13 Jun '17, 10pm

You won't believe how much Nike's self-lacing "Back to the Future II" sneakers fetched at auction:

You won't believe how much Nike's self-lacing "Back to the Future II" sneakers fetched at auction:

Maybe this is the same buyer who threw down $133,000 for two NBA Finals tickets? Either way, someone just spent a lot of money on a pair of sneakers. Historic, collectors' item sneakers that hold a legendary place in pop-culture history — but still, sneakers. SEE ALSO: The most dad-ass dad sneaker of all time just became even more dad A pair of Nike Mag self-lacing sneakers — inspired by the ones featured in Back to the Future II — just fetched $52,500 at public auction. Nike released replicas of the Mag model in 2011, but those didn't include the signature self-lacing feature that made the sneakers from the film so well-known. In 2016, the company released a tricked-out Nike Mag that actually incorporated the futuristic self-lacing feature. It's a pair of that latter version that just sold for more than $52,000. SEE ALSO: How the Air Jordan XXXI became a high-tech basketb...

Full article: http://mashable.com/2017/06/13/nike-mag-back-to-the-futur...

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