complex.com Archives - 02 August 2015, Sunday

  • Support this DJ AM documentary by copping sneakers from his legendary collection:

    Indiegogo Campaign for DJ AM "As I Am" Documentary | Complex UK

    complex.com 30 Jul '15, 4pm

    It's been six years since music industry legend DJ AM's untimely death, and now award-winning director Kevin Kerslake is looking to keep his legacy alive with an authorized documentary. AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, was nothing short of a trail blazer in both the DJ and sneak...

  • adidas just did something crazy to one of its most iconic sneakers:

    adidas Stan Smith Mid "White/Green" | Complex UK

    complex.com 30 Jul '15, 3pm

    Despite the focus on the resurgence of the adidas Superstar, the Stan Smith's comeback is still going strong. Suppa has just stocked the sneaker's signature "White/Green" colorway with one major difference. Instead of the low-top look we've grown accustomed to, these take on the form ...

  • Take a bath with your favorite Nikes:

    Sneaker Soaps by Come Clean | Complex UK

    complex.com 30 Jul '15, 2pm

    Hang tight, hypebeasts. The last thing we need is another picture of sneakers in a tub, but one NYC-based brand is letting you bathe with your grails — literally. Come Clean specializes in what it calls "pop culture soaps," which includes bars inspired by hip-hop, streetwear, and most...

  • Finish Line Air Jordan Restock

    complex.com 30 Jul '15, 2pm

    Finish Line Got Charged Up and Just Restocked a Bunch of Air Jordans

  • Supreme x Air Jordan Collab Sneakers We Wish Were Real

    complex.com 30 Jul '15, 1pm

    Ever since the first images of Supreme's unconfirmed Jordan V collaboration leaked, sneakerheads and box logo stans have been waiting with bated breath for any and all information about the shoe. Given that the brand's webstore is currently down pending the release of their Fall 2015 ...

  • A New York sneaker shop is restocking 500 pairs of Air Jordans beginning this weekend:

    Heist New York Will Restock 500 Pairs of Air Jordans

    complex.com 30 Jul '15, 1am

    Heist, a sneaker boutique located in White Plains, N.Y., is planning to restock 500 pairs of Air Jordans from its vaults in celebration of Jordan Brand's 30th anniversary. Sneaker News reports that the shop will begin dropping select styles beginning this Saturday, 8/1 and will contin...

  • Sneakers That Will Probably Release Before Meek Mill Responds to Drake

    complex.com 30 Jul '15, 12am

    10 Sneakers That Will Probably Drop Before Meek Mill Responds to Drake

  • Sneaker Expert Says Skechers Will Have a Bigger Year Than Jordan Brand

    complex.com 29 Jul '15, 10pm

    You already know that Skechers is having a huge year — in May, we reported that the brand is actually moving more sneakers than adidas, and one footwear industry insider is predicting that this is only the beginning. According to Matt Powell of the NPD Group, Skechers is on track to t...

  • This designer created knit sneakers that could change the game:

    Bio-Knit Sneaker Concept by Ammo Lia

    complex.com 29 Jul '15, 9pm

    From Nike Flyknit to adidas Primeknit and even APL's TechLoom, there's no shortage of knitted materials on the sneaker market. Despite the abundance of options, one designer may have just surpassed the footwear experts with his creation. Ammo Liao, a student at the UK's Royal College ...

  • Hermès May Drop "Birkin" from Birkin Bag Over Animal-Rights Issues |

    complex.com 29 Jul '15, 7pm

    It's the signature bag of luxury. One of French luxury house Hermès' signature accessories, the Birkin Bag isn't just prohibitively expensive, it's extremely difficult to score —despite the price tag— due to ceaseless high demand. But the bag's namesake, 1960's singer/fashion icon Jan...

  • Michael Jordan loses case against Chinese brand that stole his name:

    Michael Jordan Loses Trademark Case Against Qiaodan

    complex.com 29 Jul '15, 7pm

    Months back, we covered the latest on legal battle between Michael Jordan and Qiaodan, the Chinese brand that M.J. says ripped off his name and likeness. Now, Yahoo is reporting that the case has been resolved, but it didn't go the way you may have expected. Citing Chinese news portal...

  • Here's an Air Jordan VII that you've probably never seen:

    Air Jordan VII "Reverse Orion" Sample

    complex.com 29 Jul '15, 6pm

    Sneaker Con NYC took place over the weekend, and while our coverage was thorough, it's almost impossible to spot every single dope pair that comes through the doors. Thankfully, @kw21270 shared this shot of an unreleased pair of Air Jordan VIIs. According to him, these are a sample of...

  • Kobe Bryant's Sheath Logo Just Got Its Very Own Font

    Kobe Bryant "Sheath" Typeface by Sawdust

    complex.com 29 Jul '15, 4pm

    Since 2007, Kobe Bryant's sneakers and apparel have been represented by the now-commonplace "Sheath" logo. Also known as the "Shozoku," the iconic trident-like logo has become basketball's most recognizable emblem since the Jumpman. Now, Nike is taking things a step further by appoint...

  • Lexus Will Release a Real Hoverboard

    complex.com 29 Jul '15, 3pm

    Last month, Lexus answered the wishes of, well, everyone with the announcement of a real-life hoverboard. The teaser managed to pique the interest of gadget geeks, sneakerheads, and Back to the Future fans alike, but it was also met with a fair amount of skepticism, and understandably...

