complex.com Archives - 27 January 2013, Sunday

  • Spotted: Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) breaks out some unreleased Jordans. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Russell Westbrook Wears Air Jordan IVs

    complex.com 27 Jan '13, 6pm

    Spotted: Big Sean Rocks $1,970 Yves Salomon Jacket in Paris 3 hours ago Rick Ross Gets New Designer Shoes 22 hours ago Spotted: Victor Cruz Wears Nike Zoom Kobe 8 “BHM” 23 hours ago Under Armour Goes Reflective With The Latest Charge RC Running Sneaker Sneakerreport.com 2 weeks ago Th...

  • .@nikesportswear lets loose a new Dynamic Flywire option of the Air Max 95 #sneakers

    Nike Air Max 95 Dynamic Flywire "Black/Grey"

    complex.com 27 Jan '13, 5pm

    Nike's Dynamic Flywire option of the Air Max 95 has just been let loose in a new dark colorway. The Max upgrade features the accustomed gradient technique alongside, as surrounding touches of black complement the grey hits on the side. Of course, a full-length Max Air unit cushions un...

  • A Complete Footwear History of @KobeBryant vs. Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) Matchups @NikeBasketball

    A Complete Footwear History of Kobe Bryant vs. Kevin Durant Matchups

    complex.com 27 Jan '13, 4pm

    Today two of the best players from The Western Conference face-off — KB and KD. It's been a while since we've seen two players score so effortlessly on a nightly basis and especially in big games. As coincidence has it, they're both signed to The Swoosh. Kobe has been down with the br...

  • Kicks of the Day: adidas adi Ease Surf "Mid Cinder/White" @adidas #sneakers

    Kicks of the Day: adidas adi Ease Surf "Mid Cinder/White"

    complex.com 27 Jan '13, 3pm

    adidas comes through with a new adi Ease variant via the above Surf edition. The low-tops sport lightweight construction, featuring a grey backdrop, branded over-top with white shading, which matches the laces and midsole accordingly. If you're into the simplistic look, you can pick u...

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

    The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 26 Jan '13, 10pm

    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 ...

  • .@adidasHOOPS has dropped off the SVSM edition of the T-MAC 1 #sneakers

    adidas T-MAC 1 "SVSM"

    complex.com 26 Jan '13, 8pm

    Once donned by the King himself during his high school days at St. Vincent-St. Mary, adidas has now made available the coinciding "SVSM" edition of the T-MAC 1 . The Three Stripes hoops model sports leather construction, featuring a predominantly white and green upper, then accented w...

  • The 50 Lamest Sneaker Photos on Instagram

    complex.com 26 Jan '13, 6pm

    Top 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram post we have to sift through thousands of photos to pare down a list of the 25 hottest kicks that were submitted during any given week. That doesn't mean that we don't come across plenty of shots that probably should have stayed on the camera ro...

  • The 15 Best Air Jordan V Colorways @Jumpman23 #XX8DaysofFlight

    The 15 Best Air Jordan V Colorways of All Time

    complex.com 25 Jan '13, 5pm

    The Air Jordan V, Tinker Hatfield's third Air Jordan design, was the first shoe to outwardly acknowledge Michael Jordan's ever-growing fame. By the summer of '89, Jordan had already been MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, All-Star MVP, and a two-time Slam Dunk champion. All eyes were,...

  • 12 Dumb Things Celebs Have Done With Sneakers: Smarten up, guys.

    12 Dumb Things Celebs Have Done With Sneakers

    complex.com 25 Jan '13, 4pm

    Everybody has those moments of idiotic excursions but as a celebrity, you're always under the watchful eye of your fans everyone on the Internet. Some use alcohol as an excuse to get ignorant and act a fool, while others, apparently use their sneakers. We can't condone any of these du...

  • EPISODE 2 of QUICKSTRIKE. Starring @DJClarkKent & @russbengtson

    Quickstrike: DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson Talk Jordan V, adidas Consortium and More

    complex.com 25 Jan '13, 3pm

    God's favorite DJ, DJ Clark Kent, and Complex Sneaker Editor Russ Bengtson are back with a new edition of Quickstrike. In this episode, they talk about one of the most-loved Air Jordans of all time, the Air Jordan V, Allen Iverson, Kobe Bryant and whether or not retired NBA players sh...

