Sneaker customizing legend Dan "Mache" Gamache finally gets his own shoe in the form of the latest and possibly greatest 33 HI release from Ewing Athletics. Mache’s inspiration came from the classic Jim Carrey movie “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.”
Finkle is Einhorn. Einhorn is Finkle. Ewing is Mache. Mache is Ewing. Are you picking up what we're laying down? If not, this new Ewing 33 HI Ace Ventura x Mache released today. Go cop yours while you still can, then come back and read the rest of this post.
In 1989 Ewing Athletics became the first independent basketball brand when Patrick Ewing became the first professional basketball player to have his own shoe company. In 2012 he relaunched the brand and today it’s still bringing the heat that put them on the map back in the day. This latest release is a testament to the brands desire to create new iterations of their classic styles.
The details of this actual collaboration are all over the internet with blog posts, IG unboxing videos and even a couple shout outs from Mache himself. Mache, practiced effortlessly to perfect his craft and build his brand. Through communication with fellow customizers and pure trial and error he started to create a niche for himself in sneaker customization. Little by little he grew with the trends, improving techniques and broadening his clientele. When he started, his work could only be seen at the local barber shop, but nowadays his work can be seen in galleries, on the feet of sneaker fans, Celebrities and athletes like Wale, Kanye West and Kobe Bryant. Over the years Mache has even been featured in numerous sneaker and fashion blogs as well as established publications like Sole Collector, Sneaker Freaker and Complex. 17 years later and now he’s finally got his own sneaker!
Sporting a Miami Dolphins color scheme with clever details from the movie and Mache’s own signature, the sneaker will come in a crazy cool custom box to commemorate the film’s 25th anniversary. Ace Ventura lovers, Miami Dolphins fans and Ewing followers can complete the collection with a matching jacket and shorts from Chalk Line.
Ewing 33 HI Ace Ventura x Mache
- Sublimated floral shirt upper
- South Beach themed colorway
- Icy translucent outsole
- Faux reptile accents
A Closer Look at the Collab