complex.com Archives - 24 March 2013, Sunday

  • QUICKSTRIKE 7 : DJ Clark Kent & Russ Bengtson Talk With Special Guest : NY Knick's legend, Patrick Ewing

    complex.com 24 Mar '13, 11pm

    The latest episode of Complex TV's Quickstrike featuring DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson is here. This week, Clark and Russ start out with a classic runner from Reebok, and some reworked favorites from New Balance. Then Quickstrike moves on to the most buzzworthy of sneaker news this ...

  • Spotted: Victor Cruz Sits Courtside in Nike Air Foamposites: All-white.

    Spotted: Victor Cruz Sits Courtside in Nike Air Foamposites

    complex.com 24 Mar '13, 9pm

    Spotted: Usher Rocks Thom Browne Varsity Jacket in Atlanta 6 hours ago Spotted: Check Out Chris Paul's Sneaker Room 1 day ago Spotted: Pusha T Rocks Givenchy Spring/Summer 2013 Sweater 1 day ago Available // Nike Air LeBron Slide 2 - Black/Strata Grey SoleCollector.com 2 months ago Re...

  • Très Bien and Diemme Collaborate on Slip-On Sneakers for Spring/Summer 2013: No laces required.

    Très Bien and Diemme Collaborate on Slip-On Sneakers for Spring/Summer 2013 |

    complex.com 24 Mar '13, 8pm

    Vans are great, but sometimes you want something a little more luxe. Let your favorite retailer, Tr è s Bien , lead you in the right direction. The e-tailer has collaborated with Italy-based Diemme for a series of high-quality slip-on sneakers. They're kind of familiar to your favorit...

  • .@nikesb goes with floral digi-camo on this fresh release of @sjanoski's Zoom Stefan Janoski #sneakers

    Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski “Floral Digi-Camo” |

    complex.com 24 Mar '13, 7pm

    Nike SB goes with two popular design tactics on this new release of the Zoom Stefan Janoski . Floral and digi-camo captivate throughout the upper of the heralded skate pair, as white Swoosh tagging brands the low-tops alongside. Black waxed laces accompany the fresh Jans, which are no...

  • The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week #complexkicks

    The 25 Best Sneaker Photos on Instagram This Week

    complex.com 24 Mar '13, 6pm

    It's that time of the week again! This week we seen a ton of great sneaker photos tagged with #complexkicks but unfortunately we can only highlight 25 at a time. This week, much like the last, we choose a handful Nike Dunk SBs to compliment some of the great basketball sneakers from N...

  • .@nikesportswear lets loose a spring pair of the Roshe Run FB #sneakers

    Nike Roshe Run FB "Current Blue/Chrome Lime"

    complex.com 24 Mar '13, 5pm

    The new mesh and textured takes on the Roshe Run continue to hit at select NSW carriers, as here we see the blue and Lime colorway of the lightweight runner. The pair features grey Swoosh branding towards the toe, matching the lining, heel tab and midsole accordingly. If you're feelin...

  • .@DeadstockNYC gives us the best #sneaker memes of the week.

    The Best Sneaker Memes This Week

    complex.com 24 Mar '13, 5pm

    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...

  • Evan Ravenel's Top 10 Sneakers Of All Time

    complex.com 24 Mar '13, 4pm

    The Buckeyes of Ohio State are set to take on the Iowa State Cyclones in the last day of the Round of 32 this after noon at the University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio. Participating in today's game is senior forward Evan Ravenel. Ravenel, like many of us, loves sneakers, and we ca...

  • The Top 5 Stories from Complex Sneakers This Week

    complex.com 24 Mar '13, 4pm

    Nowadays if you're not connected to your phone or laptop 24/7, you're apt to miss out on something. Don't worry, though, we got your back. We've recapped our top 5 stories from the week, just in case you were tied up at your job (aka, your girl had your phone on lock down). So while y...

  • Spotted: Check out Chris Paul's (@CP3) #sneaker room.

    Spotted: Check Out Chris Paul’s Sneaker Room |

    complex.com 23 Mar '13, 8pm

    Spotted: Check Out Chris Paul's Sneaker Room By Brandon Edler | Mar 23, 2013 | 4:15 pm | Permalink Who: Chris Paul When: 3/22/2013 Where: Los Angeles, CA Shoe: Various Air Jordans and Nikes Release: Various Release Dates [via Chris Paul ] LIKE COMPLEX SNEAKERS ON FACEBOOK Follow @Comp...

  • .@MOTTILAA laces @BucketFeet with a spring-proper selection #sneakers

    Mottilaa x BucketFeet Something Good 2

    complex.com 23 Mar '13, 5pm

    The artist-designed footwear from BucketFeet have recently been awarded an Easter-proper treat from Brazilian creative, Mottilaa . The Something Good 2 silhouette has been comprised of canvas and showcase pastel-colored ribbons throughout much of the upper. A black toe box and heel ar...

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

    The 10 Most Important Things That Happened In Sneakers This Week

    complex.com 23 Mar '13, 5pm

    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 SB officially introduce the Koston 2, JB reveal its Jordan...

  • The 20 Best Sneakers in The Round of 64

    The 20 Best Sneakers in The Round of 64

    complex.com 23 Mar '13, 4pm

    With the first round of this year's NCAA March Madness Tournament in the books we took the opportunity to highlight the 20 best sneakers worn throughout the Round of 64. While we seen a few unexpected victories by teams like Harvard, Florida Gulf Coast University, and La Salle Univers...

