complex.com Archives - 07 January 2013, Monday

  • .@HerschelSupply and @NewBalance tease their upcoming sneaker collection:

    Herschel Supply Co. x New Balance Collection

    complex.com 07 Jan '13, 11pm

    Included in their upcoming capsule collection, Herschel Supply Co. and New Balance award with a detailed look at the six sneaker drop of the 420 and H710 silhouettes. Each makeup will be optioned in a red, Navy, and black colorways, featuring suede upper construction with leather bran...

  • .@NikeBasketball reveals another new colorway of @KobeBryant's Kobe 8:

    Nike Kobe 8 "Green/Yellow"

    complex.com 07 Jan '13, 9pm

    Nike Basketball continues to utilize the camouflage look on Kobe's current signature with the latest surfacing colorway featuring a green and yellow tandem. The hoops low-tops note a predominantly green backdrop, as yellow shading takes care of the Swoosh branding, Bryant signature, a...

  • 10 Ways To Tell Your Sneaker Habit Has Become a Serious Problem

    10 Ways To Tell Your Sneaker Habit Has Become a Serious Problem

    complex.com 07 Jan '13, 9pm

    We all have to seek help at times. It's a part of life. When it comes to being a sneakerhead, we tend to let our collecting habits take over our lives. You may need help and you may not even know it, so here's 10 Ways To Tell Your Sneaker Habit Has Become a Serious Problem . We'll lea...

  • Win a Pair of Air Jordan XIs through @ComplexMag x @KickzStore

    Win a Pair of Air Jordan XI "Black and Red"

    complex.com 07 Jan '13, 8pm

    Here's your chance to cop a pair of Black and Red Air Jordan XIs. Thanks to the guys over at KickzStore we're hooking up Complex readers with a pair of the highly coveted Jordans. How To Win A Pair of Air Jordan XIs: 1. Follow @ComplexMag and @Kickzstore and Tweet: "Win a Pair of Air ...

  • Spotted: @AngelaSimmons shows off her Jordan game. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Angela Simmons Wears Air Jordan 4s [Spotted]

    complex.com 07 Jan '13, 6pm

    Spotted: Drake Rocks Nike Air Force 1s 2 hours ago Spotted: Rick Ross & Stalley Post Up In Reebok & Nike 21 hours ago Spotted: Kid Cudi Wears Air Jordan IIIs On The Red Carpet 1 day ago Spotted: Bun B Gets A Pair Of Reebok Kamikaze IIs 1 day ago Spotted: Adrienne Bailon Wears Air Jord...

  • The 10 Best Signature #Sneaker Lines That Lasted Only One Sneaker

    The 10 Best Signature Sneaker Lines That Lasted Only One Sneaker

    complex.com 07 Jan '13, 5pm

    As an athlete, the potential for endorsement deals is sometimes bigger than the contract your actual team pays you. A couple months ago we took a look at the Best Signature Sneakers of All Time but not everyone can have a list of great sneakers like Michael Jordan . Sometimes one chan...

  • .@VANS_66 drops off a camo take on the Half Cab:

    Vans Half Cab "Camo"

    complex.com 07 Jan '13, 3pm

    If you didn't find anything in our recent skate sneaker buyer's guide , then maybe you'll be happy with this new camouflage release from Vans. The California brand has laced its heralded Half Cab silhouette with a woodland camo spread, then paired with black suede to complement. A con...

  • No choice but to shout @KicksForAfrica & @SneakTechnique for making it to Complex with the SneakerSwap! 2013 let's MOVE

    Sneaker Swap — 10 Sneaker Events To Attend in 2013 |

    complex.com 07 Jan '13, 12am

    Sneaker Swap has been held in Connecticut for the last two years but we've heard rumors they may be taking the show to NYC at some point in the future. The thing that separates Sneaker Swap from other sneaker events is the amount of charity. The event raises awareness and brings peopl...

  • 10 Sneaker Events To Attend in 2013

    complex.com 06 Jan '13, 9pm

    Now that the New Year has started it's time to make sure you get those kicks you've been putting off for a while and the ones you're looking forward to . It's also time to start planning for how you're gonna step your sneaker game up in 2013. 13 Sneakerhead Resolutions is a good place...

  • Spotted: @RickyRozay & @Stalley rock @ReebokClassics & @KingJames' #sneakers for a video shoot.

