25 Most Expensive Sneakers Ever Made

The average Joe uses shoes just to get from one to place to the other in relative comfort. However, the more sports-minded have other goals in mind.

The highest-paid athletes probably have hundreds of shoes for the sport they play and for the after-parties they attend.

Getting the most performance out of a shoe is a top priority for athletes especially basketball players. Michael Jordan practically makes more of a fortune off shoes than his basketball career.

Many upscale sneakers have prices that rival the most expensive luxury brands in the world. Certain Limited Edition shoes can even drive up a high price tag. So, with that in mind, here are the 25 most expensive sneakers ever made.

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Air Jordan III OG – $4,500

Air_Jordan_IIISource: http://www.sneakerpedia.com/sneakers/23038

The Air Jordan III OG was the pair of shoes Michael Jordan wore when he slam dunked over Dominque Wilkins. While there have been plenty of re-issues, the earlier models are worth far more.

24

Nike Foamposite One "Sole Collector" - $6,000

Nike FoampositeSource: https://www.flightclub.com/nike-air-foamposite-one-black-black-varsity-royal-042288, https://solecollector.com/news/2014/06/the-history-of-nike-foamposite-shoes

The Nike Foamposite One “Sole Collector” was developed in 1997 and was groundbreaking for its design but didn’t have the best performance.

23

Nike Dunk Low Pro SB Pigeon - $6,000

nike dunk low pigeonSource: https://www.flightclub.com/nike-dunk-low-pro-sb-medium-grey-white-dark-grey-080016, https://blog.sneakerpedia.com/2012/02/22/sneaker-spotlight-nike-sb-dunk-low-pro-pigeon/

The Nike Dunk was released around 2005 and gradually became more and more popular over time.

When the Nike Dunk Low Pro SB Pigeon was released, there was a limited supply and a riot almost broke out in New York City for the pair.

22

Air Jordan 12 OVO - $6,000

JordanSource: https://www.kicksonfire.com/air-jordan-12-ovo-white-more-photos/

Released recently, some shoe enthusiasts have called the Air Jordan 12 Ovo the “best shoe of the year.”

21

Nike Lebron 9 Low "LeBronold Palmer" - $7,000

lebronold-palmer-nike-lebron-9Source: https://www.sneakerfiles.com/11-expensive-sneakers-flight-club/6/

A rare pair of Nike’s never released to the public, the Nike Lebron 9 Low is only size 13.



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