complex.com Archives - 15 March 2013, Friday

  • I sat down with @Pacers All-Star @Paul_George24 to talk about his favorite sneakers: #Indy

    Paul George's Top 10 Sneakers of All-Time

    complex.com 15 Mar '13, 7pm

    The final stretch of the NBA regular season is underway and right now the Indiana Pacers are holding down the two-spot, hoping to get another shot at Miami in the playoffs. The main reason for their strong play has been the league-leading defense anchored by a 6'8" swingman (he has ac...

  • Michael Jordan's 25 Most Defining Sneaker Moments in GIFs

    Michael Jordan's 25 Most Defining Sneaker Moments in GIFs

    complex.com 15 Mar '13, 5pm

    are the most popular sneakers amongst sneakerheads. For some it may be the aesthetic appeal, for others it may be the nostalgic feeling of memories watching Michael Jordan as a kid, but for everyone, that swagger of a ball player that Jay-Z talks about, is the feeling you get when you...

  • #whynot Russell Westbrook's Air Jordan XX8s and why he wears the #sneakers he does

    #whynot Russell Westbrook's Air Jordan XX8s and Why He Wears the Sneakers He Does (On the Court)

    complex.com 15 Mar '13, 3pm

    , it was apparent that the Thunder guard had a very clear sense of his own personal style. And whether it was the PEs on the court or the Louboutins off it, it was obvious that he put some thought into every footwear choice. So, along with giving you an exclusive look at some of his u...

  • Maybe Rob Kardashian took the Kanye steez a little too far here:

    Spotted: Rob Kardashian Wears Nike Air Yeezy IIs

    complex.com 15 Mar '13, 2pm

    Spotted: Big Sean Wears Katie Eary Fall/Winter 2013 Before Anyone Else 16 hours ago Spotted: Kid Cudi Wears Air Jordan Xs 20 hours ago Spotted: Wale Rocks Balenciaga Floral Print T-Shirt in Miami 22 hours ago Nike WMNS Air Max 2013 - Electric Yellow SoleCollector.com 2 months ago Toda...

  • He doesn't write down lyrics and he has every Air Jordan: 50 Things You Didn't Know About Justin Timberlake

    50 Things You Didn't Know About Justin Timberlake

    complex.com 14 Mar '13, 7pm

    We all know Justin Timberlake 's story. He parted ways with 'N Sync after seven years together and released his solo debut Justified in 2002. His hit single "Like I Love You" was the first step forward in a successful career of music, movies, and television. It hasn't been an easy rid...

  • Champs Sports x adidas Originals | adiColor w/ Damian Lillard, Von Miller & Iman Shumpert

    complex.com 14 Mar '13, 7pm

    It’s Throwback Thursday! That means posting old school baby photos you never thought you would see again, blowing up twitter with the #TBT tag, and filtering your pics on Instragram. We love taking it back, celebrating old school soul with a new school swag. This video from Champs Spo...

  • ASICS GEL-Lyte33 "L.A. Marathon": St. Patrick's Day-proper.

    ASICS GEL-Lyte33 "L.A. Marathon"

    complex.com 14 Mar '13, 5pm

    To coincide with this year's ASICS L.A. Marathon, ASICS has chosen to craft a St. Patrick's Day-proper drop of its Gel-Lyte33 runner. The limited edition footwear is a nod to the iconic scenery that can be seen while running the marathon route (noted on the midsole and outsole), as th...

  • The 25 Greatest Sneaker Moments in ACC Tournament History #sneakers

    The 25 Greatest Sneaker Moments in ACC Tournament History

    complex.com 14 Mar '13, 4pm

    The ACC Tournament has been going on since 1954 (we see you, Dickie Hemric!) and has been home to dope sneakers since at least 1974, when the Maryland Terrapins came out in One Stars. Since then it's been an embarrassment of riches, from MJ in Pro Leathers facing off against Len Bias ...

  • PROMO: adidas Originals Presents the Good Luck Charm Nail Salon

    complex.com 14 Mar '13, 3pm

    The princess of Harlem, Teyana Taylor , has partnered up with Brooklyn's finest nail artist, Christina Rinaldi, to host the Good Luck Charm pop-up nail salon in New York City beginning March 15th. The salon will be open for three days only, and will feature Teyana and Christina's cust...

  • Media Acquires Sole Collector

    complex.com 14 Mar '13, 3pm

    Today, we are proud to announce that of one of the longest running and most respected sneaker media outlets in the world, Sole Collector is being acquired by Complex Media. Sole Collector is known for its member-driven message forum that has over 385,000 members and its premium print ...

  • 10 #Sneakers The New Pope Should Wear Instead of Those Red Slippers

    10 Sneakers The New Pope Should Wear Instead of Those Red Slippers

    complex.com 13 Mar '13, 8pm

    Today white smoke billowed from the hot box that is the Sistine Chapel. Out from it emerged the new pope, Pope Francis I, 76-year-old Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina. Though we haven't got a look at his footwork yet, we figure on it being the traditional red slip-ons. Well, as th...

  • Nike Officially Unveils the Air Foamposite One "White": Pure radiance.

