Legendary designer Dapper Dan beat the odds, shaped the look of hip hop, and changed fashion forever. He started from the underground, selling clothes to drug dealers, and eventually become known around the world.
Vans is the #1 skateboarding shoe company in the world, having become the uniform of choice for skaters, bikers, surfers and snowboarders alike. But how did a small, family-owned business achieve such success when facing competition from rivals like Converse, newcomers like Under Armour, and sneaker giants like Nike?
DRNK WATR DAILY is a clothing brand with a simple, but very important mission. They are working to promote immune system health at the most basic level, hydration. Our generation is exposed to a plethora of beverage options, most of them high in silent killers like sugar and sodium. We hope DRNK WATR DAILY’s iconic blue smiley logo can be a reminder for young people to do just that, drink plenty of water every single day. Hold your health accountable and get your Accountability Water Bottle today at www.drnkwatrdaily.com
The world constantly changes and disparities, however, some top brands seem to keep their leadership position in their industry to this day. Such as Nike, since its creation in 1971 in the USA, the Nike swoosh is still one of the world’s most valuable brands despite.
In 2016 what started out as a song about the cannabis culture in Denver, CO and introduced to the world via tees and merchandise has turned into the uniform for “the sophisticated smoker” aka “the fly hippie”. Doobie Club, a lifestyle brand, was birthed from travels around the world with friends and connecting with many different people, rich, poor, white, black, etc. @doobieclub
ANTLIVEPROJECT is a new street-wear that brings people together. Being creative, unique, and empowering in the form of art. Check out their latest t-shirts, hoodies, and more at antliveproject.com now!
Rick Ross shows off his 100-plus room mansion and insane sneaker collection on the latest episode of Complex Closets with Joe La Puma.
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence go Sneaker Shopping with Complex’s Joe La Puma at Stadium Goods in NYC, and talk about setting trends on their sitcoms, getting their own sneaker collabs and footwear choices in “Bad Boys For Life.”
Hip-Hop and entertainment mogul Waka Flocka Flame has entered into an ownership agreement with Los Angeles lifestyle brand DRO® to grow the brand’s offline/online presence including the alignment of future industry business partnerships with the brand. DRO® is a streetwear brand who designs bespoke garments for drug smugglers, rap artists and dimes. Their brand aesthetics are influenced by hip-hop and street culture which compliment Waka Flocka’s music style and personal brand.
Founded on 4/20 this year, Rock The Hemp apparel was created to fight the stigma of smoking through creativity & fun. The brand was formed by an Army Veteran & his wife, Rock The Hemp is here to proudly support the smoker lifestyle! Rock The Hemp understands that this is more than just a trend, at this point, it’s a lifestyle and we’re hyped about all of it! Check them out at www.rockthehemp.com
Tyga gives Joe La Puma a tour of his sneaker and clothing collection for Complex Closets and shows four different closets, a huge array of BAPE shoes, Louis Vuitton clothes and sunglasses, and 1-of-1 customs.
Have you ever come across a t-shirt in a store or online and thought “If only it said ‘this’ instead of ‘that’, I’d love it”? All of @concoctclothing t-shirt designs are made with this idea in mind. They give you the ability to mix & match options into a message that fits your personality. By combining art, humor, empowering messages, and some techno-wizardry, they provide an e-commerce experience that’s up to date with the times. Having several options on every shirt gives you the ability to rock a t-shirt with a message that really represents you instead of what they think represents you.
Tyler the Creator makes sneakers on Nuts + Bolts Episode 2. Tyler’s passion for fashion takes him to Converse where he collaborates with their designers to create limited edition One Star shoes.
SWATCH, the world renowned Swiss watchmaking company dropped a Collab with the highly popularized Japanese clothing brand BAPE. The six watches that are featured in this Collab are The Global watch, The Uk watch, The Switzerland watch, The New York Specific watch, The Tokyo watch, and The Paris watch.
The Game shows Complex’s Joe La Puma his “bulletproof” sneaker closet including Nike Mags, exclusive Air Jordans, and an Air Jordan clock on the latest episode of Complex Closets.