complex.com Archives - 27 February 2013, Wednesday

  • If you didn't get Yeezy IIs, this might make you a little salty.

    25 Pictures Of Dogs Wearing Better Sneakers Than You

    complex.com 27 Feb '13, 4pm

    Live Stream Kendrick Lamar's NYC Concert at Roseland Ballroom 1 day ago The 25 Hottest Urban Models to Follow on Instagram 14 hours ago Roy Hibbert and David Lee Almost Started a Huge Fight During the Pacers/Warriors Game Tonight (Video) 1 day ago Nike Debuts the Revolutionary Vapor L...

  • .@CrookedTongues and @KicksonFire have rounded up some canines with better kicks than you.

    25 Pictures Of Dogs Wearing Better Sneakers Than You

    complex.com 27 Feb '13, 4pm

    Sneakerheads are always looking for a new way to flash their collections. At the height of NikeTalk (we're talking 2003/4), adventurous lads climbed ladders to take remarkable overhead panoramic views of perfectly laid out Jordan sets. Around the same time, guys like Regular Ol' Ty pr...

  • Kicks of the Day: Converse Chuck Taylor All Star "Washed Camo" @Converse #sneakers

    Kicks of the Day: Converse Chuck Taylor All Star "Washed Camo"

    complex.com 27 Feb '13, 3pm

    Converse's recently-revealed Washed Camo pack of the Chuck Taylor All Star has now begun to make its way to authorized dealers, as here we showcase the green option of the classic silhouette. The kicks have been done up in canvas and come partnered with white laces, which coincide wit...

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

    complex.com 27 Feb '13, 7am

    Not to dickride, my NO ONE today is as half as fresh as Will was back then. Will was era-defining fresh. No one but Will could pull off most of these looks. Not even the Cool Kids or Wale or any other rapper up on shoe game or gear can hold a candle to Will's effortless swag. This was...

  • Dada Supreme re-releases @realchriswebber's unforgettable sneakers @finishline

    Dada Supreme CDubbz Retro

    complex.com 26 Feb '13, 6pm

    While Dada Supreme may not have been on our list of sneaker brands you need to be aware of or sneaker brands we hope make a comeback , there is no debating the significance of Dada's short but impactful presence in sneaker history. While Chris Webber and Dada won't be making any All S...

  • 30 Worst Fake Sneakers On Instagram Right Now

    complex.com 26 Feb '13, 5pm

    The 50 Worst Fake Sneakers of 2012 2 months ago The 50 Most Unbelievable Fake Sneakers Seen On The Street 3 months ago Buyer Beware: The 20 Craziest Fake Kicks On The Internet 8 months ago Today in Performance Sneaker History: Scottie Pippen Snags ’94 All-Star MVP in Nike Air Maestro ...

  • The 30 Worst Fake Sneakers on Instagram RIght Now. @Fake_Files #complexkicks

    30 Worst Fake Sneakers On Instagram Right Now

    complex.com 26 Feb '13, 4pm

    The urge to stunt is present in all of us. Being a sneakerhead entails trying to be the freshest out every time you step out the door. Buying sneakers is a luxury, and sometimes many are unable to afford some of the hotter models, or are just uninformed and take fakes for the real thi...

  • 10 Things Sneakerheads Don't Do (And Probably Shouldn't ) #sneakers

    10 Things Sneakerheads Don't Do (And Probably Shouldn't)

    complex.com 26 Feb '13, 3pm

    Sometimes even the most stubborn, set-in-their-ways sneakerheads get it right. There are things you should be doing but you aren't, and things you absolutely shouldn't be doing but you do. But then there are things you should be doing that you already do, and... well, you get the poin...

  • .@kicksonfire and @Kixify have partnered to form a global #sneaker marketplace

    KicksOnFire Partners with Kixify to Form Global Sneaker Marketplace

    complex.com 25 Feb '13, 11pm

    have joined forces to create a new platform for sneaker sellers to present their goods and of course for interested buyers to cop some fresh heat. The unique thing about this collaborative effort is that it allows you yourself to design your own individual (virtual) storefront and pre...

