complex.com Archives - 01 July 2015, Wednesday

  • Here's the Coolest Way to Wear the Sneaker Brand You Need to Know About: Karhu is making a comeback, and here'...

    Karhu x Le Fix Aria 95 Clothing Collection

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 10pm

    A savvy consumer is consistently on the lookout for something new. For sneaker fanatics, that often means searching out new brands they've never experienced before. The latest label to receive some love is Karhu, a Finnish brand that has collaborations with Concepts and Sneakersnstuff...

  • Phil Knight Steps Down as Nike Chairman

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 9pm

    Nike wouldn't be where it is today without Phil Knight, who helped establish the brand in 1968, originally as Blue Ribbon Sports. Today it's being reported that he will step down from his current role as chairman in 2016, according to the Associated Press . In the report, it says that...

  • Kanye West Buys Young Thug adidas Yeezy 750 Boosts From eBay

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 6pm

    While the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 eBay prices are already beginning to climb, they're still not as insane as the asking prices for Kanye's last shoe, the Yeezy 750 Boost. Still, that didn't stop Ye from personally lacing one of his newest friends with a pair. In a recent interview with...

  • It looks like LeBron James debuted the Nike LeBron 13 over the weekend:

    LeBron James Debuts the Nike LeBron 13

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 6pm

    As the LeBron 12 releases begin to slow down, Nike Basketball is preparing to unveil the LeBron 13, but it looks like LeBron James himself may have beaten them to the punch. During the Nike Elite Basketball Academy over the weekend, James broke out what appears to be a pair of Nike Le...

  • We're just being honest: Why Future should be the next artist to collaborate with adidas:

    Why Future Should Be the Next Artist to Collaborate With Adidas

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 6pm

    I just finished moving myriad amounts of sneakers into my Brooklyn apartment and I felt obligated to tour my new neighborhood. The sun was out blessing the locals and I immediately realized this place would teach me a valuable lesson in "savage-ology." Within walking two blocks I hear...

  • People are trying to sell adidas Yeezy Boosts 350s for $10,000:

    adidas Yeezy Boost 350 eBay Prices

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 3pm

    If you thought the increased availability of the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 meant that the resell prices would be any less ridiculous, think again. A quick comb through eBay reveals two auctions listed at $10,000 apiece — one of which the seller doesn't actually have in hand yet — and ano...

  • Jordan Brand Unveils Blake Griffin's Next Sneaker With Some Help From Marvin the Martian: Get ready for Blake

    Air Jordan Super.Fly 4 Release Date

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 2pm

    Although Los Angeles Clippers rim rattler Blake Griffin doesn't have an official Jordan Brand signature shoe, the Air Jordan Super Fly line has been perfectly suited for the big man's play style, and now it's back with an update for 2015. Unveiled with a little help from Marvin the Ma...

  • Jimmy Jazz is restocking a ton of Air Jordans this morning:

    Jimmy Jazz Air Jordan Restock for June 2015

    complex.com 30 Jun '15, 1pm

    Whether you missed out on last weekend's big releases or are just looking for a way to spend some extra cash, you'll want to check out the Air Jordan restock that is about to go down on Jimmy Jazz's website . A total of seven Air Jordans will be restocked on its site beginning at 10 a...

  • Meet the Originator of The "What Are Those" Video

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 10pm

    It wasn't long ago that the now-famous video depicting a police officer's clunky black boots and a voice in the background which shouted, "What are those?" made its rounds on the Internet. The video has since been viewed over 17 million times and has sparked the creation of countless ...

  • The new adidas Boost is literally trash:

    Parley for the Ocean x adidas Boost

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 9pm

    with Parley for the Oceans, adidas is looking to make a difference by raising awareness about the awful conditions of the oceans with a new concept Boost design. Stripping away the model's traditional Primeknit upper and support cages, these Boosts are the first shoe ever to be compos...

  • Sneakers on Sale 6/29/2015

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 9pm

    15 Great Sneakers on Sale Right Now By Matt Welty 0 0 Watch Now Tags: Lists , Sales Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected with complex Sneakers

  • Man Shot After Attempting to Sell Shoes in Greensboro

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 8pm

    After one of the biggest release weekends in recent memory, we're learning of yet another sneaker-related violence incident. In Greensoro, N.C., a man had planned to meet with a group of three men — red flag, anyone? —to sell an unnamed pair of sneakers only to be shot, Fox 8 reports ...

  • Air Jordan VI "Black/Chrome" Release Date

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 8pm

    Last November, we reported that the "Black/Chrome" Air Jordan VI Low was due for a retro release, and now, thanks to 2004 NBA champion Richard Hamilton, we're able to confirm that these are on the way soon. It's been 13 long years since these originally released, and now they'll join ...

  • Nike MercurialX Proximo "Multicolor"

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 7pm

    One of the best Nike Flyknit releases of the year is actually an indoor soccer shoe. Nike Football just unveiled the latest look for its MercurialX Proximo, but you don't need to be a star on the pitch to appreciate these. Adorned in the always-popular "Multicolor" Flyknit, these woul...

