Highsnobiety teamed up with StockX, the world’s first stock marketplace for sneakers, to share the most valuable sneakers of Q4 2018. Released today, the list is made up of limited-edition kicks from Nike, Adidas and Puma with prices topping out at a staggering $4,393.
According to the report, the resale sneaker market is valued by Business Insider at $1 billion and is primed to grow exorbitantly over the next decade. So whether you’re a sneakerhead, investment junkie or just find yourself drawn to streetwear, check out the most valuable sneakers from October 1 to December 31 of 2018 below.
Nike Jordan 1 Retro High SoleFly Art Basel Black
Released on December 8, this patent leather black and dark green Jordan 1 was limited to 23 pairs only, making it one of the rarest Jordan 1s on the market. The dark upper is complimented with a gold Jumpman hang tag, white midsole and black rubber outsole. The original retail price was $160.
Nike Jordan 1 Retro High SoleFly Art Basel Sail
Offered alongside the “Art Basel Black” colorway, this version of the Jordan 1 features an all-leather upper in a Miami Hurricanes-inspired colorway. This sneaker had an original retail price of $160 and came with custom tongue tags, 305 (Miami’s area code) on the inside tongues and an oversized Jumpman hangtag.
Nike Zoom VaporFly Elite Flyprint Chicago Marathon
This limited-edition version on the Zoom VaporFly was released exclusively at the 2018 Chicago Marathon. It features a 3D-printed textile upper and has iridescent accents on the midsole.
Adidas Futurecraft 4D Daniel Arsham
With an original list price of $450, this Aero Green Futurecraft sneaker has appreciated significantly since its October release. The brand’s three stripes logo and futurcraft branding are only visible on the shoe under a black light.
Nike Air Fear of God 1 Light Bone
Co-created by Fear of God designer Jerry Lorenzo, this futuristic basketball shoe was released in December of 2018 with a list price of $385. It features a gray upper, a white midsole and a translucent sole
Adidas ZX 4000 Futurecraft 4D Grey One
A mashup of the Adidas ZX 4000 style from the ’90s and the company’s contemporary Futurecraft midsole, this sneaker features a suede and mesh upper with hits of white, gray, blue and pink. Released in late November, it had an original retail price of $350.
Nike Jordan 1 Retro High “Not for Resale” Varsity Maize
Released in mid-November, this cheeky version of the Jordan 1 had an original list price of $160. The black, off-white and yellow colorway is complimented with various printed texts throughout including “Wear Me” on the tongues, “No Photos” on the heels, “Sorry, This Pair Is Not Numbered” on lining of left shoe and “Not For Resale” on the midsole.
Adidas Consortium 4D Kith Aspen
The fourth of four adidas Consortium shop collaborations, this sneaker released in early November in a run of 800 units. Originally retailing for $500, the chukka style features a multi-color upper and Aero Green Futurecraft midsole.
Puma RS-Computer (2018)
Released in mid-December with a list price of $740, this sneaker is a reissue of a 1986 model that included a computer chip in the heel that tracked time, distance, and calories during a workout. This model features a leather upper, rear heel-counter with a miniature three-axis accelerometer and rechargeable lithium-polymer battery.
Nike Jordan 1 Retro High Union Los Angeles Blue Toe
This November release had an original price of $190 and was produced for Union Los Angeles. The style features a white and blue eather upper, a cream midsole and a blue sole.
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