complex.com Archives - 02 July 2015, Thursday

  • There's a release date for the "Bred" Air Jordan 1 KO and it's dropping sooner than you think:

    Air Jordan 1 KO "Bred" Release Date

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 11pm

    There are few sneakers that are able to conjure more feelings and anticipation than the "black/red" or "Bred" Air Jordan 1s. While the most recent retro of these Jordans go for well over $800, it looks like there's a pair of 1s set to release later this year in the same colorway.

  • Nike "Find Your Fast" Campaign

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 9pm

    With the release of the Nike Air Zoom Elite 8 running shoe tomorrow morning, Nike will kick off a summer of speed as it also debuts the "Find Your Fast" campaign. The commercial highlights the Zoom Air Elite 8 model and features some of Nike's top athletes including Kobe Bryant, Seren...

  • THEY'RE BACK:

    Air Jordan VII "Bordeaux" Retro 2015 Release Date and Pictures

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 8pm

    , we now have a confirmed release date and detailed photos of this upcoming Retro VII release. From what we can see thus far, these look pretty similar to the 2011 "Bordeaux" release, although it's worth noting that the midsole is a much darker shade of grey/black, which gives the 201...

  • NEWS Colette and La MJC Just Made the Diadora N.9000 Even Better

    Colette x La MJC x Diadora N.9000 "Gufetto" Pack Release Date

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 8pm

    The Diadora N.9000 has been a pleasant surprise over the past year, giving the Italian sneaker brand a new life in the market that caters to retro runner fanatics. A handful of European shops have already gotten a crack at redesigning the '90s silhouette, but another one is adding its...

  • Nike Air Huarache "Oregon Ducks"

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 7pm

    You already know that the University of Oregon gets hooked up with the illest Nike sneakers and gear, but this might be the first time the school gets its very own silhouette. Spotted today on the @Ducks_Equipment Twitter account is a pair of Oregon-themed sneakers that bear a strong ...

  • This new smartphone app will let you buy and sell your sneakers safely:

    Buy Sneakers Safely with the GOAT iOS App

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 6pm

    Although sneaker marktetplace apps aren't exactly a new phenomenon, the latest program to throw its hat in the ring, GOAT, is taking a different approach to verify authenticity and weed out the fakes. Now available on the iTunes App Store, GOAT isn't just another platform to sell your...

  • #FORGIRLS #LIFE | This Is One of the Rarest NikeLab Releases of All-Time | #NEWS > @HCP520

    NikeLab Zoom Elite 8 Release Date

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 6pm

    Any sneaker that's given the "NikeLab" label is certain to be produced in fewer quantities than those without it, but the latest one with this title might be the most-limited of them all. NikeLab just announced via Instagram that it will be releasing a green-and-silver Zoom Elite 8 to...

  • How adidas Plans to Bring Sneaker Production to the U.S.

    How adidas Plans to Bring Sneaker Production to the U.S.

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 4pm

    In its bid to regain lost ground in the U.S. footwear market while also bringing jobs Stateside, adidas plans to build a sneaker production facility in America as soon as 2017. During a Parley for the Oceans event on Monday at the United Nations headquarters, adidas E xecutive Board M...

  • Here's how much adidas Yeezy Boost 350s are actually selling for:

    adidas Yeezy Boost 350 Resell Value

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 4pm

    We told you about some of the ridiculous eBay asking prices for the adidas Yeezy Boost 350, and thanks to Campless, we're getting a better idea of how much people are actually willing to shell out for the biggest sneaker of the summer. As you'll see below, resell prices have already m...

  • Nike Flyknit Racer "Oreo 2.0" Restock

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 3pm

    Few Nike Flyknit Racers have been more popular than in recent times than the "Oreo 2.0," which followed up last year's release of the grey-and-black runners. They sold out almost instantly upon release, but a shop just put up a full-size run and they're available right now. Berlin's O...

  • The next Nike Kobe X brings the "Pain":

    Nike Kobe X "Pain" Release Date

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 3pm

    Unfortunately, the exact details and inspiration behind this style have yet to be revealed, but it appears that these might reference the wear and tear Kobe Bryant has experienced over the course of his epic career. What we do know is that they've been confirmed to release next week o...

  • Nike Air Trainer 1 "White/Pure Platinum"

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 2pm

    Fresh off of the fragment design x Nike Air Trainer 1 "Wimbledon" announcement comes yet another pair of sneaker that would look right at home on a grass court. Currently in stock at Eastbay, the Nike Air Trainer 1 "White/Pure Platinum/White" co-opts the same "Triple White" look we've...

  • adidas Yeezy Boost 350 Skateboard

    complex.com 01 Jul '15, 2pm

    The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 was stalked by nearly the entire planet this past weekend, but not everyone was able to get a pair. One of the lucky parties to get their hands on Kanye's Greatest Shoe Ever was the crew over at Jenkem, a skateboard site. And they did what you'd expect skate...

  • Here's the Coolest Way to Wear the Sneaker Brand You Need to Know About: Karhu is making a comeback, and here'...

    Karhu x Le Fix Aria 95 Clothing Collection

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 10pm

    A savvy consumer is consistently on the lookout for something new. For sneaker fanatics, that often means searching out new brands they've never experienced before. The latest label to receive some love is Karhu, a Finnish brand that has collaborations with Concepts and Sneakersnstuff...

  • Phil Knight Steps Down as Nike Chairman

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 9pm

    Nike wouldn't be where it is today without Phil Knight, who helped establish the brand in 1968, originally as Blue Ribbon Sports. Today it's being reported that he will step down from his current role as chairman in 2016, according to the Associated Press . In the report, it says that...

