complex.com Archives - 01 September 2014, Monday

  • The Nike Air Max 1 Is Going Through a Mid-Life Crisis:

    Nike Air Max 1 Mid

    complex.com 31 Aug '14, 9pm

    As we all know, Nike likes to modernize its classic silhouettes with new materials, technologies, and every now and then, new cuts. For the upcoming fall season, Nike is updating its venerated Air Max 1 with a mid cut. Like the Air Max 90 SneakerBoot, which debuted roughly a year ago,...

  • Ronnie Fieg x Filling Pieces Mid Cut

    complex.com 31 Aug '14, 8pm

    Earlier today, Ronnie Fieg took to Instagram to preview his latest collaboration with Amsterdam footwear label, Filling Pieces . Working off FP's Mid Top silhouette, Fieg has decked out the shoe with a luxurious navy quilted leather upper and complimented it with a gum outsole. We rea...

  • What Sneakerheads Wear on Lazy Sundays

    complex.com 31 Aug '14, 4pm

    Sundays are the ultimate day to kick back, wear sweats, hit up your favorite food spot, feel fat, and wear your coziest sneakers. A Sunday sneaker has a special spot in the heart of sneakerheads—​it's not something that you'd wear on a first date or to a job interview, but it's still ...

  • Missed out the Nike "Triple Black" Pack? We got you covered.:

    Just in Case you Missed Out on Nike's "Triple Black" Pack, Rise Has You Covered

    complex.com 31 Aug '14, 3pm

    If for whatever reason you've been putting off picking up the Nike Air Max "Triple Black" Pack, these images from Rise might have you feeling a certain way. Fashionistas and sneakerheads alike have been gobbling up all black sneaker offerings over recent months. Versatile, comfortable...

  • .@KDTrey5 staying with the Swoosh as Nike counters @UnderArmour's offer:

    Nike Counters Under Armour's Offer to Kevin Durant

    complex.com 31 Aug '14, 1pm

    It looks like Nike is keeping Kevin Durant as early reports are stating that Nike has countered the massive contract offered by Under Armour . Under Armour's offer was between $265 million and $285 million which showed just how serious they were in adding KD to their growing roster of...

  • Missed out on the @sizeofficial x @PUMA "Wilderness Pack?" Cop them here:

    size? x Puma "Wilderness" Pack

    complex.com 30 Aug '14, 9pm

    If you missed out on the recent size? x Puma "Wilderness" Pack , don't fret, Rise has you covered. Featuring both the Puma Disc Blaze and Blaze of Glory, size? used nature as its inspiration as it decked out both models in earthy tones. The Disc Blaze gets suited up in a predominantly...

  • New photos of the Supreme x Nike Air Force 1 High collab just leaked

    Supreme x Nike Air Force 1 High "White" Teaser

    complex.com 29 Aug '14, 10pm

    Additional images of the highly anticipated collaboration between Supreme and Nike have just surfaced. The leaked images, discovered on the Supreme subreddit and Instagram , reveal another look at the white colorway of the Nike Air Force 1 High. Other than the dual branding on the wov...

  • Farewell to the Air Jordan III

    complex.com 29 Aug '14, 4pm

    In the fall of 1988, I was a junior at Long Island’s Smithtown High School East trying out for the school’s volleyball team. I was already six feet tall, and could jump a little. Making the team didn’t seem like a formality or anything, but I thought I had a good a shot as anyone. I j...

  • Jordan Brand Confirms That It Will Stop Producing the Air Jordan III (For Now)

    complex.com 29 Aug '14, 4am

    One of the most coveted Air Jordan models will stop being produced indefinitely. According to Sole Collector , Jordan Brand VP of Footwear David Schechter revealed that the Air Jordan III will be tucked away for an unspecified amount of time. "The Air Jordan 3 is going back in the vau...

  • There's a massive Air Jordan restock going down next week:

    Air Jordan Restock

    complex.com 28 Aug '14, 2pm

    Villa will be restocking several Air Jordan sneakers at the grand opening of its new store in Toledo, Ohio. The restock consists of nine Air Jordan retro styles for men, including the "Concord" XI Low, "Infrared 23" XI Low, "Carmine" VI, and "Wolf Grey" III. The "Yeezy" Foams will als...

