complex.com Archives - 02 January 2013, Wednesday

  • The 20 Best #Sneakers in the NCAA This Week

    The 20 Best Sneakers in the NCAA This Week

    complex.com 02 Jan '13, 8pm

    is dominated by one the season's best footwear matchups. The UNC Tar Heels and the UNLV Rebels are both regulars in our weekly coverage and this week the two schools went head-to-head, with North Carolina coming out victorious. Check out The 20 Best Sneakers in the NCAA This Week to s...

  • 25 Sneakers We're Looking Forward to in 2013

    complex.com 02 Jan '13, 6pm

    We're kicking off the new year properly by taking a look at future releases so we can get our sneaker money set aside properly. 2013 is looking like it's going to be filled with snakeskin covered sneakers from a number of brands looking to take advantage of the Chinese Zodiac calendar...

  • The final recap of our Best of 2012 #Sneaker Roundtable

    Recap: Best of 2012: The Top 10 Sneakers of the Year

    complex.com 02 Jan '13, 5pm

    legendary DJ and sneaker expert, DJ Clark Kent, founder of Influence Mktg, Jay Corbin , founder and front man of Nice Kicks , Matt Halfhill, Ronnie Fieg of Kith , Jesse Villanueva of ALIFE , Frank the Butcher of Butcher's Blo ck TV , Complex Sneaker Editor Russ Bengtson and Director o...

  • 10 Reasons The Sneaker Hype Won't Die Down in 2013 #sneakers

    10 Reasons The Sneaker Hype Won't Die Down in 2013

    complex.com 02 Jan '13, 3pm

    The sneaker game has changed significantly in the past 366 days (leap year) — unless you're new to the this, you have noticed through social media that the popularity keeps building every week and it doesn't look like it is slowing down. Most things are fads or trends when it comes to...

  • The 25 Most Surprising Things In #Sneakers Of 2012

    The 25 Most Surprising Things In Sneakers Of 2012

    complex.com 01 Jan '13, 9pm

    Over the last few years, sneakerheads have become accustomed to knowing anything and everything there is to know about upcoming releases. And not just releases, either — signings, commercials, even what athletes are gonna wear in any given game. To some it's good to be in the know, to...

  • Spotted: @ScHoolBoyQ hits the @49ers game in Js. @jumpman23 #sneakers

    Schoolboy Q Wears Air Jordan 6s [Spotted]

    complex.com 01 Jan '13, 9pm

    Spotted: Jay-Z Wears Saint Laurent Paris at NYE Show in Brooklyn 20 minutes ago Spotted: Check Out The Sneakers Celebrities Rocked In December 3 hours ago The 30 Best Celebrity Sneaker Moments of 2012 5 hours ago Spotted: Kanye West Wears Nike Air Force 1s 1 day ago Spotted: Stalley R...

  • Spotted: Check Out The Sneakers Celebrities Rocked In December #sneakers

    Spotted: Check Out The Sneakers Celebrities Rocked In December

    complex.com 01 Jan '13, 6pm

    Every day, Complex scours the Internet to find celebrities rocking the freshest kicks and posts them to our Spotted column. To make sure you didn’t miss anything, we’ve compiled the best on-feet celebrity sneaker moments of the month. Click on the thumbnails above to view the gallery,...

  • Here it is. The #1 Sneaker of the Year...

    Best of 2012: The Nike Lunar Flyknit HTM NRG is the #1 Sneaker of the Year

    complex.com 01 Jan '13, 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 legen...

  • The 30 Best Celebrity Sneaker Moments of 2012 #sneakers

    The 30 Best Celebrity Sneaker Moments of 2012

    complex.com 01 Jan '13, 4pm

    Sometimes it's not just about the sneaker. When the right sneaker is worn by exactly the right person at exactly the right time, it becomes something completely different — a capital-M Moment. We went through the 2012 archives and picked out the 30 dopest looks for the year including ...

  • The #2 Sneaker of the Year has been determined...

    Best of 2012: The Air Jordan IV "Black/Red" is the #2 Sneaker of the Year

    complex.com 01 Jan '13, 4pm

    Few sneakers can stir up memories the way the Air Jordan IV can. The return of the Black and Red colorway of the Air Jordan IV this year was the first time 'heads had a chance to re-up (without buying a two-sneaker pack) since 1999. But whether you remember MJ hitting "The Shot" over ...

