complex.com Archives - 30 June 2016, Thursday

  • Another adidas NMD City Sock for Summer: A new grey/white colorway just surfaced.

    adidas NMD City Sock Grey White

    complex.com 27 Jun '16, 10pm

    Have people caught NMD fatigue yet? Anyone who's a fan of the original runner model but looking for something else in the same vein can expect plenty more from the adidas NMD City Sock , the chukka silhouette that's been much less prolific so far. What else is coming for the Primeknit...

  • .@JimmyButler will wear the Air Jordan 31 at the Olympics:

    Jimmy Butler Air Jordan 31 Olympics

    complex.com 27 Jun '16, 9pm

    Image via Brad Penner for USA TODAY Sports Originally published on Solecollector First-time Olympian Jimmy Butler already has his sneaker plan set for the summer games: he'll wear the Air Jordan 31 while playing on the men's USA Basketball squad in Rio. Butler told Sole Collector abou...

  • Check out the all-American Air Force 1 Ultra Flyknit Low.

    USA Nike Air Force 1 Flyknit Ultra Low

    complex.com 26 Jun '16, 7pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . With Independence Day and the Olympics in the near future, there's no better time for Nike to unveil a USA-themed Air Force 1 Ultra Flyknit Low . The traditional tandem of royal and red grace the shoe's Flyknit and leather upper, as...

  • adidas and White Mountaineering Preview the NMD R2

    White Mountaineering x adidas NMD R2

    complex.com 26 Jun '16, 4pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . The NMD has been another monster release for adidas, and the brand is already moving forward with a follow-up. During a Paris Fashion Week showcase earlier today, White Mountaineering previewed pieces from its Spring / Summer '17 co...

  • Finish Line's CEO has credited adidas for its recent sales surge.

    Finish Line Credits Adidas For Recent Sales Surge

    complex.com 26 Jun '16, 2pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . The growing buzz surrounding adidas' sneakers isn't only benefiting the sportswear brand, but its retail partners as well. According to reports, Finish Line Inc. surged the most it has in the past seven years, after surpassing first...

  • This Sneaker Customizer Isn't a Fan of Steph Curry

    Fuck Steph Curry Under Armour Curry Two Custom

    complex.com 25 Jun '16, 9pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . Though Stephen Curry hasn't done anything other than be otherworldly great at basketball for the past few seasons, not everyone is a fan of the back-to-back MVP. Earlier this year, a rapper by the name of Lil' Boom blew up on Soundc...

  • The "Space Jam" Air Jordan 11 Packaging Is Looney

    Bugs Bunny Space Jam Air Jordan XI 11 Packaging

    complex.com 25 Jun '16, 7pm

    A nod to Michel Jordan's animated co-star in the film, Bugs Bunny graphics appear on the box, along with an official Looney Tunes copyright to mark the partnership. There's also #45 tissue paper, concord-colored shoe trees and a galaxy print on the plastic interior lining. Truly some ...

  • While Lebron James isn't making the trip to the Olympics, his new sneakers might be.

    LeBron James Isn't Going to the Olympics, But His Sneakers Are

    complex.com 25 Jun '16, 5pm

    Fresh off another championship run, it's not surprising that LeBron James is opting for rest over a shot at a third gold medal in Rio this summer. While King James isn't making the trip, his new sneakers will likely have a presence at the Olympics, as the

  • Nike is dropping another Kobe 11 to commemorate Bryant's recent retirement.

    Another Nike Kobe 11 to Celebrate the Kobe Bryant's Career

    complex.com 25 Jun '16, 4pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . Not done celebrating Kobe Bryant's now-completed career, Nike is dropping another Kobe 11 to commemorate his recent retirement. This version is dubbed GCR, which, according to the photo source, stands for "Great Career Recall." The ...

  • Here's how to take the cage off your adidas Ultra Boosts:

    adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged DIY Video

    complex.com 24 Jun '16, 8pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . The adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged is dropping later this month, but whether you're the frugal type or you just can't wait for the official drop, we've got just the video for you. If you've already got a pair of Ultra Boosts in your clo...

