complex.com Archives - 03 February 2013, Sunday

  • Serious heat in this week's NBA coverage, including a lot of retro love for @Jumpman23

    The 20 Best Sneakers Worn in the NBA This Week

    complex.com 03 Feb '13, 9pm

    The NBA season continues to roll on with new colorways and silouettes dropping weekly as we move closer to the All Star game in Houston. However, much like the world of sneakerheads, the Jordan Retro models still seem to have the hearts of the NBA's most talented basketball players. W...

  • The Top 5 Stories from Complex #Sneakers This Week

    The Top 5 Stories from Complex Sneakers This Week

    complex.com 03 Feb '13, 7pm

    Nowadays if you're not connected to your phone or laptop 24/7, you're apt to miss out on something. Don't worry, though, we got your back. We've recapped our top 5 stories from the week, just in case you were tied up at your job (aka, your girl had your phone on lock down). So while y...

  • Revisit Michael Jordan's last title run in the Air Jordan XIV #XX8DaysofFlight @Jumpman23

    The Last Run: 20 Photos of Michael Jordan in the Air Jordan XIV

    complex.com 03 Feb '13, 6pm

    The end. Or what was supposed to be the end. Michael Jordan's run with the Chicago Bulls began as what was one of the worst teams in the NBA. It ended, as everyone expected, with the Bulls winning the NBA Title. Sure, MJ may have gotten away with a little push, but we all knew that de...

  • .@nikebasketball reveals the release date for @kobebryant's Blue Glow Kobe 8 #sneaker

    Nike Kobe 8 "Blue Glow/Strata Grey–Game Royal" Release Date |

    complex.com 03 Feb '13, 4pm

    Later this month, Nike Basketball is set to let loose the anticipated Blue Glow edition of The Black Mamba's Kobe 8 signature. The enticing pair, which is complemented with grey branding, will be hitting authorized Swoosh hoops dealers on February 23. Expected retail is $140. Will you...

  • Kicks of the Day: Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski "Black/Team Red-Sail" @nikesb @sjanoski #sneakers

    Kicks of the Day: Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski "Black/Team Red-Sail"

    complex.com 03 Feb '13, 3pm

    With Nike SB now rolling out its February collection, here we showcase one of the brand's new colorways of the Zoom Stefan Janoski . In low-top form, this particular pair notes a black suede upper, complemented over-top with Team Red branding. Tonal laces accompany the popular skate s...

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

    The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 02 Feb '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 ...

  • Couldn't stay up on the latest sneaker news this week? No prob, we got you:

    The 10 Most Important Things That Happened In Sneakers This Week

    complex.com 02 Feb '13, 7pm

    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 LeBron don a new suede PE, adidas Basketball unveil its 2013 NB...

  • Detailed photos of the @NikeLacrosse Huarache Turf Lax in black and white.

    Nike Huarache Turf Lax "Black/White"

    complex.com 02 Feb '13, 5pm

    As far as new silhouettes go this year go, the Nike Huarache Turf Lax seems to have a few steps on the competition thanks to a combination of classic inspiration and current technologies. After giving you detailed photos of the Wolf Grey and Volt Huarache Turf Lax today we have detail...

  • 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...