complex.com Archives - 28 July 2015, Tuesday

  • Nike May Have Finally Figured Out How to Beat Bots

    complex.com 28 Jul '15, 3am

    Nikestore announced via Twitter that it'll be shutting down its e-commerce arm Nike.com for a portion of Tuesday evening. The tweet indicated the shutdown will occur July 28 at 6 p.m. PDT, or 9 p.m. for east coast 'heads, and they hope to be back online by July 29. We’re making http:/...

  • Here's a pair of Nike Mags you can actually afford:

    Nike Air Mag Slippers by Craze Shop

    complex.com 27 Jul '15, 7pm

    Although we're still awaiting official details, it's all but confirmed that the Nike Mag will be making its return sometime before the end of the year. In the meantime, these slippers might be enough to hold you over 'til the eventual release. Now available at Craze Shop, these Nike M...

  • Nike Is Giving Its "Neon" Air Max 95s a "Safari" Makeover

    Nike Air Max 95 "Neon Safari"

    complex.com 27 Jul '15, 3pm

    By now, most sneakerheads should be aware of Nike's recent re-release of the Air Max 95 in its original "Neon" colorway, complete with the shoe's original packaging. Well, it appears Nike is continuing to celebrate its icon with another "Neon" interpretation with its latest iteration ...

  • Nike just changed the game...AGAIN:

    Nike x Asthon Eaton Recovery Mask Prototype

    complex.com 27 Jul '15, 3pm

    Nike has been successful as a brand because it always stays on the forefront of innovation within the athletic sphere, not afraid to try things that are uncomfortable and daring. This mindset just doesn't relate to the company's footwear, but to everything it creates. The latest mind-...

  • Jordan Brand created a special 23 karat gold version of its Jordan 4:

    23 Karat Gold Jordan Super.Fly 4

    complex.com 27 Jul '15, 12pm

    at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas, a dunk contest was held as part of the evening's festivities. The field of contestants consisted of AAU players and ballers with serious hops putting on an awesome dunk spectacle while competing for a prize most sneakerheads would envy, a pair of exc...

  • Kanye West Has an adidas Ultra Boost Sneaker Moment on "I Am Cait"

    complex.com 27 Jul '15, 2am

    , Kanye West's sneakers stole a little bit of the spotlight from Caitlyn Jenner herself. While accompanying Kim Kardashian to the Jenner household to meet Jenner's sister Pam Mettler and their mom Esther, West's kicks gave Mettler a "where'd you get those?!" moment when she asked abou...

  • Greats Brand To Introduce Boots

    complex.com 26 Jul '15, 10pm

    We’ve watched start-up sneaker brand Great rise up from the beginning with just a few sneakers and a goal: to change what consumers expect from their sneakers. Their model makes it that buyers have access to sneakers at a higher quality and lower price than the market is accustomed to...

  • Sneaker Con NYC 2015 Recap and Street Style

    complex.com 26 Jul '15, 10pm

    Here's Everything that Went Down at Sneaker Con NYC 2015

  • Question Low

    Reebok Question Low "White/Red" Release Details

    complex.com 26 Jul '15, 9pm

    The Reebok Question Low is officially back. The low top version of Iverson's first Reebok signature silhouette returns sporting a classic 76ers colorway which was featured on both High and Low models originally released back in the late 90s. Decked out in a white leather upper, with r...

  • Keep it poppin' in these cork Nike Zoom Stefan Janoskis:

    Nike Zoom Stefan Zanoski Cork

    complex.com 26 Jul '15, 9pm

    Few materials inspire as much thirst and hype as cork. Since the LeBron X debuted in the natural fiber, every new sneaker made up in cork has sneakerheads clamoring for a pair. Initial hesitancy on the resiliency of the material has proven misplaced as it’s shown up on Blazer and Air ...

  • These adidas ZX Flux are the opposite of what we're come to expect:

    adidas ZX Flux Flips the Colorful Upper for Midsole

    complex.com 26 Jul '15, 8pm

    When adidas’ ZX Flux came on the scene it disrupted the Nike Roshe Run’s run as the go-to inexpensive runner. But when the mi ZX FLUX app debuted , it was a whole new game. Suddenly consumers could print true-to-life imagery on their sneakers, creating infinite designs and prints maki...

  • The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 26 Jul '15, 7pm

    The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

  • Jordan Brand Declares Drake Won Over Meek Mill

    complex.com 26 Jul '15, 5pm

    In case you’ve been living under a rock (or just don’t go on Twitter ever), the music world has been on fire since rapper Meek Mill called Drake out for using ghostwriters to help write his raps. The full story is long, and filled with twists and turns (what really made it interesting...

  • Nike KD 8 "Spray Paint" iD Allows Nerf Colorway

    complex.com 26 Jul '15, 4pm

    Nike’s KD line has undergone incredible changes over the last few iterations, but they’ve all remained very low, becoming something of a signature for Durant’s playable preference. The KD 8 features a woven upper with very visible Flywires, a design that would presumably make a fantas...

  • Kicks of the Day: Saucony G9 Control Premium “Black / Grey” :

    Kicks of the Day: Saucony G9 Control Premium “Black / Grey” |

    complex.com 26 Jul '15, 2pm

    Looking like some kind of collaboration, today’s Kicks of the Day features a pair of Saucony with sophisticated color blocking. A suede upper is broken in major sections of grey and black, while hits of pink reveal themselves in the Saucony logo, the lacing system, and a flash on the ...