  • Kentucky Blue.

    White Kentucky Jordan 8 OVO

    complex.com 24 Jun '16, 6pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . How deep does Drake's Kentucky Wildcats fandom run? Deep enough for him to get a set of "Kentucky Blue" Jordan 8s from Jordan Brand, which appear to be player exclusives in the vein of his other Jordan 8s. The sneakers were worn by ...

  • Air Jordan 30 Kawhi Leonard Gold PEs: Two new Jordan 30 exclusives for The Claw.

    Air Jordan 30 Kawhi Leonard Gold PEs

    complex.com 24 Jun '16, 2pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . The San Antonio Spurs didn't make it past the Western Conference Semifinals this year, but that's not stopping Jordan Brand from lacing Kawhi Leonard with some new PE heat. The 2014 NBA MVP showed off a new Air Jordan 30 PE on Jorda...

  • A closer look at Drake's "Kentucky Blue" Air Jordan VIIIs:

    Kentucky Air Jordan 8 Drake

    complex.com 23 Jun '16, 8pm

    It seems like Drake's "Kentucky Blue" Air Jordan VIIIs are the sort of shoes that will float around on the internet for a long time before the world ever gets a clear look at them. The Canadian entertainer debuted the shoes in February, 2016, and hasn't been seen in them since. He's n...

  • Adidas Tubular Invader Kanye West Louis Vuitton

    Adidas Tubular Invader Kanye West Louis Vuitton

    complex.com 23 Jun '16, 7pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . It's no secret that the aesthetic of Kanye West's adidas Yeezy line has trickled down to the brand's inline offerings–after all, collaborations should be able to help sneaker companies move more units that are widely available. This...

  • Kim Jones NikeLab Air Zoom LWP

    Kim Jones NikeLab Air Zoom LWP

    complex.com 23 Jun '16, 5pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . Following Louis Vuitton designer Kim Jones' teaser yesterday of his coming Nike shoe is this set of images, which fully unveils the creation. The model, known as the Kim Jones x NikeLab Zoom LWP , spotted at Louis Vuitton's show for...

  • Here's a First Look at Matthew Dellavedova's Signature Sneaker

    Matthew Dellavedova Signature Sneaker

    complex.com 22 Jun '16, 7pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . Things are looking up for Matthew Dellavedova. Not only is the Cleveland Cavaliers guard a newly minted NBA champion, but he's also got his own signature sneaker releasing this year. Today, the Australian gave his Snapchat followers...

  • A white adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged is on the way soon:

    Adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged White Silver

    complex.com 22 Jun '16, 4pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . Like the adidas Ultra Boost before it, the adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged will come with its fair share of white colorways. The latest to leak is this one, which mixes a decent amount of silver and grey into the Primeknit upper. It does...

  • Yeezys are coming to "NBA 2K17":

    Adidas Yeezy Boost NBA 2K17

    complex.com 21 Jun '16, 8pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . Have you always wanted to play basketball in Yeezy Boosts but have always been afraid of looking like a complete goofball while doing so? Or worse yet, decreasing the value of the limited edition shoes? Here's a solution: forget pla...

  • .@Pharrell x BBC x adidas "Palm Tree Pack":

    Pharrell Adidas BBC Stan Smith

    complex.com 21 Jun '16, 4pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . The Pharrell x adidas range will grow this weekend with the release of this, a collection that brings in Pharrell's BBC brand. The group includes two pairs of adidas Stan Smiths, both of which feature BBC's astronaut head logo on th...

  • Adidas is making sure you know who makes the NMD.

    adidas NMD Brand With the 3 Stripes Pack

    complex.com 19 Jun '16, 11pm

    This version, which pairs a mesh toe with a suede heel, bears the company's trademark phrasing throughout the upper. "The Brand With the 3 Stripes" is translated into various languages along the vamp and toe of these white and black-based colorways. Each shoe features corresponding mi...

