complex.com Archives - 20 March 2013, Wednesday

  • Futura Talks Sneakers and More with Sneaker Freaker: The legend speaks.

    Futura Talks Sneakers and More with Sneaker Freaker

    complex.com 20 Mar '13, 9pm

    While recently Down Under, the legendary Futura got up with the guys at Sneaker Freaker for a nice sit-down. Of course an icon when it comes to graffiti and artistry in general, talk appropriately surrounded some of his work, notably a good deal about sneakers and his coinciding opini...

  • Nike Roshe Run Mid "City" Pack - New Images

    complex.com 20 Mar '13, 7pm

    Before this weekend's release, we now receive new imagery of the City Pack of Nike's Roshe Run . The mid-cut quartet is a nod to four of the world's more prestigious cities — New York City, London, Tokyo and Paris. Each edition features its own accenting color and has been predominant...

  • Happy birthday to @SpikeLee! Thanks for all you've done for sneakers.

    11. Spike Lee — The 50 Most Influential People In Sneaker History |

    complex.com 20 Mar '13, 4pm

    : Director, actor, Mars Blackmon Years Of Influence : 1985-present What makes sneaker culture sustainable and vibrant is when different elements are mixed together—combining fashion and music, for example. Spike did it with film. He was able to convey on-screen how sneakerheads feel i...

  • Sneakerheads who subtweet about other sneakerheads are the loneliest people on earth

    Subtweet About Other Sneakerheads — 12 Dumb Things Sneakerheads Do On Twitter |

    complex.com 20 Mar '13, 3pm

    Subtweet About Other Sneakerheads There is nothing trill about subtweets, especially when those people you are trying to impress are actually subtweeting you.

  • 12 Dumb Things Sneakerheads Do On Twitter #sneakers

    12 Dumb Things Sneakerheads Do On Twitter

    complex.com 20 Mar '13, 3pm

    Sup, fam? You good, bruh? You might be, but then again, you're probably not. Just like you probably think you're doing things on Twitter the right way. We noticed you didn't take note of these tips , because we saw on Instagram , that you are still "utilizing your skills," or rather, ...

  • .@nikebasketball officially reveals its new Elite Series 2.0 for @KingJames, @KDTrey5 and @kobebryant #sneakers

    Nike Basketball "Elite Series 2.0"

    complex.com 20 Mar '13, 2pm

    Today, Nike officially unveiled its new Elite Series 2.0, comprised of the big three models — the LeBron X Elite , KD V Low Elite and Kobe 8 Elite . The superhero-themed selection notes colorful schemes, with Bron's featuring a blue and orange look, Durant noting blue and yellow and K...

  • Great news for sneakerheads in Canada (all 8 of you):

    House of Hoops Canada Grand Opening with LeBron James

    complex.com 20 Mar '13, 2pm

    [written by Megan Ann Wilson (@shegotgame )] Contrary to popular belief, Canada loves basketball. Toronto may be a Maple Leafs city but there’s a diehard basketball fan base, besides Drizzy. They do have an NBA team, remember. And high-calibre hoopers like Tristan Thompson, Andrew Wig...

  • Maybe his nickname should have been Larry "Low Key Sneaker Legend" Bird:

    13. Larry Bird — 20 White NBA Players With Insane Sneaker Games |

    complex.com 20 Mar '13, 7am

    Maybe his nickname should have been Larry "Low Key Sneaker Legend" Bird. You don't have to wear a thousand colorways to have a dope sneaker game, Celtics legend Larry Bird is proof. Bird was wearing Pro Leathers back in his Indiana State days and continued with Converse throughout his...

  • The Fresh Prince of Bel Air graduated from high school 20 years ago. — 50 Sneaker Facts That Will Make You Feel Old |

    complex.com 20 Mar '13, 2am

    What Your Favorite Wu-Tang Clan Member Says About You Transition Smoothly Into The Shitting Yourself And Letting Out Racist Tendencies Stage Of Your Life Are You Really About That Homeless Ninja Life? The Week’s Best Instagram Food Porn: March 17, 2013 20 Dogs That Are About to Steal ...

  • Sneaker News March Madness Foamposite Tournament – Round 1 Voting: Madness.

