complex.com Archives - 06 February 2016, Saturday

  • Jordan Brand Teases New Flagship Store in Toronto

    complex.com 03 Feb '16, 11pm

    A few months ago, we gave you the early scoop on Jordan Brand's new Toronto flagship store and it looks like some major progress has been made since then. The brand took to Twitter early to drop a teaser video, adding that the 306 Yonge location is "coming soon to Toronto." With All-S...

  • Riccardo Tisci x NikeLab Dunk RT | Complex UK

    complex.com 03 Feb '16, 1pm

    It was just a few weeks ago that Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci began teasing a new Nike collaboration, and now we're getting an official look at what they've got planned. After putting in some serious work on the Air Force 1 in 2014, Tisci has just introduced the NikeLab D...

  • Just like his dad, @NickSwagyPYoung's son balled in the adidas Yeezy 750 Boost:

    Nick Young's Son Balled in the adidas Yeezy 750 Boost

    complex.com 30 Jan '16, 7pm

    In his latest Instagram posts, Swaggy P shared a photo and video of his son playing ball in a pair of the adidas Yeezy 750 Boosts. Looking at previous postings by Young, his son played his first ever basketball game wearing a pair of the Air Jordan VIII Retro "Chrome" and followed tha...

  • This Guy Is Cutting Air Jordans in Half to Show What They Look Like Inside

    The Sneaker Chop Takes Apart Air Jordans To Show You What's Inside of Them

    complex.com 26 Jan '16, 1am

    Ever since Michael Jordan defied gravity is his sneakers, people have been proclaiming "it's gotta be the shoes," a line made famous by Spike Lee in 80's Air Jordan commercials. By now, sneaker fans are more than familiar with what shoes are made of, from materials to color ways, but ...

  • New Balance made a very rare pair of 998s for its new Berlin flagship store:

    New Balance 998 "Berlin Store Opening"

    complex.com 21 Jan '16, 10pm

    Last month, New Balance opened a new flagship location in Berlin (more on that here ) and to mark the occasion, the brand whipped up an incredibly clean pair of made in USA 998s. The sneakers were shared on Instagram by Hikmet Sugoer, the man best known for being one of the co-founder...

  • The "All-White" adidas Ultra Boost has been restocked:

    adidas Ultra Boost "All-White" January 2016 Foot Locker Restock

    complex.com 21 Jan '16, 9pm

    The best sneaker of 2015 has just been restocked in what is arguably its best colorway. That's right, the "All-White" adidas Ultra Boost is now available from Foot Locker. There's a slight catch — this pair is actually in women's sizing — but the sneakers themselves remain the same. H...

  • TBT: Mos Def's Air Jordan XVI Commercial From 2001

    complex.com 21 Jan '16, 8pm

    In case you missed it, rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) announced his retirement from music via a message posted on Kanye West's website earlier this week. Now, as we bid farewell to one of the most engaging artists of our time, we're looking back on his unforgettable Jor...

  • There's a brand new fragment design x Nike Roshe sneaker dropping soon:

    fragment design x Nike Roshe Daybreak

    complex.com 21 Jan '16, 8pm

    After remixing the Nike Roshe with cues from old school sneakers like the Cortez and LD-1000 , fragment design is dropping another similar collaboration, but look closer and you'll see that this is a completely new silhouette. This model's known as the fragment design x Nike Roshe Day...

  • Nike dropped this Air Tech Challenge pack just in time for the Australian Open:

    Nike Air Tech Challenge II QS "Perf Pack" | Complex UK

    complex.com 13 Jan '16, 2pm

    It's been awhile since we've seen the Air Tech Challenge II , but Nike just brought it back as a QS release for the Australian Open. This pack features two different colorways — "Grey Blue" and "Light Bone" — each of which is made up of mixed materials including colorful suede overlay...

  • Jordan Brand's Christmas present to everyone is a look at these Air Jordan 4s:

    Air Jordan IV "Alternate '89" Christmas Day

    complex.com 25 Dec '15, 2pm

    There are plenty of people hoping to unwrap a pair of Air Jordans this morning, but Jordan Brand did a bit of un-boxing itself today, too. Nestled under the brand's Christmas tree this year was a pair of the "Alternate '89" Air Jordan IVs, which are set to release on January 2. Jordan...

