Seeing as how i have been a long time fan of the Long Island bred hip hop group De La Soul it was a surprise to me when the De La Soul Dunks released in 2005 and i wasnt feeling them. When i first caught word of the collaboration i had a feeling the sneakers would be one of my grails, but once i caught a look at the sneakers it just didnt hit me like i expected.
Somebody else who can relate to this is sneaker customizer TWITCH. TWITCH says he always wanted a pair of De La Souls but since hes not a big Dunk head he wasnt about to break bread on an overpriced pair from a reseller. Instead he decided to create his own, on a base of his choice, the Nike SB Zoom Tre. TWITCH started off with the white/green/yellow SB Zoom Tre released in 2007 and gave the upper a complete makeover using the original colorway on the De La Soul SB Dunks. Besides for the super clean graphics included on the heel of the sneakers something else which catches our attention is the wood burning which TWITCH did around the ankle of the shoes on the green paneling. Wood burning is something which we have seen TWITCH adding into more of his customs and its defiantly a feature we dont ever mind seeing since TWITCH executes it perfectly every time.