complex.com Archives - 10 March 2013, Sunday

  • Spotted Throwback: Justin Timberlake Rocks Custom Jordans on SNL: Custom.

    Spotted Throwback: Justin Timberlake Rocks Custom Jordans on SNL

    complex.com 10 Mar '13, 9pm

    A History of Hip-Hop Going Broke: The 20 Rappers, Producers, and Label Heads Who Hit Rock Bottom 7 hours ago Azealia Banks Is Dissing Rita Ora Because of a Tweet About Jelly Shoes 2 hours ago Style Sampling: Where Current Rappers Got Their Steez 1 day ago SPOTTED: Dwyane Wade Holds Do...

  • Jay-Z rocked Jordan I "Royals" on @nbcsnl last night with @jtimberlake.

    Spotted: Jay-Z Wears Air Jordan Is on SNL

    complex.com 10 Mar '13, 7pm

    Spotted: LeBron James Rocks Android Homme T-Shirt 1 hour ago Spotted: Victor Cruz Works Out in Nike Free Trainer 5.0s 2 hours ago Spotted: Wale Rocks Givenchy Neoprene Varsity Jacket 4 hours ago 25 Classic NBA Players and the Sneakers They Should Have Worn Sneakerreport.com 1 week ago...

  • Kicks of the Day: adidas Originals Tech Street Mid "Vivid Red/Black" @adidasoriginals #sneakers

    Kicks of the Day: adidas Originals Tech Street Mid "Vivid Red/Black"

    complex.com 10 Mar '13, 2pm

    adidas Originals presents a vivid variation of its Tech Street Mid model this month. The street savvy set sports a black and red colorway, comprised of fine leather. Translucent trim draws attention to the outsole, while perforations at the toe box account for added breathability. If ...

  • Peep this new spring colorway of the Air Max 1 Essential from @nikesportswear #sneakers

    Nike Air Max 1 Essential "White/Black-Wolf Grey-Photo Blue"

    complex.com 09 Mar '13, 4pm

    Nike has dropped off a new spring selection of the Air Max 1 Essential . The Max re-up features mesh and nubuck on the upper with a textured mudguard and matching Swoosh. Black and blue branding complement over-top the predominantly grey and white spread, as you can grab your size tod...

  • 10 #Sneakers You Should Check Out In Person This Weekend

    10 Sneakers You Should Check Out In Person This Weekend

    complex.com 08 Mar '13, 11pm

    One of the things we always talk about in the "sneaker game" is how much it has changed over the years . That being said, a lot of us are used to sitting at home on the Internet and never actually setting foot in a store and checking out what's new. There are a lot of solid new releas...

  • The 50 Coolest Fictional Sneakerheads

    complex.com 08 Mar '13, 9pm

    Vans and KENZO Present the Latest Collaboration Inspired by Thailand's Wildest Animal 1 day ago 25 Must-See Design Sketches of Your Favorite Sneakers 2 days ago Clarks Adds a Ripple Sole to the Running Sneaker 3 days ago Get the Edge on the Competition With the Nike Dri-FIT Knit Shirt...

  • Meet the luxe midtown hotel that paved the way for Louis Vuitton:

    Look Up: The Midtown Hotel That Paved the Way For Louis Vuitton

    complex.com 08 Mar '13, 8pm

    Originally thought to be at an equivalent level of glamor to the Fifth Avenue Hotel, the St Regis was built by JJ Astor IV to be solely owned by him. Unlike the Waldorf-Astoria, which was co-owned by his cousin WW Astor, the St Regis was to take advantage of the growing popularity of ...

  • QUICKSTRIKE 6 : DJ Clark Kent & Russ Bengston, Tupac, The Fab 5, Ewing 33 HI, & March Madness

    complex.com 08 Mar '13, 6pm

    On the debut episode of the all-new weekly sneaker show, DJ Clark Kent and Complex Sneakers editor Russ Bengtson break down upcoming releases, debate the Knicks vs. Bulls Air Jordan 1 Retro, and reach back into the archives for the Sneaker of the Week. We're back with the latest episo...

