complex.com Archives - 18 January 2017, Wednesday

  • Skip Bayless Sneaker Shopping

    complex.com 17 Jan '17, 3pm

    Skip Bayless is known for taking a strong stance on anything and never backing down, no matter how outrageous his takes may be . While Bayless might not be the biggest footwear enthusiast, but he still is ready to speak his mind on sneakers, which makes him perfect to be the next gues...

  • A Complete Sneaker Guide to "Saved By The Bell" | Complex UK

    complex.com 17 Jan '17, 5am

    Growing up, Saturday mornings were nothing without a mixing bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch and 30 minutes of "Saved By The Bell." Even as we got older and too cool for that bubble-gum pop culture TV we still snuck in a few episodes on TBS before and after school. Zack taught us as much...

  • Multicolor Speckles On This Uncaged Adidas Ultra Boost

    Adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged Black Multicolor Speckle Release Date BA9796

    complex.com 15 Jan '17, 8pm

    A closer look at the Primeknit on this Ultra Boost Uncaged reveals multicolor speckles throughout. Otherwise, the shoe is kept simple with a black counter, white Boost midsole and black Continental rubber outsole.

  • The Reebok Shaq Attaq Is Back

    Reebok Shaq Attaq 2017 Release Date V47915

    complex.com 15 Jan '17, 5pm

    rocked rims in his first signature sneaker 25 years ago. Now a Hall of Famer with numbers retired by two franchises and a Staples Center statue on the way, O'Neal will celebrate this year's milestone with the return of the original Reebok Shaq Attaq.

  • New Nike Kobe AD Releasing Next Week

    Nike Kobe AD University Red Release Date 852425-608

    complex.com 14 Jan '17, 8pm

    Next up for the Nike Kobe AD is a colorway that aligns more with DeMar DeRozan in Toronto than it does with traditional Kobe palettes. This make-up features a striking red upper, the backdrop for bright crimson branding hits on the tongue, quarters and heel. Black lands on the lining ...

  • Champs Sports Employees Bought a Man Jordan Sneakers He Couldn't Afford

    Champs Employees Buy Man Jordan Sneakers

    complex.com 14 Jan '17, 5pm

    Recently, 28-year old man named Tyree repeatedly visited a Sun Valley Champs Sports store to look at the same pair of Jordan Dub Zero sneakers, but left them at the register every time because he couldn't afford the $160 price tag. Employee Fernando Oliva and his co-workers took notic...

  • Meet the Teenager Who's Exposing Celebrities for Their Fake Yeezys

    Meet the Teenager Who's Exposing Celebrities for Their Fake Yeezys

    complex.com 10 Jan '17, 7pm

    Who’s the most surprising person you’ve seen in fake Yeezys? Teyana Taylor, because she signed to Good Music. She was wearing fake “Turtle Dove” Yeezy Boost 350s. This was before “Fade,” but she’s the star of one of the biggest songs songs on The Life of Pablo . I caught Jackie Chan, ...

  • The Biggest Sneaker Storylines of the 2016-2017 NBA Season | Complex UK

    complex.com 10 Jan '17, 7pm

    expanded their partnership with a long-term deal last summer that officially formed the entity "Adidas + Kanye West," it signaled the company's commitment to arguably its most valuable asset. Details of the agreement included speciality retail stores, apparel, sneakers, and an expande...

  • Shameik Moore Already Has the Nike LeBron 14

    Shameik Moore Nike LeBron 14 Out of Nowhere

    complex.com 07 Jan '17, 8pm

    You know him from the movie "Dope" and Netflix's "The Get Down." Now, you'll recognize actor Shameik Moore as one of the first people with the Nike LeBron 14 . Moore was spotted courtside at tonight's game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets wearing the "Out of Nowhere" ...

  • Adidas Consortium Sneaker Exchange Collaboration

    complex.com 07 Jan '17, 5pm

    How will Adidas follow up its yearlong string of Consortium World Tour collaborations from 2016 that spawned shoes like Solebox's Uncaged Ultra Boost and the Ronnie Fieg x Adidas Ultra Boost Mid ? By tapping its top-tier Consortium retailers once more for a series that brings shops to...

