complex.com Archives - 01 February 2013, Friday

  • Spotted: Is @rudygay22 rocking these classic Js for his first game with the @Raptors? @Jumpman23

    Spotted: Rudy Gay Wears Air Jordan VIs

    complex.com 01 Feb '13, 11pm

    Spotted: Drake Wears the En Noir "Virgin" T-Shirt 7 hours ago Spotted: Mark Wahlberg Wears Air Jordan IIIs 18 hours ago Spotted: A$AP Rocky Wears Air Jordan IVs 1 day ago SPOTTED: Bradley Beal is the “Real Deal” in His KD IV PE Sneakerreport.com 1 week ago 10 Fitness Vacations You’ll ...

  • .@nikesb teases a Concord-inspired Dunk release #sneakers

    Nike SB Dunk “Concord” |

    complex.com 01 Feb '13, 11pm

    ? If not, they're very close, as here we get a look at Nike SB's forthcoming Concord edition of the heralded silhouette. Of course showcasing clear inspiration from the celebrated JB makeup, the Dunks appropriately feature black patent leather and white nylon throughout the upper, wit...

  • Jeremy Scott x adidas Originals Letters: Branded.

    Jeremy Scott x adidas Originals Letters

    complex.com 01 Feb '13, 10pm

    Jeremy Scott is back at it, showcasing his outlandish tactics with the new adidas Originals Letters silhouette. The kicks feature a white leather backdrop, then unmistakeably branded with black adidas lettering over-top. Tonal white laces accompany, as additional tagging (if you were ...

  • Nike SB Zoom Bruin “BHM” |

    complex.com 01 Feb '13, 9pm

    As a part of Nike SB's first-ever Black History Month collection, the Swoosh presents the BHM edition of the Zoom Bruin . Designed by rider Theotis Beasley, the thematic pair features a black suede upper with croc branding utilized alongside. Red and green lace tips add a touch of fla...

  • Kids Foot Locker - Neighborhood Kids feat. Chris Bosh & Ray Allen

    complex.com 01 Feb '13, 8pm

    Kids Foot Locker stays rolling in the fresh gear, so much so that Chris Bosh, aka Papa B, has rounded up some children, other than his own, to share the wealth. Here we see the Heat big man alongside teammate Ray Allen, as CB tells Ray about the Foot Locker heat. Can we change our nam...

  • Quickstrike is back! @DJClarkKent and @RussBengtson talk with @FrankTheButcher

    Quickstrike: DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson Talk With Frank The Butcher

    complex.com 01 Feb '13, 3pm

    We're back with a new episode of Quickstrike featuring DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson. In this week's episode, Clark and Russ discuss comebacks from Reebok Classics with styles like the Kamikaze II, Derrick Rose's potential return to the NBA before season's end. Then they jump into o...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour "Volt" @nikestore #sneakers

    Kicks of the Day: Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour "Volt"

    complex.com 01 Feb '13, 2pm

    Nike's new tennis favorite (and viable street option), the Zoom Vapor 9 Tour , has just been let loose in the anticipated Volt colorway. The low-tops feature black branding to offset, which then matches the midsole accordingly. Additional white shading complements on the upper, coinci...

  • Spotted: Is this the first celebrity to rock the Jordan III '88 OGs? #sneakers

    Spotted: Mark Wahlberg Wears Air Jordan IIIs

    complex.com 01 Feb '13, 4am

    Spotted: A$AP Rocky Wears Air Jordan IVs 8 hours ago Spotted: Wale Wears Camo Nike Foamposites 13 hours ago Spotted: Colin Kaepernick Rocks Air Jordan Vs 1 day ago 25 Fitness Trends We Would Like to See Make A Comeback Sneakerreport.com 4 days ago SPOTTED: Djokovic Wins the “Battle of...

  • 25 Iconic Photos Of Michael Jordan in the Air Jordan XI

    complex.com 01 Feb '13, 2am

    Spotted: Kevin Durant Rocks Air Jordan XIs 2 weeks ago Air Jordan XI Low "White/Black/Red" 3 weeks ago Spotted: Victor Cruz Wears “Black/Red” Jordan XIs 3 weeks ago Sore Athletes, Meet the Cold Roller Sneakerreport.com 2 weeks ago Today in Performance Sneaker History: MJ Drops 64 Poin...

