Here is a detailed look at the amazing Jimmy Hendrix Experience – Custom Nike Dunk High designed by one of the top customizers in the sneaker community, Dez. Dez is known for his great artwork and clean style and he is also the creator of the famous Do The Dew Dunks. The inspiration for the artwork on this pair comes straight from the great guitarist, singer and songwriter, Jimmy Hendrix.
Jimi Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. Hendrix is considered one of the greatest and most influential guitarists in rock music history. After initial success in Europe, he achieved fame in the USA following his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival. Later, Hendrix headlined the iconic 1969 Woodstock Festival. via Wiki
The shoe itself is a masterpiece as it cleverly features the names of many of Jimmy Hendrix songs which were indeed smash top charts hits in the United States and the United Kingdom. Some of his song titles featured on the shoes include:
- Are you experienced?
- Foxy Lady
- Hey Joe
- Purple Haze
- Voodoo Child
- What if 6 was 9?
These wonderful Jimmy Hendrix Experience – Custom Nike Dunk High features a deep red and yellow color-way which is a perfect combination. Special props to Dez for creating such a shoe which is definitely going to inspire other artists to extract their inspiration for future projects from the past history and legends. Contact Dez on myspace here.