complex.com Archives - 06 March 2013, Wednesday

  • .@thejuelzsantana helps bring back a @FilaUSA classic #sneaker.

    Spotted: Juelz Santana Wears Fila ‘96s |

    complex.com 06 Mar '13, 11pm

    Spotted: Frank Ocean Rocks "Royal" Jordan Is 4 hours ago Spotted: Kevin Federline Wears "Union" Nike Air Force 180s 5 hours ago Spotted: Frank Ocean Wears P.A.M “Psychedelic Life” T-Shirt While Attending Paris Fashion Week 1 day ago SPOTTED: Galen Rupp Breaks American Indoor 3000 M Re...

  • The Original Nike Air Max Meets Original Inspiration via NIKEiD

    The Original Nike Air Max Meets Original Inspiration via NIKEiD

    complex.com 06 Mar '13, 10pm

    The roots of Nike’s running heritage, and thus the roots of Nike as a company, can be traced back to a single place just a little over 100 miles from their Beaverton World Headquarters: Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. It’s where Bill Bowerman coached, where Steve Prefontaine ran, and...

  • .@Nike officially unveils the Free Trainer 5.0:

    Nike Introduces the Free Trainer 5.0

    complex.com 06 Mar '13, 7pm

    Today the Swoosh officially unveils the new Free Trainer 5.0 , which is all about adaptivity. The standout component from the performance pair is the woven technique on the upper that allows for a more dynamic fit and adjustability. Natural motion is the name of the game, delivering a...

  • To the sneakerheads, these are all facts:

    10 Things Sneakerheads Think That Are Probably Not True

    complex.com 06 Mar '13, 5pm

    Sneakerheads are a crazy bunch (aren't we all), but when it comes to how we view the world, it's just different. The reality is, sneakerheads think a little bit differently than everyone else. They also think some things that make no sense to other people and make some serious assumpt...

  • 25 Must-See Design Sketches of Your Favorite #Sneakers

    25 Must-See Design Sketches of Your Favorite Sneakers

    complex.com 06 Mar '13, 3pm

    No matter what sneaker it is, no matter what brand creates it, they all start out exactly the same - as a blank piece of paper in front of a designer. (Or as is more often the case nowadays, a blank iPad screen.) There are many steps on the way, from initial pie-in-the-sky sketches to...

  • It's people like this that give real sneakerheads a bad name:

    A Day in the Life of a Sneakerhead

    complex.com 06 Mar '13, 3am

    Blakexxx March 5th, 2013 at 04:29 PM This shit is retarted, this type of articles is conspiracy to turn people to youth of todays to idiots Reply 201steez March 5th, 2013 at 06:55 PM terrible article. complex do us a favor and try to educate this already ignorant subculture or show th...

  • More @newbalance freshness will be arriving in May #sneakers

    New Balance 1300 "Grey/Orange"

    complex.com 05 Mar '13, 11pm

    Coming in May is the on-hand grey and orange option of the 1300 from New Balance. The light-colored suede and mesh upper is offset with orange and Navy accents and Navy laces that accompany the fresh silhouette. White lining coincides with the midsole, as you can jump the gun and pre-...

  • .@BAPEOFFICIAL and @dcshoes collab on a camo colorway of the Radar Slim #sneakers

    AAPE by A BATHING APE x DC Shoes Radar Slim "Camo"

    complex.com 05 Mar '13, 8pm

    A BATHING APE's younger division, AAPE, has joined forces with DC Shoes on a collaborative pair of the extreme brand's Radar Slim model. Accounting for the second tag team jaunt between the two outlets, the mid-cut kicks here note green suede with camouflage underlays enticing on the ...

  • Air Jordan IV "Green Glow": Turn off the lights.

    Air Jordan IV "Green Glow"

    complex.com 05 Mar '13, 7pm

    Towards the end of 2013, Jordan heads will be able to look forward to an interesting Green Glow option of the Air Jordan IV . The intriguing pair sports a premium grey nubuck upper with black detailing coinciding with the laces accordingly. Green Glow touches appear as complement on t...

  • Live like a sneakerhead for a day through these GIFs.

    A Day in the Life of a Sneakerhead

    complex.com 05 Mar '13, 5pm

    Sneakerheads are often times a confusing, perplexing and misunderstood bunch. People that aren't into sneakers have no idea what it's like to go through the day with one thing on your mind, sneakers. There are lots of rumors, misconceptions, and stereotypes about sneakerheads, some tr...