    Nike Officially Unveils the Air Foamposite One "White"

    complex.com 13 Mar '13, 7pm

    just days ago, today the Swoosh has unleashed official imagery of the forthcoming Air Foamposite One "White." Word let loose with the photos is that the original design was inspired by a molded sunglasses case that was sitting on a meeting table in 1997. Said to be the cleanest set of...

  • Is the the Air Jordan VIII "Bugs" on your sneaker wish list?

    Air Jordan VIII “Bugs” |

    complex.com 13 Mar '13, 6pm

    One of the most iconic Air Jordans is set to return to retailers this April. The Air Jordan VIII "Bugs" is the original colorway that dropped in 1993, which Bugs Bunny himself (and other cartoons) wore in different ads , commercials and even in the movie Space Jam. Even MJ had some gr...

  • 10 dumb things sneakerheads do on Instagram:

    10 Dumb Things Sneakerheads Do On Instagram

    complex.com 13 Mar '13, 4pm

    , some of them nobody even understands. Others may just seem a little weird but those in the know, know. The life of a sneakerhead is unique but one things that has become a daily ritual is Instagramming their sneakers. You know the drill. We even gave you some tips on how to take bet...

  • Are you gonna cop the Holiday 2013 Air Jordan XI?

    Air Jordan XI "Black/Gamma Blue - Varsity Maize"

    complex.com 13 Mar '13, 3pm

    Every holiday season, for the past four years, it's expected for Jordan Brand to put out an Air Jordan XI . This year looks to be no exception. But for those sneakerheads that were expecting the Columbia colorway to release, you may be a little disappointed. This year JB will set off ...

  • .@wizkhalifa lands a deal with @Converse

    Wiz Khalifa Inks Deal with Converse

    complex.com 12 Mar '13, 5pm

    All the cool kids are doing it — Rick Ross with Reebok , Lil Wayne with Supra and now Wiz Khalifa and Converse have joined forces. An avid supporter of the brand since day one, spotted rocking the classic Chuck Taylor on an onslaught of occasions , Wiz just announced that he has lande...

  • Who needs some Yeezy II air fresheners? @shoepreme

    SHOEPREME Yeezy II Air Freshener Pics

    complex.com 12 Mar '13, 5pm

    is back at it again with some sick air fresheners to keep your whip smelling righteous. After everyone from Chris Brown to our readers raged over the Jordan air fresheners that dropped last year, Shoepreme upped the style by replicating the Nike Air Yeezy II for his latest release. Yo...

  • The 25 Greatest Sneaker Moments in @BigEastConf @BigEastMBB Tournament History

    The 25 Greatest Sneaker Moments in Big East Tournament History

    complex.com 12 Mar '13, 5pm

    The last Big East Tournament ever kicks off tonight, and as it has every year, it begins the madness of March. Over the years, the Big East Tournament has been a launching pad to stardom for countless players and more importantly for sneakerheads, the place where names are attached to...

  • Spotted: The Maybach Music Group Shows Off Their Reebok Classics: All-white everything.

    Spotted: The Maybach Music Group Shows Off Their Reebok Classics

    complex.com 12 Mar '13, 12am

    Who: Omarion, Wale, Stalley, and Rick Ross When: 3/10/2013 Where: Miami, FL Shoe: Reebok Question Low and Reebok Twilight Zone Pump “White Collection” Release: 3/22/2013 LIKE COMPLEX SNEAKERS ON FACEBOOK Follow @ComplexSneakers Tags: spotted , maybach-music-group , omarion , wale , st...

  • .@suprafootwear reveals a limited edition #sneaker release to coincide with the @SpringBreakers_ film

    Supra Donavyn "Spring Breakers"

    complex.com 11 Mar '13, 7pm

    In conjunction with Harmony Korine's forthcoming Spring Breakers flick ( what up, RiFF RaFF ?), Supra presents a coinciding limited edition drop of its Donavyn model. The outlandish color option sports Hot Pink full grain leather on the upper with a bright Turquoise midsole complement...

  • One of the coolest fictional sneakerheads ever was seen on @SeinfeldTV

    The 50 Coolest Fictional Sneakerheads

    complex.com 11 Mar '13, 6pm

    Let's face it, Seinfeld has you bodied in every aspect of life. One of the biggest hit television shows, more money, more cars, and in case you didn't know he was wearing new pairs daily when you were still having your diaper changed

  • It looks like @nikebasketball will be returning with the Air Zoom Flight 98 this year @GaryPayton_20 #sneakers

    Nike Air Zoom Flight 98 “The Glove” 2013 Retro | Complex

    complex.com 11 Mar '13, 6pm

    reminding many of us of Gary Payton's Air Zoom Flight 98 from the Swoosh, it looks as if the brand will be bringing back the unique hoops model for 2013. The zipped silhouette is here showcased in a black, white and red colorway, noting the nylon shroud with synthetic and mesh materia...

  • The 50 Worst Custom #Sneakers Of All Time

    The 50 Worst Custom Sneakers Of All Time

    complex.com 11 Mar '13, 3pm

    Before we get started can we just say that building a pair of custom sneakers is no easy task, and a lot of the artists on this list have cooked up some impressive one-of-ones . With that being said, Michael Jordan missed a few shots and Jay-Z had a bad album, but we still have the hi...

  • 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 ...