complex.com Archives - 28 December 2012, Friday

  • Breaking into the the top 5: The #5 Sneaker of the Year is...

    Best of 2012: The Air Jordan XI is the #5 Sneaker of the Year

    complex.com 28 Dec '12, 6pm

    It's that time of year again. Time to reflect back on the best sneaker releases of the year and 2012 has been filled with memorable footwear moments. To determine the Top 10 Sneakers of 2012, we gathered a panel of experts for a round table battle discussion. The panel includes legend...

  • The #6 Sneaker of the Year is...

    Best of 2012: The Nike Air Yeezy II is the #6 Sneaker of the Year

    complex.com 28 Dec '12, 4pm

    Even after the year or so of hype that surrounded the Nike Air Yeezy II had hardly even receded when Kanye proclaimed that the Yeezy had jumped over the Jumpman. The debate was so heavy, in this year's Top 10 Sneakers of the Year roundtable, our panel of industry heavyweights needed t...

  • Spotted: @ScottDisick continues to rock Jordans. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Scott Disick Wears Air Jordan Vs

    complex.com 27 Dec '12, 8pm

    Spotted: Darrelle Revis Wears Air Jordan IVs 3 hours ago Theophilus London Receives Yoko Ono for Opening Ceremony Knee Pads for Christmas 5 hours ago Spotted: Paul George Wears Air Jordans 19 hours ago 15 Photos of Rappers Disrespecting Supercars 22 hours ago Spotted: A$AP Rocky Holds...

  • The Air Jordan XI Photoshoot: @ClaudiaSampedro shot by @Derick_G

    Foot Soldiers x Claudia Sampedro Air Jordan XI Photoshoot

    complex.com 27 Dec '12, 8pm

    The Air Jordan XI had everyone clamoring for a pair just a few short days ago but if you were one of the few 'heads in the world that didn't want a pair, this photoshoot by Derick G will have you thinking twice. Derick G photographed Claudia Sampedro for Foot Soldiers and if you look ...

  • Best of 2012: The Nike Air Foamposite One "Galaxy" is the #7 Sneaker of the Year

    complex.com 27 Dec '12, 6pm

    There were very few sneakers as talked about as the Nike Air Foamposite One "Galaxy" edition this year. Nike Sportswear took things to a new level by applying galaxy inspired graphics for the All Star Game in Orlando. Whether you bought the hype or not, the Galaxy Foams were groundbre...

  • The 20 Most Underrated #Sneakers of 2012

    The 20 Most Underrated Sneakers of 2012

    complex.com 27 Dec '12, 6pm

    We always look at the best sneakers of the year from every angle we possibly can, we even get the best in the business to give us input . However, there are so many sneaker releases every year that it's impossible for everyone to stay up on every release. With that said, looking back ...

  • The #8 Sneaker of the Year has been selected and it is...

    Best of 2012: The Nonnative x New Balance 997 is the #8 Sneaker of the Year

    complex.com 27 Dec '12, 4pm

    New Balance had a number of silhouettes in the discussion for this year's Top 10 Sneakers of the Year . After much debate, it came down to the unique Nonnative edition, which combines the upper from the 997 with the outsole and midsole combination of the 998. Check out the video to se...

  • Clip of the Morning: J.R. Smith Hits Incredible Game-Winning, Buzzer-Beater Against the Suns (Video)

    complex.com 27 Dec '12, 1pm

    The Melo-less Knicks and the Phoenix Suns were tied at 97 last night with one second remaining when J.R. Smith hit an improbable fadeaway game-winner that gave the Knickerbockers the victory and bumped up their record to 21-8. And there's only one way to celebrate such an incredible s...

  • Air Jordan III & IV "Oregon Ducks Collection"

    complex.com 26 Dec '12, 9pm

    The perks of going to school at the University of Oregon are unparalleled for a sneakerhead. The school is the focal point of countless special sneaker makeups, many of which you have to not only be a student, you also have to know the right person. Unless of course you're DJ Clark Ke...

  • Spotted: @Wale rocks some Jordans you don't have on Christmas. @Jumpman23

    Spotted: Wale Wears “Oregon” Air Jordan IVs | Complex

    complex.com 26 Dec '12, 9pm

    Spotted: A$AP Rocky Holds Down The Throne in Jordans 1 hour ago Spotted: 2 Chainz Wears Jeremy Scott x adidas Originals Gorillas 2 hours ago Spotted: Kanye West Wears adidas Rod Lavers 6 hours ago Spotted: Kanye West Wears "Black/Royal" Jordan Is 20 hours ago Spotted: Blake Griffin Go...

