When you think about Halloween, one of the biggest staples in the horror and Halloween world has got to be Chucky. This killer toy has terrorised generations and become a household name in the genre. If you are looking for horrifying sneakers, look no further than these beautiful Nike Air Force 1 “Let’s Play” Chucky-inspired custom sneakers.
Everyone always talks about the Chucky movies, but the correct term is the Child’s Play film franchise, which started with the first movie of the same name, which came out in 1988. Brad Dourif and others like Edan Gross, John Franklin, and even Ed Gale voiced Chucky in the first movie, all of which came together to create a legacy that would be felt throughout the horror genre for generations.
Starting from the thick Air Force 1 outsole, this sneaker section is an aged neutral cream, perfectly matching the skin tone of the Chucky doll but adding an element of dishevelment like the doll once he has turned evil.
The majority of the upper of the sneaker matches the outfit that the infamous Chucky doll wears, from the quarter of the sneakers matching the rainbow-striped shirt and the overlays throughout the sneakers, from the tip and mudguard up the lace stays and even around the heel counter match the blue denim colour of Chucky’s overalls, represented in smooth denim coloured leather. The inner lining of the sneakers is a dark red that matches the neck collar of Chucky’s shirt, and the laces are a bright orange that matches Chucky’s hair.
The denim-coloured leather parts of the sneaker also display plenty of motifs common with the look of Chucky. The only element that doesn’t really fit with the typical doll is the perforated bright yellow leather toe box that reads “Good Guys”, which matches the Sugar Coated Good Guys cereal that was made to match.
These stunning sneakers were initially created by @canarykid_ in limited quantities as a custom sneaker that was available through @ntwrk and was then shared further on Instagram by @customkickswrld. If you hope to get a pair of sneakers like these, I have some sad news. In a post in February, @canarykid_ mentioned that while he had loved creating Chucky-inspired sneakers throughout his journey, he has become tired of his fans asking him only to do that, and wants to expand his creative heart, so he “It’s time to put this Chucky series chapter to bed and keep it moving.”
So, while they are no longer available commercially, let’s hope that one of the lucky collectors wants to part with theirs. You can use them to add a pair to your collection.