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The hosts of the Internet’s biggest sneaker shows, Sneaker Shopping and Full Size Run, come together in The Complex Sneakers Podcast. Joe La Puma, Matt Welty, and Brendan Dunne discuss the most important sneaker news and topics every week, and give their expert opinions that can only be told authentically from Complex. 

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The hosts of the Internet’s biggest sneaker shows, Sneaker Shopping and Full Size Run, come together in The Complex Sneakers Podcast. Joe La Puma, Matt Welty, and Brendan Dunne discuss the most important sneaker news and topics every week, and give their expert opinions that can only be told authentically from Complex. 

    Samuel Ross on A-Cold-Wall's Groundbreaking Collaborations

    Samuel Ross on A-Cold-Wall's Groundbreaking Collaborations

    The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. This week the guys host Samuel Ross, one of UK's most significant fashion designers. He's worked along side Virgil Abloh on a number of projects such as Been Trill, Off-White, Kanye West, GOOD Music, and more. He then went on to found his own label, A Cold Wall*, that has since developed a cult-like following and made its way into stores like Barneys New York. Samuel Ross talks about his past experiences and how they've all lead up to his most recent work with Converse and Nike.
     
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    Joe Grondin on Creating New Balance's Biggest Collabs

    Joe Grondin on Creating New Balance's Biggest Collabs

    The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty, and this week they have on Joe Grondin, Senior Manager of Global Collaborations & Energy at New Balance. They pull back the curtain on New Balance and discuss past and future sneaker collabs, how it all comes together, and much more.
     
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    Debating The Sneaker Of The Summer

    Debating The Sneaker Of The Summer

    The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. This week the guys discuss the sneaker of the summer and what those qualifications are in a year where we didn't really have one...
     
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    How Chris Gibbs' Sneaker History Inspired the Union Jordan IV

    How Chris Gibbs' Sneaker History Inspired the Union Jordan IV

    The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. This week the guys host, Chris Gibbs, the current owner and operator of UNION Los Angeles. Chris Gibbs takes the guys back through his 25 years in the sneaker industry to his now Union Jordan IV.
     
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    Josh Luber Addresses StockX's Wins and Losses

    Josh Luber Addresses StockX's Wins and Losses

    The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. This week the guys host Josh Luber the co-founder of the consignment shop, StockX, a hybrid of a stock market for sneakers and a user-friendly platform to buy and sell products like we've never seen before. In recent years the company received an evaluation over 1 billion dollars. Josh takes the guys through his story going all the way back to his time at IBM to present day and his belief in the future resale market for sports trading cards.
     
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Deon Point Tells Crazy Nike SB Release Stories, Concepts' History

    Deon Point Tells Crazy Nike SB Release Stories, Concepts' History

    The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne and Matt Welty. This week the guys host Concepts’ Creative Director, Deon Point. He started as a store manager in Boston in 2005 and went on to help shape the shop into one of the most respected retailers in the country. After a decade of building up the Concepts Boston location he then moved on and expanded the boutique brand to New York City. He joins the podcast this week to talk about the upcoming Lacoste Collection and tells some crazy stories of past sneaker releases. 
     
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    • 1 hr 9 min

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