complex.com Archives - 28 September 2016, Wednesday

  • Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 v2 Giveaway | Complex UK

    complex.com 27 Sep '16, 2pm

    The first version of the new Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 v2 in "Beluga/Solar Red" is releasing this weekend, and it's going to be a pain in the ass trying to get your hands on them. Luckily, we're giving away a pair with the help of our friends at Notre Shop in Chicago. Notre's actually re...

  • Pharrell x Adidas Hu Interview

    complex.com 26 Sep '16, 10am

    A pair of sneakers might not save the world, but they can act as a common ground for people from different walks of life to come together and better understand each other. This has been a consistent theme in Pharrell Williams' collaboration with Adidas , and it continues to be a focal...

  • Drake is dropping "OVO" Air Jordan slides, too.

    OVO Jordan 12 Slides

    complex.com 25 Sep '16, 8pm

    It appears that you'll be able to rep OVO x Jumpman in the comfort of your own home. Product photos have surfaced of an "OVO" Air Jordan 12 Hydro Slide , featuring style cues similar to the sneaker releasing next week . Crossing OVO embroidery appears in gold along the cross-straps. T...

  • Kanye West Makes Surprise Appearance in Unreleased Yeezys

    Kanye West Wears White adidas Yeezy 350 Boost V2

    complex.com 25 Sep '16, 5pm

    While sneakerheads around the world were busy taking Ls on today's "Beluga" adidas Yeezy 350 Boost V2 launch, Kanye West showed up to Chance the Rapper's music festival wearing the shoe in an unreleased colorway. Unannounced for Magnificent Coloring Day, West treated fans in his home ...

  • "Maroon" foamposites have a new release date.

    Nike Air Foamposite One Maroon 314996-601

    complex.com 25 Sep '16, 5pm

    The long-awaited "Maroon" Nike Air Foamposite One will make its way to retail next month, but its exact release date continues to jump around. Also dubbed "Candy Apple," this pair combines a maroon Foamposite shell with black trim on the upper, offset by a gum brown rubber sole. Penny...

  • Drake's "OVO" Air Jordan 12s Are Finally Releasing

    Air Jordan 12 OVO Release Date Main 873864-102

    complex.com 25 Sep '16, 4pm

    After bouncing around a few times this year, fans can get their hands on the white and gold colorway next Saturday, Oct. 1. While plenty of retailers will make their launch plans known in the coming week, we know that the shoes will be available through the Nike SNKRS app, octobersver...

  • There's a Second Colorway of Rob Gronkowski's Nike Sneakers

    Nike Zoom Train Toranada Gronk Red 848507-600

    complex.com 24 Sep '16, 6pm

    An amplified take on the New England Patriots' color scheme, the mid-cut trainer sports a blend of True Berry and Hyper Orange, supported by blue Flywire cables. White fills the forefoot Swoosh and midsole, while black appears along the inner lining and outsole. Personalized elements ...

  • Adidas Originals hits refresh on the timeless Stan Smith with a new blocking strategy.

    Adidas Stan Smith White/Black S80019

    complex.com 24 Sep '16, 5pm

    Adidas Originals hits refresh on the timeless Stan Smith with a new blocking strategy. Mostly styled in white leather, the low-top tennis shoe features a contrasting touch of black on the tongue and laces. Branding and other details also appear in white. This minimal take on the Stan ...

  • Check out @PUMA's latest running sneaker—the IGNITE evoKNIT: https://t.co/Pw0F0Xppbk

    PUMA’s IGNITE evoKNIT is the Next Sneaker to “Run the Streets” | Complex

    complex.com 24 Sep '16, 5pm

    There’s a heated debate taking place right now about who should run our country for the next four years. But people of all genders, ages, creeds, and backgrounds can agree that when it comes to running the streets, PUMA has something special with the IGNITE evoKNIT. The IGNITE foam mi...

  • Josh Donaldson turned his LeBron Soldiers into cleats.

