The concept of my shoe truthfully came from one of the instructors, James, & his Travis Scott Breds. I’m a huge fan of the Bred Colorway so I definitely wanted to do a slightly different take on it. Once I looked at the materials and saw the Red Shark Skin, I knew that just stuck out and I had to use it. Visually, I can see the simpler black leather mixed in to highlight the red shark skin and gray cement quarter panel for some contrast!
I went into this class with no experience in making shoes, sewing or any sort of craftsman skills. Rey and his instructors were always open to having their brains picked on how to approach different parts of a shoe and different patterns. What I loved most, is they didn’t hide any secrets of their processes and were open books. The fact that I was able to come out of the class with a Jordan 1 made from scratch, attests to how great Rey and his instructors were! I highly recommend this class to ANYONE who has a curiosity in sneaker customizations!