From hand-made treasure chests to stone-cold marble mausoleums and polystyrene crab shacks, there is no limit to the creativity that can elevate the humble sneaker box into work-of-art status. Produced purely to generate hype and envy, these uber expensive masterpieces are generally given away to insiders and influential types in the game.
From the adidas SS35 ‘White Box’ to the ‘Pitch Black’ NMD that arrived in a sexy aluminium Rimowa suitcase complete with electric toothbrush, this is our long overdue guide to some of the most extravagant sneaker packaging ever devised. We’d love to tell you what these amazing packages are worth, but production numbers are super tight and they rarely trade on the open market.
Your guess is as good as ours.