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Today's News Roundup: Jordan Brand, DC Comics, Vans - November 3, 2016

Top stories from the worlds of sneakers, fashion, sports and entertainment

Our top stories at the end of the day feature dispatches from the world of sneakers, entertainment, fashion and more. Highlights include Nike's celebration of the Cubs' World Series win, a colorful collaborative piece from H&M and Kenzo, and a new Wonder Woman trailer. Check it out below.


Trophy Room x Air Jordan 16 "French Blue"

Marcus Jordan's Trophy Room is bringing back the Air Jordan 16, finished in a "French Blue" colorway that launches November 5. Locals will have to hit up Trophy Room’s pop-up location at TIER Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, before 8:00AM EST this Saturday, November 5, to receive a numbered wristband. For the first time, the shoe will also launch online at

Release Date: 11/5/16 (Saturday)


VFILES & Mountain Dew Launch "Camo Out" Wearable Tech Collection

Launching exclusively at ComplexCon this weekend is the "Camo Out" wearable tech collection from VFILES and Mountain Dew. Pieces include the Earbud Tracksuit, Bluetooth-enabled Parka, Solar Panel Backpack and Snap-Cam Tech Cap. All pieces are done up in camouflage, reflecting the mass appeal that Mountain Dew holds for both rural and urban environments. 


Natalie Westling Designs Custom Vans Sk8-Hi Reissue For Opening Ceremony

Vans has partnered with American fashion model Natalie Westling, who's designed her own custom Sk8-Hi Reissue DX. Referencing Natalie's personal style and the '90s skate scene, the shoe will be available exclusively at Opening Ceremony, both in-store and online at

Pendleton and Marvel Join Forces on Limited-Edition Superhero Blankets

Pendleton Woolen Mills has partnered with Marvel to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Captain America. The milestone is marked with a limited-edition blanket commemorating the First Avenger, available beginning Friday, November 4, at and all Pendleton stores nationwide. Three additional Marvel character blankets, along with a Collector's Box Set, will be available for preorder beginning November 25 at and Pendleton stores.

Nike Celebrates the Cubs' World Series Win With "Goodbye Someday"  

The Chicago Cubs are no longer the sports world's lovable losers. The Cubbies won their first championship since 1908 in thrilling fashion last night, recording the final out in the 10th inning of Game 7 to clinch the title. Nike tips its hat to the North Side with a new short film, "Goodbye Someday."

Watch the Second Full Trailer for Wonder Woman

The new trailer for the highly anticipated Wonder Woman reveals how an Amazon princess becomes a hero, joining to fight in "the war to end all wars." More crucially, we also get our first good look at the film's sinister antagonists. Wonder Woman hits theaters June 2, 2017.


adidas Skateboarding Previews "LA" Stories Collection by Snoop Dogg & Mark Gonzales

Following last week's announcement, adidas Skateboarding has launched its new "LA Stories" capsule collection in partnership with Snoop Dogg and legendary skater Mark Gonzales. Along with matching apparel, the collection is highlighted by a special-edition Matchcourt Mid, shown above. Look for the goods to launch through select retailers and on December 5.

Release Date: 12/5/16 (Saturday)


Kinetics Updates the Timberland 6" Boot With Camo Accents

Tokyo-based Kinetics has gone to work on the iconic 6-inch boot from Timberland, giving the classic silhouette a makeover grounded in an olive green color palette. The update is finished with a tonal camo design on the padded collar. Overseas customers can purchase the boot on November 5th at

Release Date: 11/5/16 (Saturday)


Kenzo x H&M Patterned Backpack

The collaboration between Kenzo and H&M is available now, and of the key pieces up for grabs is this Patterned Backpack, featuring a colorful design a durable cotton/polyester shell in black. Retailing for $199, the backpack can be purchased now at If you missed out on some of the apparel pieces, which have already sold out, you can try your luck eBay.


NikeLab Finishes the Air Max 96 XX in Black & White

Sitting on a sole unit borrowed from the Air Max 95 Ultra, Nike's Air Max 96 XX hybrid has gotten the NikeLab treatment, featuring a basic black upper resting on a contrasting white mdisole. You can purchase the kicks now through select retailers, including