Michael Jordan's 1984 Nike Shoes Auctioned For $1,472,000
Michael Jordan's 37-year-old Nike Air Ships was auctioned by Sotheby's in Las Vegas. The pair of 1984 shoes were reported be bought at $1,472,000 by collector, Nick Fiorella on October 24. The red and white sneakers were used by Michael Jordan during his first ever season with the Chicago Bulls. Furthermore, the shoes gained popularity after Jordan started wearing it.
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Kanye West's 2008 Grammy Sneakers Sold For Over Rs 13 Crore
American rapper Kanye West's sneakers, which he worn during his performance in 2008 Grammy Awards, were sold for over Rs 13 crore ($1.8 million). Auctioned in a private sale on April 26, the Nike prototype was acquired by sneaker investment marketplace ‘RARES', making it the most expensive shoe ever sold. The sneakers were reportedly designed by West and Mark Smith and are made of soft leather with detailed perforation.
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Nike Sells Refurbished Sneakers In Stores To Help Environment
In an environment-friendly move, sports brand Nike has announced to refurbish all old sneakers returned within 60 days of purchase. Nike, after inspecting the wear and tear, will sell them at a discounted price. Aiming to reduce landfill waste and use non-recyclable materials, Nike has rolled out this sustainable footwear production policy. Assigning a condition-grade for the hand refurbished shoes, Nike also applies a 60-day return policy on… read-more
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