GourmetKickz Patina Trend Prediction

Chef Predicts Patina and Aged Metallics as an Emerging Trend

As a tastemaker and visionary it is often pure instinct that directs a creative like Chef Spar. Since his first Patina project involving Penny Hardaway, Chef has been on a patina-craze. He has completely owned this theme, implementing real copper in his paints and using an aging effect to produce beautiful bluish green hues of…

Custom Freddy Krueger Roshe Run by Chef

Chef Pays Elm Street Another Visit

Over a year ago Chef customized a Nike Air Foamposite One with a Nightmare on Elm Street theme. The rear 4 ridges of each side of the foamposite was made to look like Freddy himself took a slash at the custom kicks. The slashes revealed Freddy’s burned skin. The remainder of the shoe was clad…

Custom Jordan 3 Patina PaThreena by GourmetKickz

Custom Jordan III PaIIIna / PaThreena by GourmetKickz

Chef seems determined to make his Patina effect a staple in the sneaker culture as we see yet another oxidized copper shoe emerge from his GourmetKickz Kitchen. (Not to be confused with rust, Patina is a coating that develops only on copper and its alloys.) This time Chef uses a Jordan III as the base…

Custom Before HeRose LeBron X by GourmetKickz

GourmetKickz Serves a Special Easter Dish

2 Years ago on Easter Sunday, Chef revisited an old favorite theme he cooked called the “Before HeRose” ensemble. In 2013 he presented the KD4 “Before HeRose” which was a huge hit. The theme was originally plated on an AF1 Low. Each custom in this theme sports an amazing skull print which invokes thoughts of…

Closeup Photo of Patina Jordan 1

GourmetKickz Promotional Email March 5th, 2015

Hand Painted Patina Perfection GourmetKickz Cooks Up  A Masterpiece For Massdrop The Jordan 1 from Chef’s Patina Pack is beautiful beyond words… Grab a pair while you can! The details are amazing and the paint technique caters to the lovers of vintage goods. Real copper paint and real patination make for a piece of wearable…

GourmetKickz Custom AF1AJ1-Patina-Angel

GourmetKickz for Massdrop “Patina Pack”

Inspired by the recently completed “Cookin With Copper” Customs for Penny Hardaway, GourmetKickz cooks up another limited series of Patina-clad kicks. This time around not only is an AF1 on the menu, but Chef added an Air Jordan 1 Mid. Rich greenish blue patina on real copper paint channels the feel of vintage metal. Paired…