complex.com Archives - 30 August 2016, Tuesday

  • Take a closer look at the "Navy Pinnacle" Air Jordan 4.

    Air Jordan 4 Navy Pinnacle

    complex.com 28 Aug '16, 5pm

    It's been quite an impressive year for the Air Jordan 4 . We've seen the re-release of the "White Cements" with "Nike Air" branding on the back tab, as well as the debut of two "Pinnacle" versions featuring luxury materials like snakeskin and pony hair. As if that isn't enough, Jordan...

  • Puma's IGNITE evoKNIT sneaker arrives in new colors.

    PUMA IGNITE evoKNIT Black & Red

    complex.com 28 Aug '16, 3pm

    recently hit shelves with the all-new IGNITE evoKNIT, its first shoe featuring knitted construction, harmoniously combining the comfortable, breathability of a running shoe with street-ready aesthetic. The model is equipped with a knitted, form-fitting upper that forms to a collared s...

  • These new Under Armour shoes look like Yeezys.

    Under Armour Yeezys Moda Run

    complex.com 28 Aug '16, 1pm

    Things got interesting when Under Armour shared lookbook-style shots of its Pursuit Collection on Instagram earlier today. A quick check of the footwear revealed a new silhouette that favors Kanye West's adidas Yeezy 350 Boost . Followers immediately pointed out the similarity in the ...

  • Designer Mark Smith customized Keegan Bradley's Jordan golf shoes with a maze pattern.

    Keegan Bradley Maze Jordan Golf Shoes

    complex.com 27 Aug '16, 7pm

    Perhaps the most stylish guy on the course these days, golfer Keegan Bradley has another pair of exclusive golf shoes from his friends at Jordan Brand. This time, designer Mark Smith customized Bradley's Jordans, drawing a maze pattern throughout the upper, along with a word search co...

  • Under Armour made sneakers for Steph Curry's tour of Asia.

    Under Armour Curry 2.5 China Tour

    complex.com 27 Aug '16, 6pm

    Pictured in detail here are two new make-ups of the Under Armour Curry 2.5 designed to coincide with the tour. The white-based "Sky Hound" and yellow "Monkey King" designs feature graphic patterns inspired by Chinese opera masks throughout the upper. Ceremonial stamps have been added ...

  • Kanye West Actually Gave the Paparazzi Free Yeezys

    Kanye West Gives Paparazzi Free Yeezys

    complex.com 27 Aug '16, 6pm

    troubled relationship with the paparazzi has been well-documented over the years. He was even sued for a physical confrontation with a photographer back in July 2013. However, things have taken a turn for the better in recent months, as West has shown more patience with the paps as th...

  • An Official Look at the 2016 "Banned" Air Jordan 1 Retro: Arguably the single greatest Air Jordan of all-time...

    Air Jordan 1 Banned 555088-001

    complex.com 27 Aug '16, 5pm

    of being banned by the NBA in 1985, the shoe is adorned by an aggressive, Chicago-inspired black and red palette. "OG" designation means the original Nike Air branding hits on the tongue and insoles will again appear on the retro, which last released in 2013.

  • Kanye West Wearing the Black/Red Yeezy 350 Boost V2

    complex.com 27 Aug '16, 3pm

    With the first night of his Saint Pablo Tour in the books, Kanye West was back in New York City today, when he was spotted leaving his apartment for a workout. Along with Pablo merch and adidas workout wear, the rapper debuted a new colorway of the adidas Yeezy 350 Boost V2 . This ver...

  • Keep your kicks looking fresh thanks to this insane, new product:

    Keep Kicks Looking New with This Shoe Cleaner

    complex.com 23 Aug '16, 7pm

    Legends never die, which is why your favorite Js, Huaraches, and adidas Originals deserve to live forever. Older yet more cherished sneakers have a new lease on life thanks to Reshoevn8r, a company who’s changing the kick care game. Rotations everywhere are expanding as more and more ...

  • These Under Armour ClutchFit Drive 3s Are for the Elite

    Under Armour ClutchFit Drive 3 Elite 24

    complex.com 20 Aug '16, 7pm

    This weekend, 24 of the nation's top high school basketball players will take part in Under Armour's 11th annual Elite 24 basketball showcase. The New York City event will include multiple activations and games on the Elite 24 outdoor court. For the festivities, UA is lacing the athle...

