Kanye West at the Grammy awards in 2008, and his pair of Nike Air Yeezy 1 prototypes. Photos: @PhotosOfKanye/Twitter, Sotheby’s
Kanye West at the Grammy awards in 2008, and his pair of Nike Air Yeezy 1 prototypes. Photos: @PhotosOfKanye/Twitter, Sotheby’s

Kanye West’s first pair of Yeezy sneakers are in Hong Kong and are expected to sell for over US$1 million at Sotheby’s, making them the world’s most expensive trainers

  • Unveiled at the 2008 Grammys, the Nike Air Yeezy 1 prototypes, featuring a faded Nike logo and signature Yeezy strap, spawned the billionaire’s fashion empire
  • The highest sneaker sale to date was a pair of autographed Nike Air Jordans worn by Michael Jordan in 1985, sold by Christie’s for US$615,000

Kanye West at the Grammy awards in 2008, and his pair of Nike Air Yeezy 1 prototypes. Photos: @PhotosOfKanye/Twitter, Sotheby’s
Kanye West at the Grammy awards in 2008, and his pair of Nike Air Yeezy 1 prototypes. Photos: @PhotosOfKanye/Twitter, Sotheby’s
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