complex.com Archives - 23 November 2014, Sunday

  • Sneakerheads, Kanye just stated he's "going to China to work on the Yeezis.":

    Kanye states, "I'm going to China to work on the Yeezis."

    complex.com 23 Nov '14, 3am

    In a video posted by TMZ, a reporter asks Kanye if he's on his way to China for some concerts to which 'Ye replied, "I'm going to China to work on the Yeezis." Those words are music to sneakerheads' ears as it means that Kanye's first release with adidas, the Yeezi, is one step closer...

  • It looks like a "Metallic Gold" Nike Air Foamposite One is dropping in 2015:

    Nike Air Foamposite One "Metallic Gold" 2015 Release Rumor

    complex.com 22 Nov '14, 7pm

    Remember that rumor back in 2012 about the release of a potential "Gold Medal" Nike Air Foamposite ? By now you know that release never came to fruition. But for 2015, it appears a "Gold" Foamposite is indeed on the horizon. An image has been leaked depicting the "Metallic Gold" color...

  • Nike Delays the Release of Air Max Penny 1 and Free 5.0 Doernbecher Models

    complex.com 22 Nov '14, 6pm

    Nike is giving sneakerheads an unintentional reprieve of their wallets with the announcement of two delays in tomorrow's highly anticipated Doernbecher Freestyle collection release. Due to shipping delays, fans looking forward to copping the Nike Air Max Penny 1 by Alejandro Munoz and...

  • The Air Jordan V gets the "Tiffany" treatment courtesy of @JBFcustoms:

    Air Jordan V Retro "Tiffany" by JBF Customs

    complex.com 22 Nov '14, 4pm

    Just about anyone who calls themselves a "sneakerhead" knows about the Air Jordan V and chances are pretty high that they also know about the "Tiffany" colorway. Made popular by the Diamond Supply x Nike Dunk SB collaborations, the colorway has grown to be amongst the most beloved by ...

  • Kicks of the Day: New Balance P740WB Worthy "Tribute to UNC"

    complex.com 22 Nov '14, 3pm

    University of North Carolina fans might be struggling to deal with recent news of longtime academic fraud , but today's kicks of the day should put a smile back on the faces of the Tarheels' faithful. New Balance is dropping a UNC colorway of its classic 740 Worthy model as a tribute ...

  • Nike Sneaker Sale For 30 Percent Off

    complex.com 21 Nov '14, 11pm

    You don't have to wait for Black Friday to score sneakers for under retail price. Kicks Deals shares the 15 best Nikes on sale right now for 30 percent off. The deal includes gems like the murdered-out Air Flight '89 and the no-sew Air Max 95. Peep the entire list of kicks on sale

  • Here's How You Can Cop the Air Jordan VI "Black/Infrared" on Black Friday: Air Jordan VI "Black/Infrared" offi...

    Air Jordan VI "Black/Infrared" Release Details

    complex.com 21 Nov '14, 10pm

    We're now exactly one week away from one of the most highly-anticipated retro releases of the year. The Air Jordan VI in all its O.G. glory returns for Black Friday. The retro is equipped with a smooth black nubuck, striking infrared 23 accents, and an icy outsole. Unlike the 2010 and...

  • Chris Paul Wears Brown Leather Air Jordan 1s

    complex.com 21 Nov '14, 9pm

    Nike has been going H.A.M. with SneakerBoots this season . From Air Maxes to Trainer SCs and even Roshes, many popular Sportswear silhouettes have been updated to adapt to the fall/winter season. And next up might just be the Air Jordan 1. Chris Paul recently took to the 'Gram this af...

  • Upgrade Your Rotations with the Luxurious END Clothing x Filling Pieces Collaborations

    END Clothing x Filling Pieces Collection

    complex.com 21 Nov '14, 7pm

    Filling Pieces' impressive run of collaborations continues with the UK's END Clothing. As a global supplier of some of the finest offerings in sportswear, END chose wisely in Filling Pieces. For this project, END and FP are releasing five models with each being limited to 50 pairs. Tw...

  • "@ComplexMag: Who's ready for the Nike Roshe Run NM SP "Tech Fleece" pack?