    Josh Donaldson Nike LeBron Soldier 10 Cleats

    complex.com 24 Sep '16, 3pm

    Perhaps the future of cleated footwear, model conversions have been a hot topic in the footwear industry as of late. Kanye West's Yeezy cleats have been all the talk early in the NFL season, but MLB stars are showing out on the diamond as well. Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Don...

  • Best Sneakers on the Internet This Week 9/23/2016

    complex.com 24 Sep '16, 12am

    It gets really tiring to look at sneakers everyday on the Internet . Everything tends to look the same after awhile and very few shoes catch your eye or stand out. Dozens of new shoes are previewed by brands, retailers, celebrities, and leakers on a daily basis, and there's more produ...

  • These are the 5 essential sneakers that you can always have in rotation:

    PROMO: 5 Types of Lifestyle Sneakers You Should Always Have in Rotation

    complex.com 17 Sep '16, 12am

    For a lot of us, sneakers are a way of life. But take a quick look around and you’ll notice that when it comes to kicks, there are literally thousands of options available thanks to the countless brands and seemingly infinite silhouettes. Since many of us are a few decimal places shy ...

  • Jordan Release Dates Guide | Complex UK

    complex.com 13 Sep '16, 4am

    New Jordans drop every Saturday and it can be hard to keep up with all the upcoming releases. If you’re tired of scrolling through release lists filled with Team Jordans that nobody wants and other weak kicks that will definitely sit on shelves then you’re in the right place. We’ve go...

  • Allen Iverson, Shaq, and Reebok Took on Nike and Almost Won

    complex.com 09 Sep '16, 7pm

    The first time Reebok shook Nike occurred in 1982, with the introduction of the Freestyle, a women’s aerobics shoe made of soft garment leather. In 1981, Reebok’s overall revenues were $1.5 million. The following year they had increased nearly tenfold. And by 1987, they were $1.4 bill...

  • Take a closer look at the "Navy Pinnacle" Air Jordan 4.

    Air Jordan 4 Navy Pinnacle

    complex.com 28 Aug '16, 5pm

    It's been quite an impressive year for the Air Jordan 4 . We've seen the re-release of the "White Cements" with "Nike Air" branding on the back tab, as well as the debut of two "Pinnacle" versions featuring luxury materials like snakeskin and pony hair. As if that isn't enough, Jordan...

  • Puma's IGNITE evoKNIT sneaker arrives in new colors.

    PUMA IGNITE evoKNIT Black & Red

    complex.com 28 Aug '16, 3pm

    recently hit shelves with the all-new IGNITE evoKNIT, its first shoe featuring knitted construction, harmoniously combining the comfortable, breathability of a running shoe with street-ready aesthetic. The model is equipped with a knitted, form-fitting upper that forms to a collared s...

  • These new Under Armour shoes look like Yeezys.

    Under Armour Yeezys Moda Run

    complex.com 28 Aug '16, 1pm

    Things got interesting when Under Armour shared lookbook-style shots of its Pursuit Collection on Instagram earlier today. A quick check of the footwear revealed a new silhouette that favors Kanye West's adidas Yeezy 350 Boost . Followers immediately pointed out the similarity in the ...

  • Designer Mark Smith customized Keegan Bradley's Jordan golf shoes with a maze pattern.

    Keegan Bradley Maze Jordan Golf Shoes

    complex.com 27 Aug '16, 7pm

    Perhaps the most stylish guy on the course these days, golfer Keegan Bradley has another pair of exclusive golf shoes from his friends at Jordan Brand. This time, designer Mark Smith customized Bradley's Jordans, drawing a maze pattern throughout the upper, along with a word search co...

  • Under Armour made sneakers for Steph Curry's tour of Asia.

    Under Armour Curry 2.5 China Tour

    complex.com 27 Aug '16, 6pm

    Pictured in detail here are two new make-ups of the Under Armour Curry 2.5 designed to coincide with the tour. The white-based "Sky Hound" and yellow "Monkey King" designs feature graphic patterns inspired by Chinese opera masks throughout the upper. Ceremonial stamps have been added ...

