Liam Payne Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex | Sneaker Shopping

Liam Payne goes Sneaker Shopping with Joe La Puma at Stadium Goods in New York City and talks about having Jordans growing up, wearing matching Yeezys with his son, and looking up to Pharrell.

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Casey Neistat Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex | Sneaker Shopping

Casey Neistat goes Sneaker Shopping with Joe La Puma at Stadium Goods in New York City and talks about Sneaker YouTube, his favorite high-tech sneakers, and pranking people with fake Supreme x Louis Vuitton.

Can’t get enough Sneaker Shopping?  If you’re a fan of Sneaker Shopping, you’ll be a fan of our new show Talking Shop. Click here for the debut of our brand new series giving inside access to Sneaker Shopping Episodes. 

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Luna Stracci Goes Sneaker Shopping With Halsey and Complex | Sneaker Shopping

Young superfan Luna Stracci goes Sneaker Shopping with Joe La Puma and gets surprised by Halsey at Stadium Goods in New York City, and talks who she would like to see on the show and wanting to have the same shoes as her father. 

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Inside Sneaker Shopping With Shannon Sharpe | Talking Shop

Complex debuts our new series, Talking Shop, which offers up a never-before-seen look at last week's Sneaker Shopping episode with host Joe La Puma. Expect every Talking Shop to dive deeper into the inner workings of Sneaker Shopping, as well as highlight more about the life and career of the guest.

In the debut episode, viewers find out more about Shannon Sharpe and his love for sneakers. The co-host of FS1's Undisputed (alongside Skip Bayless) and NFL Hall of Famer talks about his appreciation for what John Geiger is doing (“anything he comes out with, I try and cop”), getting to spend time with LeBron James during the Cleveland Cavaliers​' 2016 championship parade, and why he was a Nike guy during his playing days.

Check out the full episode above and keep it locked to Complex for more Talking Shop and Sneaker Shopping.

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Birdman Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex | Sneaker Shopping

Birdman goes Sneaker Shopping with Joe La Puma at Flight Club in Los Angeles and talks about classic Cash Money style, his Lugz deal, and why he’s not involved in Lil Wayne and Drake’s sneaker deals.

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Todd Gurley Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex | Sneaker Shopping

NFL star Todd Gurley goes Sneaker Shopping with Joe La Puma at Flight Club in Los Angeles, and talks about why he’s a Carmelo Anthony fan and what his favorite sneakers were growing up.

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P.J. Tucker Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex | Sneaker Shopping

P.J. Tucker goes Sneaker Shopping with Joe La Puma at Flight Club in New York City and talks about wearing Yeezys in the NBA, the time Michael Jordan asked him, “What are those?,” and comes close to breaking the show’s record for biggest purchase.

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Bad Bunny Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex | Sneaker Shopping

Latin trap artist Bad Bunny goes Sneaker Shopping for the 100th episode in the series with Joe La Puma at Flight Club in Los Angeles and talks about sneaker culture in Puerto Rico, why he doesn't always wear flashy sneakers, and looking up to Daddy Yankee.

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The Sneaker Essentials Program Will Guide You to a Career in Footwear

In an effort to inspire the next generation of creatives who will lead the $55 billion global sneaker industry to continued greatness, Complex is partnering with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) for a unique education experience, which Kick'n It for a Cause founder Chris “COSeezy” Strachan announced during a sit down with Steph Curry.

Sneaker Essentials is an online education program exploring every possible aspect of the industry, from design to advertising to retail. The Qubed Education-developed program consists of six courses totaling 30 hours. Complex personalities, FIT staffers, and other proven industry veterans (i.e. Nike and Adidas contributors) will lead the learning process.

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“Complex has always been at the forefront of sneaker culture, and we also pride ourselves on being inclusive and opening doors for creative people,” Jack Erwin, Complex's GM of Content, explained. “Sneaker Essentials provides a chance for passionate learners to hear directly from true leaders in the sneaker media industry, including Joe La Puma, Gerald Flores, and Richard Lopez.” Other instructors will include Nice Kicks creative director Nick DePaula, Stephen Curry 30 Inc. Chief Marketing Officer Jeron Smith, Nike's Erin Toraya, and more.

Sarah Mullins, chair of FIT's Accessories Design program, added that Sneaker Essentials was built to “translate that passion for sneakers into real-world knowledge and skills that open doors to meaningful career pathways.” Once a student wraps the program—which is a part of FIT's Center for Continuing and Professional Studies—​they will be awarded a certificate of completion.

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​The inaugural group of Sneaker Essentials students will be admitted in April. In partnership with nonprofit Kick'n It for a Cause, Qubed will be handing out scholarships to select students in disadvantaged situations. More info can be found here.

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LifeAtComplex: Lebron James Took Over Kith LA (All-Star Game Part 2)

Part 2 of All Star Weekend 2018 Tony wear tests the new KD10’s, then hits KITH LA’s grand opening with Joe La Puma, Ronnie Fieg, and Nike designer Jason Petrie and the goat, LeBron James. Plus, heat check with Al and a special guest appearance by Tamara Dhia!

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