complex.com Archives - 09 February 2013, Saturday

  • .@DeadstockNYC brings us the best sneaker memes of the week.

    The Best Sneaker Memes of the Week

    complex.com 09 Feb '13, 7pm

    When it comes to sneaker memes, there is nobody better than @DeadstockNYC. We recently hit him up for the 50 Best Sneaker Memes of All Time , but it had us laughing so hard we decided to bring him back for a weekly series. This week there was defintiely plenty going on with one of the...

  • Kicks of the Day: adidas Top Ten 2000 "Black/Prime Blue-Red" @adidasHOOPS #sneakers

    Kicks of the Day: adidas Top Ten 2000 "Black/Prime Blue-Red"

    complex.com 09 Feb '13, 4pm

    from adidas Basketball has again become a popular play atop the hard. Here we see one of the newer colorways of the hoops kicks, featuring a black backdrop, complemented with blue and red accents. Synthetic leather takes care of the upper construction for the Three Stripes set, as a f...

  • Ronnie Fieg x Asics GT-II "High Risk"

    complex.com 09 Feb '13, 4am

    It’s been about a minute since Ronnie has hit us with a new ASICS collab but it looks like we are in store for something new. Fieg just tweeted a photo of his latest collab and has been alluding to a February release date. Stay locked with Complex for more release information soon.

  • Of course Jay-Z got a pair of these limited Jordans. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Jay-Z Wears ’88 OG Air Jordan IIIs |

    complex.com 08 Feb '13, 11pm

    Spotted: A$AP Rocky & Chanel Iman Wear Air Jordan Is 1 hour ago Spotted: Stalley Rocks "True Blue" Air Jordan IIIs 4 hours ago Spotted: Chris Brown Wears Pyrex Vision Hoodie 5 hours ago SPOTTED: Kobe Bryant Carries the Lakers to a Win Over the Thunder Sneakerreport.com 1 week ago The ...

  • Get a look at what OG Air Max 1 offering is coming later this year #sneakers

    Nike Air Max 1 OG "White/Navy-Red"

    complex.com 08 Feb '13, 10pm

    Later this year, the Swoosh is set to return with some OG Air Max 1 goodness. The white, Navy and red colorway looks just as good as ever, noting the accustomed construction of suede, mesh and synthetic materials. As for now, no concrete release date has been disclosed, but be sure to...

  • .@RavieB photographs @Renella_Ice wearing the Air Jordan I and not much more:

    Raven B Varona Shoots Renell Medrano in the Air Jordan I "Chicago"

    complex.com 08 Feb '13, 8pm

    Up and coming NYC based photographer, Raven B Varon a recently linked up with Renell Medrano for a photo shoot that seems like a sneakerhead's dream. Renell models with the recently released Air Jordan I "Chicago" colorway and the results, well, speak for themselves. You can find more...

  • Check out 10 sneakers worn in the @ComplexMag office kicked off by @RussBengtson

    10 Sneakers Worn in the Complex Office This Week

    complex.com 08 Feb '13, 7pm

    Each week we break down the sneakers worn some of the sneakers worn in the Complex o ffice . This week had some heat from a variety of brands including Air Jordan III "Doernbechers" and some familiar Nike Air Force 1 iDs. Check out the 10 Sneakers Worn in the Complex Office This Week ...

  • The 20 Greatest Nike Foamposites of All Time

    complex.com 08 Feb '13, 5pm

    Yesterday we schooled you with 20 Things You Didn't Know About Nike Foamposites and today we are going to break down the best-of-the-best. Share the link with your friends who troll hard and let us know what you think. Better yet, tell us what your favorite Foam is in the comment sect...

  • One of the best in the game, the complete history of @Patta_NL sneaker collaborations.

    A Complete History of Patta Sneaker Collaborations

    complex.com 08 Feb '13, 4pm

    Out of love and necessity rather than profit and novelty, the Patta store opened it's doors at the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal in 2004. Situated right in the city heart of Amsterdam, the store literally became the center of attention by bringing new excitement to the Dutch scene. Within a...