  • Kanye West Actually Gave the Paparazzi Free Yeezys

    Kanye West Gives Paparazzi Free Yeezys

    complex.com 27 Aug '16, 6pm

    troubled relationship with the paparazzi has been well-documented over the years. He was even sued for a physical confrontation with a photographer back in July 2013. However, things have taken a turn for the better in recent months, as West has shown more patience with the paps as th...

  • An Official Look at the 2016 "Banned" Air Jordan 1 Retro: Arguably the single greatest Air Jordan of all-time...

    Air Jordan 1 Banned 555088-001

    complex.com 27 Aug '16, 5pm

    of being banned by the NBA in 1985, the shoe is adorned by an aggressive, Chicago-inspired black and red palette. "OG" designation means the original Nike Air branding hits on the tongue and insoles will again appear on the retro, which last released in 2013.

  • Kanye West Wearing the Black/Red Yeezy 350 Boost V2

    complex.com 27 Aug '16, 3pm

    With the first night of his Saint Pablo Tour in the books, Kanye West was back in New York City today, when he was spotted leaving his apartment for a workout. Along with Pablo merch and adidas workout wear, the rapper debuted a new colorway of the adidas Yeezy 350 Boost V2 . This ver...

  • Keep your kicks looking fresh thanks to this insane, new product:

    Keep Kicks Looking New with This Shoe Cleaner

    complex.com 23 Aug '16, 7pm

    Legends never die, which is why your favorite Js, Huaraches, and adidas Originals deserve to live forever. Older yet more cherished sneakers have a new lease on life thanks to Reshoevn8r, a company who’s changing the kick care game. Rotations everywhere are expanding as more and more ...

  • These Under Armour ClutchFit Drive 3s Are for the Elite

    Under Armour ClutchFit Drive 3 Elite 24

    complex.com 20 Aug '16, 7pm

    This weekend, 24 of the nation's top high school basketball players will take part in Under Armour's 11th annual Elite 24 basketball showcase. The New York City event will include multiple activations and games on the Elite 24 outdoor court. For the festivities, UA is lacing the athle...

  • Doernbecher x Air Jordan 7s are coming.

    Doernbecher Air Jordan 7

    complex.com 20 Aug '16, 6pm

    A Doernbecher Air Jordan 7 is releasing this year as part of Nike's charity Doernbecher Freestyle collection, sneaker leaker @_PO2345 reports. There is no imagery available yet on this coming special edition Jordan 7 release. The amazing people at @Jumpman23 & @OHSUDoernbecher will co...

  • Nike is already making sneakers for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

    Nike Flyknit Racer Tokyo Dye 2020 Olympics

    complex.com 20 Aug '16, 5pm

    There's still a few days of Olympic competition left in Rio, but Nike is already looking ahead to the next cycle. Earlier today, Complex's Joe La Puma was gifted with a special pair of Nike Flyknit Racers commemorating the games' next location. According to La Puma, the pair was hand-...

  • There may be some bad news about the OVO Air Jordan 12s.

    OVO Air Jordan 12 Postponed

    complex.com 20 Aug '16, 4pm

    Remember how the OVO x Air Jordan 12 was supposed to release for summer 2016? It's not happening. According to Twitter user and frequent source of rock-solid Air Jordan info @_PO2345, the shoe has been postponed indefinitely. UPDATE: The @Jumpman23 "OVO" 12 has been postponed indefini...

  • Here's What a Jordan Brand Athlete Is Wearing in the Olympics: American high jumper Erik Kynard is geared up

    Erik Kynard Olympic Jordan Shoes

    complex.com 15 Aug '16, 12am

    Erik Kynard Jr. is a world class high-jumper that will compete for the United States later tonight. Kynard is also a Jordan Brand athlete, which means he'll be representing the Jumpman in Rio. Before heading to the track, Kynard gave fans a look at his kit for tonight, which includes ...