  • NEWS You Won't Have to Pay Resell Prices for These Yeezy Boost 350 Recreations

    adidas Yeezy Boost 350 Crochet by Picasso Babe

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 9pm

    By now, you're probably either crying tears of joy or tears of sadness depending on your success copping the Yeezy Boost 350, but if it's the latter, these might be enough to hold you over until you can score the real thing. Designed by Picasso Babe, these made-to-order crochet bootie...

  • These are one of the best Air Max 95s lately, and they're very exclusive:

    Nike Air Max 95 JD Sports Exclusive "Silver/Charcoal Grey"

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 8pm

    JD Sports has been holding down the UK scene with gear since 1981, but they really began to earn a reputation with sneakerheads during the mid-2000s with a perpetual stream of exclusive Nike releases. The sportswear retailer returns with an exclusive on the Air Max 95 in "Silver/Charc...

  • The Hype on Boring, Grey New Balance 997s Is Real: A grey pair of New Balance 997 is releasing tomorrow.

    New Balance 997 Grey Release Date

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 7pm

    If we're talking about New Balance, there's nothing better than a grey pair of sneakers that were Made in USA. The brand continues to make these time and time again, and people keep gobbling them up. Another pair of boring, old-man New Balances will release tomorrow, and we continue t...

  • Kanye West Buys Young Thug adidas Yeezy 750 Boosts From eBay

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 6pm

    While the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 eBay prices are already beginning to climb, they're still not as insane as the asking prices for Kanye's last shoe, the Yeezy 750 Boost. Still, that didn't stop Ye from personally lacing one of his newest friends with a pair. In a recent interview with...

  • It looks like LeBron James debuted the Nike LeBron 13 over the weekend:

    LeBron James Debuts the Nike LeBron 13

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 6pm

    As the LeBron 12 releases begin to slow down, Nike Basketball is preparing to unveil the LeBron 13, but it looks like LeBron James himself may have beaten them to the punch. During the Nike Elite Basketball Academy over the weekend, James broke out what appears to be a pair of Nike Le...

  • We're just being honest: Why Future should be the next artist to collaborate with adidas:

    Why Future Should Be the Next Artist to Collaborate With Adidas

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 6pm

    I just finished moving myriad amounts of sneakers into my Brooklyn apartment and I felt obligated to tour my new neighborhood. The sun was out blessing the locals and I immediately realized this place would teach me a valuable lesson in "savage-ology." Within walking two blocks I hear...

  • Here's your first look at the adidas by Raf Simons Spring/Summer 2016 lineup:

    adidas by Raf Simons Spring/Summer 2016

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 5pm

    Raf Simons is once again partnering with adidas for the latest installment in what has become a frequent collaboration. Featured in this collection are new looks for the Stan Smith, Ozweego 2, and Response Trail 2.

  • Nike KD8 Colorway Inspirations

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 5pm

    Kevin Durant's latest signature shoe, the Nike KD8, debuted over the weekend in a patriotic "Fourth of July" colorway, but that's only the beginning of what Nike Basketball has in store for the 2014 NBA MVP's new sneakers. In this clip, we learn a little bit more about what we can exp...

  • Sneaker Freaker x Saucony Grid SD "Kushwacker" Release at The Good Will Out

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 4pm

    First-come, first-served sneaker releases are few and far between in the U.S. these days due to the massive, unruly crowds that cause problems for pedestrians and other store owners. At times, releases have even been canceled altogether in order to thwart the frenzy, but it looks like...

  • Chris Paul Wears the Air Jordan XI "Emerald"

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 4pm

    From the "History of Flight" to the "XX8 Days of Flight," there have been some extremely rare Air Jordan XIs over the years, but Chris Paul may have just topped them all with this pair. Posted in the middle of the night on his Instagram, CP3 has dubbed these the "Emerald" XIs and made...

  • People are trying to sell adidas Yeezy Boosts 350s for $10,000:

    adidas Yeezy Boost 350 eBay Prices

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 3pm

    If you thought the increased availability of the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 meant that the resell prices would be any less ridiculous, think again. A quick comb through eBay reveals two auctions listed at $10,000 apiece — one of which the seller doesn't actually have in hand yet — and ano...

  • Nike has more "Independence Day" retros dropping this week:

    Nike Sportswear "Independence Day" Pack

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 3pm

    Last week, Nike Basketball announced its annual "4th of July" collection, and now Nike Sportswear is joining the festivities with its own patriotic retros. A handful of sneakers are included, but these Air Max 95 and Air Force 1 interpretations really caught our eye. The Air Max 95 "U...

  • #FORGIRLS #LIFE | Kicks of the Day: Nike Kobe X "4th of July" | #NEWS > @HCP520

    Kicks of the Day: Nike Kobe X "4th of July"

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 2pm

    With its patriotic print and gum sole, the Nike Kobe X "4th of July" is arguably the standout of the brand's annual collection. The upper boasts a unique red, white, and blue stripe pattern with stars appearing on each toe. And even though you're probably not going to ball in these, t...

  • Jordan Brand Unveils Blake Griffin's Next Sneaker With Some Help From Marvin the Martian: Get ready for Blake

    Air Jordan Super.Fly 4 Release Date

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 2pm

    Although Los Angeles Clippers rim rattler Blake Griffin doesn't have an official Jordan Brand signature shoe, the Air Jordan Super Fly line has been perfectly suited for the big man's play style, and now it's back with an update for 2015. Unveiled with a little help from Marvin the Ma...

  • Jimmy Jazz is restocking a ton of Air Jordans this morning:

    Jimmy Jazz Air Jordan Restock for June 2015

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 1pm

    Whether you missed out on last weekend's big releases or are just looking for a way to spend some extra cash, you'll want to check out the Air Jordan restock that is about to go down on Jimmy Jazz's website . A total of seven Air Jordans will be restocked on its site beginning at 10 a...