  • Selfridges X Complex Present the Designer Sneaker Room, Christmas Edition

    complex.com 25 Dec '15, 1pm

    As we continue with our ongoing # SelfridgesXComplex collaboration we now turn our attention to the Christmas Edition of the Designer Sneaker Room. If you're looking for the perfect gift for a sneakerhead then this show reel should have you covered. It's easy just to see a picture of ...

  • DJ Khaled Says His Air Jordans Are the Key to a Wicked Jumpshot

    complex.com 23 Dec '15, 11pm

    DJ Khaled knows the keys to success to just about everything, including a mean jumper. In his latest motivational Instagram video, Khaled's seen draining a three — or a long two, rather — in a pair of "72-10" Air Jordan XIs while attending last night's Pistons vs. Heat game at America...

  • Find out where you can cop the new Nike Kobe XI "Achilles Heel" right now:

    Nike Kobe XI "Achilles Heel" In-Hand Preview

    complex.com 19 Dec '15, 8pm

    Earlier this week, Nike officially unveiled Kobe's latest signature sneaker and the final one that he'll ever wear on court, the Nike Kobe 11. Designed by one of Nike's greatest designers, Eric Avar, the latest Kobe model features an advanced Flyknit upper including an advanced TPU ya...

  • Generous Sneakerhead Moments That Restored Our Faith in Sneaker Culture

    The Best Sneaker Giving Moments 2015

    complex.com 19 Dec '15, 6pm

    Between greedy resellers, sneaker-related violence, and rare releases that are almost impossible to cop, it’s easy to become disillusioned with sneaker culture these days. For better or worse, things have changed drastically over the course of the last decade. As the Internet has birt...

  • Every Store That Will Sell the "Black" adidas Yeezy 750 Boost

    adidas Yeezy 750 Boost "Black" Stores

    complex.com 16 Dec '15, 12pm

    The "Black" adidas Yeezy 750 Boost is slated to release on December 19, with an expected price of $350, and the brand has provided a list of stores that will carry the sneakers. Here it is.

  • More images of the "Pure Platinum" Yeezy-esque Nike Foamposite Pro have surfaced: https://t.co/UpRTvl1DU3

    Nike Air Foamposite Pro "Pure Platinum"

    complex.com 04 Dec '15, 3pm

    While many Foam 'heads are focused on the "He Got Game" Foamposite Pros dropping later this month, they might want to take notice of a future Foam release. Courtesy of zsneakerheadz on Instagram, we get our best look yet at the "Pure Platinum Foamposite Pro " which we first previewed ...

  • Nike's Twitter Account Sonned a Thirsty Sneakerhead Who Wanted Shoes for a Date | Complex UK

    complex.com 14 Oct '15, 5pm

    By now, sneakerheads should know that the team behind the Nikestore Twitter account have a rather unforgiving sense of humor . One guy just had to learn this the hard way after trolling them for a pair of "Moon Landing" Air Max Lunar 90s. It all started innocently enough, with the use...

  • Michael Jordan's Jordan Brand Involvement | Complex UK

    complex.com 09 Oct '15, 3pm

    With his team set to take part in the upcoming NBA Global Games , Charlotte Hornets' owner Michael Jordan is in China to do some promo work for both his squad and his label, Jordan Brand. In an exclusive interview with Chinese news outlet, Xinhua , Jordan answered questions on his car...

  • Trapstar x Puma Disc Blaze

    complex.com 04 Oct '15, 10pm

    Famous UK-based streetwear brand Trapstar , known for being worn by celebrities like Rihanna, Jay-Z, Future, and Fabolous, is now making its way into footwear. Teaming up with Pumas, the Disc Blaze silhouette is used for its first sneaker collaboration. Trapstar teased fans with a clo...