  • Bad news for sneakerheads in Illinois:

    An Illinois Representative Wants To Tax Your Sneakers

    complex.com 31 Jan '13, 6pm

    The price of sneakers, like nearly everything else in life, is constantly on the rise. We've seen the Air Jordans we wished for as kids nearly double in price over the last 10 years or so, but it is more than the cost of popular retro models that has gone up. Even the entry-level shoe...

  • A look back at what made the @Jumpman23 Air Jordan XI one of the best ever. #XX8DaysOfFlight

    25 Iconic Photos Of Michael Jordan in the Air Jordan XI

    complex.com 31 Jan '13, 5pm

    Sneakers have changed. We've talked about it time and time again. But one thing that hasn't changed is how special the Air Jordan XI is. As the story goes, Michael Jordan wanted Nike, or more specifically, Tinker Hatfield, to make him a sneaker that he could wear on the court and stil...

  • Playoffs. LeBron shakes his defender, catches, shoots. Drains the game-winning 3 in these @NikeBasketball sneakers:

    The 25 Most Iconic Sneakers Worn During Game-Winning Shots

    complex.com 31 Jan '13, 3am

    So 35 on the night, capped off by a catch-and-shoot game-winning three over two defenders at the buzzer — his first in the NBA Playoffs and one of the coldest moments in the young King's career.

  • Get a look at the new @BAPEOFFICIAL Shark Ape Sta #sneaker

    A Bathing Ape Shark Ape Sta

    complex.com 30 Jan '13, 11pm

    Two sneakers in one? Not quite, but almost, as A Bathing Ape presents its new Shark Ape Sta . The Ape Sta offering features one-half of the upper showcasing shark detailing with the other then highlighted by a camouflage spread. Optioned in blue as well as black, each take has been do...

  • Listen to the latest podcast episode from @SNKRFNDSUNITE @PremiumPete @Dallas_Penn #sneakers

    Sneaker Fiends Unite! Podcast Episode 9 with Tim from Patta

    complex.com 30 Jan '13, 9pm

    Premium Pete, Dallas Penn and company are back with the latest episode of the Sneaker Fiends Unite! podcast. This entry's special guest is Tim from Patta, who discuses street culture in Amsterdam, footwear collabs and more. Also, the gang delves into thrift shop sneakers as well as Da...

  • The 25 Most Iconic Sneakers Worn During Game-Winning Shots

    complex.com 30 Jan '13, 4pm

    Ask any basketball player and they'll tell you that hitting game-winners is all about having the right mentality at the right time. The greatest championship athletes have another thing in common: They stay laced in clutch kicks. We take it back to a mix of college and pro hoop moment...

  • The 25 Greatest Sneaker Innovations Of All Time

    complex.com 30 Jan '13, 3am

    Without scientists, engineers and designers working tirelessly to create new and original innovations within the sneaker industry, we would all essentially be wearing Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars and evolved to have absolutely no arch in our midfoot — thankfully this isn't the case...

  • The 50 Hottest Women Wearing the Hottest Sneakers

    complex.com 30 Jan '13, 2am

    What are two things that men love the most? Women and sneakers - hopefully in that order. We don’t get mad when a girl has on some Burberry boots or Jimmy Choo slingback pumps but when we catch a PYT rocking some Jordan IIIs our first instinct is to ‘cuff her. Complex takes a look at ...

  • .@mtisacoolguy of @corporategotem share his top 25 sneakers of all time.

    Matt Tomamichel's Top 25 Sneakers Of All Time

    complex.com 29 Jan '13, 5pm

    Matt Tomamichel is the man behind Cincinnati's premier sneaker boutique, Corporate . Matt's been holding down, not only Cincy, but some of your favorite sneakerheads from around the world for nearly 5 years, so he's got some stature in the game. Without further delay, check out Matt T...

  • 25 #Sneakers You Should Own Before You Die

    25 Sneakers You Should Own Before You Die

    complex.com 29 Jan '13, 4pm

    The way sneakers are now it's easy to roll through countless colorways of the endless stream of new releases. No matter how many colorways of your new favorite signature sneaker drop, there are some things you should do as a sneakerhead and there are certain sneakers you should own be...

