The lace-up black market is no secret in Putian, and it’s where you can find Chan, a vendor with a knack for getting high-quality pairs off the streets and into the hands of sneakerheads on the other side of the globe.
Wiz Khalifa opens up about skating in Air Jordan 1s. “I was skating in them in high school — towards the end of high school really, because I didn’t have a lot of nice shoes during high school,” Wiz explains. Later, he talks about how Curren$y got him into sneakers beyond the level of the average consumer.
Skateboard legend Paul Rodriguez shows off his massive and historic sneaker collection on the latest episode of Complex Closets with Joe La Puma and goes through an array of Nike SB sneakers that have highlighted major moments in his career, ultra rare sneakers signed by Michael Jordan, and 1 of 1 shoes that Nike sent to him.
D.R.E.A.M. or Dreams Rule Everything Around Me, is a streetwear brand with a purpose to inspire people to never stop dreaming. They work to help all those who suffer from addiction, depression, and anxiety have a reason to continue to fight. A portion of ther sales is donated to non-profit organizations that are helping in the fight against depression, addiction, and anxiety-related disorders. Check out their designs at www.dreamsruleme.com and join the cause!
Scott Disick goes Sneaker Shopping with Joe La Puma at Stadium Goods in New York City, and talks people wearing Adidas because of Kanye and why he changed his style.
ZHU is always keeping us on our toes. He’s always surrounded by mystery and his latest endeavor is no different. This time around the mysterious artist has teamed up with Adidas for their winter ad campaign in China in which he teases an unreleased song and has Zhu appearing alongside Chinese actress Angelababy.
Eric Koston has had more signature shoes that most people have had continental breakfasts. Join him in Los Angeles as he talks about ripping off Jordan to create his own shoes, and eventually getting sponsored by Nike after years of collecting their shoes!
Green Clothing Co. was started by a man named Nick who spent his whole life warmer than most people. You could say he “runs hot” but that puts it too simply. This kept his clothing options down to just athletic wear for the majority of the year in North Carolina. Almost all athletic wear is simple primary colors and rarely has desirable design until you reach high levels of expense and cost.
Our friends at Dro have something awesome in the works for residents of the Mile High City. On Halloween Night they will be releasing precise GPS coordinates to the location of a Geocache voucher for 1 Ounce of Dro sponsored by Natural Remedies, Two Lupe Fiasco Tickets, and DRO gear. First come, first serve, winner takes all. Make your way to LoDo in Denver on Halloween Night to participate in this insane event. For more information about the hustle, the brand and the DRO GeoCache Hunts™, please visit drobrand.com.
Young Thug pulls a power move by stopping a runway model to fix his piece. Blunt in hand and while wearing a turtleneck and jacket from the collection’s designer, Rushemy Botter, according to Vogue. Zero fucks given while Thug blows weed in the models face lol.
Fresh out the feds and Gucci Mane has been on a roll. As part of the buildup to the release of his new album, Gucci stars in an ad for Supreme directed by Harmony Korine. After making Kids, Gummo, Spring Breakers and others, the commercial is an odd move for the prolific director, but the obvious chemistry between he and Gucci make it work. Check it below.
FVMLY is a dope brand with an even cooler message. In the words of their CEO, “The concept of FVMLY is to simply be family with every member of society; in turn, this will generate a diverse appeal to anyone wearing this product.” Make sure to check out their website www.fvmly.com and join the movement!