complex.com Archives - 06 February 2013, Wednesday

  • Twitter reacts to the Air Jordan III Retro 88 release. #sneakers

    Twitter Reacts to the Air Jordan III Retro 88 Release

    complex.com 06 Feb '13, 11pm

    The highly anticipated release of the AIr Jordan III Retro 88 with the Nike Air on the heel took place today. As could be expected, it was filled with fuckery and hurt feelings. Check out how the winners and losers of today's release reacted on Twitter.

  • Supreme and @VANS_66 preview an upcoming sneaker collaboration:

    Supreme x Vans Chukka Boot “Floral” Preview | Complex

    complex.com 06 Feb '13, 7pm

    Supreme is back on their collaborative tip with Vans, as here we get a preview of the pair of respected brand's upcoming joint effort on the Chukka Boot . The warm weather-appropriate offering showcases an all-over floral print that should seemingly become a popular play during the sp...

  • 10 More Proper Air Jordan Retros We'd Gladly Pay Extra For #sneakers @jumpman23

    10 More Proper Air Jordan Retros We'd Gladly Pay Extra For

    complex.com 06 Feb '13, 6pm

    Today. at 3:51 p.m. Central time, Jordan Brand will re-release the white/cement Air Jordan III Retro 88, featuring the original "Nike Air" heel branding. The internet will go nuts. But what if this was just the beginning? What if Jordan chose to commemorate other important anniversari...

  • 25 @NBA Players Wearing #Sneakers No One Plays In Anymore

    25 NBA Players Wearing Sneakers No One Plays In Anymore

    complex.com 06 Feb '13, 5pm

    The last few years with the retro craze we have seen a handful of classics and less memorable sneakers make their way back on the hardwood. Even with all kinds of players vying to be king of the sneaker game in the NBA (we see you, Nick Young) there are still some dope kicks that have...

  • 1988. Slam Dunk Contest. Jordan takes off from the free throw line in these sneakers. Global. Icon. Status. @Jumpman23

    25 Iconic Photos Of Michael Jordan in the Air Jordan III "Cement"

    complex.com 06 Feb '13, 3pm

    The 20 Most Iconic NBA On-Court Sneaker Matchups of All Time 1 day ago The Last Run: 20 Photos of Michael Jordan in the Air Jordan XIV 2 days ago 25 Iconic Photos Of Michael Jordan in the Air Jordan XI 5 days ago The 10 Best Running Sneakers From Day 1 of Outdoor Retailer Sneakerrepor...

  • 25 Iconic Photos Of Michael Jordan in the Air Jordan III "Cement" @Jumpman23

    25 Iconic Photos Of Michael Jordan in the Air Jordan III "Cement"

    complex.com 06 Feb '13, 3pm

    You can make the Nike Air versus Jumpman argument all day, it is what it is, but you can't deny the significance of the Air Jordan III . If you're still undecided as to whether you need to double-up on "Cement" IIIs after you just grabbed them in 2011 this might help you make a decisi...

  • Where To Get Your Air Jordan III Retro '88s Today

    complex.com 06 Feb '13, 2pm

    The much anticipated release of the Air Jordan III Retro 88 arrives today. Initially, the launch was scheduled to be only on Nike Store and only in adult sizes. However, it's now been announced that the Air Jordan III will launch at a number of online retailers, and also be available ...

  • It's time to seriously reevaluate your relationship if she's buying you Crocs:

    She Bought You Crocs — 10 Ways To Tell Your Girl Doesn't Care About What Sneakers You Wear |

    complex.com 06 Feb '13, 3am

    Clearly there is a serious disconnect, bro. She obviously doesn't have a clue how offensive that is. But if you asked for them, you may need to have a serious talk with your friends. There is help for things like this nowadays.

  • Detailed photos of the @Jumpman23 Air Jordan XX8 "Electric Green" for All Star

    Air Jordan XX8 All-Star 2013 "Electric Green"

    complex.com 05 Feb '13, 5pm

    has been one of the most talked-about sneaker releases of the past couple months. The XX8 is far from traditional. It doesn't look like every other shoe on the court. In fact, it looks completely unique, and that's the whole point. The Air Jordan XX8 is said to perform on another leve...