  • There's a Nike Air Huarache "Berlin" coming out, too:

    Nike Air Huarache "Berlin" Preview

    complex.com 27 Aug '14, 5pm

    After seeing previews of the Nike Air Huarache "Paris" and "Milan" from the upcoming "City" series, it appears the runner will also be coming in a "Berlin" iteration. A leaked image that recently surfaced reveals a black and yellow color scheme with a translucent heel cage. If you rec...

  • Supreme x Nike Air Force 1 High Leaked Photo

    complex.com 26 Aug '14, 9pm

    Hypebeasts everywhere must be having a field day. After seeing early photos of a possible Supreme x Nike Air Force 1 High collab last week, another image of the Uptowns just leaked today. The on-foot shot reveals the medial side of the white colorway with special branding on the heel,...

  • .@atmosNYC has a "Bleached Denim" Nike Air Max 90 coming out:

    atmos x Nike Air Max 90 "Bleached Denim"

    complex.com 26 Aug '14, 6pm

    Longtime collaborators atmos and Nike are teaming up on a rad "Bleached Denim" collection that includes a major update on the coveted Nike Air Max 90 "Infrared." The runners feature beige underlays, bleached denim paneling, and infrared accents throughout. In addition to the sneakers,...

  • A Complete History of Sneaker Freaker's Collaborations

    complex.com 26 Aug '14, 3pm

    back in 2002, I had very modest ambitions and absolutely no inkling of what was about to come. Within a few months, the magazine was sold internationally. Fast forward to 2014 and it’s also published in Spanish, Russian, and German. Who’d have thunk? I am also proud to say that the co...

  • You're gonna want these Primeknits:

    adidas Primeknit Pure Boost

    complex.com 26 Aug '14, 3pm

    that was limited to only 266 pairs, adidas is back with two more colorways of the lightweight knitted runner. Previewed first by the Three Stripes is a monochromatic iteration outfitted in a black color scheme with tonal branding. The upper is constructed of adidas' Primeknit technolo...

  • Nike has rescheduled the release date for a bunch of sneakers:

    Nike Officially Reschedules Last Weekend's Sneaker Releases

    complex.com 25 Aug '14, 9pm

    There was a lot of struggle for sneakerheads this past weekend. Due to technical difficulties , Nike had to delay the launch of all the sneakers scheduled to release on August 23 . If you've been waiting patiently for the re-launch, you're in luck because it's actually going to happen...

  • 15 Great Sneakers You Can Score on Sale Right Now

    complex.com 25 Aug '14, 2pm

    Who had a ton of fun this weekend? We know we did, and we hope you did, too. You might have burned through a pair of sneakers and a chunk of cash, though. No need to worry: There are plenty of fresh pairs that are currently on sale that can easily re-up your style before the summer is...

  • How to get the Air Jordan VI "Sport Blue":

    Air Jordan Sport Blue VI Official Release details

    complex.com 24 Aug '14, 9pm

    Now that we have the Sport Blue Air Jordan III and AJKO behind us, it’s time to get primed for the Air Jordan VI. Nike.com took some time out on Sunday afternoon to let us know how the release is going to go over there by announcing official details. The sneakers are going to release ...

  • The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 24 Aug '14, 7pm

    The #ComplexKicks community is rounding out the summer with another week of sneakers on Instagram. As the weather starts to get a little cooler, we all feel fall coming, and now's the time to rock the flames kicks tho. Air Max found a lot of play with some little seen Air Max 1 "Power...

  • A Complex Designer Gave Baby Stan Smiths a Pharrell-Inspired Makeover: A guy that's behind the scenes at Compl...

    A Complex Designer Gave Baby Stan Smiths a Pharrell Makeover

    complex.com 24 Aug '14, 6pm

    It's easy for Complex readers to follow and find the writers on this site—our names are right there for you to see. But there are also a lot of people behind the scenes in the office that inspire us on a daily basis and are doing cool things on their own. You guys just don't know abou...

