complex.com Archives - 13 January 2013, Sunday

  • .@adidas releases a bright blue take on the adicourt Gonzales #sneakers

    adidas adicourt Gonzales "Aqua Blue"

    complex.com 13 Jan '13, 8pm

    adidas Skateboarding has laced this new release of the adicourt Gonzales with a bright blue drape. The canvas kicks then feature black leather detailing at the heel, which bears Mark Gonzales' signature artwork. Complementing white laces coincide with the midsole and lining accordingl...

  • 50 Photos of an Insane OG Air Jordan Collection @Jumpman23

    50 Photos of an Insane OG Air Jordan Collection

    complex.com 13 Jan '13, 7pm

    The return of the Nike Air to the heel of the upcoming Air Jordan III Retro has had a lot of people buzzing lately. It seems to have a different effect on everyone, whether you love it or hate it, there's no doubt you probably can appreciate seeing a dope ass vintage collection. User ...

  • The Top 5 Stories from Complex Sneakers This Week

    complex.com 13 Jan '13, 7pm

    Because we know it's sometimes hard for you guys to keep up with everything we do here at the Complex Sneaker department, we've chosen to utilize Sunday as a slight catchup day. Here we showcase our top stories from throughout the past week, just to keep you up on what's what. So if y...

  • Marc Jacobs talks about not wanting to work at Dior, seeing Victoria Beckham with a fake Louis Vuitton bag, and more:

    Marc Jacobs Discusses Dior, Seeing Victoria Beckham with a Fake Louis Vuitton Bag, and More

    complex.com 13 Jan '13, 6pm

    You can always count on Marc Jacobs to keep an interview interesting. The designer shared quite a bit when he sat down with Fern Mallis for a Q&A at 92Y in New York earlier this week. He discussed hiring Tom Ford to work at Perry Ellis, getting the top job at Louis Vuitton, and not wa...

  • The 30 Best #Sneakers in the @NBA This Week @NikeBasketball @Jumpman23 @adidasUS

    The 30 Best Sneakers in the NBA This Week

    complex.com 13 Jan '13, 4pm

    Another week, another display of dope kicks on the court. This week there is no shortage of retro Jordan heat, some player exclusives and a few surprises in our Best Sneakers in the NBA coverage. If you want to see what the NBA's best players were rocking, hit the jump to check out Th...

  • The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 13 Jan '13, 12am

    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 ...

  • .@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...