  • Even Jordan Spieth is wearing Stephen Curry's "Dad" sneakers.

    Jordan Spieth Has "Chef" Under Armour Curry Two Lows

    complex.com 19 Jun '16, 9pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . In the midst of a major tournament, golfer Jordan Spieth still found time to co-sign brandmate Stephen Curry's "Chef" Under Armour Curry Two Lows . Before teeing off the final round of the U.S. Open, Spieth hopped on Twitter and sha...

  • See official shots of the Black/Gold adidas Ultra Boost releasing this summer.

    adidas Ultra Boost LTD Black/Gold Release Date

    complex.com 19 Jun '16, 7pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . At the root of adidas' current upward trends, the Ultra Boost will arrive in one of its most anticipated colorways this summer. Pegged to the Olympics by some, this LTD version of the runner is black-based, pairing Primeknit with le...

  • The adidas Stan Smith gets covered in black snakeskin.

    Black Snake adidas Stan Smith

    complex.com 19 Jun '16, 6pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . Known for its sleek design, the adidas Stan Smith returns with a somewhat outlandish new look. This pair, primarily styled in black, features a full faux snakeskin upper, complemented by the classic Fairway Green accents on the tong...

  • All the best tweets from sneaker Twitter this week.

    The Best of Sneaker Twitter June 19, 2016

    complex.com 19 Jun '16, 4pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . Twitter provides a social platform for breaking news and instant reactions. Among the most opinionated users are sneakerheads, who rarely pass up an opportunity to get jokes off when a new situation hits the timeline. However, Twitt...

  • A look at Penny Hardaway's "Olympic" Nike Zoom Flight 96 Retro.

    Olympic Nike Zoom Flight 96 Penny Hardaway Release Date

    complex.com 19 Jun '16, 12am

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . Worn by Penny Hardaway en route to a gold medal in 1996, the "Olympic" Nike Zoom Flight 96 returns ahead of this year's games in Rio. A mostly faithful reproduction of the original, the retro does feature a few subtle differences, s...

  • "Wu-Tang" Foamposites will swarm into stores next weekend.

    Nike Air Foamposite One "Wu-Tang"

    complex.com 18 Jun '16, 9pm

    Nothing officially links this upcoming Nike Air Foamposite One to the Wu-Tang Clan, but the familiar palette drew the shoe instant comparisons to the legendary rap group's trademark scheme. Now, Sunday, after months of previews, the "Wu-Tang" Foams have officially been unveiled by Nik...

  • Mache delivers custom Air Jordans to WWE's Shane McMahon.

    Mache Delivers Custom Air Jordans to WWE's Shane McMahon

    complex.com 18 Jun '16, 8pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . Since returning to WWE in February, Shane McMahon has used his weekly platform to showcase his insane collection of rare Air Jordans . He even battled the Undertaker at Wrestlemania 32 in exclusive Jordan 30s . Continuing to make a ...

  • This Jordan Brand shirt pays tribute to Michael Jordan's Reebok diss at the 1992 Olympics:

    Michael Jordan 1992 Olympics Shirt

    complex.com 16 Jun '16, 9pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . Amidst the many Olympic-themed sportswear offerings to release in the coming months will be these shirts from Jordan Brand , which feature Michael Jordan's disembodied arm as pulled from a photo of him at the Barcelona Olympics in 1...

  • Watch DJ Khaled Talk Sneaker Investment

    complex.com 16 Jun '16, 5pm

    This article was first published on Sole Collector . The latest visitor of DJ Khaled's famous sneaker room is Wealth Advisor Jeremy Office, who stopped by to talk investment courtesy of Netflix's Chelsea . However, Khaled's idea of talking investment is just running off the resale val...

  • Purple Air Jordan XIIs are releasing this weekend:

    Purple Black Jordan 12

    complex.com 16 Jun '16, 5pm

    Remember when a pink pair of Jordan 12s had grown men going crazy at their release earlier this year? Jordan Brand tempts that crowd again with this, a black/purple colorway that comes only in girls' and grade school sizes.