  • .@DJClarkKent and @RussBengtson bring on a very special guest for Quickstrike!

    Quickstrike: DJ Clark Kent & Russ Bengtson Talk Ewing Athletics, Koston 2 and Vans Made in Italy

    complex.com 23 Mar '13, 4pm

    is back again with a new episode featuring DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson. This week the subject at hand includes the new Nike SB Koston 2 that Eric Koston will wear at the Tampa Pro-Am this weekend. Russ and Clark then dive into the return of Ewing Athletics and get some help from a...

  • Check this new canvas take on @sjanoski's Zoom Stefan Janoski from @nikesb #sneakers

    Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Mid “University Red” |

    complex.com 23 Mar '13, 3pm

    Nike SB goes with canvas on this new colorway release of the Zoom Stefan Janoski . Here offered up in mid-cut form, the skate pair is then offset with white branding, coinciding with the midsole accordingly. Tonal waxed laces accompany the brand-favorite, which you can pick up today t...

  • Tomorrow, @nikebasketball will be releasing @KDTrey5's KD V "Aunt Pearl" from @nikebasketball #sneakers

    Release Reminder: Nike KD V "Aunt Pearl"

    complex.com 22 Mar '13, 10pm

    As was discussed earlier in our new episode of Quickstrike (you know, the one that featured Patrick Ewing?), tomorrow marks the anticipated release of the Aunt Pearl edition of Kevin Durant's KD V . The tribute take has become one of the more coveted colorways within Durant's signatur...

  • 15 Sneakers Worn in the Complex Office This Week

    complex.com 22 Mar '13, 6pm

    sneakers worn in the Complex o ffice . This week, it seems the crew had some serious spring fever going on because we had to expand from 10 kicks up to 15, just to share some of the heat. Nike and Jordan ran the office as we see some classic Js and some runners from the Flynit family....

  • .@Peter_SNS breaks down the history of @Sneakersnstuff collabs.

    A Complete History of Sneakersnstuff Sneaker Collaborations

    complex.com 22 Mar '13, 5pm

    Collaborations have become a huge part of sneakers over the past 10 or 15 years, and one of the best when it comes to collaborations is Sweden's Sneakersnstuff . Founded in 1999 by Erik Fagerlind and Peter Jansson, Sneakersnstuff has been putting their own spin on classic sneakers sin...

  • QUICKSTRIKE 7 : DJ Clark Kent & Russ Bengtson Talk Ewing Athletics, & Koston 2

    complex.com 22 Mar '13, 2pm

    Complex TV's Quickstrike is back again with a new episode featuring DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson. This week the subject at hand includes a new collab between Vans and Diemme that has some premium Italian materials involved, as well as the new Nike SB Koston 2 that Eric Koston will ...

  • Kicks of the Day: Element Topaz "Antique Native": Native approach.

    Kicks of the Day: Element Topaz "Antique Native"

    complex.com 22 Mar '13, 1pm

    silhouette has been let loose in a new black and white colorway for springtime. The canvas kicks showcase native-style graphics all over the upper, as black laces accompany, and a white midsole has been placed underneath. A solid low-top option for the warm weather months, visit Eleme...

  • Check out the ultimate #sneakerhead #Falcons @TwentyAte28 in @ComplexMag @ComplexSneakers - Top 25 of All Time

    Thomas DeCoud's 25 Favorite Sneakers Of All-Time

    complex.com 21 Mar '13, 4pm

    When you talk about someone who is the epitome of Complex culture (you saw his shenanigans on ESPN , right?) you are talking about hard-hitting Atlanta Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud. The Cali native is all about his style on and off the field from the clothes, socks, and of course the ...

  • PROMO: Big Sean, Snoop Dogg, and AraabMUZIK to Collide in L.A. Tonight

    complex.com 21 Mar '13, 4pm

    Teyana Taylor brought the glamour in NYC last week at the first adidas Originals Collision Event , and now adidas is headed off to the Left Coast for a fresh collision of music and style. Big Sean, AraabMUZIK, and the Dogfather himself, Snoop Dogg, are taking over downtown L.A. for a ...

  • 15 Teams for #Sneakerheads to Watch in This Year's #MarchMadness

    15 Teams for Sneakerheads to Watch in This Year's March Madness

    complex.com 21 Mar '13, 2pm

    In case you haven't noticed, this year's college basketball season has featured tons of dope sneakers . For those of you that will argue that the NBA's selection is better, you may want to take a look at some of the exclusive kicks that have been seen in the NCAA this season. Teams li...

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  • Sneakerheads who tweet thirstily in hopes of getting free stuff are the absolute worst. Is it you?

    Act Way Too Thirsty — 12 Dumb Things Sneakerheads Do On Twitter |

    complex.com 21 Mar '13, 3am

    This kind of goes hand-in-hand with the previous mistake - sometimes it seems like 'heads be tweeting people and companies with the expectation (or at least the hope) that if they say exactly the right thing at exactly the right time to exactly the right person, that the Sneaker Gods ...

  • .@NikeSportswear gives the Cortez some fresh materials and colors.

    Nike Cortez “Asia City” Pack | Complex

    complex.com 21 Mar '13, 12am

    Earlier today, you may have spotted Big Russ sporting a pair of Nike Cortez at the Complex office that he created on NIKEiD . Keeping the Cortez love flowing, we give you a look at the Nike Cortez “Asia City” Pack. Featuring the initials of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and ...

  • 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, ...