Believe! Kanye West pair of sneakers sell for 1.8 million in a private sale

Believe! Kanye West pair of sneakers sell for 1.8 million in a private sale

Believe! Kanye West pair of sneakers sell for 1.8 million in a private sale

The Kanye West sneakers that sent athletic shoes strutting down fashion runways sold for $1.8 million, a replacement record price for a pair of sneakers, Sotheby’s announced on Monday. The shoes, which West’s very own size 12 pair, were acquired by RARES — an investing platform that permits users to shop for and trade shares in edition and highly sought-after sneakers. CEO and co-founder of RARES, Gerome Sapp, said during a press statement that buying the Grammy-worn pair was like buying “a piece of history”.

Believe! Kanye West pair of sneakers sell for 1.8 million in a private sale

Kanye West “Our goal in purchasing such an iconic shoe,” Sapp continued, “is to extend accessibility and empower the communities that birthed sneaker culture with the tools to realize financial freedom through RARES.

Believe! Kanye West pair of sneakers sell for 1.8 million in a private sale

” Brahm Wachter, Sotheby’s head of streetwear & modern collectables, said during a statement that the sale “speaks volumes of Kanye’s legacy together of the foremost influential clothing and sneaker designers of our time.

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