complex.com Archives - 20 December 2014, Saturday

  • Air Jordan 11LAB4 - Designer Brett Golliff Imagines the Air Jordan LAB Series

    complex.com 19 Dec '14, 10pm

    Designer Brett Golliff Imagines the Air Jordan LAB Series

  • This insanely rare set of Air Jordan VII "Olympic" PEs will set you back $45K:

    Air Jordan VII Retro "Olympic" PE Set

    complex.com 19 Dec '14, 7pm

    For the sneakerhead with endless funds, you may want to take note of a current eBay auction . For the princely sum of $45,234.52, you can be the proud owner of a rare set of Air Jordan VII "Olympic" PEs from the 2004 games. The set consists of four models made for Carmelo Anthony, Ray...

  • Atmos Re-Releasing Nike Air Max 90 "Black Tiger Camo"at Shibuya Grand Opening.

    complex.com 19 Dec '14, 3pm

    Yesterday, news broke of the upcoming release of the Nike Air Max 1 "Liquid Metals" pack in men's size s. Today, another coveted AM is making news as the atmos x Nike Air Max 90 "Black Tiger Camo" is set for a re-release. Before you get too excited though, these 90s will only be dropp...

  • adidas Originals just dropped another ZX Flux that's way too cold

    adidas Originals ZX Flux With Snow-Covered Mountain Print

    complex.com 18 Dec '14, 11pm

    The adidas Originals ZX Flux had an epic year. During its debut run, the silhouette already changed the way we look at sneaker customization through its digital-print designs and game-changing #miZXFLUX app . To close the year, adidas Originals continues with the ZX Flux's amazing pho...

  • These are dropping for men:

    Nike Air Max 1 "Liquid Metal" Pack Releasing for Men

    complex.com 18 Dec '14, 9pm

    The popular "Liquid Metal" pack for the Nike Air Max 1 will be dropping yet again, but for the fellas this time around. The pack, which features the vintage Nike runner decked out in shiny gold and silver iterations, originally dropped a year ago as a women's sneaker. And unless you c...

  • Police Pepper-Sprayed Thirsty Sneakerheads Who Lined Up for "Legend Blue" Air Jordan XIs

    complex.com 18 Dec '14, 8pm

    The Air Jordan XI "Legend Blue" doesn't officially drop until Saturday, but there's already chaos surrounding the highly-anticipated sneaker. According to WTVG 13ABC , police pepper-sprayed a crowd at Franklin Park Mall in Toledo, Ohio, who were lined up to pick up raffle tickets from...

  • Would you rock fake sneakers if they looked real enough?

    I Received Fake Air Jordans and I'm OK With That

    complex.com 18 Dec '14, 5pm

    Just an ordinary day on Twitter: news, facts, a sprinkle of debauchery, and the occasional Migos/Beatles comparison. Admittedly, I’ve been falling behind on kicks because stuff that releases in June gets reissued the following February, and, truthfully, there’s just too much to keep u...

  • Someone spent over 33K for a pair of sneakers that Michael Jordan wore in college

    Someone Spent Over 33K for a Pair of Sneakers that Michael Jordan Wore in College

    complex.com 18 Dec '14, 4pm

    Before Michael Jordan made Nike and Air Jordan sneakers a staple on the court and in sneaker culture, he started with a pair of Converse. While rising to stardom at UNC, MJ rocked the Converse Pro Leather model. That exact sneaker recently sold for over $33K at an auction. Grey Flanne...

  • Sneaker Release Guide 2014-12-18

    complex.com 18 Dec '14, 3pm

    If you're looking to splurge on yourself or need to buy a gift for that thirsty sneakerhead in your life, we got you covered. NikeLab will be releasing another fragment design collaboration with the Sock Dart runner and the first-ever ACG Flyknit. Streetwear giant UNDFTD drops its hig...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Max 90 Leather "White"

    Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Max 90 Leather "White"

    complex.com 18 Dec '14, 2pm

    sees the popular all-white color scheme take over its entire silhouette. Constructed of leather, the signature sneaker in the Air Max lineup is completely decked out in coke white with tonal hits coming from the plastic details and woven tongue label. From the paneling to the stitchin...