    Spotted: Rick Ross & Stalley Post Up In Reebok & Nike

    complex.com 06 Jan '13, 9pm

    Spotted: Kid Cudi Wears Air Jordan IIIs On The Red Carpet 3 hours ago Spotted: Bun B Gets A Pair Of Reebok Kamikaze IIs 23 hours ago Spotted: Adrienne Bailon Wears Air Jordan IXs 1 day ago Spotted: Kendrick Lamar Rocks "Galaxy" Nike Zoom Rookies 1 day ago Spotted: LeBron James Wears N...

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

    The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 06 Jan '13, 7pm

    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 ...

  • .@VANS_66 lets loose a black and camouflage colorway of the Era 59 #sneakers

    Vans Era 59 "Black/Camo"

    complex.com 06 Jan '13, 7pm

    Vans makes good use of camouflage detailing on this new release of the Era 59 model. The kicks feature a predominantly black spread with the camo touches being highlighted at the tongue and the heel. Tonal laces accompany the pair, while a contrasting white midsole offsets underneath....

  • Spotted: Kid Cudi (@ducidni) hits the red carpet in Jordans. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Kid Cudi Wears Air Jordan IIIs On The Red Carpet

    complex.com 06 Jan '13, 6pm

    Spotted: Bun B Gets A Pair Of Reebok Kamikaze IIs 20 hours ago Spotted: Adrienne Bailon Wears Air Jordan IXs 23 hours ago Spotted: Kendrick Lamar Rocks "Galaxy" Nike Zoom Rookies 1 day ago Spotted: LeBron James Wears Nike Air Force 1s 1 day ago Spotted: Chris Brown Rocks Jordan IIIs i...

  • .@nikesb drops off a Khaki colorway of @sjanoski's Zoom Stefan Janoski #sneakers

    Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski "Khaki/Hyper Red"

    complex.com 06 Jan '13, 5pm

    With the upcoming Jan oski colorways continuing to surface, today we showcase one of Nike SB's latest options to hit shelves. This particular pair sports a Khaki-colored suede upper, featuring tonal branding alongside and coming equipped with contrasting Hyper Red laces. A white midso...

  • Gucci, Prada, Versace, and Louis Vuitton are still the most popular labels mentioned in hip-hop songs

    Gucci, Prada, Versace, and Louis Vuitton are Still the Most Popular Labels Mentioned in Hip-Hop Songs

    complex.com 06 Jan '13, 3pm

    Rappers have been name-dropping fashion brands in their tracks for years. And acording to Mahbod Moghadam , co-founder of Rap Genius, Gucci is still the most popular label mentioned in hip-hop songs. Prada takes the number two spot, followed by Versace and then Louis Vuitton . Surpris...

  • Spotted: @ReebokClassics hooks up @BunBTrillOG with an upcoming retro release. #sneakers

    Spotted: Bun B Gets A Pair Of Reebok Kamikaze IIs

    complex.com 05 Jan '13, 9pm

    Spotted: Adrienne Bailon Wears Air Jordan IXs 19 hours ago Spotted: Kendrick Lamar Rocks "Galaxy" Nike Zoom Rookies 1 day ago Spotted: LeBron James Wears Nike Air Force 1s 1 day ago Spotted: Chris Brown Rocks Jordan IIIs in Hollywood 1 day ago Spotted: Victor Cruz Wears “Black/Red” Jo...

  • The 30 Best #Sneakers in the NBA This Week

    The 30 Best Sneakers in the NBA This Week

    complex.com 05 Jan '13, 8pm

    The NBA continues to roll towards the upcoming All Star Weekend festivities in Houston, Texas. This week saw players reaching further into their collections to pull out some kicks we haven't seen this weekend. Michigan colorways of the Air Max Uptempos Air Flight 89s and Air Jordan XX...

  • Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski - Upcoming Colorways: Colorful collection.

    Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski - Upcoming Colorways

    complex.com 05 Jan '13, 7pm

    After an onslaught of 2012 releases of the Zoom Stefan Janoski , Nike SB seemingly shows no signs of slowing down on its ever-popular skate model, as today we showcase a variety of upcoming options. Highlighted are leather, perforated leather, canvas, and strapped iterations, of which...

  • The 10 Coolest Skate #Sneakers Available Right Now

    The 10 Coolest Skate Sneakers Available Right Now

    complex.com 05 Jan '13, 7pm

    You guys already know. You don't have to be a skater to rock the coinciding kicks these days. But whether you do in fact board or not, brands have taken notice of the demand and thus continued to expand their skateboard-friendly repertoires. Whether it's for performance or for looks o...