    Nike Roshe Run NM SP "Tech Fleece" Release Date

    complex.com 21 Nov '14, 6pm

    The latest iteration of the Nike Roshe Run gets a complete tech fleece upgrade. You know—that super soft cotton that Nike uses on everyone's favorite sweatpants ? It's on a pair of Roshes now to complete the ultimate cozy boy alphet. Three versions are available—"Heather Grey," "Obsid...

  • Maybe the Tubular Runner is the adidas We Were Waiting For All Along

    complex.com 21 Nov '14, 6pm

    When we first saw the adidas Tubular Runner, we didn’t even know what it was. I don’t mean “we” as in Complex as much as I mean “we” as in everyone — the immediate assumption about the first sketchy photo that popped up on instagram was that it was the new Kanye shoe, because any new ...

  • Quickstrike: Tinker Hatfield Explains Just How Few Employees Have Been in the Nike Winnebago

    complex.com 21 Nov '14, 5pm

    Legendary Nike designer Tinker Hatfield invited Quickstrike 's Russ Bengtson and DJ Clark Kent to Nike Campus in Beaverton, Ore. to talk, well, anything and everything Nike related. The trio sit in a 1972 Winnebago parked smack in the middle of the Nike Innovation Kitchen, the same ye...

  • Pharrell Williams x adidas Originals "Polka Dot" Collection

    complex.com 21 Nov '14, 5pm

    ‘Equality is love visualized. It is a symbol of affection, the action of affection. Equality is everything from a greeting to a declaration of true love. In all its forms. It is ACCEPTANCE. It is LOVE. It is STRENGTH.’ The collection hits select retailers, concept shops, and adidas fl...

  • The Best Sneakers Worn in the Complex Office This Week 11/21/2014

    complex.com 21 Nov '14, 4pm

    Thanksgiving is next week and it's already feeling like mid-winter in New York City. For some reason, though, no one at the office is wearing boots. Weird, right? Not really. We love sneakers at Complex . This week was heat-filled at work. Not only were there a few sneakers seen here ...

  • Wale + Jerry Seinfeld: Collecting 500 Pairs of Sneakers | Complex TV

    complex.com 21 Nov '14, 4pm

    It's no secret that Wale is a huge sneakerhead, but Seinfeld himself is no slouch with the slew of '90s gems he stayed rocking on his own sitcom.

  • The adidas Originals Tubular Is Already Dropping in a Limited Pack

    adidas Originals Tubular "Croc" Pack

    complex.com 20 Nov '14, 11pm

    We're just a day away from the official U.S. launch of the adidas Orignals Tubular , and it looks like there's already a special Consortium pack in the pipeline. Sweden's Sneakersnstuff recently shared a white and black iteration of the brand new runners decked out in completely diffe...

  • Nike Cancels Allen Iverson Tribute Sneaker

    complex.com 20 Nov '14, 6pm

    Nike is no stranger to coming out with tribute sneakers and commemorating milestones. Its latest design was supposed to be a nod to one of the greatest athletes ever, but is now being pulled back. The problem? The tribute was for Allen Iverson, who has been signed with competitor Reeb...

  • Matt Powell Doesn't Think a LeBron or Kobe Retro Line Would Be as Successful as Jordan Brand

    complex.com 20 Nov '14, 6pm

    In a sneaker culture dominated by what sometimes feels like retro Air Jordan releases every week, the oft-opinionated Matt Powell , vice president of industry analysis at market research company The NPD Group , offered his thoughts on what a retro line from LeBron James and Kobe Bryan...

  • How to Cop the Shoe Gallery x New Balance 580 Collaboration

    Shoe Gallery x New Balance 580 Collaboration Release Details

    complex.com 20 Nov '14, 4pm

    After being previewed just last week, the Shoe Gallery x New Balance collaboration is already set to launch. And you might just need a little luck if you want to cop. Appropriately nicknamed "Le Tour de Miami," the runner, which uses the 580 model, serves as a nod to the growing bicyc...

  • adidas mi ZX Flux

    complex.com 20 Nov '14, 4pm

    Adidas' #miZXFLUX app, a program allows users to create their own custom sneakers out of almost any photo, released in the U.S. last week. The program is changing the way we look at custom sneakers , and it's unleashed nearly infinite possibilities for footwear design, in regards to c...

