15 Jun '17, 3am

This is what a $52,000 pair of sneakers looks like:

This is what a $52,000 pair of sneakers looks like:

Self-lacing sneakers inspired by Back to the Future II just sold at auction for a whopping $52,500, according to a release by Heritage Auctions, who ran the bidding process. Called the Nike Air Mag, they are near-exact replicas of the ones worn by Michael J. Fox in the iconic film series. Mashable reports that the sportswear brand released a limited number of replicas in 2016, of which this sold item was a part. Nike had previously designed replicas without the jaw-dropping self-lacing technology in 2011, but it wasn’t until last year that they got the full tricked-out treatment. The publication noted that the sale price of nearly $53,000 is a world record for a collectible sneaker sold at public auction. Fittingly, the same style also holds the record in private auction—for $104,000. The increase in bidding amount might be due to the fact that the auction was part of a ch...

Full article: http://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/back-to-the-futu...

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  1. 15 Jun '17, 9am

    This is what a $500 pair of air mag looks like:http://bit.ly/2rjEVmC

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