Cheap Maison Margiela x Converse Chuck Taylor II diy sneakers.

Cheap Maison Margiela x Converse Chuck Taylor II diy sneakers.

Custom Made
by Zepppelin

Desired stock appearance.

Desired stock appearance.

Desired "wear" effect.

Desired "wear" effect.


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Finished product first as per usual.


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Used Chuck Taylor II for the added comfort and upgrades.


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diy sneakers

Materials Used

Start by water-proofing canvas for easier-peelability.


Hand painted 5 coats of Liquitex BASICS Gesso Surface Prep.


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Put in white laces after you hand paint 5 coats of Liquitex BASICS Gesso Surface Prep.


Displayed above are pictures of 1-20 wears of the custom made Converse Chuck Taylor II. Keep wearing them until they achieve the desired Maison Margiela look.

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