  • Here's how to tell if the Supreme x Air Jordan V is real or fake:

    Supreme x Air Jordan V Authenticity Guide

    complex.com 04 Oct '15, 9pm

    When it comes to collecting sneakers, being #TeamEarly isn't always what it's cracked up to be. Counterfeiters are smarter than ever and even some of the most seasoned sneakerheads can be fooled by unauthorized (or high-grade fake) sneakers. With the Supreme x Air Jordan V releasing i...

  • The "Oregon Ducks" Air Jordan V player exclusives are on sale for $16,000:

    Air Jordan V "Oregon Ducks"

    complex.com 04 Oct '15, 7pm

    Nike and Jordan Brand have a strong on-going relationship with Nike co-founder Phil Knight 's alma mater, the University of Oregon. With plenty of exclusive gear in full school spirit, many Oregon Ducks sneakers are desirable by collectors and these Air Jordan Vs are no different. Pop...

  • Top 10 Best Air Jordan XIV Colorways Ever

    complex.com 04 Oct '15, 6pm

    The Air Jordan XIV holds a special place in basketball and sneaker history. It marks the end of two great eras— the end of Michael Jordan's triumphant career as a Chicago Bull and the end of a signature sneaker collection that resonated well with fans. Designed by Tinker Hatfield and ...

  • This Nike Flyknit Racer is returning sooner than you think:

    Nike Flyknit Racer "Tranquil"

    complex.com 04 Oct '15, 5pm

    If you haven't been able to get your hands on a pair of Flyknits there's still another chance. As one of Nike's most popular sneakers, the Flyknit Racer has been somewhat elusive because of selling out quickly and being release few and far between. Much like the "Oreo " and "Rainbow "...

  • Stephon Marbury Takes Shots at Nike and Jordan

    complex.com 04 Oct '15, 4pm

    Earlier this week retired NBA and now Chinese Basketball Association player Stephon Marbury took to Instagram to announce the resurrection of his Starbury sneaker line. The main goal of his brand was to provide people with extremely affordable sneakers, compared to major sportswear co...

  • Air Jordan VII Cleat "Breast Cancer Awareness"

    complex.com 04 Oct '15, 4pm

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden has a new pair Air Jordan VII cleats to promote the cause. With breast cancer being the second leading cause of death among women worldwide, the color pink has been used in many efforts to fundraise and...

  • Nike has a Gucci-inspired sneaker releasing soon:

    Nike Air Foamposite Pro "White Gucci"

    complex.com 03 Oct '15, 6pm

    Nike has creating Gucci-inspired sneakers down to a science. With using the holiday season as a solid cover-up, the Nike Air Foamposite Pro joins the extensive list of red-and-green kicks by the sportswear giant. Officially named the Air Foamposite Pro "White/White-Gym Red-Gorge Green...

  • 5 Things We Learned From Nike CEO Mark Parker's Hypebeast Interview

    complex.com 03 Oct '15, 6pm

    5 Things We Learned From Nike CEO Mark Parker's Hypebeast Interview

  • This O.G. Air Jordan released today and it's still availble:

    Air Jordan XIV Low "Laney"

    complex.com 03 Oct '15, 5pm

    Sneakerheads know that new Jordans drop at 10 a.m. on Saturdays , and being a few minutes late could be the determining factor in securing a pair or not. With online releases being plagued by "wait your turn to checkout" prompts, the days of leisurely copping the latest Jordans on a S...

  • James Harden Explains adidas Sneaker Deal

    complex.com 03 Oct '15, 4pm

    James Harden is officially an adidas athlete and he's got a truckload of kicks to prove it. The NBA all-star guard signed a 13-year, $200 million deal with the sportswear giant and surprisingly money wasn't what motivated his decision. In an interview with ESPN , Harden revealed that ...

  • Chris Webber's siignature Nike sneaker is making a return:

    Nike Air Max Sensation "Black/Varsity Royal"

    complex.com 03 Oct '15, 3pm

    In terms of Nike athletes and their signature shoes in the '90s, Chris Webber was overshadowed by Michael Jordan and Penny Hardaway . Now, twenty years after its original release, Nike is bringing Webber's signature sneaker back into the spotlight. Previously known as the Air Max CW, ...