  • Kicks of the Day: Vans Half Cab Pro "Charcoal/Burgundy": Pro pair.

    Kicks of the Day: Vans Half Cab Pro "Charcoal/Burgundy"

    complex.com 05 Jan '13, 4pm

    Vans continues its enticing string of Half Cab colorways, this month letting loose a new Charcoal take on the legendary skate silhouette. Suede takes care of the upper construction, as Burgundy lining then complements the grey spread. Contrasting black laces accompany the mid-cut make...

  • Sneaker Con Atlanta - January 5, 2013

    complex.com 04 Jan '13, 8pm

    Tomorrow at noon, Sneaker Con will be kicking off the new year with its first 2013 stop in Atlanta, Georgia. Taking place at the YMCA Atlanta, the usual antics of buying, selling, and trading will of course be in full effect. You can currently purchase tickets by following the link he...

  • 10 Sneaker Trends That Need to Die in 2013: Please.

    10 Sneaker Trends That Need to Die in 2013

    complex.com 04 Jan '13, 7pm

    Trends come and go in anything but with sneakers, people seem to want to take everything to the extreme. Talk about being a lame sneakerhead , nobody wants to see or hear anyone beating a dead horse. Like Jay-Z says, let that bitch breathe! Here's 10 Sneaker Trends That Need to Die in...

  • Spotted: Victor Cruz (@TeamVic) posts up by his @Nike ad in Js. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Victor Cruz Wears “Black/Red” Jordan XIs | Complex

    complex.com 04 Jan '13, 6pm

    Spotted: Rihanna and Chris Brown Wear Black Pyramid Sweatshirts for Quick Store Run 1 hour ago Spotted: Rihanna Wears Nike Air Force 1 Military Boot 2 hours ago Spotted: Frank Ocean Wears Stone Island Camo M65 Jacket 19 hours ago Spotted: Chris Brown Wears Reebok ES 22s 23 hours ago S...

  • 15 NBA Players Wearing Nike LeBrons Against LeBron James: Challenging the king.

    15 NBA Players Wearing Nike LeBrons Against LeBron James

    complex.com 04 Jan '13, 5pm

    15 NBA Players Wearing Air Jordans Against Michael Jordan and 15 NBA Players Wearing Kobes Against Kobe Bryant but now it's time to take a look at players taking on the King. From former teammates like Daniel Gibson to international stars like Manu Ginobili, a lot of NBA players have ...

  • @VANS_66 comes with a spray-painted look on the Era model #sneakers

    Vans Era "Overspray" Pack

    complex.com 03 Jan '13, 10pm

    Vans goes with an intriguing spray-painted look on this trio release of its classic Era silhouette. Offered up in white, red, and black, each canvas take showcases the colorful technique throughout the entire upper. White midsoles have been placed underneath on the package delivery, a...

  • 13 Sneakerhead Resolutions For 2013 #sneakers

    13 Sneakerhead Resolutions For 2013

    complex.com 03 Jan '13, 8pm

    So 2013 arrived and you haven't had the chance to reflect on the changes you need to make in your life — more than just a buyer's guide we are a spiritual guide talk good shit. 2012 saw people who like sneakers quickly become obsessed. We don't condemn someone for wanting every releas...

  • The 10 Biggest Sneaker Stories of 2012, Told in GIFs

    The Biggest Sneaker Stories of 2012 in GIFs

    complex.com 03 Jan '13, 5pm

    2012 was filled with crazy stories, from the 25 Most Surprising Things in Sneakers to the years of anticipation for the Air Yeezy II, and finishing up with the now traditional Air Jordan XI December release (which went as planned ). We're already anticipating 2013 being a good year fo...

  • Spotted: @Wale breaks out some limited @adidasoriginals. #sneakers

    Spotted: Wale Wears adidas Pro Model II “Detroit Player” |

    complex.com 03 Jan '13, 5pm

    Spotted: Teyana Taylor Rocks "Chicago" Jordan Xs 20 hours ago Spotted: Chris Pine Rocks Vans Sk8-Hi 22 hours ago Spotted: Jay-Z Wears Lanvin Padded Gilet Coat During New Year's Eve Performance 1 day ago Spotted: Nas Wears Air Jordan IVs in NYC 1 day ago Spotted: Kanye West Wears Nike ...

  • 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...