The trade show’s Long Beach, Calif., flagship will focus on a festival for consumers moving forward.
In its third year, the two-day event continues to draw more attendees and companies from industries outside of streetwear.
The category’s broader acceptance was magnified last year. This year brands and designers are figuring out how to move forward.
Nike took a leave of absence, but Adidas, Puma and Reebok, which showed for the first time, released updates to older styles and focused on democratizing sneaker releases.
The denim firm’s Guess Jeans USA division continues to produce coveted collaborations.
The artist linked with Live Nation Merchandise for his new line Real Buy.
The designer was in town to speak at the third annual ComplexCon and also aimed to learn what’s driving the younger generation of consumers.