Friday, August 30, 2013

Complex: The Truth About Sneaker Collectors - Kicks0l0gy*~

Laurent Segretier “Random Access” Exhibition at Galerie Clemens Gunzer Preview*~

All of these ideas are fused together in Segretier’s new photography exhibition: “Random Access.” With sneakers, specifically Air Jordans, at the focal point of the show, the artist seeks to recreate images and dream that were ingrained into his memory at an early age. Though the exhibition is not until mid-2014, our artistic audience might enjoy the images above as a consolation. For more information, Zurich, Switzerland-area locals will do well to check out the Galerie Clemens Gunzer.
Galerie Clemens Gunzer
Titlisstrasse 29
8032 Zürich

TSG: Real Sneakers That Look Fake*~

Sneakers have definitely evolved from subtle team colorways to now outlandish inspirations. Seeing brightly colored or crazy prints on Air Jordans back in the day would automatically make people question authenticity. TSG put together a list of Real Sneakers That Look Fake.

Gilbert Arenas Previews His Sneaker Closets*~

After having his own personal signature shoe, the adidas Gil Zero line, Agent 0 now has the freedom to wear whatever he pleases. Gilbert Arenas gives a glimpse into two of his many sneaker closets, which he says hold over 2,000 pairs. With an array of Nikes, Jordans, and of course adidas, Arenas covers the entire spectrum from vintage classics to unreleased models.

Nice Kicks: My 5 Live - Duane Brown*~

Nike Air Max 1 PRM - Pale Grey/Dark Charcoal*~

The new look Air Max 1 creates a far more impactful look for Nike's debut visible Air runner, working with dark charcoal over their entire midfoot area and pale grey dominating the premium leather toe. Orange adds some energy to this fall release, covering the ripstop nylon collar and outsole below.

Nike Air Force 1 Low - Black/Metallic Sliver-Green Glow*~

Green glow makes its way to Nike's sportswear division with this all new Air Force 1 Low also rocking the unique mint-like hue. Black canvas builds this latest Air Force 1 Low, working together with a metallic silver Swoosh covered in an iridescent finish for a subtle yet still eyecatching look. Green glow takes center stage on these, handling the collar lining, nylon tongue and working together with white over the AF1 sole sitting below.

Fitteds To Match: Nike Air Foamposite One "Weatherman"*~

All four selections of fitteds are available now at 4UCaps. With three locations:
2559 White Plains Road
Bronx, NY, 10467

115 Dyckman St.
New York, NY, 10040

Rockland County
Palisades Mall
3342 Palisades Ctr Dr.
West Nyack, NY, 10994

Release Reminder: Nike Air Foamposite One "Weatherman"*~

Nike Air Foamposite One Premium
White/Current Blue-Flash Lime

Custom Kicks: Nike LeBron 9 Elite "2x Champ"*~

Sample Kicks: Air Jordan XIII Low - Unreleased "Chutney"*~

Considerably different from what was released by the Jordan Brand back in '98, this particular sample sports a full mesh tongue covered in chutney instead of the suede tongue utilized on most Air Jordan XIII styles. Matching chutney laces are also rocked, finishing off this one of a kind Air Jordan XIII Low look/see sample.
Check out this rare Air Jordan sample. Sample collectors and size 9 fans can bid on eBay now.

Complex: Air Jordans For Every NBA Team Michael Jordan Didn't Play For*~

Many great players have laced up player exclusives from Jordan Brand in all sorts of colorways, ranging from mild to wild. We've all seen what MJ has worn, time and time again, but what if his career path took him on a tour of the other 28 teams in the NBA? Check out the Air Jordans For Every NBA Team Michael Jordan Didn't Play For.

New Store Alert: Capsule Toronto*~

Attention Toronto, This Saturday, August 31, The Grand Opening of Capsule Toronto. Some very nice products will be available at the grand opening, including Capsule fitteds & socks, and of course sneakers. But the Capsule crew is releasing some older sneaker stock, and they are certified Heat. Doors open at 11am.
29 Bellair St.
Toronto, Canada
Instagram: @CapsuleToronto

Supra Skytop 4*~

Supra will soon introduce the latest installment of the Skytop model. Here’s a preview look at the upcoming Skytop 4 model provided by Ben Baller. This model is constructed entirely from black leather and huge amount of padding around the ankle as well. But if you’re not feeling the ankle wrap shroud, it can be removed to give the shoe a slimmer look. Look for the Supra Skytop 4 to release on November 22nd, Black Friday.

Asics Gel Lyte III - Black/Tan*~

The Asics Gel Lyte III sports Black uppers with Tan accents, while midsoles are speckled with black, and mustard yellow accents the side panels.

Sneaker Art: Hazzyboom Part 2*~

Hazzyboom comes through with a few more illustrations inspired by the Kamikaze, Fear V, Nike Air Mag, #1 Draft Reebok Question and the Shaq Attaq aka “Sharq Attaq”. Check out images out after the below.

Custom Kicks: Nike Air Max LeBron VII “Inside/Out Big Bang”*~

Jeremy Scott X A$AP Rocky X adidas Originals JS Wings 2.0 "Black Flag"*~

This time around the always creative Jeremy Scott teamed up with his good friend A$AP Rocky to create the "Black Flag" version of the winged sneaker. As you can see the all black canvas sneaker features black embroidered stars and 3 stripes throughout the upper, playing off Rocky’s use of the flag in many of his visuals.

Complex: The 50 Freshest Sneakerhead Toddlers on Instagram*~

These fashion-forward little ones not only have fresh sneakers but they've got an addictive cuteness that can't be matched. Check out The 50 Freshest Sneakerhead Toddlers on Instagram.

Converse 2013 Fall/Winter “Grape Camo” Jack Purcell*~

Camo is still going strong and its influence continues into fall with the Converse ”Grape Camo” Jack Purcell. The classic kicks feature traditional canvas uppers, polished eyelets and low-profile rubber soles, while an earthy “grape” camouflage print provides the sneakers with an attention-grabbing twist. A simple way to amp up solid-colored outfits for fall, the Converse "Grape Camo" Jack Purcell is available now at select Converse retailers worldwide.