  • Sneaker Release Guide 2014-11-20

    complex.com 20 Nov '14, 4pm

    A bunch of heat is scheduled to drop this weekend, so make sure to have your paper straight in the next few days. Starting off will be two dope versions of the scaly Nike Air Python, including an off white colorway. adidas Originals gets in the mix with the release of the brand new Tu...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Python "White"

    Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Python "White"

    complex.com 20 Nov '14, 3pm

    The Nike Air Python is back with a brand new colorway that looks extra dope. The scaly sneakers are outfitted in a coke white color scheme that's set off by luxe snakeskin embossed detailing. The textured upper is decked out in an off-white blend with a smooth white working its way on...

  • .@Converse goes winter-ready with its new set of Chucks, and here's your first look

    Converse First String All Star Chuck '70 Down

    complex.com 20 Nov '14, 2pm

    For the upcoming season, Converse is set to release a winter-ready Chuck that's constructed of a classic outerwear piece. Instead of its usual canvas make-up, the vintage high-top gets decked out in a quilted nylon upper that serves as a nod to typical down jacket. As part of the Conv...

  • Man Faced With Charges After Pepper Spraying a Sneakerhead For Air Jordan VIs

    complex.com 19 Nov '14, 10pm

    A Paterson, N.J. resident has been charged with second-degree robbery over a July 28 incident that involved a pair of Air Jordan VIs. According to My Central Jersey , the man, identified as 22-year-old Steve Cardona, setup a meeting with a 16-year-old to purchase the teen's sneakers f...

  • More Nike Roshe Run HEAT is on the way

    Nike Roshe Run NM SP Release Details

    complex.com 19 Nov '14, 10pm

    Perfect for all the cozy boyz, the Roshe Run will be back in three new colorways that utilize a tech fleece base. If you remember, this was the same cotton material used on the popular "World Cup" pack from this past spring. There's a heather grey/black pair, a dark obsidian iteration...

  • fragment design x Air Jordan 1 Closer Look

    complex.com 19 Nov '14, 8pm

    The next fragment design collaboration sees the Air Jordan 1 getting special treatment from streetwear legend Hiroshi Fujiwara. The color scheme features black, white, and blue paneling, giving us an O.G. taste of what a "Black Toe" and "Royal" 1 mashup would like it. There's fragment...

  • Nike SB Dunk High "De La Soul" Preview

    complex.com 19 Nov '14, 7pm

    It looks like there's a chance the Nike SB Dunk Low "De La Soul" will be high and rising. A leaked image of a never-before-seen high-top "Del La Soul" Dunk just surfaced, leading many to speculate that the pink box gem could be making a return as a high-top a la the "Tiffany" and "Cal...

  • We Got Our Hands on a Pair of the Air Jordan VI "Black/Infrared" That Drops on Black Friday: We got detailed s...

    We Got Our Hands on a Pair of the Air Jordan VI "Black/Infrared" That Drops on Black Friday

    complex.com 19 Nov '14, 6pm

    After what feels like forever, the Air Jordan VI "Black/Infrared" will release on Black Friday, November 28, this year. The sneakers, which feature hits of 3M throughout the upper never before seen since the O.G. release, will drop across the nation and are sure to ensue hype and peop...

  • This Massive Collection of Nike Air Huaraches Will Blow You Away

    complex.com 19 Nov '14, 6pm

    Nike's Huarache line has always had an audience. No one likes heavy sneakers on their feet, and what the Air Huarache sacrificed in weight, it made up for in comfort and style points. Designed by Tinker Hatfield, the Huarache runner was first released in 1991 and has gained a mainstre...

  • The designer behind the Nike Air Yeezy II has another sneaker coming out soon:

    Nike Zoom Hypercross Trainer "Galaxy"

    complex.com 19 Nov '14, 3pm

    Nathan VanHook, the Nike designer who was paired with Kanye West to work on the Yeezy IIs , has a new sneaker that just received the "Galaxy" treatment. The Nike Zoom Hypercross Trainer , which made its debut in October, was recently unveiled by NikeLab with an all-new color scheme th...