ComplexCon 2018: The Top Drops


Reflective T-Shirt from Guess Jeans x Places and Faces. 

Guess Jeans U.S.A. Places+Faces striped, contemplative shirt (short and prolonged sleeve)

Backstory: The T-shirt was partial of a plug partnership between a Los Angeles denim organisation and London-based streetwear code that launched during ComplexCon. The pieces are set for a tellurian rollout by to open 2019, with mixed pop-ups and other activations, according to Guess Inc. and Guess Jeans U.S.A. executive of code partnerships Nicolai Marciano. “For me, Guess has always been about a iconic imagery, from Naomi Campbell to Anna Nicole Smith. So it was about how do we recapture that feeling we had when we grew up, looking by these photos to now and usually adding my touch,” pronounced Places+Faces cofounder Imran Ciesay. “It’s flattering cold that Paul [Marciano] pronounced there hasn’t been a debate shot on film given 2001 and that’s unequivocally overwhelming to hear.”

Demand was large via a weekend for pieces from a capsule.

“We had lines from start to end,” Marciano said. “Everything’s been offered out — a striped shirt. [Saturday] all was sole out.”

Pricing: Short-sleeve striped T-shirt, $80; long-sleeve striped shirt, $90. The rest of a operation enclosed hosiery starting during $20 adult to $680 for an oversize trucker jacket.


Diamond Supply Co. x Nike SB “Diamond Dunk.” 
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Diamond Supply Co. x Nike SB “Diamond Dunk”

Backstory: Getting close down twice says something. Consumers clamoring to get their hands on a sneaker — a canary yellow chronicle for ComplexCon — went furious for it Saturday causing a Diamond counter to be close down usually mins after ubiquitous acknowledgment sheet holders were let into a gathering core Saturday. “It was crazy. There were too many people,” pronounced Diamond Supply owner Nick Tershay on Saturday. “They rushed past security. we even sealed myself in a [booth]. They were perplexing to mangle down a walls to get in there. It was nuts; it was a genuine host scene.”

Sunday brought some-more confidence and steel barriers though a stage steady itself causing a Diamond Dunks to be led out by Long Beach military officers. Diamond will try it again Thursday downtown for a one-day pop-up.

Pricing: The association is not releasing a cost due to this weekend’s events.


Fear of God Essentials x Converse Chuck 70s 
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Fear of God Essentials x Converse Chuck 70s

Backstory: Jerry Lorenzo’s Fear of God rolled out a Essentials line progressing this year. For ComplexCon, pieces from a Essentials holiday collection done their debut, in further to a partnership with Converse on a Chuck Taylor in black and a black-and-white version.

Pricing: $110 for a Converse, $40 to $90 for a rest of a Essentials range.

 Union x Vans

Backstory: It’s always a good problem to have when units we suspicion would final over dual days blow by in half that time. That was a box with Los Angeles boutique Union’s partnership with Vans. The charity — dual silhouettes in one tone — sole out on day one of ComplexCon. Rather than tell kids who paid to get into a event, they were out of product, Union co-owner Chris Gibbs improvised. “Fortunately, we had other colors we were going to launch on a after date and we went during midnight final night, grabbed them and brought them here this morning,” Gibbs pronounced Sunday afternoon. “So we kind of sneak-peeked something we were ostensible to be rising during a after date.”

Pricing: $95

M + RC Noir bag 

M + RC Noir

Backstory: The streetwear brand, that is now formed in a U.K., started out as a tip store in Paris that didn’t demeanour like a store — it had one window — and could usually be accessed by carrying a dungeon phone number. Now a brand, that wholesales to retailers including Lane Crawford, sets adult proxy pop-ups in opposite cities and releases capsules irregularly online. Bell-Aimè Bella, one of a brand’s cofounders, pronounced a lot of a online business are in a U.S. and they came to ComplexCon to see if a region’s seductiveness in a marketplace is valid. “It’s really real,” pronounced Bella. Bella pronounced their crossbody bags and pants have sole well.

Pricing: Reflective bags sell for $70 and belt bags are labelled during $100.

Nike Cocoa Snake Air Force 1s expelled during Atmos for ComplexCon. 

Nike Cocoa Snake Air Force 1 Low 

Backstory: Atmos, a Japanese-based streetwear and sneaker retailer, spurred crowds around a counter with a re-release of a “Cocoa Snake” Air Force 1, that was initial introduced in 2001 as an disdainful to Japan. It was re-released in 2006, though hasn’t been constructed given then. The character sole during ComplexCon featured tags.

Pricing: $130


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