  • We'd like you to take a minute, just sit right there. Here's a complete sneaker guide to the Fresh Prince of Bel Air:

    A Complete Guide To The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air's Sneakers

    complex.com 25 Jan '13, 4am

    When it comes to sneakers, most people are checking to see what’s hot in the streets right now. Sometimes it’s nice to get a little nostalgic (Yeah the Seinfeld piece was major ) and no show was more on point with style in the early '90s then The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. When the proj...

  • The Air Jordan IV: The Introduction of Flight #XX8DaysofFlight @Jumpman23

    The Air Jordan IV: The Introduction of Flight

    complex.com 24 Jan '13, 9pm

    At 10 years old, your views of the world are infinite. You know you can be and do anything you want because you have a full life ahead of you. Your dreams are never bigger. At the same time, you've never cared less about them because responsibility isn't even on your radar at that age...

  • .@UnderArmour has officially signed Knicks PG @RFeltonGBMS to a multi-year #sneaker deal

    Under Armour Signs Raymond Felton

    complex.com 24 Jan '13, 5pm

    Having already been rocking the Under Armour Micro G Torch throughout this season, today UA has disclosed that Knicks point guard Raymond Felton has indeed inked a multi-year deal with the brand. Felton is now expected to don the above PE of the Micro G Torch, as you'll have to stay t...

  • The 25 Best Sneakers of 1988 @jumpman23 #sneakers

    The 25 Best Sneakers of 1988

    complex.com 24 Jan '13, 4pm

    the greatest years in sneaker history , 1988 is one that tends to get overlooked. Nike's Air Max had been introduced the year before, Reebok's Pump was still a year off. Despite the introduction of what may be the single best sneaker of all-time , 1988 is viewed primarily as a bridge ...

  • 10 Ways To Re-Sell Sneakers Properly

    complex.com 23 Jan '13, 6pm

    Like it or not, resellers are a part of this sneaker thing now. They may have have effed you over some new releases but reality is, you've probably purchased from someone other than an "authorized retailer" before. Hello, eBay. Whether you're the asshole taking half the Yeezy IIs from...

  • Air Jordan III 88 OG Release Date

    complex.com 23 Jan '13, 5pm

    edition continues to build and today we can confirm both the price and the release date of one of the most anticipated sneakers of 2013 . The official release date for the white/cement Air Jordan III with the Nike Air on the heel is February 6, 2013 — the 25th anniversary of the 1988 ...

  • The 15 Worst Things That Can Happen To Your #Sneakers #sneakerheads

    The 15 Worst Things That Can Happen To Your Sneakers

    complex.com 23 Jan '13, 4pm

    When you rock the perfect kicks it can make you feel like everyone's eyes are glued to your feet, and there is no better feeling. As dope as having the right kicks can be, they also can be a huge liability to your day. From mother nature to when nature calls, there are some things tha...

  • Air Jordan IV "Jump Duck"

    complex.com 23 Jan '13, 3pm

    Not long ago, we got a chance to share the Air Jordan "Oregon Ducks" Collection thanks to DJ Clark Kent but today we get a closer look at the most unique of the Oregon Ducks inspired Air Jordans. The Air Jordan IV "Jump Duck" features the silhouette of the Oregon mascot on the heel an...

  • Kevin Durant's Greatest Sneaker Moments

    complex.com 23 Jan '13, 5am

    It's crazy to think that Kevin Durant is only turning 23 years old today. KD did a few years at NBA High School (Oak Hill) before jetting for Montrose Christian School in Maryland in the midst of shooting up five inches to 6'7". He grew two more inches while making a name for himself ...

  • 25 Sneakers That Influenced Other Sneakers

    complex.com 22 Jan '13, 5pm

    We're not really sure what the term "influencer" means these days because there is a lot of grey area in trying to define it. Maybe we're just not meant to, but what we can tell you is about sneakers, and sneakers that influenced other designs along the way. Check out 25 Sneakers That...