  • Doernbecher x Air Jordan 7s are coming.

    Doernbecher Air Jordan 7

    complex.com 20 Aug '16, 6pm

    A Doernbecher Air Jordan 7 is releasing this year as part of Nike's charity Doernbecher Freestyle collection, sneaker leaker @_PO2345 reports. There is no imagery available yet on this coming special edition Jordan 7 release. The amazing people at @Jumpman23 & @OHSUDoernbecher will co...

  • Nike is already making sneakers for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

    Nike Flyknit Racer Tokyo Dye 2020 Olympics

    complex.com 20 Aug '16, 5pm

    There's still a few days of Olympic competition left in Rio, but Nike is already looking ahead to the next cycle. Earlier today, Complex's Joe La Puma was gifted with a special pair of Nike Flyknit Racers commemorating the games' next location. According to La Puma, the pair was hand-...

  • There may be some bad news about the OVO Air Jordan 12s.

    OVO Air Jordan 12 Postponed

    complex.com 20 Aug '16, 4pm

    Remember how the OVO x Air Jordan 12 was supposed to release for summer 2016? It's not happening. According to Twitter user and frequent source of rock-solid Air Jordan info @_PO2345, the shoe has been postponed indefinitely. UPDATE: The @Jumpman23 "OVO" 12 has been postponed indefini...

  • Here's What a Jordan Brand Athlete Is Wearing in the Olympics: American high jumper Erik Kynard is geared up

    Erik Kynard Olympic Jordan Shoes

    complex.com 15 Aug '16, 12am

    Erik Kynard Jr. is a world class high-jumper that will compete for the United States later tonight. Kynard is also a Jordan Brand athlete, which means he'll be representing the Jumpman in Rio. Before heading to the track, Kynard gave fans a look at his kit for tonight, which includes ...

  • Here's the Next Nike Air Zoom Talaria

    Nike Air Zoom Talaria Black/Gold 844695-077

    complex.com 15 Aug '16, 12am

    Following an extended hiatus, the Nike Air Zoom Talaria continues a strong showing in its comeback. Next up, an all-new addition to the lineup that pairs black with a color that looks like bronze, but is being called gold in the colorway description floating around. Trim along the toe...

  • Check Out the Reflective Stripes on This New adidas NMD: There's more than meets the eye with these black and...

    adidas NMD Black/White Reflective BA7476

    complex.com 14 Aug '16, 7pm

    While it appears to be a simple black and white take on the model, the 3-Stripes along the quarters are actually reflective when hit with light. Black emphasizes the seams and midsole stabilizers, which accent a full white Boost-cushioned sole.

  • Get a closer look at the "Gold Medal" Air Jordan 5.

    The "Gold Medal" Air Jordan 5 Is Ready for the Podium

    complex.com 14 Aug '16, 3pm

    As this year's Olympics wind down, an all-new Air Jordan 5 is releasing celebrating the spirit of the games. Inspired by this summer's most prestigious honor, this pair features metallic gold details on a traditional white and black version of the model. The tongue also sports a gloss...

  • Nike is losing to adidas and Under Armour during the Olympics.

    Nike Is Losing to adidas & Under Armour During the Olympics

    complex.com 14 Aug '16, 2pm

    As far as stages go, there are none bigger for branding and product placement than the summer Olympics. Every four years, sportswear brands go to war in an effort to capitalize on the games' visibility, with Nike typically emerging as the apparent victor. However, things are changing ...

  • The Future Is Bright for the adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged

    adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged Solar Red Orange BA9797

    complex.com 14 Aug '16, 2am

    Fans of the adidas Ultra Boost Uncaged will have their brightest option to date in the coming months. This version of the runner sports a mix of what appears to be Solar Red and burgundy in its Primeknit upper, with a burgundy counter bringing stability to the heel area. No surprises ...

  • Nike Honors Women's Basketball Greats on Olympic Shoes

    Nike Womens Olympic Hyperdunk 2016 USA

    complex.com 14 Aug '16, 1am

    Dominance at the Olympics has become tradition for the women's USA Basketball team over the past two decades, with every team assembled since the 1996 Games in Atlanta taking home the gold. At the 2016 Games in Rio, the women's team will look to extend that run with a sixth-consecutiv...

