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Kim Jones was overwhelmed by Michael Jordan‘s “enthusiasm for a product launched 35 years down the line” — the limited-edition Air Jordan 1 High OG Dior sneaker. Dior Men’s artistic director Kim, 40, admitted the basketball star is a “massive influence on my generation.” Speaking about meeting the 57-year-old basketball legend in Monaco and then Chicago,…

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Janelle Monáe has shared her favorite shoe designer. The Hidden Figures actress‘s “most memorable” red carpet outfits have typically involved footwear from Christian Louboutin as she knows they will always be a “conversation piece.” She said: “I’ve worn Louboutins to so many of my most memorable red carpet moments. “For the past two years at…

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Kanye West is releasing a new Adidas Yeezy collaboration right in time for Christmas. Ahead of the expected upcoming Adidas Yeezy 700 V3 Azael release on Dec. 23. the 700 V1 Carbon Blue is available now. The new V1 release marks the ninth variation for this type of shoe. The Carbon Blue which dropped on…

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Swae Lee is a fine jewelry connoisseur. The 24-year-old rapper is obsessed with his precious jewels and often shows off his huge diamond collection on social media, sharing that he wears his luxury pieces all of the time  – even when he’s showers and sleeps. “I sleep with my jewelry on. I take a shower…

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On the first day of ComplexCon Chicago, Jack Daniel’s hosted an event that featured custom sneaker designer Dominic “The Shoe Surgeon” Chambrone. During the event, Chambrone unveiled seven new Jack Daniel’s-inspired sneaker prototypes. Attendees also were able to partake in signature Jack Daniel’s cocktails while exploring The Shoe Surgeon’s custom, limited-edition Jack Daniel’s sneakers. Following…

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Shoe manufacturing goliath Nike, may have discovered that Colin Kaepernick controversies are gold for the company’s bottom line, even as the former NFL star-turned-urban hero continues to draw fire from right-wing White Americans. For the second consecutive year, Nike’s stocks soared in the heated aftermath of publicly supporting Kaepernick. When the “Swoosh” debuted their 4th…

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You can tell a lot about a person by the condition of their shoes. For the homeless, the soles of their shoes, show the pain and anguish of a roofless dwelling.   In 2012, Justin Johnson created an organization that to date, has ensured that homeless children and adults have less to worry about in terms…

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Kevin Hart shares the story of how his life flashed before his eyes. The 39-year-old actor was dancing in the middle of a crowd in the rain during the outdoor reception at the wedding of his personal trainer Ron Everline and his bride Dominique, which was held last Saturday, May 18, 2019, when he slipped and…

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Beyoncé has always made a point of pushing for diversity and inclusion when it comes to her projects. The Grammy Award-winning singer took that same approach when searching for a collaboration with a sneaker brand. According to ESPN writer Nick DePaula, Beyoncé decided to walk out of a meeting with a sneaker company because there were…

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I’m not sure what is going on in the European fashion world lately — whether it’s ignorance, or a lack of diversity, or sheer disrespect the culture that has caused several designer brands to create collections that feature blackface and other racially discriminatory styles. What I do know is that as long as they continue…

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The Payless shoe store chain has pulled off a massive prank that sent shockwaves through the LA fashion elite crowd. The discount shoe chain opened a pop-up store with the name Palessi and tricked the invited upscale shoppers to a one-of-a-kind party and shopping spree. Attendees paid hundreds to purchase shoes that normally cost $19.99.…

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A New York City-based businesswoman, Stella Maze has worked her way to the top of the fashion industry with her colorful and creative high-end designs. Originally from the Virgin Islands, Maze incorporates influences from native crystal blue water in her eye-catching blue sole shoe designs. The luxury shoe brand Stella Hues has been featured in several…

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Fashion and hip-hop have always been conjoined. We first saw collaborations in the cultures with Run-D.M.C. and adidas. They inspired an entire generation of artists to pursue endorsement deals with shoe companies, while fans of both cultures reveled in the excitement. We’ve seen artists such as MC Hammer, Birdman, Jay-Z, and 50 Cent broker multimillion-dollar…

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