  • The 25 Greatest Signature Sneaker Lines of All Time

    complex.com 05 Mar '13, 9am

    Kobe's initial signature line from adidas is still regarded as one of the best, despite the fact that he's changed his jersey number, marital status and choice in footwear. The adidas Kobe line included the KB8 and KB8 II, which thanks to Feet You Wear technology will always be sought...

  • You call yourself a sneakerhead and don't know who Tinker Hatfield is?! C'mon son!

    15 Sneaker Designers You Should Know

    complex.com 05 Mar '13, 7am

    Tinker isn't the only Hatfield responsible for some of Nike's greatest creations—his younger brother Tobie joined the brand in 1990 as a senior engineer and is known as the genius who led the push behind one of the most comfortable series of sneakers of all time—the Nike Free.

  • @aldoISFye #ImDone

    The 10 Best Sneaker Memes This Week

    complex.com 05 Mar '13, 2am

    The Best Sneaker Memes of the Week 1 week ago The Best Sneaker Memes of the Week 2 weeks ago The Best Sneaker Memes of the Week 3 weeks ago Get The Most Out of Your Training with the Asics GEL-Fortius TR Sneakerreport.com 1 week ago BARGAIN ALERT: Strike Fear Into Keepers with the adi...

  • Spotted: Drake Rocks ’88 OG Jordan IIIs |

    complex.com 05 Mar '13, 12am

    Spotted: LeBron James Wears "Cork" Nike LeBron Xs 4 hours ago Spotted: Trinidad James Wears "Jump Duck" Jordan IVs 5 hours ago Spotted: Jay-Z Wears "Georgetown" Air Jordan Is 7 hours ago Today in Performance Sneaker History: Charles Barkley Turns 50 Sneakerreport.com 1 week ago FIRST ...

  • Ranting on Social Media About Every New Release — 12 Things That Don't Make You A Sneakerhead |

    complex.com 04 Mar '13, 8pm

    it is obvious that a hypebeast made this list up. a real sneakerhead wears his sneakers and doesnt give a fuck about the outside world and keeps the sneakers on his feet and out of his mouth and out of social media. a real sneakerhead started collecting in his middle school years or e...

  • The 10 Best Sneaker Memes This Week: Corks and Foams make for some comic relief.

    The 10 Best Sneaker Memes This Week

    complex.com 04 Mar '13, 6pm

    Weekend sneaker releases have become a way of life for sneakerheads. Unfortunately, so have lame Instagram pictures . The one upside to all the ridiculous pictures that seem to follow every new release is when someone creative adds their own twist. DeadstockNYC has been coming through...

  • 50 Celebrities Who Make #Sneakers Look Worse

    50 Celebrities Who Made Sneakers Look Worse

    complex.com 04 Mar '13, 4pm

    Being a celebrity automatically puts you under scrutiny for almost every decision you make and if you rock some fly kicks once, it is expected on a daily basis. Money doesn't always buy you style, even celebs with the deepest pockets get caught slippin'. We decided to put a gallery to...

  • .@supremeny x @VANS_66 is dropping another dope collaboration this month

    Supreme x Vans 'Power, Corruption & Lies' Release Date

    complex.com 04 Mar '13, 4pm

    A little while back we introduced you to the Supreme x Van Chukka Boot that was dubbed the 'Floral'. Now we have a new name, a release date and two more sneakers to add to the Chukka. Dubbed the "Power, Corruption & Lies" Pack, The SK8-Hi, the Chukka and the Era are utilizing original...

  • Spotted: @KanyeWest rocks @VANS_66 #sneakers in Paris.

    Spotted: Kanye West Wears Vans

    complex.com 04 Mar '13, 2am

    Kanye West Attends Céline and Givenchy's Paris Fashion Week Shows 5 hours ago Spotted: Usher Wears Olivier Camo Sleeve Sweatshirt in NYC 9 hours ago Spotted: Kevin Hart Hosts "Saturday Night Live" in Saint Laurent Paris Leather Jacket 12 hours ago The Air Jordan CP3.VI Sneakerreport.c...

  • Spotted: Ray Rice Wears a Louis Vuitton Damier Graphite Jacket to Hometown Parade: The running back makes style news.

    Spotted: Ray Rice Wears a Louis Vuitton Damier Graphite Jacket to Hometown Parade

    complex.com 03 Mar '13, 10pm

    is something of a local legend, and a Super Bowl champion. The Baltimore Raven, Rutgers alum, and New Rochelle, New York native took a trip back to his hometown to celebrate the Super Bowl victory. The town welcomed Rice with a large gathering and parade. And for such an occasion, Ric...

