complex.com Archives - 12 January 2013, Saturday

  • .@TeamVic was spotted in Milan rocking @MarceloBurlonx and @Balenciaga:

    Spotted: Victor Cruz Wears Marcelo Burlon T-Shirt and Balenciaga Hi-Top Sneakers in Milan

    complex.com 12 Jan '13, 10pm

    With the New York Giants deciding to lose to teams they should have beat, it gives team members such as Victor Cruz an early off-season and chance to ball over the globe. Most recently the star receiver was spotted in Milan, rocking a Marcelo Burlon T-shirt and white hi-top Balenciaga...

  • .@ITSJEREMYSCOTT and @adidasOriginals have some new admirers in the form of imitators.

    Shwing Knocks Off adidas Originals Jeremy Scott Wings

    complex.com 12 Jan '13, 9pm

    They say imitation is the biggest form of flattery but if you've ever been on the receiving end of a biter, you know that it's no good. In 2009, adidas Originals launched their first collection from Jeremy Scott. It was something that the sneaker community had never seen before. The d...

  • The 10 Most Important Things That Happened In #Sneakers This Week

    The 10 Most Important Things That Happened In Sneakers This Week

    complex.com 12 Jan '13, 8pm

    Just in case you aren't able to check the sneaker news on the daily, we have decided to come through with a little weekly recap, highlighting the most important kicks happenings from the past seven days. This week, we saw John Wall leave Reebok, Tony Parker join PEAK, Russell Westbroo...

  • Peep this new Hawaiian edition of the @VANS_66 Era #sneakers

    Vans Era "Hawaiian"

    complex.com 12 Jan '13, 6pm

    Vans goes with some island favor on this new release of the classic Era model. The Van Doren variation features canvas construction with Hawaiian-proper print throughout. Complementing white laces accompany the low-tops, coinciding with the midsole accordingly. You can pick up the new...

  • Check this camo colorway of the Free Trainer 3.0 from @Nike #sneakers

    Nike Free Trainer 3.0 "Camo"

    complex.com 12 Jan '13, 5pm

    Camouflage patterning drapes this new drop of the lightweight Free Trainer 3.0 from the Swoosh. The performance pair features the brand's Dynamic Fit System for ultimate comfort, support, and fit, of course with a Free sole unit sitting underneath. If you're into the green trainer, yo...

  • Spotted: Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) chills in classic Jordans. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Kevin Durant Rocks Air Jordan XIs

    complex.com 12 Jan '13, 4pm

    Spotted: Kanye West Rocks Maison Martin Margiela for H&M Coat While Out with Kim Kardashian 10 minutes ago Spotted: Wale Rocks "Cork" Nike LeBron Xs 1 day ago Spotted: Victor Cruz Wears Nike Air Max 1s 1 day ago Spotted: Wale Rocks Nike Foamposites For His Latest Video 1 day ago Spott...

  • Russell Westbrook breaks out some dope Air Jordan III PEs. @russwest44 @jumpman23 #whynot

    Russell Westbrook Breaks Out Air Jordan III PEs in L.A.

    complex.com 12 Jan '13, 5am

    When you play at the Staples Center, you have to come correct. So this was the perfect chance for Russell Westbrook to debut a road pair of Air Jordan III PEs. Done up with Thunder-proper orange and blue accents, the black/cement IIIs also feature a yellow logo on the heel counters. W...

  • Check out 10 of the #Sneakers Worn Around the @ComplexMag Offices This Week

    10 Sneakers Worn In the Complex Office This Week

    complex.com 11 Jan '13, 7pm

    We talk kicks all day on the site and on our Twitter but don't get it twisted, we live this. There are so many dope kicks being worn around the Complex office on a daily basis that we decided to give you a look at what you can find on any given day. From vintage gems to newly released...

  • The Handbag Museum in Seoul, Korea is unsurprisingly shaped like a handbag:

    The Handbag Museum in Seoul, Korea Is Unsurprisingly Shaped Like a Handbag

    complex.com 11 Jan '13, 6pm

    The Simone Handbag Museum in Seoul, Korea is a five-story building designed by Korean architects UAD and Charlie Smith Design that actually has a collection of over 300 handbags. And just so you know they're not joking around with this museum, they've shaped its exterior design into a...

  • .@Wale steps out in an upcoming @KingJames release:

    Spotted: Wale Rocks “Cork” Nike LeBron Xs | Complex

    complex.com 11 Jan '13, 3pm

    Spotted: Victor Cruz Wears Nike Air Max 1s 19 hours ago Spotted: Wale Rocks Nike Foamposites For His Latest Video 21 hours ago Spotted: Penny Hardaway Shows Off His New Foamposites 1 day ago Spotted: A$AP Rocky Wears Pyrex Vision Flannel and Hoodie in Latest Episode of Decoded 1 day a...