  • Spotted: Kanye West Wears Nike Air Force 1s: All-white.

    Spotted: Kanye West Wears Nike Air Force 1s

    complex.com 31 Dec '12, 9pm

    Spotted: Stalley Rocks Air Jordan Is 2 hours ago Spotted: Kid Cudi Wears Surface to Air Leather Jacket 3 hours ago Spotted: The Game Wears Air Jordan XI 5 hours ago Spotted: The Dream Rocks “South Beach” Nike LeBron 8s 20 hours ago Spotted: Trinidad James Wears “Flip” Air Jordan IIIs ...

  • Spotted: @Stalley hits the studio in Js. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Stalley Rocks Air Jordan Is

    complex.com 31 Dec '12, 7pm

    Spotted: Kid Cudi Wears Surface to Air Leather Jacket 52 minutes ago Spotted: The Game Wears Air Jordan XI 2 hours ago Spotted: The Dream Rocks “South Beach” Nike LeBron 8s 17 hours ago Spotted: Trinidad James Wears “Flip” Air Jordan IIIs 19 hours ago Swizz Beatz Gets New Android Homm...

  • Here it is. The #3 Sneaker of the Year...

    Best of 2012: The Nike LeBron X is the #3 Sneaker of the Year

    complex.com 31 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 legen...

  • Votes are in. The #4 Sneaker of the Year is...

    Best of 2012: The Supreme x Nike Air Force 1 "Camo" is the #4 Sneaker of the Year

    complex.com 31 Dec '12, 4pm

    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 legen...

  • Spotted: @TrinidadJamesGG rocks some underrated Js. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Trinidad James Wears “Flip” Air Jordan IIIs | Complex

    complex.com 30 Dec '12, 11pm

    Swizz Beatz Gets New Android Homme Sneakers 1 hour ago Spotted: Stalley Rocks Nike LeBron 8 “Entourages” 2 hours ago Spotted: Jay-Z Wears Nike Air Force 180 Mids 5 hours ago Spotted: Nas Wears Air Jordan IVs in Las Vegas 1 day ago Kanye West Wears Face Masks Onstage at His Atlantic Ci...

  • Find out which pair of designer sneakers @THEREALSWIZZZ just got:

    Swizz Beatz Gets New Android Homme Sneakers

    complex.com 30 Dec '12, 9pm

    is no stranger to designer sneakers or Android Homme . So put the two together and you get a preview from the producer of his new Android Homme Super Nova Hi sneakers . The brand is known for its high-top luxury kicks and has been worn by Justin Bieber , Usher , and Jay-Z , amongst ot...

  • A Complete Sneaker Guide To 'More Than a Game' @KingJames @DruOnDemand @SianCotton85 @RomeTrav @ChillWill03

    A Complete Sneaker Guide To 'More Than a Game'

    complex.com 30 Dec '12, 6pm

    It has been a long road, but LeBron James has finally made it — a champion in every aspect and he is having a good-ass time doing it . Hate it or love it, The Chosen One is going to go down in history as one of the best to ever play the game. Along the way a documentary was made to sh...

  • The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week. #sneakers #complexkicks

    The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 30 Dec '12, 5pm

    During the week, Complex scours Instagram to see what fresh kicks people are rocking. We pride ourselves on rocking our kicks not stocking them, so we’ve compiled the best on-fe et sneaker photos ranked by heat and quality of the sneaker from celebrities as well as people who use the ...

  • Louis Vuitton lets you blow insane amounts of money while skiing with new retail store:

    Louis Vuitton Opens Slope-Side Retail Concept in Switzerland

    complex.com 29 Dec '12, 11pm

    Need a place to ball out after you hit the slopes? Louis Vuitton is your answer. If you ever find your self sans luxury goods in the midst of runs down the Alps, you can now hit up the luxury goods retailer's new brick-and-mortar location in Switzerland. The store experience evokes ev...

  • Spotted: @Nas rocks Jordans in Vegas. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Nas Wears Air Jordan IVs in Las Vegas

    complex.com 29 Dec '12, 6pm

    Kanye West Wears Face Masks Onstage at His Atlantic City Revel Concert 4 hours ago Spotted: Teyana Taylor Wears Nike Air Flightposites 21 hours ago Spotted: Pusha T Rocks Balmain and Christian Louboutin Onstage at the Koko Concert 22 hours ago Spotted: J.R. Smith Wears “Playoff” Air J...

  • 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...