• ‘Everyone wants them': the trainers that sold for $150,000

    14 days ago - By The Guardian

    Several pairs of Nike Air Force 1s were auctioned at Sotheby's this week to celebrate the shoe's 40th anniversary. These five commanded the top prices - just don't expect them to be worn When a trainer commands a six-figure price at its own Sotheby's auction, you know it has transcended everyday shoe status. Indeed, no sensible sneakerhead - if such a thing exists - would wear any of the 40 rare Nike Air Force 1 trainers that were sold on Tuesday at Sotheby's New York's “ 40 for 40 ” sale (so-called as this year marks the shoe's 40th anniversary). The AF1 is not just a trainer; it is a...
    Read more ...