complex.com Archives - 28 July 2014, Monday

  • Official release details for the "Wolf Grey" Air Jordan XIV

    Air Jordan XIV Wolf Grey Retro, Nike Store release info

    complex.com 28 Jul '14, 12am

    It’s Sunday again, so you know Nike is updating its release calendar. The brand just annonced that the "Wolf Grey" Air Jordan XIV Retro will drop on August 2. Your favorite quilted, perforated Js get a makeup with leather and nubuck in no fewer than four shades of grey. Hits of blue o...

  • Wale, Nike Dunk SB Simpsons Sneaker Game

    complex.com 27 Jul '14, 10pm

    Wale took to Instagram today to express that he misses the way the sneaker game used to be. Back before week long line-ups and NDC bots, it was a totally different scene. That was the scene that Wale came up in, and it’s the scene he misses. Along with posting the reminiscent, positiv...

  • The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 27 Jul '14, 9pm

    It's the final weekend in July and we're taking a look at another list of the best the #ComplexKicks community had to offer on Instagram. This week's offerings were dominated by runners with users sharing some of the most coveted heat in that category. Leading the pack was a crispy pa...

  • ASICS, Colette Collaboration revealed

    complex.com 27 Jul '14, 4pm

    Last night a picture of some new Colette x ASICS Gel Lyte 3made the rounds on Twitter. Taking an obvious inspiration from paper marbling The entire upper, along with the midsole is absolutely covered in the irregular blue and white pattern from toe to heel. The only break is a blue li...

  • These kicks are trash. Literally.

    Your Shoes Are Rubbish

    complex.com 26 Jul '14, 11pm

    Your Shoes Are Rubbish is a project conceived and executed by three UK designers, Charles Duffy, William Gubbins, and Billy Turvey . For the project they went to their local beach and collected all the moldable trash they could. Taking the trash home, they washed it, melted it down, a...

  • These LeBron XI Lows are for those mourning his departure from the Heat.

    Nike LeBron XI Low all black for sad fans

    complex.com 26 Jul '14, 10pm

    The Miami Heat’s Championship loss feels like it was a lifetime ago, and even LeBron’s move to Cleveland is old news , but that doesn’t mean everyone has recovered. For some, it’s still a time of mourning, especially in Miami. For those that are still processing those emotions, Nike i...

  • Kicks in the Office

    complex.com 26 Jul '14, 8pm

    Another week and more kicks. The sneaker bug has been catching on at the Complex office, and everyone is wearing their most coveted Jordans, runners, and rare collaborations. It's also caused some competition in the office to see who could break out the craziest pairs. So who wore the...

  • Concepts, Clarks Collaboration everything you need ot know

    complex.com 26 Jul '14, 3pm

    Concepts’ latest project with Clarks is a Sportswear shoe, a sort of evolved Wallabee called the Tawyer. We caught up with Rhett Richardson and the rest of the team at Concepts to talk about how the shoe came about. When it comes to collaborations, a lot of the time we don’t see the s...

  • Air Yeezy II Incense Holder

    complex.com 25 Jul '14, 11pm

    If Nike Air Yeezy IIs aren't sitting in a closet in deadstock condition, then they're probably being worn ever so carefully by a hypebeast sneakerhead. We see you and that duck walk of yours. Others, however, could care less about the value of Yeezys and just simply wear them until th...

  • Kicks in the Office

    complex.com 25 Jul '14, 7pm

    Another week and more kicks. The sneaker bug has been catching on at the Complex office, and everyone is wearing their most coveted Jordans, runners, and rare collaborations. It's also caused some competition in the office to see who could break out the craziest pairs. So who wore the...

  • FINALLY, a release date:

    Nike LeBron XI "What the LeBron" Release Date

    complex.com 25 Jul '14, 5pm

    The highly-anticipated Nike LeBron XI "What the LeBron" just got an updated release date. After the launch was delayed back in May, this mashup sneaker will now release on Saturday, September 13, according to Nike . Retail price is $250 and the "What the LeBron" XIs will be available ...

  • Quickstrike: Fat Joe Talks Licking Soles and Letters From Michael Jordan

    complex.com 25 Jul '14, 3pm

    Russ Bengtson and DJ Clark Kent are back for the third episode of Season 3 of Quickstrike , and they have a very special guest this go around. Fat Joe joined the guys to talk about licking soles, getting letters from Michael Jordan while he was locked up in jail, and who else is doing...

  • A Sneakerhead Sold His Kicks to Buy a House

    complex.com 24 Jul '14, 8pm

    Parting with your sneaker collection can be a very difficult decision. When life comes calling, though, you've got to answer. If you can tap into your valuable collection for funds, why not? A sneakerhead was able to buy an engagement ring with his kicks, but another just took it to a...

  • NYC sneakerheads can now pay for someone to camp out for sneaker releases:

    NYC Sneakerheads Can Pay This Guy to Camp Out for Them

    complex.com 24 Jul '14, 5pm

    Waiting in line for sneakers sucks. As much as we all love the latest Air Jordans and LeBrons, sitting on the sidewalk outside of a store for hours just isn't an ideal way to spend a morning, afternoon, or night—sometimes all three if the release is that big. This is where New York re...

