Archive for the 'Gear' Category

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


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

Video: A$AP Rocky Goes Shopping with Complex

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Complex’s Joe La Puma and A$AP Rocky head to LA boutique Maxfield to peruse the flyness.

Previously: A$AP Rocky – M’s (CDQ) | A$AP Rocky Covers Complex

Video: 2 Chainz & Swaggy P Shop for Rare Sneakers

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

For the latest episode of GQ’s Most Expensivest Shit, 2 Chainz and Swaggy P (aka Nick Young), hit RIF LA to look at some rare kicks, including the Freddy Kreuger Dunks and the $20,000 Undefeated Jordan 4s.

Previously: 2 Chainz & Big Sean Drink a $100,000 Diamond-Infused Martini | DJ Infamous ft. 2 Chainz & Jeezy – Dikembe (Video)

Video: Big Sean Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Big Sean and Joe La Puma of Complex hit the adidas store on Melrose to scope out the selection. They talk about Sean’s collaborative sneaker with the brand, as well as the Pharrell designed take on the iconic Stan Smiths and of course Kanye’s upcoming Yeezy Boost.

Previously: Big Sean Brings Out Kanye West, J. Cole & Meek Mill at Pre-GRAMMY Concert