Celebs have their clothing, shoes and bags customized all the time. If they can have this luxury, why can't we?! Whether you agree that these shoes are for lazy chicks or wannabe celebs, you should check out our roundup of stores and designers that offer customized shoes in our slideshow....

These days it seems the majority of custom shoe artists out there using a comic book theme are painting designs based on the latest blockbuster movie hero. But there are still some guys such as Sekure D giving lesser known comic or sci-fi genre themes a custom sneaker form. The fact he is...

What's the motivation behind your designs for SOLA? "I'm an architect primarily, but I am really interested in the graphic culture of Los Angeles. I have a show, . A lot of the way LA disseminates the world is through these graphic identities, whether it's the Olympics, or the new Grand Theft...

Be your own shoe designer at Milk & Honey Have you ever pictured the perfect pair of shoes, walked into your favorite shoe store and found nothing? Finally, this predicament has ended! There is a shoe company based in Los Angeles named Milk & Honey which allows you to design your own shoe...

The Left Shoe Company, a made-to-measure luxury footwear brand and accessories retailer, announced the opening of its first American flagship store in Los Angeles. The 1,700 square foot store is located on Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles. The Left Shoe Company uses innovative 3D scanners to...

Hailing from the South of France and now based in Soho, shoe designer Jean-Michel Cazabat celebrated the opening of his first freestanding boutique on Bleecker Street last night. The shop, which opens to the public on Saturday, is modeled after the designer's Soho loft in his signature...

Infamous, shoe designer Jimmy Choo is widely known for solely providing women with beautiful shoe wear; but not for long, as the favoured icon will now be putting more of a focus on the footwear worn by all men out there. With a strong belief that it's as important for men as well as women...

Quebec-born shoe designer Jerome C. Rousseau (jeromecrousseau.com), whose celeb fans include Charlize Theron, Cameron Diaz, Kristen Stewart and French indie actress Roxane Mesquida (star of the designer's new campaign), was tapped by Disney to create a shoe to celebrate the launch of Tron...

The collection, which also features a line of belts is now available online on the Workshop's recently launched online store. So take a look at the future of shoe design, we promise you might never look at your shoes the same again.

We chat about Patterson's entry to customs, some of his significant work with recognizable people and brands, and his goals for the future of customs. Below are specific customs of Patterson's that are mentioned and a few others from different artists. Whether you listen below or via the...

 

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