  • mi adidas Star Wars Superstar 80s

    complex.com 29 Jul '15, 2pm

    Like the ZX Flux options, these mi Superstar 80s options offer plenty of customization, allowing Star Wars fans to create a pair of shell-toes that is truly their own. Choices include metallic and sculpted toe boxes, four different all-over prints including two camo patterns, and bran...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Epic QS "Deep Burgundy/Dark Fireberry":

    Kicks of the Day: Nike Air Epic QS "Deep Burgundy/Dark Fireberry"

    complex.com 29 Jul '15, 1pm

    When it comes to Nike's output in the 1980s, sneakers like the Air Jordan 1, Dunk High, and Air Max 1 tend to get most of the recognition, but the brand has plenty of gems still tucked in the archives like the Air Epic. Originally introduced in 1985 as a performance running shoe along...

  • The Next OVO Sneaker Might Be the Air Jordan VIII: There might be a new OVO Jordan dropping.

    There Might Be an OVO Air Jordan VIII

    complex.com 29 Jul '15, 3am

    The Air Jordan VIII could be the next silhouette to get the OVO treatment. While details are sparse, according to Sneaker News a Jordan VIII retro will be the next sneaker to feature Drizzy's OVO owl. Drake's already done OVO versions of the Jordan X and XII, with the X seeing a wider...

  • If Visvim made a runner that was actually wearable these would be it:

    Nid de Guepes Native Run Moccasin Runner Sneaker

    complex.com 28 Jul '15, 10pm

    Nid de Guepes is an up and coming contemporary menswear label based in Paris, but if its footwear offering is any indication sneakerheads should be flocking to the brand very soon. Dubbed the Native Run, the Portugal-made, moccasin-inspired sneakers are made from tan suede and sit ato...

  • Dorky Middle Aged White Dude Explains Why He Can't Wear the Jordans He Loves

    complex.com 28 Jul '15, 7pm

    It's difficult enough to find the right jeans to go with the right sneaker s, but it's even more difficult for those who have been out of the loop for quite some years. One Reddit user found just this problem, after not wearing Jordans for 15 years, and he asked the website for advice...

  • Diadora President Enrico Moretti Polegato Interview

    complex.com 28 Jul '15, 5pm

    There aren't as many choices when it comes to athletic footwear as one would think. There are a few brands at the top, and then there are a handful of companies with unique sneakers that are looking to differentiate themselves from each other. But if there's one brand with a rich hist...

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    Usain Bolt x Puma

    complex.com 28 Jul '15, 4pm

    It's hard to beat Usain Bolt when he's wearing Puma. Together with the brand, the Jamaican Olympic runner has set world records and become a symbol for speed across the globe. Bolt now has his own clothing collection coming out with the German athletic brand, according to Sportswear I...

  • Reactions to the "What the" Nike Air Max 95

    complex.com 28 Jul '15, 3pm

    Whether you call them the "Greedy" or the "What the," the upcoming Air Max 95 mash-up is arguably the best release of the retro runner's 20th anniversary thus far. Unlike some of Nike's recent "What the" output, these "Greedy" Air Max 95s show some restraint with tasteful placement of...

  • Someone actually balled in Nike Mags:

    Someone Played Basketball in the Nike Mag

    complex.com 28 Jul '15, 3pm

    The 2015 Kick & Roll Classic tournament went down over the weekend, and while there was an abundance of heat on the hardwood, no one stunted quite as hard as this guy. A sneakerhead by the name of Lewis Ansara took to the court in a pair of Nike Mags. Unfortunately, we've yet to spot ...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike Dunk Low Pro SB "Wolf Grey/Sail/Medium Olive":

    Kicks of the Day: Nike Dunk Low Pro SB "Wolf Grey/Sail/Medium Olive"

    complex.com 28 Jul '15, 1pm

    While all-white runners and ultra-hyped collabs dominate the spotlight, Nike SB has been quietly churning out some of the year's freshest designs. Case in point, these "Wolf Grey/Sail/Medium Olive" Dunk Lows that dropped this month. These Dunk Lows don't have a catchy nickname, but to...

  • New Options for the Nike Air Huarache Run iD

    complex.com 28 Jul '15, 12pm

    Since its January launch on NIKEiD, the Air Huarache's customization options have remained unchanged, but they just underwent a huge upgrade that allows for more possibilities than ever. Today, the Safari print option was removed in favor of Snake Print Leather and Polyester Fleece, w...

  • Nike May Have Finally Figured Out How to Beat Bots

    complex.com 28 Jul '15, 3am

    Nikestore announced via Twitter that it'll be shutting down its e-commerce arm Nike.com for a portion of Tuesday evening. The tweet indicated the shutdown will occur July 28 at 6 p.m. PDT, or 9 p.m. for east coast 'heads, and they hope to be back online by July 29. We’re making http:/...

  • Kyrie Irving Asking "What Are Those!?"

    complex.com 27 Jul '15, 8pm

    The biggest sneaker meme of the summer, undeniably, is the shaming practice of asking someone, "What are those!?" It occurs when a person is wearing a pair of totally uncool sneakers and they get called out publicly for it. We've wrote about it at length and even interviewed the origi...

  • Here's a pair of Nike Mags you can actually afford:

    Nike Air Mag Slippers by Craze Shop

    complex.com 27 Jul '15, 7pm

    Although we're still awaiting official details, it's all but confirmed that the Nike Mag will be making its return sometime before the end of the year. In the meantime, these slippers might be enough to hold you over 'til the eventual release. Now available at Craze Shop, these Nike M...

  • The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 isn't the most hyped sneaker to release in the past few months: http…

    Sneaker Re-Sell Values for Quarter 2 of 2015

    complex.com 27 Jul '15, 5pm

    Although common perception may be that the Yeezy jumped over the Jumpman, it's not quite that simple. In order to better understand what's really bringing in the cash, Highsnobiety has once again tapped data specialists Campless and illustrator Dan Freebairn to compile a few easy-to-r...