  • Quickstrike Episode 4 is live! @DJClarkKent and @RussBengtson talk NBA All Star sneakers.

    TV's Quickstrike Episode 4 - NBA All Star Sneaker Releases

    complex.com 08 Feb '13, 3pm

    We're back with the latest episode of Complex TV's Quickstrike featuring DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson. In this week's episode of Quickstrike, Clark and Russ dive into one of the biggest sneaker stories of 2013 thus far, the NBA All Star sneaker releases. This year's releases includ...

  • Did you know the Nike Foamposite begins as liquid?

    The Upper Of The Foamposite Begins As Liquid — 20 Things You Didn't Know About Nike Foamposites |

    complex.com 08 Feb '13, 2pm

    If the sleek, logoless shoe itself wasn't enough to pry your $180 (plus tax) from your wallet, maybe the T-1000 backstory was. In order to create the Foamposite One's seamless upper, the "foam" material started as a liquid, which was then poured into molds. How does that add up to $18...

  • Pierre Hardy — New Arrivals: The 10 Coolest Designer Sneakers To Buy For Spring |

    complex.com 08 Feb '13, 4am

    The majority of "high-end" sneakers aren't worth the price they want. Only ones on this list I would consider are the Ransom x Adidas joints. Most of these are corny and try to hard to be different.

  • Did you know the the NBA didn't approve the Nike Foamposite?

    The NBA Didn't Approve of the Sneakers — 20 Things You Didn't Know About Nike Foamposites |

    complex.com 08 Feb '13, 1am

    The NBA Didn't Approve of the Sneakers The NBA said that the colorway wasn't fit for the court because it didn't have enough black to coincide with Penny's Orland Magic uniform. Penny did what any sneakerhead would do, and busted out the Sharpie to fix the problem.

  • The @Jumpman23 Air Jordan XX8 gets a thorough performance review from @Nightwing2303

    Air Jordan XX8 Performance Review

    complex.com 08 Feb '13, 12am

    is one of the most talked about sneakers in years. It's a crazy design, far from the norm and sold as the most high performance Air Jordan model the company has ever created. While we don't normally dive into the performance arena, as we typically leave that for Sneaker Report . But w...

  • Step up your kicks game. The 10 coolest designer sneakers to buy for spring:

    New Arrivals: The 10 Coolest Designer Sneakers To Buy For Spring

    complex.com 07 Feb '13, 7pm

    Spring merchandise is hitting the shelves of our favorite stores and sites alike, so now is the perfect time to get a jump on getting some fresh designer sneakers from brands like Rick Owens and Comme des Garcons . There's nothing wrong with classic kicks, but you should at least have...

  • 10 Classic Air Force 1 Colorways We'd Like To See On Lunar Force 1s

    10 Classic Air Force 1 Colorways We'd Like To See On Lunar Force 1s

    complex.com 07 Feb '13, 5pm

    late last year as a revamped and updated version of one of the most classic sneakers of all time. Of course, the Nike Air Force 1 has had a number of great colorways over the years, but we couldn't help but think about the colorways that would translate well onto the new Nike Lunar Fo...

  • .@FinishLine just restocked a slew of retro Air Jordans. Act quick!

    Finish Line Restocks A Collection of Retro Jordans

    complex.com 07 Feb '13, 5pm

    about yesterday, missing out on the Jordan III 88s? Or maybe you were able to lock down a pair, but are always looking for more JB heat for your arsenal. Regardless, Finish Line has come through to turn some of those frowns upside down, by making available a slew of retro Js. So what ...

  • 20 Things You Didn't Know About Nike Foamposites @nikebasketball @iam1cent #sneakers

    20 Things You Didn't Know About Nike Foamposites

    complex.com 07 Feb '13, 4pm

    When the Nike Foamposite One first dropped in 1997, it was like nothing no one had ever seen before but people wore it in some impressive performances . The sleek $180 shoe had no Nike branding on the upper, save a small Swoosh near the toe, and the synthetic upper and prominent carbo...

  • 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...