    Sneaker News March Madness Foamposite Tournament – Round 1 Voting |

    complex.com 19 Mar '13, 10pm

    Can't figure out who to pick in the NCAA Tournament? Sneaker News has a bracket that might be a little more your style. Starting last night the site unveiled a tournament of 32 Nike Foamposites to vote on to help usher in March Madness. You can kick things off here to make your select...

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  • .@SoleCollector is set to give away a pair of the Dave White x Air Jordan 1 Wings for the Future @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Sole Collector Contest: Win A Pair of Dave White x Air Jordan 1 "Wings for the Future"

    complex.com 19 Mar '13, 8pm

    Miss out on a pair of the Dave White-crafted Air Jordan 1 "Wings for the Future?" If so, you're in luck. Our newly-acquired site , Sole Collector, is set to give away a pair of the collaborative white, red, gold and blue Js. To find out what you have to do to enter, simply head on ove...

  • The original And1 Mixtape came out when Kyrie Irving was six years old. — 50 Sneaker Facts That Will Make You Feel Old |

    complex.com 19 Mar '13, 7pm

    Action Bronson Brings Out Roc Marciano, ScHoolboy Q, Domo Genesis, Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, and RiFF RaFF During SXSW Performance 20 hours ago A History of Kanye West's Obsession With Fashion in Kanye West GIFs 1 day ago Video: Earl Sweatshirt Talks His Return to Music, SXSW an...

  • This is what an Eastbay basketball catalog spread looked like 18 years ago. — 50 Sneaker Facts That Will Make You Feel Old |

    complex.com 19 Mar '13, 5pm

    10 "Timeless" Trends That Suck Now 6 hours ago A History of Kanye West's Obsession With Fashion in Kanye West GIFs 1 day ago Video: Earl Sweatshirt Talks His Return to Music, SXSW and His Top Five MCs with Peter Rosenberg 1 day ago The 10 Types of People That Shop at Karmaloop 1 day a...

  • 50 Sneaker Facts That Will Make You Feel Old

    50 Sneaker Facts That Will Make You Feel Old

    complex.com 19 Mar '13, 2pm

    The thing about sneaker time is that it moves fast. Even faster than real time seemingly, what with players getting multiple signature shoes in the same season, and every era ever sharing shelf space at your local Finish Line. It seems like LeBron James was in high school just yesterd...

  • Kicks of the Day: John Varvatos x Converse Chuck Taylor "Studded"

    complex.com 19 Mar '13, 2pm

    The premium John Varvatos range from Converse has recently let loose a new sophisticated set of the classic Chuck Taylor . The pair has been done up in fine black leather, being then captivated by stud detailing at the heel, branding patch alongside and on the tongue. Tonal waxed lace...

  • Check out The 30 Best #sneakers in the NBA This Week

    The 30 Best Sneakers in the NBA This Week

    complex.com 19 Mar '13, 1pm

    This week, much like the last, is filled with KD V, LeBron X, and Kobe 8 iDs. NIKEiD has become rather popular with NBA players this year, so much so that players like Mo Williams, Stephen Curry, and even Kobe Bryant, all of which normally wear player exclusive sneakers, have opted to...

  • This Air Jordan V made for @CP3 will make @ClippersNation1 fans happy later this year.

    Air Jordan V “CP3″ |

    complex.com 19 Mar '13, 12pm

    from the last holiday season is the talk of the web, Holiday 2013 is going to be just as nice if Jordan Brand decides to release this Air Jordan V "CP3". Modeled after the color of the Los Angeles Clippers, this Air Jordan V features a Game Royal upper with Gym Red placed over the lin...

  • Spotted: @MelanieIglesias makes Jordans look even better. @Jumpman23 #sneakers

    Spotted: Melanie Inglesias Wears Air Jordan Is

    complex.com 19 Mar '13, 12am

    Hear Moduloktopus’ Trap Song Inspired By Turkish Belly Dancing Music Justin Timberlake Will Release Another Album in November, Says Questlove 10 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now Vik Says: Week of March 17, 2013 The Week’s Best Instagram Food Porn: March 17, 2013 20 Dogs That A...

  • 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...