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Top 5 Recent Luxury Sneaker Collaborations

Arnav Mandhana

The ‘sneaker culture’ is something that has been growing at a tremendous rate lately, leading to a variety of luxury collaborations and celebrity promotions. Here are a few of the best recent sneaker collaborations:
1) Dior x Air Jordan 1
Release date : 6th April 2020
Retail price: $2000
Resale price: $8150
Image from Dior.com
The Air Dior is made using high-quality leather and has a simple, grey/white colour-way that allows the Dior oblique motif on the Nike swoosh to shine through. Small details like the ‘Air Dior’ tag are hidden in the laces, and the translucent soles have the words ‘Dior’ and ‘Air Dior’ engraved in them. There were only 8500 pairs of the shoe created, each being individually numbered from 1-8500.
2) Travis Scott x Nike SB Dunk Low PRM QS ‘Cactus Jack’
Release date: 29th February 2020
Retail price: $150
Resale price: $1100

 

Nike SB Dunk Low Travis Scott (Regular Box)
Image from Stockx.com
This shoe, created for skateboarding, is made using suede, paisley canvas, and plaid flannel. It features various types of prints and minor but noticeable designs on the collar of the shoe. Its distinctive black/beige/white colour-way and the Cactus Jack logo on the tongue of the shoe make it stand out even more.
3) Travis Scott x Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG ‘Mocha’
Release date: 5th November 2019
Retail price: $175
Resale price: $1500
The beauty of this shoe lies in its simplicity as it retains the classic Air Jordan 1 silhouette. What makes this shoe special, however, is its white/black/mocha colour-way, and the large, backward, Nike swoosh, which has never been seen before. The shoe is also made out of high-quality leather and nubuck, which makes it extremely comfortable and sturdy.

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4) Off-White x Nike Air Jordan 5 Retro
Release date: 15th February 2020
Retail Price: $225
Resale price: $760
Jordan 5 Retro Off-White Black
Image from Stockx.com
This shoe comprises of several minuscule designs, which juxtapose perfectly to create an outstanding look. The shoe displays a consistent black/red colour-way and has an upper made out of black textile mesh. It also has circular windows filled with tiny detail around its body, and a reflective ‘crest’ on its tongue. The old-school translucent soles give it a wholesome look.
5) G-Dragon PEACEMINUSONE x Nike Air Force 1 “Para-Noise”
Release date: 23rd November 2019
Retail price: $150
Resale price: $650
This shoe has a simple black/white colour-way and a few black stripes on the midsole of the shoe. It also comprises of the PEACEMINUSONE daisy motif on its tongue. The shoe is coated with a special lacquer, which rubs off over time and divulges G-Dragons complex art, which completely changes the look of the shoe, giving it a very unique colour-way. This can be seen in the video below.

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