  • 10 Ways To Tell Your Girl Doesn't Care About What Sneakers You Wear

    10 Ways To Tell Your Girl Doesn't Care About What Sneakers You Wear

    complex.com 05 Feb '13, 4pm

    , but some people just don't get it. It's all good, though — at least until it hits close to home. If your girl doesn't care about your kicks, it might just be time to make some changes. It doesn't always come down to either keeping your girl or keeping your kicks but let's be real, t...

  • The 20 Best Sneakers of 1993

    complex.com 05 Feb '13, 3pm

    this is a great list. 93 was the yr i first got into sneakers, getting a pair of 8's when i was in 3rd grade. from that point on i was hooked and would do anything it took from bugging my mother incessantly to saving up allowance for a year to having a lemonade stand to be able to get...

  • Air Jordan III Retro '88 "White/Cement": 25 years later.

    Air Jordan III Retro '88 "White/Cement"

    complex.com 05 Feb '13, 1am

    25 years ago, Michael "Air" Jordan secured his place in the memories of millions by winning the NBA Slam Dunk Contest. It wasn't just winning the contest, it was how he did it, that made it so unforgettable. You can take your pick of the dunks that made us all believe in Nike Air back...

  • Gum bottom on an Air Jordan XI? Is this really happening? @Jumpman23

    Air Jordan XI Low "Red/Gum" Sample

    complex.com 04 Feb '13, 9pm

    Today we get a peek at an intriguing sample of the Air Jordan XI from JB. The can't-miss iteration showcases a bright red upper, placed atop a contrasting white midsole. A gum sole entices even further underneath, while tonal laces then complete the Jumpman pair. Will these be hitting...

  • Hypebeasts, we know about ya.

    I'm a Hypebeast — What Your Sneaker Choices Say About You |

    complex.com 04 Feb '13, 8pm

    I'm a Hypebeast You've got a closet full of shit that was only cool for a week but you've got the shit that drops this week well in advance. Word to your connect, for keeping you ahead of the other 100,000 people that wore the exact same outfit today. Tags: sneakers , sneakerheads , w...

  • The 20 Most Iconic NBA On-Court Sneaker Matchups of All Time

    complex.com 04 Feb '13, 5pm

    The only thing that ever makes our favorite sneakers better is seeing our favorite players rocking them while lighting up their biggest rivals and walking away with the victory. For sneakerheads, what's on a player's feet during the game is equally as important as the box score. And s...

  • .@Jumpman23 is set to return with the Black Toe Air Jordan 1s #sneakers

    Air Jordan 1 Retro "Black Toe"

    complex.com 04 Feb '13, 4pm

    Back again, this spring, JB will be returning with the OG Black Toe release of the Air Jordan 1 . Complete with Nike Air branding, the high-cut black, red and white 1s also come equipped with the original-style packaging to further enhance the retro appeal. May 25 is the expected drop...

  • Where do you fit in? - What Your Sneaker Choices Say About You

    What Your Sneaker Choices Say About You

    complex.com 04 Feb '13, 4pm

    Putting your best foot forward is a much bigger deal than most people realize, especially as a sneakerhead. Only the fully committed 'heads can really grasp what it means to slip on a pair of Chucks, Yeezys or New Balances to start your day. That choice may be no big deal to the avera...

  • Michael Jordan's son was spotted rocking '88 OG Jordan IIIs. @SASBMJ @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Marcus Jordan Wears Jordan III ’88 OGs |

    complex.com 04 Feb '13, 1am

    Spotted: Bun B Wears Air Jordan XX8s 4 hours ago Spotted: Justin Timberlake Wears a Tom Ford Suit at Comeback Concert in New Orleans 6 hours ago Spotted: Chrissy Teigen and Erin Andrews Rock Reebok 1 day ago 7 Simple Steps to a Healthier Week Sneakerreport.com 1 week ago SPOTTED: Russ...

  • 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...