complex.com Archives - 26 November 2014, Wednesday

  • Big Sean Says the adidas Yeezi Is Better Than the Nike Air Yeezy II

    complex.com 25 Nov '14, 8pm

    Before Kanye West officially joined adidas last year, his G.O.O.D. Music artist Big Sean was already two sneaker collaborations deep with the Three Stripes. If there's anyone to ask about the upcoming Kanye x adidas collaboration, it's definitely the Detroit rapper. In a recent interv...

  • Images of the "Quilted" Air Jordan II just leaked:

    Air Jordan II "Quilted" Preview

    complex.com 25 Nov '14, 3pm

    It looks like the Air Jordan II might be going back to its luxury roots next year. The sneakers, which were actually made in Italy back in 1986, just surfaced in a brand new iteration that appears to sport elements typically associated with high-end footwear. Decked out in a monochrom...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Huarache "Black/Dark Grey"

    Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Huarache "Black/Dark Grey"

    complex.com 25 Nov '14, 2pm

    The Nike Air Huarache has been getting a lot of love this year in the States. Its resurgence has been spearheaded by both O.G. colorways from the early '90s and brand new styles that are now just joining the mix. One of the retro iterations that became an instant hit this year was a m...

  • Teen Sentenced to 44 Years in Prison For Murdering Student Over Air Jordans

    complex.com 24 Nov '14, 8pm

    A teenager from Richmond, Va. was recently sentenced to 44 years in prison for killing a college student over a pair of Air Jordan sneakers. According to WJLA , 19-year-old Willie Daquan Lee fatally shot Kahron M. Lee, a 20-year-old student at Virginia Union University, on February 23...

  • Is the designer of the adidas Originals Tubular working with Kanye on the Yeezi? We explore:

    Is the Designer of the adidas Originals Tubular Working With Kanye on the Yeezi?

    complex.com 24 Nov '14, 6pm

    Mark Smith and Nathan VanHook will forever be linked with Kanye West as the Nike designers who helped bring the Air Yeezy and Air Yeezy II to life, respectively. With 'Ye now at adidas, who could be the go-to creative that will be working alongside Yeezus to deliver what could possibl...

  • A Look at How Partriot's Owner Robert Kraft Came to Love the Nike Air Force 1

    complex.com 24 Nov '14, 5pm

    DJ Clark Kent might be regarded as the Air Force 1 king, but he just might have a challenger to his throne. OK, probably not, but New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft does have some deep pockets, as he's the latest personality to be associated with the Nike classic. Having released...

  • Sneakers on Sale 11/24/2014

    complex.com 24 Nov '14, 4pm

    There are a lot of things to be thankful for as a sneakerhead, and one of them is getting a fresh pair for a real low price. They just feel better when it's time to break them out. And if you're like everyone else right now, you're spending your dough on travel arrangements or cooking...

  • New England Patriots x Nike Lunar Force 1 Low

    complex.com 23 Nov '14, 11pm

    New England Patriots' fans will want to take notice as tomorrow morning, Monday, at 10 a.m., the Pats will be releasing an exclusive pair of Nike Lunar Force 1s on their ProShop . It's been well documented that their owner, Robert Kraft , is a huge fan of the Nike classic making it a ...

  • Nike SB Dunk High "Northern Lights"

    complex.com 23 Nov '14, 9pm

    Fans that missed out this past weekend's Premier x Nike SB Dunk Low "Northern Lights" need not worry as the familiar Yeezy-esque color story is making a return very soon. Scheduled to release this Friday, November 28, fans will have a shot at a SB Dunk High version of the popular styl...

  • Here's the Official Release Details for the Nike KD7 "Lightning 534":

    Nike KD7 "Lightning 534" Offiicial Release Details

    complex.com 23 Nov '14, 8pm

    Yesterday, Nike released a Premium version of the Nike KD7. Continuing its assault on fans of Kevin Durant's latest signature sneaker, Nike is slated to release the KD7 "Lightning 534." This latest KD7 draws its inspiration from a global landmark, New York City's Empire State Building...

  • Sole Collector: 10 Ways Sneakers and Wrestling Are Alike

    complex.com 23 Nov '14, 6pm

    Have you ever thought about the idea of wrestling and sneakers going hand in hand? If you're a fan of both, the thought may have crossed your mind. Sole Collector recently took a look at similarities between the two worlds and the results might surprise you. With many older 'heads hav...

  • The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 23 Nov '14, 5pm

    If you're on the east coast, you can officially say it's been "brick" the past few weeks. While many of us are shivering daily, the #ComplexKicks community is staying warm with another set of heaters. New Balance represented heavy this week led by the recently released Concepts 997 “R...

  • Take an exclusive look @TeamVic's crazy sneaker closet courtesy of @RonnieFieg:

    A Look Insider Victor Cruz's Sneaker Closet

    complex.com 23 Nov '14, 3pm

    Ah, the spoils of being a star athlete. In a closet that looks to be the size of most people's bedrooms, the Giants' Victor Cruz stores and showcases part of his sneaker collection. Shared on Instagram this morning by his pal, Ronnie Fieg , fans finally have a glimpse of one of the ga...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Max 90 Sneakerboot "Black/Magnet Grey":

    Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Max 90 Sneakerboot "Black/Magnet Grey"

    complex.com 23 Nov '14, 3pm

    If this recent fall weather is any indication, we could be looking at a pretty brutal winter. With record snow fall hitting various parts of the United States, sneakers aren't really going to cut it. But if you're a diehard sneakerhead and won't even consider wearing a traditional boo...

  • “@ComplexMag: Kanye West: "I'm 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...

  • #FORGIRLS #LIFE | Stay Green and Keep Your Sneakers Clean With the Environmentally Conscious... | #NEWS > @HCP520

    EcoSOLElution "The Greener Shoe Cleaner"

    complex.com 22 Nov '14, 9pm

    While Jason Markk might be the the name most sneakerheads associate when it comes to the subject to sneaker cleaners, one company is looking to separate itself from the competition with a "green" spin. Touting itself as "the greener shoe cleaner," EcoSOLElution provides environmentall...

  • "@ComplexMag: RELEASE DATE:

    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...

  • 21 Deadstock kicks you can cop on eBay right now.

    complex.com 22 Nov '14, 5pm

    If you've been looking to add a little bit of variety to your collection, one of the best place to start is eBay. Not only does the auction site have shoes from every brand, it often houses kicks that haven't been seen for 10-20 years. Not that you want to be labeled as an "O.G." snea...

  • 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 ...