Arguably the most beloved model in the Air Jordan line, the Air Jordan 3 is a popular project to tackle among top sneaker customizers. A testament to its ability to inspire, we've seen the Jordan 3 repainted and reconstructed as often as any other sneaker throughout the years. Sometimes the finished product falls flat — often it turns out to be a shoe we wish would hit retail, as seen in today's gallery.

Read on for a look at the 50 best pairs of Air Jordan 3 customs.