  • The 50 Coolest Fictional Sneakerheads

    complex.com 08 Mar '13, 5pm

    When you think of sneakers, you typically conjure up images of athletes like Michael Jordan and LeBron James - guys whose names and logos were stitched into the leather to move units. But they aren’t the only faces influencing people about what’s hot or not. Often Hollywood dictates s...

  • Spotted: @Stalley’s Jordan game is always on point. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Stalley Rocks Air Jordan Is

    complex.com 08 Mar '13, 4pm

    Spotted: Cam'ron Wears Nike LeBron Xs 16 hours ago Spotted: Chris Paul Rocks An Unreleased Air Jordan IV 1 day ago Spotted: Nate Robinson Hoops in Nike Air Yeezy IIs 1 day ago Get the Edge on the Competition With the Nike Dri-FIT Knit Shirt Sneakerreport.com 1 week ago BARGAIN BUY: Th...

  • Quickstrike: DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengston Talk Tupac, Fab Five, and March Madness

    complex.com 08 Mar '13, 3pm

    returns for another episode featuring DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson. This week Clark and Russ discuss returning retros that were once worn by Tupac, Allen Iverson and the Fab Five of Michigan, as well as March Madness and which teams are wearing heat this season and in the past. Cla...

  • Mutual funds? Stocks and bonds? Nah. Invest in a classic pair of sneakers:

    It's More Reliable Than A 401(k) — 15 Reasons You'll Never Be Too Old To Be A Sneakerhead |

    complex.com 08 Mar '13, 12am

    The Dow Jones may be reaching new heights these days, but that doesn't mean investments aren't risky. Who knows when the economy will take another dive? While not all sneakers are blue chip, what other investment doubles (or triples, or more) in value the second you buy it? Invest wis...

  • .@nikebasketball will be releasing @KingJames' LeBron X "Dolphins" this weekend @Footaction

    Nike LeBron X "Dolphins"

    complex.com 07 Mar '13, 8pm

    On Saturday, Nike Basketball is scheduled to drop off the anticipated Dolphins colorway of the LeBron X . The colorway has become a favorite within the LeBron series, as here we see the expected Teal and orange color tandem showcased throughout the Hyperfuse kicks. White branding matc...

  • What do you think of the new Air Jordan XX8 Lite? #sneakers

    Air Jordan XX8 Lite

    complex.com 07 Mar '13, 6pm

    JB's Lite collection within its hoops range continues to expand, as today we get an initial look at the forthcoming Air Jordan XX8 Lite . The latest signature Jordan entry has been chopped down here, removing the extended zip option that really sets the original XX8s apart. Four camou...

  • 15 Reasons You'll Never Be Too Old To Be A #Sneakerhead

    15 Reasons You'll Never Be Too Old To Be A Sneakerhead

    complex.com 07 Mar '13, 4pm

    We know. You're quitting sneakers. After all, you're grown now, and it's time to put away the childish things. Yeah, right. Go ahead and take that stack to Flight Club if you want - and we'll see you at the next big release. Here's 15 Reasons You'll Never Be Too Old To Be A Sneakerhead

  • Spotted: Have you ever seen these Jordan IVs @CP3 rocked last night? @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Chris Paul Rocks An Unreleased Air Jordan IV

    complex.com 07 Mar '13, 2pm

    Spotted: Nate Robinson Hoops in Nike Air Yeezy IIs 11 hours ago Spotted: Juelz Santana Wears Fila ‘96s 15 hours ago Spotted: Frank Ocean Rocks "Royal" Jordan Is 20 hours ago SPOTTED: Galen Rupp Breaks American Indoor 3000 M Record in Nike Zoom Victory Sneakerreport.com 1 week ago Nike...

  • Spotted: Nate Robinson Hoops in Nike Air Yeezy IIs

    complex.com 07 Mar '13, 2am

    Spotted: Juelz Santana Wears Fila ‘96s 4 hours ago Spotted: Frank Ocean Rocks "Royal" Jordan Is 8 hours ago Spotted: Kevin Federline Wears "Union" Nike Air Force 180s 10 hours ago SPOTTED: Galen Rupp Breaks American Indoor 3000 M Record in Nike Zoom Victory Sneakerreport.com 1 week ag...

  • .@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...