In 2019, cash was splashed, expensive kicks were the norm, and it seemed like every single week a joint dropped with a resale value that would make a non-sneakerhead’s jaw drop. A couple of hundred above retail is the premium that us shoe enthusiasts expect to pay when dealing with the infamous aftermarket, but what about upwards of a rack? Those rare once-in-a-lifetime goodies, F&F exclusives, and obscure drops that fetch big bucks. Some cost almost as much as a small car.
Sussing the Internet, using StockX and other resale platforms, we found nine Grail-worthy, absolutely insanely expensive sneakers from the past year.