complex.com Archives - 29 March 2015, Sunday

  • How to cop the Air Jordan V "Metallic Silver":

    Release details for the Air Jordan V Retro "Metallic Silver."

    complex.com 29 Mar '15, 5pm

    The coked out white Vs feature an upper almost exclusively outfitted in white tumbled leather. A 3M tongue matches the metallic silver flames on the midsole, while a black and icy blue outsole set a firm base. “23” is embroidered on the heel in silver and black, the perennial reminder...

  • The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 29 Mar '15, 4pm

    This past week saw the sneaker community celebrate #AirMaxDay so this latest edition of The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week​ has a decidely "Airy" theme to it. While AM silhouettes were the most popular share, a couple of other models managed to make the list including s...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Force 1 Mid Black / Red

    Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Force 1 Mid Black / Red

    complex.com 29 Mar '15, 2pm

    Retros may be what makes Jordan Brand go ‘round so it should come as no surprise that those colorways would reverberate through the sneaker world in ways that go beyond the OG silhouettes. Today’s Kicks of the Day draw inspiration from Jordan’s most famous shoe: the Black and Red Jord...

  • Guess What Model Might Have Inspired Valentino's Lastest Sneaker

    Guess What Model Might Have Inspired Valentino's Lastest Sneaker

    complex.com 28 Mar '15, 11pm

    If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then the Nike Air Force 1 has solidified itself as one of the greatest sneakers all time. Well, even without its imitators, the AF1 is already considered among the greats which is why it comes as no surprise that another company appears ...

  • Nike just launched an all-new silhouette named after Bo Jackson, the Air Bo 1:

    Nike Pays Homage to Bo Jackson With the Air Bo 1

    complex.com 28 Mar '15, 10pm

    Just about everyone that claims to be a "sneakerhead" knows 'bout Bo. The legendary Nike "Bo Knows" campaign featured two-sport star Bo Jackson and helped increase Nike's lead in the competitive sneaker landscape of the 90s while forever cementing Jackson's name in the annals of pop c...

  • 20 Deadstock Sneakers You Can Score on eBay Right Now

    complex.com 28 Mar '15, 9pm

    If you weren't a fan of today's O.G. drop of the Air Jordan X "Chicago," there are plenty of other kicks to be had, and it doesn't require you to constantly refresh your browser. There's a trove of dope sneakers that can be found on eBay from releases as recent as this year to gems li...

  • JB opts for a classic color scheme for its upcoming Air Jordan XX "Playoffs":

    Take a Detailed Look at the Upcoming Air Jordan XX "Playoffs"

    complex.com 28 Mar '15, 8pm

    Jordan Brand recently retroed the "Stealth" colorway of its Air Jordan XX and from the looks of it, an all-new appears to be hot on its heels. Having been seen on the 'Grams of several Jordan Brand athletes, we finally get a detailed look at an upcoming colorway of the XXs. For its la...

  • This Artist Will Have You in Awe as He Recreates Iconic Logos

    complex.com 28 Mar '15, 5pm

    In an age dominated by digital design, it's a special sight to see artists that are still able to create beautiful work using traditional tools. Sebastian Lester is one those artists. A master letterer and calligrapher, Lester produced several stop motion videos which he posted on his...

  • Check out KITH's Recap of Its Tokyo Sakura Project Release in Japan (Video)

    complex.com 28 Mar '15, 5pm

    Last week, Ronnie Fieg took his brand global with a KITH pop-up shop at United Arrows & Sons Shibuya flagship store to celebrate the release of his Tokyo Sakura Project. Featuring commentary from luminaries of the fashion and sneaker industries, the video also features Fieg sharing hi...

  • These Nike LeBrons Just Got the "Nerf" Treatment

    complex.com 28 Mar '15, 4pm

    A celebrated Nike KD colorway has made its way to a LeBron silhouette. Featured on the Nike Zoom KD IV, the "Nerf" colorway instantly became a hit with collectors. Considering the shoe featured a limited release with dope packaging and extra amenities, it was easy to understand why th...