  • Kids Are Getting Their Own "Hornets" Air Jordan 12s: When one customer went to pick up his "Barons" Air Jorda...

    Air Jordan 12 GS Hornets 510815-418

    complex.com 13 Aug '16, 8pm

    When one customer went to pick up his "Barons" Air Jordan 12s today, he found something interesting inside the box. What he received was an upcoming grade school exclusive "Hornets" colorway, which pairs a frosty blue tone with purple accents. The upper eyelets are done in silver. See...

  • Here's how to get sneakers free of charge for the next year.

    Win Free Sneakers for a Year

    complex.com 13 Aug '16, 8pm

    With rising prices and increased production, it's impossible to keep up with sneaker release dates these days. Fortunately, one retailer is looking to lighten the load for you. Kicks USA has announced the Golden Ticket Giveaway — similar to Willy Wonka, but with sneakers! Five lucky w...

  • Watch us cut open Yeezy Boosts and other sneakers with an electric saw.

    Watch Us Cut Open Yeezy Boosts and Other Sneakers

    complex.com 13 Aug '16, 3pm

    Because we had nothing better to do on a lovely Friday afternoon, our own Rich "Maze" Lopez grabbed Andy Hur from Complex to see what's inside some of your favorite sneakers. Of course, we couldn't just do a basic dissection — what's the fun in that? Instead, we used a Makita table sa...

  • An ode to the Air Jordan XIV: The last great Air Jordan:

    Ode to the Air Jordan XIV: The Last Great Air Jordan

    complex.com 13 Aug '16, 1pm

    But an amazing in-game performance and solid design execution aren’t the only things that make this sneaker special. The Air Jordan XIV is easily one of the most polarizing silhouettes from Jordan Brand simply because of where it lands in the lineage of Air Jordans. Debuting in Octobe...

  • A teenager was slashed in the face while trying to buy sneakers

    Harlem Sneaker Slashing

    complex.com 09 Aug '16, 9pm

    An unfortunate case of sneaker violence has emerged from Harlem, NY, over the weekend. According to the D aily News , an 18-year-old man was slashed in the face and robbed at a Harlem park during a sneaker deal gone wrong. It took place at Central Park North on Sunday evening, where t...

  • A Detailed Look at the Next Yeezy Boosts

    adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Black | Complex UK

    complex.com 09 Aug '16, 8pm

    Rumors and leaked information suggest that the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 will be arriving very soon, and today we've got a detailed look at the black colorway. The striped sneakers, which were first spotted during Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 show in February, sport an updated Yeezy Bo...

  • Adidas teases James Harden's first signature sneaker

    Adidas James Harden Teaser | Complex UK

    complex.com 09 Aug '16, 6pm

    The rollout for James Harden's first Adidas signature sneaker has begun. A mysterious campaign dubbed "Project Harden" popped up on Instagram just minutes ago. Although the imagery provided thus far doesn't paint a clear picture of the sneaker, we're able to see Harden's new logo belo...

  • Guys Can't Get These New NMDs: A women's exclusive colorway of the NMD XR1 surfaces.

    Adidas NMD XR1 Women's | Complex UK

    complex.com 09 Aug '16, 4pm

    The Adidas NMD franchise is showing no signs of slowing down, with the NMD XR1 set to arrive in stores later this month. Ahead of the NMD XR1's official launch, we're catching an official look at a women's exclusive colorway of the "caged" sneakers. Built around a soft white knitted u...

  • Ultra Jordan 1s drop this weekend

    Air Jordan 1 Ultra High Black Green | Complex UK

    complex.com 09 Aug '16, 2pm

    , this model plays upon Nike Sportswear's knack for updating classic sneakers with modern materials. A knit-like upper is enhanced with an inner bootie and pull tabs, resulting in a lighter yet more supportive fit than traditional Jordan 1s.

  • All-white NMDs on the white:

    Triple White Adidas NMD XR1

    complex.com 08 Aug '16, 6pm

    It seems unlikely that Adidas will let any new versions of its NMD or Ultra Boost silhouettes go by without giving them some type of "Triple White" colorway. Case in point is this new NMD XR1 that uses the pristine look. The shoe's upper is not totally white for what it's worth, mixin...