A collaboration between a custom footwear maker and a visual artist has resulted in truly gorgeous custom shoes. Known for his work published under the #deliciouskicks hashtag, @ryustyler photographs sneakers alongside colorful food or other everyday objects. Recently he teamed up with Chase Shiel (@chaseshiel), who brings conceptual custom-made footwear to life, to create the Matcha Air Jordan 1 sneakers in reflection of the Japanese ceremonial tea that has taken over hipster kitchens everywhere this year. Each pair of custom kicks (now sold out, unfortunately) retailed this weekend for $970 and will ship with an authentic bamboo tea whisk.
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Matcha Zen Garden🎍 . Featuring Italian-woven cotton heel tabs, a stamp inspired by @fujiwarahiroshi ‘s Fragment, laser engraved tongue tags by @burkeworksau , and custom engraved dubraes by @lace.space 👌🏻 Release goes live in 3 days ⏳ @chaseshiel and I agonized over each detail, and we are really happy with the final result 🍵 . ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• @nicekicks @kicksonfire @jumpman23 @hypebeastjp @hypebeast @highsnobietyjp @hypebeastzh @highsnobiety @highsnobietysneakers