  • Marc Quinn unveils giant infant sculpture titled "Planet" in Singapore:

    Marc Quinn Unveils "Planet" Sculpture in Singapore

    complex.com 29 Jan '13, 3pm

    is known for making art in a variety of mediums, but his sculpture work may be his strongest. After sharing two other giant infant sculptures in 2008 titled I nnoscience and Lucas , another one has been revealed for a permanent installation at Singapore's Gardens by the Bay . The piec...

  • A detailed look at the @EwingAthletics 33 Hi in Orange Suede

    Ewing Athletics 33 Hi "Orange Suede" Detailed Photos

    complex.com 28 Jan '13, 11pm

    and Patrick Ewing's signature sneakers has been one of the most talked about happenings in sneakers over the last year or so. We talked with David Falk and David Goldberg about it when the launch was announced and today we get a closer look at the Orange Suede colorway of the 33 Hi. T...

  • Vans presents the winners of the 2012 Custom Culture design contest #sneakers

    Vans Custom Culture 2012 Winning Designs

    complex.com 28 Jan '13, 10pm

    Vans has wrapped its fourth year of the annual Custom Culture design contest and now presents the winners from the 2012 competition. New Mexico's Rio Rancho High School has taken home the coveted prize, as we have above showcased the students winning work. The special edition kicks ar...

  • .@Frank_Ocean pulls off a yellow suit on the set of "Forrest Gump"

    Frank Ocean Rocks a Yellow Suit and Margiela Sneakers On the Set of "Forrest Gump"

    complex.com 28 Jan '13, 9pm

    has really grown into his eccentric sense of style, and it's dope. The singer was recently seen on the set of his "Forrest Gump" music video rocking a yellow suit with Margiela sneakers. The yellow suit may be a style risk, but Ocean gives it a flair that might make you want to try ou...

  • .@Nike officially introduces the Flyknit Lunar1+ #sneakers

    Nike Introduces the Flyknit Lunar1+

    complex.com 28 Jan '13, 6pm

    Nike's latest installment from its ever-growing Flyknit collection will be here sooner than you think. Today the Swoosh has officially introduced the Flyknit Lunar1+ , showcasing an array of forthcoming colorways. The kicks highlight a near-seamless build, of course with the brand's L...

  • The 50 Most Hilarious Sneaker Memes Of All Time

    complex.com 28 Jan '13, 5pm

    Gallery: 10 Hilarious Sneaker Memes From November 1 month ago Apple Patents Shoes That Will Tell When It's Time For a Change 21 hours ago The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week 1 day ago Under Armour Goes Reflective With The Latest Charge RC Running Sneaker Sneakerreport.co...

  • .@Nas' Greatest Sneaker Moments @DefJamRecords

    Nas' Greatest Sneaker Moments

    complex.com 28 Jan '13, 5pm

    Nas is one of the greatest rappers of all-time and, like most rappers, he stunts in kicks when he makes appearances. But when you have been in the game through three decades, your game goes deeper than most . Over the past few years alone Nas has stepped out in some ill retros and som...

  • The 50 Most Hilarious Sneaker Memes Of All Time

    The 50 Most Hilarious Sneaker Memes Of All Time

    complex.com 28 Jan '13, 4pm

    Internet memes have become one of the most hilarious ways to talk shit, and we all know sneakerheads know how to run their mouths. A picture alone may say a thousand words, but a picture and a few well-chosen words is where it's at. One of the Twitter personalities that is always on t...

  • Kyrie has five game-winners in 85 games. It took LeBron a little bit longer to get his first:

    The Road To 20,000: Lebron James' Sneakers From His Best Performances

    complex.com 28 Jan '13, 4am

    A Complete Footwear History of Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James Matchups 1 week ago 15 NBA Players Wearing Nike LeBrons Against LeBron James 2 weeks ago Self Made: Mache's 10 Greatest Custom Sneakers of 2012 1 month ago Nike LeBron 9 P.S. Elite "Big Bang" 3 months ago Colorway Chronicles:...

  • 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...