7. Nike MAG Back to the Future (2016) - $44,000
What to buy instead of these sneakers: a Mercedes-Benz C-Class or a used Porsche Cayenne
A pair of Nike MAG Back to the Future (2016) can rightfully be considered the holy grail of snickerheads. The model was first shown in Robert Zemeckis' 1989 film Back to the Future 2. The sneakers were made by an exclusive order of the film studio, after which many viewers wanted the same one. Only 22 years later - in 2011 - Nike released sneakers in a limited edition and without automatic lacing.
In 2016 there was a release of an exact copy with automatic lacing - only 89 pairs per world, which made them one of the most coveted sneakers. In rubles, they cost 3.25 million.
6. Jordan 1 Retro High Shinedown Attention Attention PE - $50,000
What to buy instead of these sneakers: almost a kilogram of gold. 852 grams to be exact.
These sneakers were made especially for the band Shinedown to celebrate the release of their latest album Attention Attention. The pair is in black and yellow with the cover image. Actually, only the members of the band owned these Jordans, which is why the value on the secondary market became so high: in rubles it is ₽3.7 million.
5. Air Jordan 12 OVO (Drake Edition) - $100,000
What to buy instead of these sneakers: an apartment in Moscow
The Air Jordan 12 OVO has always been a very popular model, but the version by the rapper Drake was very special: it is the first collaboration between the musician and Nike. The sneakers became a status item of image among many sports stars, rappers and celebrities. As a result, the price soared to $100,000 - that's 7,371,450 rubles. The price of a one- or two-bedroom apartment in Moscow inside the MKAD.
4. Converse Fastbreak, worn by Michael Jordan - $190,373
What to buy instead of these sneakers: 7 gold Rolex watches
In 1984, the U.S. team won gold at the Los Angeles Olympics. Decades later, a pair of Converse Fastbreaks sneakers signed by Michael Jordan came up for auction. Who would have thought that the "Converse" could be worth almost $ 200 000. In rubles it is as much as 14.8 million - you can buy seven vintage gold watches from Rolex with precious stones. And there would still be money left over for ice cream.
3. the Air Jordan 1 worn by Michael Jordan - $560,000
What to buy instead: a villa and bungalow in Spain
The Air Jordan 1 is the pair that started it all. Nike created this model for Michael Jordan to convince him to sign a joint sneaker deal. This "sample" is the first design to be seriously upgraded by the time of its official release.
The pair was auctioned off the same day ESPN aired the finale of "The Last Dance," a 10-part documentary about Jordan's career. What could replace that? Maybe 36 million rubles. Or luxury real estate in the south of Spain.
2. A 1985 Air Jordan 1 signed by Jordan - $1,000,000.
What to buy instead of these sneakers: a Bugatti Veyron
Another pair of Jordan 1s on the list, this time the last. The lot with these sneakers was put up on the eBay marketplace just recently. It was signed by the legendary basketball player himself in 1985, and the particular pair is in perfect condition, as if just off the factory. The seller promised to include certificates of authenticity for both the sneaker and the signature itself. For this money you can buy a Bugatti Veyron by hand!
1. Solid Gold OVO x Air Jordan - $2,000,000
What to buy instead of these sneakers: a Magellano yacht or an Azimut
And here they are - the most expensive sneakers in the world. These are the personal sneakers of rapper Drake, who has already appeared on our list. But this model is made of solid gold: a pair of Solid Gold OVO Air Jordan weighs as much as 45 kg. American artist Matthew Senna worked on their creation.