  • Ex-Nike Employee Pleads Guilty to Reselling Stolen Samples and Player Exclusives

    complex.com 18 Dec '14, 6am

    A former promotional product manager for Nike pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges of conspiracy to transport, receive, and sell stolen goods. According to Oregon Live , the charges stem back to April 2013 when Kyle Yamaguchi sold and shipped 42 stolen limited-edition sneakers to a ...

  • Are these leaked images of the "What the" Kobe 9s?

    Possible Nike Kobe 9 "What the" Preview

    complex.com 17 Dec '14, 9pm

    As more speculation surrounds the Nike Kobe X , we're beginning to think that Kobe's ninth signature sneaker might be coming to a close soon. But before we even transition into a new silhouette, could the Kobe 9 be given "What the" treatment as a way to go out with a bang? LeBron and ...

  • Don't Ask for Air Jordan for Christmas

    complex.com 17 Dec '14, 4pm

    Once the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, there's only one thing that crosses a sneakerhead's mind: Which Jordans are going to release on Black Friday and around Christmas that year. Some might already know the answer, but it causes months and months of speculation. For the p...

  • “@ComplexMag: Thoughts on the Air Jordan 1 Low "Bred"?

    Air Jordan 1 Low "Bred" Preview

    complex.com 17 Dec '14, 3pm

    Looks like 'heads will have another shot at "Bred" 1s next year. Well, sort of. As part of Jordan Brand's major 2015 plan to remaster its retro lineup , the Air Jordan 1 will be released in a low-profile iteration, including the always popular "Black/Red" color scheme, which has just ...

  • Nike SB just released an Eric Koston sneaker that nobody saw coming

    Nike SB Koston Huarache Available Now

    complex.com 16 Dec '14, 11pm

    It seems Nike SB has been going H.A.M. experimenting with a bunch of different innovations as of late. After incorporating Lunarlon on the Janoski and using Free for an entirely new skate shoe , Nike's skateboarding division has now created a mashup centered around Eric Koston and—get...

  • We spoke to Pusha T about his @adidasoriginals collab, and his original idea might surprise you:

    Pusha T x adidas Running Guidance '93 Interview

    complex.com 16 Dec '14, 6pm

    If you've only been paying attention to adidas lately in order to see its long-awaited collaboration with Kanye West , you're missing out. Because another G.O.O.D. Music artist worked with the brand recently, and the result is a banger. Complete with cracked Italian leather, Pyrex mea...

  • Feature went all-in for its first-ever Saucony collaboration

    Feature x Saucony G9 Shadow 6 High Roller

    complex.com 16 Dec '14, 6pm

    Las Vegas-based sneaker boutique Feature takes on a familiar theme for its first collaboration with Saucony. The spirit of Sin City is on full display on the aptly nicknamed "High Roller" G9 Shadow 6, serving as a nod to the almighty casino chip. The runner is decked out in a predomin...

  • "@ComplexMag: Nike officially unveils the first ACG Flyknits:

    Nike ACG Flyknit Trainer Chukka SFB Official Images

    complex.com 16 Dec '14, 5pm

    Nike's Flyknit innovation just keeps getting better and better. The knitted yarn has quickly become a staple to Nike's footwear catalog and is more than just a pair of volt-colored Racers and Trainers . The next chapter of Flyknit continues with Nike's first-ever knitted sneaker under...

  • The upcoming Kobe 9 seriously looks like it was inspired by the "Red October" Yeezy IIs

    Nike Kobe 9 EXT "Challenge Red" Looks Like "Red October" Yeezy IIs

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 11pm

    The lifestyle iteration of the Nike Kobe 9 is the latest sneaker to get hit with the all-red treatment. Built with snakeskin paneling and a raised geometric pattern on its upper, the Kobe 9s, officially labeled as "Challenge Red," appear to take a page out of the Air Yeezy II , includ...

  • “@ComplexMag: Could this be Nike's next "Multicolor" Flyknit sneaker?