  • The Best Sneakers For the Summer

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 7pm

    10 Summer Sneakers You Should Rock Instead of Flip-Flops

  • Hender Scheme is making a $1,000 "Air Jordan IV" in all-black:

    Hender Scheme Black Air Jordan IV

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 5pm

    Hender Scheme's remaking of classic sneakers into hardbottom shoes has been controversial. Some people view it as an elevating of sneaker culture as a whole, while others see it as copyright infringement. But the brand's trend continues to march on, and is recently demonstrated by its...

  • What Are Those Sneakerhead Vine Memes

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 5pm

    There are few larger signs of disrespect then to question a man for what he's wearing. For sneakerheads, that means their footwear choice of the day. In a viral Vine that was posted 11 days ago, user A-RODney King asks a police officer, "What are those?" while panning to his clunky, b...

  • Best Sneaker Collaborations of 2015 (So Far)

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 4pm

    The Best Sneaker Collaborations of 2015 (So Far) By Jian DeLeon , John Q Marcelo , Matt Welty , Daniel So , Pete Forester 0 0 Watch Now Tags: Lists , Adidas Superstar , Bape , Concepts , Diamond Supply Co , Fragment Design , Gel Lyte , Haze , New Balance , Nike Air Force 1 , Packer Sh...

  • This Skater Shredded Through a Pair of adidas Yeezy Boost 350s

    adidas Yeezy Boost 350 Skateboard

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 4pm

    The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 was stalked by nearly the entire planet this past weekend, but not everyone was able to get a pair. One of the lucky parties to get their hands on Kanye's Greatest Shoe Ever was the crew over at Jenkem, a skateboard site. And they did what you'd expect skate...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike Vandal High SP "Black/Metallic Silver":

    Nike Vandal High SP "Black/Metallic Silver"

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 1pm

    One of the most iconic silhouettes in Nike's long history is back for a new generation of sneakerheads to enjoy. Originally released in 1984 , the Nike Vandal garnered attention for its attention grabbing, shiny nylon upper coupled with its contrasting and colorful ankle strap. While ...

  • Diddy's "Red" adidas Yeezy Boost 350

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 2am

    If there's one shoe that doesn't need anymore hype, its the recently released adidas Yeezy Boost 350. But with a video posted on his Twitter , Diddy might've thrown a barrel of gasoline onto the hype's fire. In the video, Diddy - while preparing for the BET Awards - asks, "which pair ...

  • Travis Scott in the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 at the BET Awards

    complex.com 29 Jun '15, 12am

    The BET Awards are going on live right now in Los Angeles and we're starting to get a glimpse of some of the heat stars are rocking to the event. After having released his latest single "Antitdote" off his debut album last week, Travis Scott continues to make news as he hit the red ca...

  • The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 28 Jun '15, 11pm

    The Best Sneaker Photos On Instagram This Week

  • Don't miss out on what @adidasY3's has in store for its S/S 2016 collection:

    Y-3 Spring/Summer 2016 Collection Debuts in Paris

    complex.com 28 Jun '15, 9pm

    With brand's showcasing Spring/Summer 2016 Collections throughout Paris Fashion Week, one label that sneakerheads pay particular attention to is Y-3. The adidas arm noted for its aesthetic of sport meets fashion and headed by venerated Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto, Y-3's u...

  • Takashi Murakami Debuts Vault By Vans Collaboration at Paris Fashion Week

    Takashi Murakami & Vans Vault Debut Collection in Paris

    complex.com 28 Jun '15, 8pm

    Hotel du Grand Veneur, Murakami used the prints featured on the collaboration and applied it to 30 different items to create an eye-catching, colorful atmosphere while turning the space into an artsy carnival setting. As far as the collaboration, the collection consists of six unique ...

  • Kyrie 1 "Warhawk" Debuts at Nike Basketball Academy

    complex.com 28 Jun '15, 7pm

    Big brands like Nike are always looking for ways to give back, and this weekend Nike debuted the first Nike Basketball Academy at the Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hanger. Nike Basketball players like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Kyrie Irving are on hand to instruct and play agains...

  • White Mountaineering' adidas Collaboration continues with huge 2016 collection:

    White Mountaineering and adidas Collaboration Continues with Huge 2016 Collection

    complex.com 28 Jun '15, 5pm

    This weekend at Paris Fashion Week, White Mountaineering debuted the latest chapter of their collaboration with adidas. And it’s big. Featuring 26 pieces of apparel and 10 different pairs of shoes, their creative partnership is turning into one for the record books. The apparel collec...

  • This small British brand has one loud Puma collaboration:

    Swash London and Puma Collaborate.

    complex.com 28 Jun '15, 4pm

    Swash London is something of an anomaly, especially in 2015. The brand employs a series of packed, detailed prints to bump up the visual impact of their garments. Each piece is inherently eclectic and definitely not for the style shy. In a fashion landscape that is increasingly intere...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike LeBron XII “July 4th” :

    Kicks of the Day: Nike LeBron XII “July 4th” |

    complex.com 28 Jun '15, 3pm

    The anniversary of the signing the Declaration of Independence isn’t until next weekend, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t start prepping for July 4th now, ahead of the event. You’ve got to make sure you’re laced properly for the event, and now is the perfect time to start. The July...