  • A College Football Player's Brother Was Shot and Killed Over a Pair of Air Jordan XI "Bred" Sneakers Recently

    complex.com 26 Dec '12, 7pm

    is a star running back for the Arizona State Sun Devils , who are currently preparing to play Navy in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl later this week. He's also the brother of a man who was shot and killed in Houston last weekend over a pair of Air Jordan XI "Bred" sneakers. According to ...

  • The experts have spoken and the #9 Sneaker of 2012 is...

    Best of 2012: The Nike KD IV "Galaxy" is the #9 Sneaker of 2012

    complex.com 26 Dec '12, 7pm

    It's that time of year again. Time to reflect back on the best sneaker releases of the year and 2012 has been filled with memorable footwear moments. To determine the Top 10 Sneakers of 2012, we gathered a panel of experts for a round table battle discussion. The panel includes legend...

  • So it begins. The #10 Sneaker of 2012 as selected by our panel.

    Best of 2012: The Reebok Question is the #10 Sneaker of the Year

    complex.com 26 Dec '12, 4pm

    One of the best retros of the year, and a sneaker that helped bring 'Reebok Back,' landed at #10 on this year's list. Not only is this a classic sneaker, it was also accompanied by a number Allen Iverson appearances, to help bring back the memories of one of the game's most explosive ...

  • The 50 Worst Fake Sneakers of 2012 @nike @Jumpman23

    The 50 Worst Fake Sneakers of 2012

    complex.com 26 Dec '12, 3pm

    We've all been there before — spotted a friend, an associate or complete stranger sporting some footwear that looked a tad suspect. You've always prided yourself on staying current with Nike's and Jordan's latest releases but, for some reason, you've never seen or heard of what this f...

  • Buyer Beware: The 20 Worst Fake Hybrid Air Jordans On The Internet

    complex.com 26 Dec '12, 3am

    We've all been there before — spotted a friend, an associate or complete stranger sporting some footwear that looked a tad suspect. You've always prided yourself on staying current with Nike's and Jordan's latest releases but, for some reason, you've never seen or heard of what this f...

  • Spotted: @KanyeWest stays laced in Js. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Kanye West Wears “Black/Royal” Jordan Is | Complex

    complex.com 26 Dec '12, 1am

    Behind the Scenes With Kanye West and His Givenchy Kilt (Video) 6 days ago Kanye West Spotted at Odd Future's Pop-Up Shop in L.A. 1 day ago The 25 Most Important Full Frontal Nude Scenes In Movies 3 weeks ago Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Premium Smartphones We Want This Year 2 weeks ago The...

  • .@rickyrozay got new Balenciaga sneakers on Christmas:

    Rick Ross Gets New Balenciaga Sneakers

    complex.com 25 Dec '12, 8pm

    is having a great Christmas. The Teflon Don, who is no stranger to designer sneakers, took to Instagram a little while ago to show off a new pair of Balenciaga Arena sneakers ($545). The Arena is one of the brand's most popular styles, which is why it's no surprise all colorways are c...

  • Spotted: Jay-Z rocks a pair of @KDTrey5's #sneakers.

    Spotted: Jay-Z Wears Nike KD Vs

    complex.com 25 Dec '12, 8pm

    Rick Ross Gets New Balenciaga Sneakers 25 minutes ago Spotted: Mark Wahlberg Rocks Air Jordan Spizikes 5 hours ago Spotted: Jennifer Lopez Wears Air Jordan IVs 20 hours ago Spotted: Kanye West Steps Out in Air Jordan Is 22 hours ago Spotted: Stalley Rocks "Cork" Nike LeBron Xs 1 day ago

  • .@OTWVans previews its new Feather pack #sneakers

    Vans OTW "Feather" Pack

    complex.com 25 Dec '12, 7pm

    Next month, Vans OTW is scheduled to drop off a new trio release with the Feather pack. The collection consists of the brand's Lasdun , Ludlow , and Howell Mid models, each featuring two-part construction of canvas and leather. Offered up in red, blue, and black, offsetting touches of...

  • The 10 Oddest Sneaker Choices in @NBA History #sneakers

    The 10 Oddest Sneaker Choices in NBA History

    complex.com 25 Dec '12, 4pm

    Sneakers have always been a huge part of the NBA game, but over the past few seasons the obsession has made it to a whole new level with players fighting over the chance to be crowned the Kicks on Court champion by Nice Kicks . They hear the people talking and things are only going to...