  • Charles Barkley Guesses the Price of his Nike Sneaker on “The Price Is Right” |

    complex.com 25 Feb '13, 6pm

    , Charles Barkley took center stage to guess the prices of a few Chuck-related items. One of the notable products was a pair of Charles-inspired Air Max Barkleys from Nike Sportswear. Did the Chuckster know the roundabout retail of his own spin-off? Press play above to find out.

  • 10 #Sneaker Brands You Should Be More Aware Of Than You Are Right Now

    10 Sneaker Brands You Should Be More Aware Of Than You Are Right Now

    complex.com 25 Feb '13, 5pm

    Let's be real for minute. It's easy to get caught up in the hype of what drops next. So much so, that we can often forget what other options are out there. The fact of the matter is, most lame sneakerheads sit at home bitching about quality or lines because they're to narrow minded. I...

  • Take a closer look at the innovative designs from one of @Nike's most creative thinkers.

    The Man Behind Nike's Sneaker Innovation

    complex.com 25 Feb '13, 2pm

    Nike's Innovation Kitchen is one of the most alluring places in the sneakerhead realm. The Kitchen is where the envelope is pushed and where ideas become reality. For most sneaker enthusiasts, it will always remain a far-off mysterious place that's picture is painted by the rumor mill...

  • Check out this week's 25 Best Sneakers in the NBA

    The 25 Best Sneakers in the NBA This Week

    complex.com 24 Feb '13, 7pm

    This past week the NBA brought us a look at a handful of the usual suspects in the Air Jordan XI "Bred", various Nike Kobe iDs, and a couple Hyperfuse 2012 Low PEs. However, we did see a couple sneakers that rarely grace the hardwood in the form of the Air Jordan XIV "Oxidized" and th...

  • These people give sneakerheads a bad name/are also the worst human beings on Earth:

    People Actually Buying Sneakers They Liked — 10 Things Missing From Sneakers Today |

    complex.com 24 Feb '13, 7pm

    There seems to be a trend going around that not buying sneakers is cool — or at least saying you're not buying sneakers anymore. More power to you if you actually don't, hopefully you've moved on to less-invasive addictions. However, getting a pair of free sneakers from your friends d...

  • .@newbalance lets loose a new suede set of the 574 #sneakers

    New Balance 574 "Red Suede"

    complex.com 24 Feb '13, 6pm

    New Balance has recently released a nice red rendition of its ever-popular 574 model. The kicks feature predominantly suede on the upper, with hits of mesh thrown into the mix. Contrasting leather branding tags the shoe alongside, matching the heel padding accordingly. The shoes come ...

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

    The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 24 Feb '13, 4pm

    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 ...

  • Oh, you took another Instagram of your sneakers? That's so groundbreaking! Please, keep posting. It's not annoying.

    The Fully-Clothed Dickpic — The 10 Types of #Menswear Selfies On Instagram |

    complex.com 24 Feb '13, 3am

    Supplies needed: Well-worn jeans, five layers of outerwear, no shame Industry standard: @ryanplett One of the most ubiquitous selfies in the menswear world, it's also been called the #Plettshot , after Ryan Plett, the man behind StyleSeek and You Have Broken The Internet . Meant to sh...

  • The Best Sneaker Memes of the Week: Lord help us.

    The Best Sneaker Memes of the Week

    complex.com 23 Feb '13, 8pm

    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 definitely plenty going on with one of th...

  • Twitter reacts to the Nike LeBron X Corks release with a new hashtag #corkscrewed

    Twitter Reacts To the Nike LeBron X "Cork" Release

    complex.com 23 Feb '13, 7pm

    The LeBron X "Cork" released this morning on a number of websites and as we have come to expect, Twitter kept sneakerheads entertained (and salty). The limited numbers of the Cork LeBron X was discussed by DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson on yesterday's Quickstrike . Whether you opted ...

  • The 20 Lamest Photos and Hilarious Memes From Today's Nike LeBron X "Cork" Release

    The 20 Lamest Photos and Hilarious Memes From Today's Nike LeBron X "Cork" Release

    complex.com 23 Feb '13, 6pm

    We already gave you a tutorial about the lame things that sneakerheads can do, and this weekend people took it to another level. To save some people from complete embarrassment we left out places and names, but if this is one of your homies, make sure you put them on notice. Hit the g...

