Archive for the 'Gear' Category

Gucci Mane Goes Sneaker Shopping with Complex

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Gucci Mane takes a trip to Stadium Goods with Complex’s Joe LaPuma to pick up some fresh. They peruse some of the classic Jordans and Air Max 95s (dope boy 95 Air Max on!) before he finally settles on a few choice selections.

Previously: Cam’ron Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex

Cam’ron Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex

Monday, July 11th, 2016

As the guy responsible for turning Reeboks into Fleeboks, Killa Cam knows a thing or two about kicks. In this latest installment of the Complex series, he shops for some new fresh with Joe La Puma at Stadium Goods in NYC. They talk about his early love for Jordans and he reveals that he has a new pair of Reeboks coming out in his patented Pantone shade of “Killa Pink”, which also happens to be the name of a new album he says will be out around November.

Previously: Cam’ron ft. Juelz Santana – Oh Yeah (Video)

Action Bronson Goes Sneaker Shopping with Complex

Monday, May 16th, 2016

The New Balance King stops by the KiTH store in Brooklyn with Complex’s Joe La Puma to talk kicks and pickup some new fresh. He speaks on how he got into New Balance through his moms and his distaste for Michael Jordan and his shoes before finally picking up a bunch of Boosts, Stan Smiths and Nike Flyknits.

Previously: Action Bronson Talks Blue Chips 7000 with Zane Lowe

Video: Inside DJ Khaled’s Sneaker Closet

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Joe La Puma takes us inside Khaled’s legendary sneaker collection in a new episode of Complex Closets. Don’t you ever play yourself.

Previously: DJ Khaled Goes Sneaker Shopping

Video: DJ Khaled Goes Sneaker Shopping

Monday, September 14th, 2015

DJ Khaled hits the Shoe Gallery in Miami to peruse some kicks with Complex’s Joe La Puma.

Previously: Vado ft. DJ Khaled, Ace Hood, Mavado & Uncle Murda – Money And The Power

The Closest Look Yet at Kanye West’s Yeezy Collection

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

The new issue of GQ (with Stephen Colbert on the cover) features a package that spotlights the first season of Kanye’s Yeezy collection for adidas and in this behind the scenes clip Style editor Will Welch and Creative Director Jim Moore share some of their favorite pieces with The Weeknd serving as the model.

Check out some images from the photo shoot here, and read The Weeknd’s interview here.

Previously: Here’s Kanye’s New adidas Shoe, the Yeezy Boost

Kendrick Lamar’s Red & Blue Reebok Ventilators

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

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With his first official sneaker collaboration with partner Reebok, Kendrick Lamar looks to promote gang unity with an off-white “Neutral” Ventilator that features Red and Blue accents representing the Bloods and Crips.

Check out more images below.

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How to Pack For the Road with Pusha T

Friday, June 26th, 2015

As part of their ongoing ‘Fashion Gems’ series, Mass Appeal asks Pusha T for some packing advice.

Previously: Dapper Dan Shares Some “Fashion Gems” | Dame Dash Drops Some “Fashion Gems”

Dame Dash Drops Some “Fashion Gems”

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Dame Dash speaks to Mass Appeal about the hood’s love of logo-centric clothing and why name brands don’t necessarily translate to flyness,explaining, “You can’t buy good taste”.

Check out the new fashion documentary Fresh Dressed, directed by Sacha Jenkins, on-demand and in theaters on June 26th.

Previously: Dame Dash in The Smokebox with B-Real

Video: Fat Joe Goes Sneaker Shopping with Complex

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Fat Joe and Joe La Puma of Complex hit BX sports to check out the selection. Joe speaks on his sneaker collecting strategy, some of his favorite kicks to work out in, getting in trouble in prison for rocking the Jordan slides and his legendary sole lick on MTV Cribs.

Previously: DJ Absolut ft. Fat Joe – Angels In The Ceiling