  • Kicks of the Day: adidas Originals Spezial "True Blue/Green Zest" @adidasoriginals #sneakers

    Kicks of the Day: adidas Originals Spezial "True Blue/Green Zest"

    complex.com 25 Dec '12, 3pm

    As a part of its winter collection, adidas Originals releases a new colorway of the low-top Spezial silhouette. The one-time handball model here sports a combination of suede and leather utilized throughout, featuring a blue and green color tandem. A dark gum sole complements undernea...

  • Spotted: @JLo rocks Jordans on the football field. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Jennifer Lopez Wears Air Jordan IVs

    complex.com 25 Dec '12, 1am

    Spotted: Kanye West Steps Out in Air Jordan Is 2 hours ago Spotted: Stalley Rocks "Cork" Nike LeBron Xs 5 hours ago Spotted: Teyana Taylor Plays Football in Air Jordan XIIs 7 hours ago Kanye West Spotted at Odd Future's Pop-Up Shop in L.A. 8 hours ago Spotted: A$AP Rocky Wears Rick Ow...

  • Have you seen @Nike's new Hybred Boot? #sneakers

    Nike Hybred Boot "Midnight Fog"

    complex.com 24 Dec '12, 11pm

    Nike's Action Sports range has now sent out its previously-previewed Hybred Boot . The chukka-style silhouette is the perfect combination of casual cool and performance prepped, as this particular set notes a Midnight Fog colorway. Tonal laces accompany the mid-cut makeup , while blac...

  • Style, Music, Sneakers, Entertainment, Girls, Technology

    complex.com 24 Dec '12, 10pm

    To kick off the release of Square Enix’s Hitman: Absolution, the latest chapter in the saga of the world’s deadliest assassin-for-hire, Complex got together with Flud Watches to create an collaborative, Hitman-inspired timepiece fit for Agent 47 himself.

  • .@nikesb drops off a Hyper Red rendition of the Zoom Stefan Janoski #sneakers

    Style, Music, Sneakers, Entertainment, Girls, Technology

    complex.com 24 Dec '12, 9pm

    To kick off the release of Square Enix’s Hitman: Absolution, the latest chapter in the saga of the world’s deadliest assassin-for-hire, Complex got together with Flud Watches to create an collaborative, Hitman-inspired timepiece fit for Agent 47 himself.

  • Spotted: @Stalley rocks a pair of @KingJames' #sneakers you wish you had.

    Stalley Rocks “Cork” Nike LeBron Xs [Spotted] | Complex

    complex.com 24 Dec '12, 8pm

    Spotted: Teyana Taylor Plays Football in Air Jordan XIIs 2 hours ago Kanye West Spotted at Odd Future's Pop-Up Shop in L.A. 3 hours ago Spotted: A$AP Rocky Wears Rick Owens and Hood by Air in "Long Live A$AP" Video 22 hours ago Spotted: Stalley Rocks “Christmas” Kobe 8s 1 day ago Spot...

  • Here's my Top 10 Sneakers of 2012:

    Joe La Puma's Top 10 Sneakers of 2012

    complex.com 24 Dec '12, 6pm

    As Complex Magazine's Director of Content Strategy, Joe La Puma is responsible for a lot more than just sneakers. But safe to say his involvement on the sneaker level is still deep as it's ever been — and the boxes keep piling up. Check out Joe La Puma's Top 10 Sneakers of 2012

  • Style, Music, Sneakers, Entertainment, Girls, Technology

    complex.com 24 Dec '12, 5pm

    Style » The Billionaire Boys Club Bee Line Holiday 2012 Collection is Available Now Right on time. December 24, 2012 Sneakers » Nike Hybred Boot "Midnight Fog" Hitting stores now. December 24, 2012 Art+Design » We Tumblforya: Dear Santa Christmas Eve pleasantries. December 24, 2012 Ci...

  • Style, Music, Sneakers, Entertainment, Girls, Technology

    complex.com 24 Dec '12, 4pm

    To kick off the release of Square Enix’s Hitman: Absolution, the latest chapter in the saga of the world’s deadliest assassin-for-hire, Complex got together with Flud Watches to create an collaborative, Hitman-inspired timepiece fit for Agent 47 himself.

  • .@nate_robinson @rajonrondo and @demar_derozan lead the Best Sneakers in the NBA This Week

    The 30 Best Sneakers in the NBA This Week

    complex.com 23 Dec '12, 8pm

    Nate Robinson broke out heat all week. Rajon Rondo hits the court first in the Camo Nike Air Foamposite One. Monta Ellis proves he's not new to the sneaker thing. Amir Johnson does the same. Those are just a few of the happenings in The 30 Best Sneakers in the NBA This Week . Be sure ...