  • .@NikeBasketball reveals @KobeBryant's Year of the Snake collection: #sneakers

    Nike Kobe 8 "Year of the Snake" Collection

    complex.com 10 Jan '13, 8pm

    Already a perfect fit for Year of the Snake transformations, The Black Mamba's new Kobe 8 will be subject to a trio of such drops. The standout from the collection is a black scaly edition with two remaining red renditions also becoming available. The final red pair sports an Engineer...

  • 10 Essential Items To Bring on a Sneaker Campout

    complex.com 10 Jan '13, 8pm

    If you're putting in the time in the elements to get those uber-rare kicks, you need to be prepared for anything. You never know what could happen that might take you away from that quickstrike you've been eyeing since last spring, and nobody is going to want to hear your sob story if...

  • The 20 Coolest #Sneaker Accoutrements

    The 20 Coolest Sneaker Accoutrements

    complex.com 10 Jan '13, 5pm

    Obviously we all appreciate some fresh sneakers but sometimes the extras that are included with the sneaker release are just as dope. We're not talking buy a whole package to get all the matching gear (though a matching tee can be a good look) — we're talking about the stuff that's pa...

  • Interview: Head of @ReebokHoops Todd Krinsky Clears The Air About the Future @ReebokClassics

    Interview: Clearing the Air, The Truth About Reebok Basketball's Future Plans

    complex.com 09 Jan '13, 11pm

    I think that when I allude to the fact that we're going to do things a little different, certainly our heritage, retro models and the lifestyle part of our business will have a bigger influence on what we do. We're definitely going to still make performance product, but it will probab...

  • Jordan Spiz'ike "Black History Month": Volt.

    Jordan Spiz'ike "Black History Month"

    complex.com 09 Jan '13, 9pm

    A Volt Black History Month drop from JB — why not? Here we take a look at another BHM offering that will be let loose next month, as Jordan goes with the can't-miss hue on its Spiz'ike model. Of course, elephant print detailing has been utilized, with BHM branding tagging the shoe ato...

  • The 10 Best Jobs In Sneakers

    The 10 Best Jobs In Sneakers

    complex.com 09 Jan '13, 6pm

    With the rise of sneaker culture at an all-time high, it seems like people are trying to get in while the business is so prosperous — can't blame the move. The tough part is having no experience and knowing what is even really available. Contrary to what some believe, wearing cool sho...

  • Before The Deal: What The NBA's Best Players Wore Before They Got A Sneaker Contract

    Before The Deal: What The NBA's Best Players Wore Before They Got A Sneaker Contract

    complex.com 09 Jan '13, 4pm

    Sneaker moments are etched into our memories in ways that most of us will never forget. A lot of those memories come from our favorite players inking deals that land them signature sneakers, special colorways, or at the very least, some early access to dope kicks. But what about befor...

  • Kicks of the Day: Vans Rowley Pro "Motorhead" @VANS_66 #sneakers

    Kicks of the Day: Vans Rowley Pro "Motorhead"

    complex.com 09 Jan '13, 3pm

    Vans and Motorhead have joined forces on a collection of the Cali brand's Rowley Pro model. Pictured above is the appropriated white colorway of the extreme low-tops, which feature suede and leather utilized throughout. Motorhead branding has been utilized at the heel and insole, as y...

  • Air Jordan XI Low "White/Black/Red"

    complex.com 08 Jan '13, 11pm

    dropped in a low-cut white and red version in the spring of 2012 and now another version is set to drop this spring. This upcoming 2013 release is set for June 8th and features the timeless Chicago Bulls colorway but they've flipped the script to give us a combination we've yet to see...

  • This autographed pair of Air Yeezy IIs will be up for auction later this week:

    Kanye West-Signed and Worn Nike Air Yeezy II Up for Auction

    complex.com 08 Jan '13, 8pm

    In order to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, Re/Create New York has gathered up a gang of celebrities who have donated a variety of items, which will then be auctioned off. One such selection is a Pair of Yeezy IIs , signed (and worn) by the man himself, Kanye West. For...

  • 23 Ways The Air Jordan III Revolutionized #Sneakers @jumpman23

    23 Ways The Air Jordan III Revolutionized Sneakers

    complex.com 08 Jan '13, 4pm

    Michael Jordan's sneakers ruffled feathers from the very first time he set foot on an NBA court wearing Air Jordans. Sometimes that pushing of the limits can result in amazing things. With the Air Jordan III celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and Jordan Brand answering the pra...

  • .@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...