  • Colin Kaepernick Donates Sneaker Collection to Charity

    complex.com 07 Jan '17, 4pm

    No better way to start off the New Year than by giving back! Huge shout out to @Kaepernick7 for spending the... https://t.co/rZnZfsxv3S pic.twitter.com/eEma0QcSVq — KnowYourRightsCamp (@yourrightscamp) January 6, 2017 Continuing to use his platform and resources to create the change h...

  • It's Time to Stop Hating on the Air Jordan XV | Complex UK

    complex.com 06 Jan '17, 6pm

    The original Air Jordan XV didn’t just look like a dress shoe, it felt like one, too, with a clunky sole and—for an Air Jordan anyway—a rather ill-fitting upper. Michael Jordan was retired, and it seemed as if his eponymous sneaker line was headed that way, too. It was a lesser shoe p...

  • How Hyped Sneakers End Up at Marshalls

    How Hyped Sneakers End up at Marshalls

    complex.com 04 Jan '17, 8pm

    Everyone on the store level at Marshalls is there to make sure the goods get out on the floor. The employees might be individually aware of certain products, but they’re not aware of how the system allocates the goods. The system they use is made to be autonomous. Certain groups of st...

  • Sneaker Predictions 2017 | Complex UK

    complex.com 04 Jan '17, 7pm

    There are three more days left in 2016, and the year can’t end soon enough. Luckily, though, time goes on, and 2017 is a fresh start in some ways. The same can be said for the sneaker industry, as this year was full of ups and downs, and the future is looking better than the present. ...

  • Did the First Images of Supreme and Louis Vuitton's Rumored Collaboration Just Leak? | Complex UK

    complex.com 04 Jan '17, 7pm

    It appears Supreme and Louis Vuitton are ready to put their tumultuous past behind them. The hotly anticipated collaboration between the streetwear label and the ultra-luxe Paris fashion house could be just around the corner, after what look to be leaked images featuring various items...

  • Under Armour Takes Another Shot at 'Chef Curry' Sneakers

    Under Armour "Chef Curry" 3 Low

    complex.com 03 Jan '17, 11pm

    When the Under Armour "Chef Curry" 2 Low debuted in June of last year, Twitter relentlessly roasted them . Despite Stephen Curry actually being a father, the "dad shoes" connotation ultimately equated to them being perceived as lame. Under Amour isn't giving up on the concept of white...

  • Nike Quietly Released Kevin Durant's Next Shoe

    Red White Nike KD 9 843392-611

    complex.com 03 Jan '17, 7pm

    Nike didn't quite take the holiday weekend off, bringing this pair of Kevin Durant sneakers out while most of the world was still sleeping through New Year's Day. The Nike KD 9 in this red and white colorway is available now here . Unlike most of the Nike KD 9s (and most of the Nike B...

  • Andrew Wiggins' Brightest Adidas Sneakers Yet

    Andrew Wiggins Adidas Crazy Explosive Green Release Date BW0626

    complex.com 01 Jan '17, 9pm

    This hard-to-miss PE make-up of the Crazy Explosive is fully decked out in bright green, the third color of the Wolves' palette. Blue complements the style on the lace loops, patch trim, lining and shank, while white works Wiggins' personal logo on the tongue and the Boost cushioning.

  • Martellus Bennett Rips Adidas in Epic Twitter Rant

    Martellus Bennett Trashes Adidas Twitter

    complex.com 01 Jan '17, 8pm

    Yesterday, one of the NFL's most outspoken players went on a lengthy rant about Adidas , specifically targeting the brand's customer service on the exclusive merchandise website for endorsed players and reps. Bennett finds the process to place an order a bit tedious, saying that he'd ...

  • Stephen Curry's Sneakers Raised $43,000 for Oakland Fire Victims

    Steph Curry Selling Sneakers Oakland Fire Victims

    complex.com 01 Jan '17, 4pm

    Under Armour and Steph Curry are using sneakers to lend their support to victims of the deadly fire at the Ghost Ship, the artist collective warehouse in Oakland where a fire broke out on Dec. 2, killing 36. Under Armour is selling two pairs of custom Curry sneakers dedicated to the v...