  • Spotted: Swizz Beatz Wears Reebok DMX Run 10s: Showtime.

    Spotted: Swizz Beatz Wears Reebok DMX Run 10s

    complex.com 23 Feb '13, 4pm

    Spotted: Rita Ora Hits the Studio Wearing Pyrex Vision 1 hour ago Spotted: Bun B Rocks Air Jordan Is 19 hours ago Spotted: Justin Bieber Attends Concert Wearing Comme des Garçons and Pierre Hardy 20 hours ago Today in Performance Sneaker History: Michael Jordan Wins ’96 All-Star MVP i...

  • 1. adidas originals Superstar — The 50 Most Iconic On Stage Sneaker Photos of All Time |

    complex.com 22 Feb '13, 8pm

    10 Ways To Tell You're A Sneakerhead Groupie 4 days ago wings + horns Continues to Bring Out Some Awesome Footwear 4 days ago Interview: Eddie Huang Talks Flipping SBs, Wearing Crocs and Getting Free Kicks. 4 days ago SPOTTED: DeAndre Jordan Breaks Out UA Spine Bionic PE Sneakerreport...

  • The 25 Most Hyped Sneakers of All Time

    complex.com 22 Feb '13, 5pm

    Hype. It's everywhere these days, preceding the release of damn near anything, especially if it's "limited." Hell, there's even buildup around potato chip drops . So it's no surprise that sneakers are hyped up to nearly comical degrees. With the "Cork" LeBron X release right around th...

  • Timeless classics and rarities in The 50 Most Iconic On Stage Sneaker Shots:

    The 50 Most Iconic On Stage Sneaker Photos of All Time

    complex.com 22 Feb '13, 3pm

    Written Brian Josephs (@Bklyn_Rock ) The average person may not pay a whole lot of attention to the sneakers an artist is wearing when he or she hits the stage, but some of music's most memorable moments occurred by their just putting on the right pair of kicks. Think back to the 2010...

  • Complex TV's Quickstrike is back! @DJClarkKent and @RussBengtson talk about how to get Corks

    TV's Quickstrike: DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson Talk About LeBron Corks, Twitter RSVP & More

    complex.com 22 Feb '13, 3pm

    featuring DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson is here. This week, Clark and Russ start out with a classic runner from Reebok, and some reworked favorites from New Balance. Then Quickstrike moves on to the most buzzworthy of sneaker news this week, the Nike LeBron X "Cork." The Corks will ...

  • A very cool tribute to the timeless Superstar 80's via @ComplexSneakers: - Salute!

    adidas Originals Superstar 80s — 10 Sneakers You Can Wear With Anything in GIFs |

    complex.com 21 Feb '13, 8pm

    There are plenty of adidas Originals that work with anything in your closet but none as classic as the Superstar. Shelltoes are about as universal as it gets and they have cred anywhere from the streets to the runway.

  • Here's how to wear your Air Jordans from @Jumpman23 no matter what your style is.

    Air Jordan III "Black/Cement" — 10 Sneakers You Can Wear With Anything in GIFs |

    complex.com 21 Feb '13, 8pm

    Nike Air on the heel or not, the Air Jordan III "Black/Cement" is one of the most respected sneakers of all time. It also happens to be the favorite Jordan model amongst celebrities and subsequently, a large number of sneakerheads.

  • haha! Did you know you can wear @VANS_66 with anything? Here's the GIF to prove it. @OTWVans

    Vans Authentic — 10 Sneakers You Can Wear With Anything in GIFs |

    complex.com 21 Feb '13, 8pm

    iconic skate shoe, going all the way back to 1966. Whether you're a skater or not, you can probably find a way to rock these.

  • “@ComplexSneakers: @projectblitzla Online Store Is Open for Business @CroatianStyle #sneakers

    Project BLITZ Online Store Is Open for Business

    complex.com 21 Feb '13, 5pm

    Over ten years in the making, reputable eBay reseller Croatian Style has now taken his talents to a more formidable online boutique, Project BLITZ. This isn't your average consignment shop — or consignment shop at all — as BLITZ offers up a variety of rare or hard-to-find sneakers as ...