  • .@NikeBasketball reveals its All-Star 2013 collection: #sneakers

    Nike Basketball "All-Star" 2013 Collection

    complex.com 22 Jan '13, 5pm

    Shortly after getting a look at Nike Basketball's Black History Month collection , the Swoosh is already back, focusing on the upcoming NBA All-Star festivities. In pulling inspiration from Houston's space exploration roots, the trio release is all about no limits and no restrictions....

  • .@Jumpman23 reveals its Black History Month collection #sneakers

    Jordan Brand “Black History Month” 2013 Collection | Complex

    complex.com 21 Jan '13, 10pm

    While you may be catching the Knicks/Nets game right now, where Carmelo is currently donning his BHM Melo M9 makeup, accordingly, today JB has revealed its triple threat Black History Month collection. Comprised of the Melo M9 , Spiz'ike , and Jordan 1 , speckled treatments captivate ...

  • .@jcrew and @newbalance present their latest collab #sneakers

    J.Crew x New Balance 998 "Dark Military"

    complex.com 21 Jan '13, 9pm

    In keeping their impressive run of collabs going, J.Crew and New Balance have dropped off another new colorway of the 998 model. The sneaks feature a predominantly grey look, branded with blue shading to complement. Suede, nylon, and mesh take care of the upper construction for the cl...

  • Birth of an Original: The Air Jordan 1 @jumpman23 #XX8DaysOfFlight #AJ1

    Birth of an Original: The Air Jordan 1

    complex.com 21 Jan '13, 8pm

    by Russ Bengtson (@russbengtson ) Think about everything that Air Jordan represents: Twenty-eight (and counting) signature models, a roster of superlative athletes across all sports, a legacy chock full of championships and individual accomplishments, a logo recognizable around the wo...

  • VP of Marketing @EASPORTS, @ChrisErb shares his top 10 favorite sneakers.

    EA SPORTS’ Chris Erb Shares His Top 10 Favorite Sneakers |

    complex.com 21 Jan '13, 6pm

    When you think of an avid "sneakerhead", you probably don’t envision a corporate V.P. who’s currently overseeing one of the most powerful, interactive entertainment companies in the world. Then again, Chris Erb of EA SPORTS isn’t your typical executive either. As the former Senior Dir...

  • Get a peek at the Oreo option of @DwyaneWade's Way of Wade #sneaker from @LiNingUSA

    Li-Ning Way of Wade "Oreo"

    complex.com 21 Jan '13, 4pm

    Li-Ning has certainly awarded Dwyane Wade with a variety of color options of his new brand signature. Here we see another fresh iteration with what is being dubbed the Oreo edition. This particular pair sports a predominately white upper, then matched with offsetting black shading and...

  • 10 questions to never ask a sneakerhead

    10 Questions To Never Ask A Sneakerhead

    complex.com 21 Jan '13, 3pm

    There are certain unwritten rules to life that you learn along the way and certain questions you should never ask. Asking a woman her age, for example, is something you just don't do. Sneakerheads live by their own set of commandments that most people outside of sneakers, just don't u...

  • .@VANS_66 lets loose its new Suede & Denim pack #sneakers

    Vans "Suede & Denim" Pack

    complex.com 20 Jan '13, 7pm

    This month, Vans drops off a new quartet release, comprised of two takes on the Era as well as two of the Sk8-Hi . Suede and denim take care of the upper constructions on each edition, optioned in both blue and black colorways. Contrasting white midsoles have been placed underneath fo...

  • adidas Campus Vulc "Cinder/Vivid Yellow-Gum": Gum bottoms.

    adidas Campus Vulc "Cinder/Vivid Yellow-Gum"

    complex.com 20 Jan '13, 6pm

    Built atop a gum sole, adidas Skateboarding presents another new vulcanized option of the Campus model. The kicks, which feature majority suede materialization, note a grey spread, then branded with white leather tagging alongside as well as yellow and black branding on the tongue and...

  • Axl Rose, sneakerhead?

    The 25 Most Iconic Rock N Roll Sneaker Photos

    complex.com 20 Jan '13, 5pm

    Hip-hop artists have been getting connected with custom kicks for decades but in the 80's it wasn't common for rock stars to get their name stitched into an athletic shoe. Just further proof that ballin' off the court can be just as crucial.