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Trinidad James Breaks Down Designing His Own Sneaker | The Complex Sneakers Podcast

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The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne, and Matt Welty. In this episode, they are joined by Trinidad James, a member of the Complex family and Full Size Run co-host. Trinidad talks about his Hommewrk brand and landmark first sneaker collaboration with Saucony, explaining exactly how the shoes happened and reliving the moment he sold out of them at ComplexCon. Also, the co-hosts discuss Joe’s squandered rollerblading career and reflect on the impact Virgil Abloh had in sneakers.

0:00 – Start of episode
1:00 – Guys discuss movie, House of Gucci
6:00 – Brendan loses $1,000 & JLP talks rollerblading
11:00 – Guys talk Virgil Abloh’s legacy
16:00 – Sneaker Giveaway of the Week
24:00 – Trinidad James joins the podcast
28:00 – Trinidad talks designing his first shoe
35:00 – Trinidad on the research he did for his sneaker
43:00 – Trinidad talks the importance of not proofreading
50:00 – JLP talks Trinidad’s marketing & ComplexCon booth
57:00 – Trinidad talks his next shoe
1:00:00 – Trinidad talks his memories of Virgil Abloh
1:04:37 – End of episode

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