  • .@nikesportswear previews an upcoming Essential edition of the Air Max Classic BW #sneakers

    Nike Air Max Classic BW Essential TXT “Squadron Blue” |

    complex.com 03 Mar '13, 7pm

    The Swoosh's Essential range has now received another member in the form of the Air Max Classic BW . This particular pair features a Squadron Blue suede and mesh upper, noting red branding and matching accents throughout. Contrasting white laces coincide with the tongue and midsole ac...

  • Spotted: Are the Kardashians biting Kanye's sneaker style?

    Spotted: Rob Kardashian Wears Air Jordan Is

    complex.com 02 Mar '13, 9pm

    Spotted: Beyonce Wears Keith Harding x Reebok Freestyle Sneakers 2 hours ago Spotted: Meek Mill Wears $2,935 Alexander McQueen Bomber Jacket on BET's "Rip the Runway" 2 hours ago Spotted: Check Out The Sneakers Celebrities Rocked In February 4 hours ago The 5 Best Performances from th...

  • .@Mache275 creates another top notch custom Nike LeBron X

    Nike LeBron X “Ironman 3″ Customs for LeBron James by Mache | Complex

    complex.com 02 Mar '13, 7pm

    , creates another custom pair of the Nike Lebron X . This time for another King, Lebron James. Dubbed the "Ironman 3", this unique pair lives up to his name. From the armor detail on the sneaker to the custom utility box, Mache comes through and delivers on this one of a kind pair. Te...

  • Spotted: @Beyonce's @Reebok #sneakers are anything but basic.

    Spotted: Beyonce Wears Keith Harding x Reebok Freestyle Sneakers

    complex.com 02 Mar '13, 6pm

    Spotted: Meek Mill Wears $2,935 Alexander McQueen Bomber Jacket on BET's "Rip the Runway" 18 minutes ago Spotted: Check Out The Sneakers Celebrities Rocked In February 1 hour ago Spotted: Drake Rocks En Noir Spring/Summer 2013 Leather Pants Before Everyone Else 2 hours ago The 5 Best ...

  • Nike Roshe Run "Squadron Blue/Fiberglass–Sport Turquoise": Coming later this month.

    Nike Roshe Run "Squadron Blue/Fiberglass–Sport Turquoise" |

    complex.com 02 Mar '13, 5pm

    Later this month, Nike Sportswear will be dropping off another new colorway of the Roshe Run , which features the original build. The lightweight mesh makeup here sports a blue, Fiberglass and Turquoise color tandem with white Swoosh tagging branding the sneaks alongside. Look for the...

  • Spotted: Check Out The Sneakers Celebrities Rocked In February: Nothing but love.

    Spotted: Check Out The Sneakers Celebrities Rocked In February

    complex.com 02 Mar '13, 5pm

    Every day, Complex scours the Internet to find celebrities rocking the freshest kicks and posts them to our Spotted column. To make sure you didn’t miss anything, we’ve compiled the best on-feet celebrity sneaker moments of the month. Click on the thumbnails above to view the gallery,...

  • The 10 Most Important Things That Happened In #Sneakers This Week

    The 10 Most Important Things That Happened In Sneakers This Week

    complex.com 02 Mar '13, 4pm

    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 Nike release the Phoenix Foams, Ewing Athletics preview an upco...

  • Calling Yourself a Sneakerhead — 12 Things That Don't Make You A Sneakerhead |

    complex.com 01 Mar '13, 9pm

    it is obvious that a hypebeast made this list up. a real sneakerhead wears his sneakers and doesnt give a fuck about the outside world and keeps the sneakers on his feet and out of his mouth and out of social media. a real sneakerhead started collecting in his middle school years or e...

  • 10 Sneakers Worn in the Complex Office This Week via @ComplexMag

    10 Sneakers Worn in the Complex office This Week

    complex.com 01 Mar '13, 8pm

    Each week we break down the sneakers worn some of the sneakers worn in the Complex o ffice . This week we see a Flynit, an Olive, a Mamba, a storage pair of Nike Air Force IIIs and more. Check out the 10 Sneakers Worn in the Complex Office This Week and let us know who rocked the best...

  • .@VANS_66 releases a Tie Dye pack of the Half Cab #sneakers

    Vans Half Cab "Tie Dye" Pack

    complex.com 01 Mar '13, 7pm

    , Vans has also let loose a similar collection of the Half Cab . Optioned in black and blue, each has been done up in suede and canvas, featuring Tie Dye detailing, which captivates on the duo. Black laces accompany each set, as white midsoles then contrast underneath. Hit up brand ca...