  • 30 Years Since Its Debut in 1985, the Nike Air Epic returns once again:

    Nike Air Epic Returns

    complex.com 25 Jul '15, 10pm

    If you ask a sneakerhead to name a shoe that debuted in 1985, most of them would answer, "the Air Jordan 1." And while that's true, another Nike silhouette also released that same year. While not as highly regarded as the Jordan 1, the Nike Air Epic still made a splash when it hit ret...

  • Sneakercon NYC Fight

    complex.com 25 Jul '15, 9pm

    An unfortunate incident occurred today at a major sneaker event in New York City. At Sneaker Con NYC - held today at the Javits Center - a fight broke out between two young sneakerheads. Videos of the altercation have littered social media and depicts the two teens grappling with one ...

  • Check out @theshoegame's recap of the Air Jordan "First to Fly" event in Vegas:

    Air Jordan "First to Fly" Las Vegas Event Recap

    complex.com 25 Jul '15, 8pm

    For Jordan fanatics, Las Vegas was the place to be as Jordan Brand recently held its Air Jordan "First to Fly" Event at the Brooklyn Bowl. Coming to us via the first hand account of The Shoe Game , fans were treated to a variety of activities which included bowling, free haircuts, fre...

  • Nike's latest Air Max 1 FB might have you green with envy:

    Nike Air Max 1 FB "Green Strike"

    complex.com 25 Jul '15, 6pm

    A new colorway of Nike's popular Air Max 1 FB series appears to be hitting retailers and lovers of green colored sneakers should be thrilled. The colorway is officially listed as "Green Strike/Black/White" with the eye catching Green Strike making up most of the upper while with the b...

  • 20 Deadstock Sneakers You Can Buy on eBay Right Now

    complex.com 25 Jul '15, 5pm

    20 Deadstock Sneakers You Can Score on eBay Right Now

  • Reebok Question Low "White/Red" Release Details

    complex.com 25 Jul '15, 4pm

    The Reebok Question Low is officially back. The low top version of Iverson's first Reebok signature silhouette returns sporting a classic 76ers colorway which was featured on both High and Low models originally released back in the late 90s. Decked out in a white leather upper, with r...

  • Size? x New Balance MD1500 Deconstructed Preview

    complex.com 25 Jul '15, 3pm

    UK retailer Size? and New Balance have a collaboration on deck that should excite fans of NB's signature 1500. The upcoming release, which Sneakernews reports to be dropping July 31 , is the deconstructed edition of its 1500, a lighter, sleeker version of its fan favorite runner which...

  • Kanye West Wears Yeezy 750 Boost for the First Time

    complex.com 25 Jul '15, 2pm

    The story of Kanye West's first sneaker with adidas, the Yeezy 750 Boost, has been reported from multiple angles, but a new piece of the puzzle was just revealed last night. In an Instagram video posted by Kanye's friend, designer Tracey Mills, Kanye is seen trying on the final produc...

  • #FORGIRLS #LIFE | Kicks of the Day: Nike Free Inneva Woven Mid "White/White" | #NEWS > @HCP520

    Kicks of the Day: Nike Free Inneva Woven Mid "White/White"

    complex.com 25 Jul '15, 1pm

    Amongst the sea of white sneakers available to folks this season, Nike's Free Inneva Woven Mid could be one of this summer's best. Unique in its woven upper and featuring all the comforts of Nike's celebrated Free technology, the Inneva has been a fan favorite since its debut as an NR...

  • Air Jordan 1.5 “The Return” - Sneaker Release Guide 2015-7-23 | Complex

    complex.com 25 Jul '15, 1pm

    Not Everyone at Nike Originally Loved the Air Max 95 Concepts and Nike SB Are Releasing Three Sneakers Sole Collector - Jordan Release Dates Calendar

  • Nike Air Max 95 OG “Neon” - Sneaker Release Guide 2015-7-23 | Complex

    complex.com 25 Jul '15, 12pm

    Not Everyone at Nike Originally Loved the Air Max 95 Concepts and Nike SB Are Releasing Three Sneakers Sole Collector - Jordan Release Dates Calendar

  • One of the most memorable Huaraches

    Nike Air Huarache "White/Emerald/Resin"

    complex.com 24 Jul '15, 11pm

    The Nike Air Huarache runner had some pretty incredible O.G. colorways , but the "White/Blue Emerald/Resin" makeup is one that always seems to stand out. The unique blend of colors worked perfectly, and the simple color blocking was part of what defined the series in its early days. I...

  • The best sneaker store in Hawaii has a new collaboration with Vans:

    KICKS/HI x Vans Vault "Mynah" Pack

    complex.com 24 Jul '15, 10pm

    Carrying over its "Mynah Bird" mascot from Spring/Summer 2014's Stussy collab, KICKS/HI have taken on the Vans Sk8-Hi and the Authentic Lite silhouettes. An all-over print of the mascot has been embroidered on each sneaker's upper, but the real theme of this pack is about bridging the...

  • Nike Is bringing back one of the coolest details to the Air Max 1:

    Nike AIr Max 1 With Mini Swoosh

    complex.com 24 Jul '15, 10pm

    The original Nike Air Max 1s, produced in 1987, didn't come with a small Swoosh on the toe, but it's still one of those most crucial details that the brand ever placed on its transcendent runner. The Mini Swoosh was first introduced in 1997 and faded away in the early 2000s. Since tha...

  • They need to make these "What The" Air Jordan 1s:

    "What the" Air Jordan 1 Customs

    complex.com 24 Jul '15, 9pm

    The "Laser" Air Jordan 1s have already been the source of some pretty awe-inspiring customs , but these just might be the best creation yet. A customizer by the name of Mike Lee recently shared this "What the" Air Jordan 1. According to Lee, there are twelve different colorways featur...