  • LeBron James' Latest Signature Sneaker Has a Release Date

    Nike LeBron 14 "Black Ice" Release Date

    complex.com 31 Dec '16, 6pm

    Last night, LeBron James officially debuted a pair of black and white Nike LeBron 14s on the court against the Boston Celtics after practicing in them the day before. Now, the sneakers are being called "Black Ice" have a release date. Very fitting to its name, the "Black Ice" Nike LeB...

  • All white Yeezy Boost V2s are releasing for infants soon.

    Baby Yeezy 350 V2 White Release Date

    complex.com 26 Dec '16, 8pm

    When the Spring '17 Adidas Yeezy 350 Boosts are officially unveiled, expect this all-white V2 for infants to be part of the lineup. First spotted in North and Saint West's rotations , the low-top is styled in varying shades of white, mixing a true version of the color with a cream hue...

  • LeBron James Debuted the Nike LeBron 14 for Christmas

    LeBron James Debuted the Nike LeBron 14 for Christmas

    complex.com 26 Dec '16, 5pm

    The Nike LeBron Soldier 10 run has been historic in so many ways, but it's time to move forward. In today's much anticipated NBA Finals rematch between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James is finally debuting his new signature shoe, the Nike LeBron 14 . Jame...

  • President Obama signs defense bill that requires Pentagon to buy American-made sneakers.

    President Obama New Balance American Defense Bill

    complex.com 25 Dec '16, 4pm

    Though New Balance believes business will be better under the Trump administration, President Obama just signed a bill into law that may save jobs for the company. On Friday, the president signed a military budget containing a provision that requires the Pentagon to buy new recruits A...

  • This Guy Turned Yeezy Boosts Into Ice Skates

    Yeezy Ice Skates

    complex.com 25 Dec '16, 2pm

    After transforming a pair of Adidas Yeezy 350 Boosts into a pair of heelys earlier this month, YouTube personality Branden "NameBran" Wiebe took his creative madness to the next level. With cold Canadian winters in mind, Wiebe decided to make his newly acquired "Solar Red" Yeezy 350 B...

  • Kyrie Irving blessed Victor Cruz with an unreleased Nike Kyrie 3 for Christmas.

    Nike Kyrie 3 Black Red Silver

    complex.com 24 Dec '16, 6pm

    Though it's not quite Christmas, gift exchanging has already went down between two of the best athletes from their respective sports. New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz took to Instagram earlier tonight to show off a box he received from Kyrie Irving . Inside was this unrelease...

  • Kanye West Seen Wearing Adidas Originals Sneakers

    Kanye West Seen Wearing Adidas Originals Sneakers

    complex.com 24 Dec '16, 5pm

    Continuing to work his way back from a brief stint in the hospital for undisclosed reasons, Kanye West was recently spotted out wearing a pair of sneakers from the Adidas archive. On his feet was a black and white colorway of the Gazelle , an Originals silhouette originally introduced...

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  • The Most Expensive Sneakers of 2016

    Most Expensive Sneakers 2016

    complex.com 20 Dec '16, 6pm

    Sneaker prices are higher than they've ever been. There are $400 Air Jordan, $720 auto-lacing Nike sneakers, and Kanye West's Yeezy Boosts go for as much as $350. But the sneaker resale industry, even with these steep price tags, is booming. And people are shelling out serious coin fo...

  • $2,000 Air Jordans Are Selling for $60 at Marshalls

    Fragment Jordan 1 Marshalls

    complex.com 17 Dec '16, 10pm

    When you see these outlandish come up photos on social media, the typical response is to blow it off as a hoax. However, after digging through the rumors of the ultra-popular Fragment x Air Jordan 1 Retro surfacing at Marshalls stores, you'll find that there's validity to these unlike...

  • Michael Jordan Named Fourth Richest Celebrity in America

    Michael Jordan Richest Celebrity

    complex.com 17 Dec '16, 5pm

    Another day, another Forbes list for basketball legend Michael Jordan . Weeks after bring named the highest paid athlete of all-time , Jordan has been named America's fourth richest celebrity of 2016. The list, limited to entertainers, tallies the net worth of the biggest stars in the...