    Nike Flyknit Racer "Multicolor" Preview

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 9pm

    There's just something about a multicolor knit blend that tends to grab the attention of sneakerheads. We saw what happened with the HTM-like Racers last year and we even ranked its Trainer counterpart as one of the best sneakers of 2013. And just yesterday, NIKEiD introduced a new mu...

  • Former Nike Designers' Scandal Deepens With New Revelations

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 9pm

    troubles for the three high-profile former Nike designers served by the Swoosh aren't going away anytime soon. Allegations of impropriety, breaking of non-compete agreements, and behind-the-scenes workings are coming to light as findings from Marc Dolce, Denis Dekovic, and Mark Miner'...

  • Y-3 just gave one of its most popular sneakers a HUGE boost

    Y-3 Qasa Retro Boost Photos

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 8pm

    The Y-3 Qasa is now more comfortable than ever. Everyone's favorite high-end runner just received a major upgrade by way of adidas' signature Boost technology . After the debut of the Yohji Boost this past summer, it was only right to replace the Qasa's EVA midsole with the superior c...

  • Get ready for "Red Suede" Air Jordan XIs:

    Air Jordan XI Low "Red Suede" Preview

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 7pm

    We're only weeks away from the start of what could possibly be the biggest year for Jordan Brand. All the focus has been on remastered retros as of late and we even have a good idea of the sneakers we can expect up to summer 2015 , including IVs and VIIs. One sneaker that still remain...

  • How hard is it to keep up with Eric Koston's sneaker game? @Sean_Malto explains:

    Nike SB Team Riders Can't Keep Up With Eric Koston's Sneaker Game

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 6pm

    Since its creation in 2002, Nike SB has been the Swoosh's most creative and left-field segment of its footwear business. Cultural inspirations from music, art, and beer have been placed on nearly every silhouette that SB has offered. This has also birthed a new generation of sneakerhe...

  • Just Don x Air Jordan will be EXTREMELY limited:

    Just Don x Air Jordan II "Quilted" Collaboration Preview

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 6pm

    As more photos of the "Quilted" Air Jordan II begin to surface, specific details about the sneaker are slowly coming out. Last week, we determined that the two-toned leather and suede offering is actually a collaboration with Just Don , makers of those high-end strapback hats with exo...

  • Nike's CIO Allegedly Quit His Job Because He Didn't Like Portland's Gay Scene

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 5pm

    Last week, we reported on the story of former Nike executive Anthony Watson who left the Swoosh because of personal reasons. Apparently, some people took umbrage, and Watson took to Twitter to clarify that his reasons were strictly personal. He claims that he found nothing wrong with ...

  • Exclusive Look: We Already Got Our fragment x Air Jordan 1s:

    fragment x Air Jordan 1 Detailed Photos

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 4pm

    The fragment x Air Jordan 1s , the result of yet another Hiroshi Fujiwara and Nike collaboration, have been teased on the Internet for months, and they're finally releasing in a little under two weeks. Just the other day, we got wind that these would be the first "Remastered" Air Jord...

  • Sneakers on Sale 12/15/2014

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 4pm

    'Tis the season for sneaker deals and madness at malls. If you want to skip the disaster at the local shopping plaza, it sounds a lot more inviting to make your purchases online. With everyone picking up sneakers for others, it might be hard to find the cash to grab something for your...

  • Mayhem Mars Air Jordan Ticket Release

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 3pm

    To misquote Allen Iverson, "we're sitting here talking about tickets, not shoes, not shoes, not shoes, but we're talking about tickets." This past weekend, at the Willowbrook Mall in Houston, Texas , over 600 sneakerheads reportedly lined up, some as long as 12 hours, to wait for tick...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Trainer 3 PRM "Pale Shale":

    Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Trainer 3 PRM "Pale Shale"

    complex.com 15 Dec '14, 2pm

    While many fans are gravitating and concentrating on all the hyped releases of the holiday season, these Nike Air Trainer 3 PRMs are flying way under the radar. Decked out in a tonal "Pale Shale" upper and making use of a gum outsole, these AT3s have all the potential of being a futur...