Sneakers go all the way back to the 18th Century, in fact the first sneaker was developed in 1892. Since then, the sneaker industry has become a booming business, making $22 billion dollars retail in the US alone. Here are the biggest contributors to the sneaker industry’s growth.
20. AIR JORDAN 2 EMINEM 313: $1,000
Not only a rare limited edition sneaker, but even more rare to find it in your size. These Air Jordan 2 Eminem 313 were sold out within 5 minutes of their launch.
19. THE GERMAN CAMO AIR MAX 1 BY NIKE: $1,400
To celebrate the opening of their flagship store in Berlin, Nike created a special edition Nike Air Max 1 SP “German Camo.” Only 50 pairs of Nike Air Max 1 SP “German Camo” were produced.
18. ADIDAS YEEZY 750 BOOST: $1,416
A mid-top sneaker designed by Kanye West. The Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost is Mr. West’s first sneakers with Adidas after cutting ties with Nike.