complex.com Archives - 18 March 2013, Monday

  • Packer Shoes x Reebok Classic Leather “Aztec” – Release Date: Find out when.

    Packer Shoes x Reebok Classic Leather “Aztec” – Release Date | Complex

    complex.com 18 Mar '13, 8pm

    The looks have been circulating throughout the Internet as of late, and now we have a coinciding release date for Packer Shoes' joint effort with Reebok on the Classic Leather . The Aztec offering, which showcases premium construction of nubuck, leather and mesh, highlights a colorful...

  • Sole Collector Celebrity Sneaker Watch: Weekly round-up.

    Sole Collector Celebrity Sneaker Watch

    complex.com 18 Mar '13, 8pm

    To make sure you didn’t miss anything, Sole Collector searches the Internet to find celebrities rocking the freshest kicks and posts them to Sneaker Watch column every weekend. Hit the link to see who rocked what and hit the comment section to sound-off on which celeb had the best sne...

  • Check out these Yeezy II-inspired Roshe Runs from @NikeSportswear:

    Nike Roshe Run FB "Mint"

    complex.com 18 Mar '13, 6pm

    version, today we get a closer look at the Mint option of the lightweight model. The pair sports a Yeezy II-inspired aesthetic, featuring a black backdrop, complemented with pink and Mint-colored detailing. The accustomed Phylon midsole has been utilized underneath, as mesh and textur...

  • Thanks to @complexsneakers for naming the Skytop as one of 25 greatest sneakers in last 25 years!

    2007 - Supra Skytop — The 25 Best Sneakers of the Past 25 Years |

    complex.com 18 Mar '13, 6pm

    By 2007, high-tech had reached a high water mark. Basketball shoes and running shoes seemed to be on the brink of Skynet-like self-awareness, and advanced degrees were required to interpret the latest technological advances. Skate shoes had maxed out even earlier, at the beginning of ...

  • The Air Jordan IV gets a Toro Bravo-like nubuck makeover. #complexkicks

    Air Jordan IV "Fire Red Nubuck"

    complex.com 18 Mar '13, 5pm

    is one of the most popular sneakers of all time, without question. From Michael's greatest sneaker moments , to the retro colorways of today, the Jordan IV has stood the test of time for nearly 25 years. The legendary design is getting a new Chicago-esque color treatment this year wit...

  • Video: Rick Ross Lives White Hot

    complex.com 18 Mar '13, 4pm

    Always keep a fresh pair on deck — especially when you're wearing whites. Just ask Rick Ross, as here we see the MMG frontman getting his clean Reeboks splattered with an egg, thanks to a crack-gone-bad from his chef. No overreaction here from Rozay, though. The Boss simply goes strai...

  • The 25 Best #Sneakers of the Past 25 Years

    The 25 Best Sneakers of the Past 25 Years

    complex.com 18 Mar '13, 4pm

    The concept was simple enough - look back at the past 25 years and pick the best new sneaker model introduced in each year. That is, it was simple until we tried to do it. What single model do you pick out of a ridiculously bountiful year like 1995 or 1997 (or 2011, for that matter)? ...

  • Spotted: Chief Keef Wears “Crimson” Air Jordan IIIs | Complex

    complex.com 18 Mar '13, 3pm

    Listen to Nicky Romero’s 2013 Ultra Music Festival Main Stage Set 10 Artists Who’ve Not Had a Metalheadz Release… But Should The Best Remixes of the Week The Best EDM of the Week James Blake – “Voyeur” (Album Version) Video: Major Lazer and Amber Coffman Perform “Get Free” Live For Th...

  • The 25 best sneaker photos on Instagram this week: #ComplexKicks

    The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 18 Mar '13, 1pm

    This week we seen a ton a great shoes tagged with #complexkicks and unfortunately we can't highlight them all. With that being said, we present to you our 25 favorite from the past seven days. As you will see this week brought us quite a few Nike Dunk SBs, a handful of NIKEiDs, and as...

  • .@Jumpman23 gives us a look at the playoff-ready version of the @CP3 VI

    Chris Paul Debuts Jordan CP3.VI AE - A Detailed Look

    complex.com 17 Mar '13, 11pm

    Chris Paul has led the Los Angeles Clippers to a 9-game lead over the rest of the Western Conference. CP3's leadership on the court is unparalleled in the league right now (though, he does have some high-flying targets in Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan), and the superstar guard has ...

  • Check out The 50 Best #sneakers in College Basketball This Season

    The 50 Best Sneakers in College Basketball This Season

    complex.com 17 Mar '13, 6pm

    This NCAA basketball season has been one for the ages. We have seen No. 1 seeds knocked off left and right on a weekly basis, and-1 style fast brakes by the Hurricanes of Miami, and various buzzer beaters that are sure to reply for years to come. In addition to seeing great play by gr...

  • Check out the latest color option of the Future Disc Blaze from @PUMA #sneakers

    Puma Future Disc Blaze “Jasmine Green” |

    complex.com 17 Mar '13, 5pm

    from Puma continues to come to us in a variety of new color options as of late, as here we see the latest colorway to hit accounts. The unique model features a bright green upper, matched with touches of both black and yellow. The synthetic set showcase the can't-miss caging alongside...

  • Kicks of the Day: Vans Old Skool "Dress Blue/Green Flash": Flashy.

    Kicks of the Day: Vans Old Skool "Dress Blue/Green Flash"

    complex.com 17 Mar '13, 2pm

    A flashy Jazz Stripe pops atop the blue spread on this new colorway release of the Old Skool from Vans. The classic low-tops have been comprised of suede and canvas and feature a contrasting white midsole underneath, matching the laces accordingly. If you're liking what you see in the...

  • Get a first look at the Air Jordan V "Black Grape" colorway set for later this year.

    Air Jordan V "Black Grapes" First Look

    complex.com 16 Mar '13, 5pm

    The Air Jordan V "Grapes" is one of the most popular makeups in the line of Jordan shoes , at least when it comes to non-Chicago inspired colorways. The first real "lifestyle" colorway to ever hit the Jordan signature line, way back in 1990, was made famous thanks to the Air Jordan Fl...

  • 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...