  • Nike might be releasing the original sketch colorway of its Air Max Zero:

    Nike Might Be Releasing the OG Colorway of the Air Max Zero

    complex.com 28 Mar '15, 3pm

    has been one of 2015's most significant releases thus far as Nike went all in to market "the One Before the 1." With most shops being sold out of the "new,old" sneaker, fans are already wondering what's next? Well, if the image shared on Nike's SNKRS app is any indication, Nike could ...

  • In love with the coco:

    Kicks of the Day: ASICS GEL Kayano "Triple White"

    complex.com 28 Mar '15, 2pm

    With spring upon us and those warm days of summer just a few months away, it's probably a good time to start looking for a pair of crisp "White" sneakers. With its entry into that category, ASICS offers up a "Triple White" version of its sleek GEL Kayano. Aggressively styled with a tr...

  • A sneakerhead got the surprise of a lifetime on Air Max Day when he met the gawd himself:

    This Lucky Sneakerhead Got the Surprise of a Lifetime on Air Max Day

    complex.com 28 Mar '15, 12am

    Air Max Day celebrations were in full swing across the globe yesterday, but this surprise occasion may very well top them all. Niketalk user MECKS shared an Air Max Day story that'll leave any diehard Nike fan feeling a little bit jealous. After signing up for the Nike SNKRS Air Max B...

  • This Air Force 1 Custom Pays Homage to Virgil Abloh's Off-White Label

    complex.com 27 Mar '15, 10pm

    lows are accented by Off-White's trademark stripe pattern and eponymous branding, with a blacked out Swoosh. While the sneakers look amazing, there were initial concerns of whether they were a real collaboration or just a commissioned paint job since the only caption on the images rea...

  • The Differences Between Each "Chicago" Jordan X Retro

    complex.com 27 Mar '15, 8pm

    With the Air Jordan X "Double Nickel" release on the horizon this weekend, the team over at Sole Collector dug through the archives for a detailed comparison of the differences between each Jordan X "Chicago" release over the years. Aside from the aesthetic differences, the most obvio...

  • The Best Sneakers in the Complex Office This Week 3/27/2015

    complex.com 27 Mar '15, 6pm

    Yesterday was Air Max Day , and it was a global occasion for everyone who loves sneakers, more specifically runners, to show off their favorite pairs from the Air Max 1 to the Air Max Zero and everything in between. Being that we work at a media company and we're constantly in tune wi...

  • Dame Dash Is a "Superstar" and Kanye Is "Kanye"

    complex.com 27 Mar '15, 5pm

    It's been a week of laughs for Damon Dash as Twitter went in on the hip-hop mogul under the hashtag #TweetLikeDameDash based on comments he made during a recent interview on Power 105's "The Breakfast Club." And while Twitter had its fun, Dash remained about his hustle with a recent I...

  • What If Your Favorite Luxury Brands Collaborated With New Balance?

    complex.com 27 Mar '15, 3pm

    Although it's not been officially communicated, Concepts and New Balance took inspiration from a French luxury brand for an all-orange pair of 997s , and the theme was expressed superbly. This got us thinking: New Balance is the retro running world's version of a high-end brand. The s...

  • Air Max Day isn't over yet, so here's some Air Max porn to get you through the night:

    Here's Another Detailed Look at the Nike Air Max Zero

    complex.com 27 Mar '15, 2am

    We know you've seen them plastered all over social media today, but it is still Air Max Day, so why not treat yourself to more Air Max porn until the next Nike holiday? Several Complex employees got their pairs into the office so we decided to do these Maxes justice with some beautifu...

  • Exclusive: Menswear Label Public School Just Debuted Another Air Jordan Collaboration: Public School just debu...

    Menswear Label Public School Debuted Another Air Jordan Collaboration

    complex.com 27 Mar '15, 12am

    The lauded menswear label gave away pairs of another exclusive Air Jordan X colorway at Red Bull Guest House in Miami earlier today. While the colors used are the same as the previous Jordan X , this sneaker's clean color blocking is done in mostly red with contrasting hits of black a...

