tongue, lacing, and inner lining, this shoe plays with a darker vibe than most South Beach customs you’ll find. It’s definitely a little wild, but is still a breath of fresh air.
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For the first time in two years tomorrow, the Nike LeBron signature line will be returning with a classic “South Beach” colorway. One of the most hyped colorways of this generation, it’s been a favorite among sneaker artists since the first images of the “Pre-Heat” LeBron 8s surfaced in the fall of 2010.
With Miami having tied the NBA Finals up at one game a piece with San Antonio, it’s perfect timing. While the South Beach 11s will sell out quickly, thankfully, the customs will be dropping all year long. To predict what we can expect to see from the sneaker industry, we took a look back at some of the best South Beach customs in Nike’s LeBron line.
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