  • You just missed Nike release the "US Open" Air Tech Challenge 2s:

    Nike.com, Air Tech Challenge 2, US Open, Wimbledon surprise release.

    complex.com 24 Aug '14, 6pm

    Remember yesterday when Nike decided to delay the release for the Air Tech Challenge 2 “US Open” ? Welp, they just did it on Sunday afternoon. Not only did they release the “US Open” but they also went ahead and made the “Wimbledon” version from this year available as well. As of this...

  • The murder rate is up with these Nike Air Force 1:

    Nike Iar Force One Low Turple Black, Eastbay suede available now

    complex.com 24 Aug '14, 6pm

    This word is on the lips of every sneakerhead out there. The brands are loving bringing out all black kicks, one after the other. And it makes sense, what is more wearable than an all black pair of shoes? Add to that the variations of materials that are available now thanks to customi...

  • Mache Custom, Jordan III 3 Gold

    complex.com 24 Aug '14, 3pm

    When Usher got his gold Jordan IIIs from Jumpman , it was a sad day for some ‘heads. Not that Usher was getting laced right, that was to be expected. But that these shoes existed at all with barely even the smallest, teensiest, tiniest likelihood that any layman would be able to get t...

  • Nike Foamposite Pro, One crazy colors

    complex.com 23 Aug '14, 9pm

    We’ve been warning telling you about the upcoming Pink Elephant Foamposite Pros that are on their way this fall. But it looks like Nike didn’t want them to be alone in the “Aggressively Vicious Colorway” Category. IceSoleOnline posted a picture on his Twitter this afternoon showing of...

  • The Nike Air Max 1 Lunar goes Deluxe:

    Nike Air Max 1 Lunar Deluxe trio

    complex.com 23 Aug '14, 8pm

    The reign of the Air Max 1 Lunar continues with three Deluxe versions of the neoclassic. The perennial classic colors of Red, Black, and White are done up in lizard printed leather on these three pairs. Each colorway has an accent color across the saddle, that reflects a colored strip...

  • Concepts ASICS Gel Lyte V 5, new one

    complex.com 23 Aug '14, 5pm

    We all know sneakers shows are the prime spot to break necks and hearts. It’s the choice event for collaborators and designers to show off some of their upcoming work and start the hypecycle on teases. Dino Hatfeild, the founder of the Baltimore Sneaker Show took to Instagram Saturday...

  • Nike store technical problems

    complex.com 23 Aug '14, 2pm

    After spending all day yesterday reminding everyone of their Saturday morning releases, nikestore’s Twitter fit their disappointing news in less than 140 characters. All their releases scheduled for this morning will be postponed. That includes: Quartersnacks Dunk Low SB Sport Blue AJ...

  • A closer look at the upcoming Air Jordan XIV "Black Toe" with O.G. treatment

    Air Jordan XIV "Black Toe" Preview

    complex.com 22 Aug '14, 7pm

    We're just less than a month away from the drop of the Air Jordan XIV "Black Toe," and we know 'heads have been waiting for this O.G. iteration for a very long time. For the first time ever, the "White/Black-Varsity Red" colorway will be re-released without ribbed paneling. The last t...

  • There's a MAJOR Air Jordan restock happening right now:

    Air Jordan Restock at Villa

    complex.com 22 Aug '14, 4pm

    Drop everything you're doing right this moment. Villa is currently having an epic restock at select stores right now. The re-launch includes the "Yeezy" Foams and 20 Air Jordan sneakers, like the "Concord" XI Lows, "Carmine" VIs, and "Infrared 23" IIIs. Below is the complete list of a...

  • Under Armour Reportedly Offers Kevin Durant Up to $285 Million for a Sneaker Deal

    complex.com 21 Aug '14, 3pm

    ESPN's Darren Rovell is reporting that Under Armour officially offered Kevin Durant a sneaker deal worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years. Speculation that Durant was in talks with Under Armour began earlier this month when his deal with Nike expired. Under Armour's...