  • Nike Roshe Run Flyknit Preview

    complex.com 24 Jul '14, 4pm

    Back in May, we got a first look at the Nike Roshe Run and Flyknit mashup. The blend features two of Nike's most popular styles, combining the performance benefits of a knitted upper with the sleek silo and comfort of a Roshe. The best look yet at these upcoming sneakers just surfaced...

  • “@ComplexMag: Official release details --->

    Air Jordan III "Sport Blue" Detailed Photos

    complex.com 23 Jul '14, 4pm

    Next month, the Air Jordan III releases in a "Sport Blue" colorway that would've been the perfect retro drop when Mike laced it up for the Wizards in the early 2000s. Sneakerheads have seen plenty of different colorways offered on this coveted silhouette, but this one is as O.G. as it...

  • "Black/Cement Air Jordan III '88 Unreleased

    complex.com 22 Jul '14, 8pm

    Last year, following the release of the "White/Cement" Air Jordan III '88 , there were rumors that the "Black/Cement" colorway would also release later that year with O.G. "Nike Air" treatment. There were even plenty of preview pairs that eventually surfaced through websites and socia...

  • Nike Air Huarache "Black/Purple" for Women

    complex.com 22 Jul '14, 7pm

    If you don't feel salty after reading this, you're probably just not a true fan of runners. Foot Locker Europe just revealed a pair of Nike Air Huaraches in a never-before-seen "Black/Purple" color scheme. The upper is equipped with a black leather and mesh upper, while the runner's s...

  • These Sneakerheads Don't Know What "Bred" Means (Video)

    complex.com 22 Jul '14, 6pm

    Like it or not, nicknames for sneakers are here to stay. From "Red October" Yeezys to "Space Jam" XIs and "Tiffany" Dunks, these nicknames, and many others, are a key element to the overall appeal and hype behind a sneaker. The most common nickname of them all is arguably the term "Br...

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    Jogger Pants in Sneaker Culture

    complex.com 22 Jul '14, 3pm

    And with the UK's fascination with running sneakers—Reebok, Saucony, ASICS, New Balance, etc.—it's not hard to see why these silhouettes have been paired with joggers by American sneakerheads, too. They're also the style of sneaker which Fieg has made his name working on—making his Me...

  • Sneakerheads, Your Next Epic Air Jordan Restock Is Happening Tomorrow (VIDEO) | Complex TV

    complex.com 21 Jul '14, 7pm

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  • There's going to be a BIG Air Jordan restock tomorrow:

    There's Going to Be an Epic Air Jordan Restock Tomorrow | Complex | Making Culture Pop

    complex.com 21 Jul '14, 4pm

    Eastbay will be having a massive Air Jordan restock that consists of 48 sneakers. The list of Js that you can expect include "Royal" 1s, "Gamma" XIs, Air Jordan III "'88s," and "Toro" IVs. While many of the sizes that will be in stock are on the larger side (size 14+), there are still...

  • Kanye West Rocks adidas Sneakers and His A.P.C. Collection in New Editorial | Complex | Making Culture Pop

    complex.com 21 Jul '14, 12pm

    Last week Kanye West's latest GQ cover was officially revealed, where the fashion icon graces the August 2014 issue of the storied publication. This marks the second time West has covered the magazine, the first being December 2007. The cover and accompanying editorial were shot by Pa...

  • Who's ready for the "Reflective Silver" Air Jordan XIIIs?

    Get Ready For a "Reflective" Air Jordan XIII Retro | Complex | Making Culture Pop

    complex.com 20 Jul '14, 10pm

    The Air Jordan XIII is getting quite a make-over and sneakerheads will need to get ready for a real head turner. Reflective accents have been part of the XIIIs history. But this time around, the shoe is getting done up in an all "Reflective Silver" upper. Off setting the shiny upper i...

  • You'll Have Another Chance to Get the Nike Air Max Lunar90 SP "Moon Landing" | Complex | Making Culture Pop

    complex.com 20 Jul '14, 7pm

    For those of you that were frustrated by and missed out on today's release of the Nike Air Max Lunar90 SP "Moon Landing," you'll soon have another chance and copping a pair. While bots and early link leaks impeded a majority of the community from purchasing a pair of the Moon Landings...

  • Could Wearing "Red October" Air Yeezys Help You Beat Kobe Bryant in H.O.R.S.E.? | Complex | Making Culture Pop

    complex.com 20 Jul '14, 4pm

    A fan got a chance to live out a dream when he recently got the opportunity to play Kobe Bryant in a game of H.O.R.S.E. Having won a charity auction several months back, Sam Samuels, known to the sneaker community as S_Universal and for owning one of the best Kobe collections in the w...

  • Mr. 2,561: Ray Allen's Greatest Footwear Moments | Complex | Making Culture Pop

    complex.com 20 Jul '14, 4pm

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  • Vans Uses Pig Suede and Snakeskin on This Classic Skate Shoe

    Vans Era California "P&S" Pack

    complex.com 18 Jul '14, 10pm

    The low-profile skate shoe is equipped with a pig suede upper, snakeskin on the heel, and tortoise eyelets. Underneath sits a thick tan-colored midsole to match the subtle snakeskin detailing. The pack consists of "Beetle," "Dress Blues," and "Red Ochre" colorways and all three are al...

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