  • Nike dug through the archives to bring fans glorious images of O.G. Air Max heat:

    Nike Digs Into the Archives for this Comprehensive Air Max Day Timeline

    complex.com 26 Mar '15, 10pm

    From the very first Air Max 1 in 1987 to 2006's Air Max 360, no stone is left unturned in this detailed retrospective. It's a great way to catch up on some Air Max history you may have missed. Through the yellowed and crumbling midsoles, you'll be able to see exactly how each silhouet...

  • Watch This Father Destroy His Son's Air Jordans Over Bad Grades in School

    You Won't Believe What This Father Did to His Son's Jordan XIs

    complex.com 26 Mar '15, 6pm

    Last Christmas, Kurin Keys surprised his 14-year-old son with a pair of "Legend Blue" Air Jordan XIs. Everything was fine until young Keys brought home his report card, which included two 'Ds' on it. Instead of allowing his son to stunt, Keys took matters into his own hands and taught...

  • There's a Bape x ASICS Collab in the Works and It Looks Amazing

    complex.com 26 Mar '15, 6pm

    Images have recently surfaced of a Bape x ASICS collaboration, pairing the two Japanese footwear brands for the first time ever. The base for this collab is an ASICS Gel Kayano Trainer, which originally released in 1993 and is currently in the midst of a revival. While details are lim...

  • A Complete Guide to This Weekend's Sneaker Releases 3-26-2015

    complex.com 26 Mar '15, 5pm

    It's all about the classics this weekend, with storied sneakers like the Nike Air Max 95, New Balance 1300 JP, and Ewing Athletics 33 High making their return to the shelves. The weekend's releases kicks off with the celebration of Nike's Air Max Day, which will see the return of the ...

  • What Your Favorite Nike Air Max Sneaker Says About You

    complex.com 26 Mar '15, 4pm

    Today is the second year that Nike has convinced the entire world — or at least those paying attention to social media — to wear Air Maxes. It's Air Max Day, and it's time to celebrate the 28th anniversary of the Air Max 1. Every year since then, Nike has produced a new Air Max model....

  • Sneaker Shopping with Karrueche Tran

    complex.com 26 Mar '15, 2pm

    Sneaker Shopping is back and this time our very own Joe La Puma links up with Karrueche Tran to cop some kicks at Flight Club Los Angeles. Tran dishes on her favorite sneakers, the black/red Air Jordan XIs, and lets us know that one day she wants to have her very own Jordan just like ...

  • #FORGIRLS #LIFE | Solebox Has a Fresh Puma Collab, and It Has a Huge Secret | #NEWS > @HCP520

    Solebox x PUMA XS850 "Adventurer Pack" On-Feet Images

    complex.com 25 Mar '15, 9pm

    Composed of two Puma XS850 colorways, the Solebox "Adventurer Pack" features a light blue version of the sneaker, as well as a black and blue two-tone variation. From what we can see thus far, the toeboxes of both sneakers are constructed with suede, mesh, nubuck, and neoprene — every...

  • How Nike created its own holiday and we're all going along with it:

    Why Nike's Air Max Day Is Genius

    complex.com 25 Mar '15, 7pm

    More interestingly, however, Nike has been able to excite the U.S. market over limited-edition Air Maxes, too. If someone was to ask the brand if it sells a ton of Air Max sneakers in the American market, the answer would be a resounding, "Yes!" But the core and enthusiastic consumers...

  • Can Kendrick Lamar save Reebok?

    Can Kendrick Lamar Make You Like Reebok's New Running Sneaker?

    complex.com 25 Mar '15, 7pm

    Last night, Kendrick Lamar treated his hometown to a once in a lifetime concert experience as he performed from the back of a moving flatbed . The event was sponsored by Reebok and served as the rollout for its newest running sneaker, the ZPump Fusion. We first learned of the Kendrick...

  • Chaos Erupts in Europe As Lines Swell Over the Yeezy Boost Release

    complex.com 25 Mar '15, 5pm

    As you'll see in this clip shot from the Paris House of Hoops, police are out in full force attempting to calm the massive crowds of thirsty campers. For an unknown reason a man is seen being forcibly removed from the line by police. While we can't say for sure what sparked this scuff...