Archive | Footwear

HOKA ONE ONE Releases a Rugged and Stylish Hiking Boot

American athletic shoe company HOKA ONE ONE has released its signature running shoe in the form of a hiking silhouette, dubbed the TOR ULTRA HI. The imprint’s flagship runner design is known for its bulky, “maximalist” construction and oversized midsole, which debuted in 2009 when minimalist footwear designs were at the height of their popularity. […]

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Maison Margiela Puts a Luxurious Spin on Skate Style Sneakers

Maison Margiela further explores its endeavors into luxury shoes with the release of two new hybrid-silhouettes that pull from quintessential staples. Paying a lavish homage to tried-and-true skate style kicks from the likes of Vans, Margiela uses a black suede upper that wraps onto a buffed leather encompassing tonal stitching. The high-top varies with its […]

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An On-Feet Look at the Upcoming Nike Air Max 270

After receiving some early looks at the Air Max 270, we recently received our first on-feet look of the next generation of Nike’s Air Max series. Celebrating the Air Max 270’s lifestyle focus, the on-feet look highlights the all-new amalgam Air Max unit found on the shoe. Straying from the usual performance centered design, the […]

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Nike Gives the Air Force 1 Low a Canvas “Desert Sand” Makeover

With the popularity of the Air Force 1 going strong, Nike recently set out to offer another new iteration of its iconic silhouette. This time around the new “Desert Sand” colorway ditches the traditional leather construction, opting for a light khaki-textured canvas upper accented by red-orange hits found on the tongue, insoles, heel branding and […]

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Fendi Blends Zucca Print & Grip-Straps for New High-Top

Fendi is definitely beginning the new year on a high note. Following the unveiling of the 2018 Calfskin Low-Tops and a luxurious sock-style mid-top, the luxury label unleashes a unique, new luxe high-top. Adorned with the signature Zucca print, the new Fendi High-Top features a velvet grip-strap, branded tongue, “textured rubber outsole” and polyester and viscose […]

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A First Look at James Harden’s New adidas Sneaker

Imagery has surfaced of James Harden’s newest signature sneaker from adidas, which blends the latest Primeknit and BOOST technology into a sleek silhouette. Boasting a striking warm-hued colorway, the Harden Vol.2 juxtaposes a variety of materials on the upper, combining Primeknit on the toe, mesh on the tongue, leather on the ankle opening and a […]

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New Balance Reveals the 574 ‘PEAK TO STREETS’ Pack

New Balance plans to release the ‘PEAK TO STREETS’ pack to start the new year –an iteration using the 574 Sport and Classic silhouettes. The collection’s name echoes the shoes’ terrain capabilities, as the Classic’s structuring is intended for streets while the Sport’s premium build offers the potential for “off-roading”. With the use grey high-quality textured […]

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Acne Studios Reworks Jodhpur Boot With Crepe Sole

This season, Acne Studios’s sleek Julian jodhpur boot returns with a thick crepe sole for maximum comfort and flexibility, making it yet another striking addition to the Swedish label’s expansive footwear collection. Acne’s jodhpur leans conservative, with a slim profile accented with silver hardware and a contrasting stitched rubber welt. Both the suede and grain leather […]

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Lewis Hamilton Talks Jerry Lorenzo & Working With PUMA for ‘Sneaker Shopping’

Four-time Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton has earned a reputation as one of modern racing’s best-dressed stars, so it’s fitting that he’s the latest celebrity to be featured on Complex’s Sneaker Shopping series. Alongside show host Joe La Puma, Hamilton journeys to Los Angeles retailer Bait for a discussion of his favorite sneakers, his own […]

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Vans Straps up With New “Military Function” Series

Vans launches a military-inspired series of its most classic sneakers, reshaping and introducing a myriad of new functions. The “Military Function Series” will include the Sk8-Hi Reissue V, Old Skool V and Classic Slip-On silhouettes with water repellent constructions and nylon/suede paneling for warmth. The upgraded models will also replace its traditional lacing with a “hook and loop” Velcro strap system to protect […]

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The adidas Originals EQT Support ADV Mid Will Soon Drop in a Clean White/Grey Color Scheme

Our last look at the adidas Originals Support ADV Mid came by way of a core black and “Sub Green” colorway combo, which saw the Primeknit-constructed upper team alongside hits of premium suede and leather. In looking ahead to next spring, the Three Stripes brand will be releasing an all-new rendition — highlighting a subdued […]

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