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    From the web site that BensonTT posted, please enlighten me as to why these sneakers (link) are worth $1300CAD?

    I know I'm a wee bit older than most of you and certainly I do not dress in anything even remotely resembling trendy, but forgive when I ask this - how in the hell is an ordinary pair of sneakers worth $1300?

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    Looks like a site for gay rich dudes

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    They're basically copies of shoes all in leather, made in Japan.

    Surprised they haven't gotten sued for copyright infringement. They have Jordans ffs

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    There is a whole sneaker culture out there. People will pay ridiculous money for the ugliest most non-functional shoe For whatever reason.

    Take Jordan's for example. I don't know of a single person who isn't into sneakers who actually thinks jordans look good. But people will drop $1000+ on Old Jordan's that look like LA gear shoes... and they don't even light up!!!!

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    Sneaker market is based on hype. Kanye West has Yeezys for $600+

    I think they look ugly.

    Check out Flight Club for some silliness. I miss Kicksology.

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    Originally posted by flipstah
    Sneaker market is based on hype. Kanye West has Yeezys for $600+

    I think they look ugly.

    Check out Flight Club for some silliness. I miss Kicksology.
    Ugly doesn't even come close, yeah that Flight Club has some silliness. $4,000 for some red sneakers that don't look all that special?

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    One word...#HypeBeast

    And I say this as someone in the sneaker game...who has spent more on one pair of shoes than some of you for 3 years worth of kicks hahaha...

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    Originally posted by EK 2.0
    One word...#HypeBeast

    And I say this as someone in the sneaker game...who has spent more on one pair of shoes than some of you for 3 years worth of kicks hahaha...
    Truth. I just lurk in the sneaker game because so much money, lah! Window shopping FTW!

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    Default Re: Why are these worth this much?

    Originally posted by speedog
    From the web site that BensonTT posted, please enlighten me as to why these sneakers (link) are worth $1300CAD?

    I know I'm a wee bit older than most of you and certainly I do not dress in anything even remotely resembling trendy, but forgive when I ask this - how in the hell is an ordinary pair of sneakers worth $1300?
    Come on bro. You had to find the most expensive and ugly pair lol.. Serious.. I would pay up to $500 if the shoe is dope

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    It's simple economics, brah!

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    Default Re: Re: Why are these worth this much?

    I think shoes are kind of like unique cars. Ladas aren't good looking cars by any objective standards. But to a lada enthusiast they can see a work of art in a meticulous build. They will truly appreciate it and sometimes spend big money here to get their own. But only the lada enthusiast will appreciate it, a hot blond walking down the street will laugh at the guy in the lada.

    Same deal with shoes. Only a shoe enthusiast can truly appreciate it. To me Jordan's look like bad looking high tops. That same hot blond who laughed at the lada driver is going to laugh at the guy with the bright red Jordan's and elastic ankled pants to show off the shoes walking down the street. That is unless they are a gold digger and know how much the guy paid for the shoes!!!
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    Basically what J-Hop said. There is no inherent value to these besides limited supply and a niche market that makes up the demand.

    Some people like weird stuff.

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    Originally posted by speedog


    Ugly doesn't even come close, yeah that Flight Club has some silliness. $4,000 for some red sneakers that don't look all that special?
    I hope your not dissing the red october!! Thats every sneakerheads grail!
    http://www.flightclub.com/nike-air-y...red-red-090148
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    Originally posted by chkolny541


    I hope your not dissing the red october!! Thats every sneakerheads grail!
    http://www.flightclub.com/nike-air-y...red-red-090148
    Nike Yeezy rules.

    Shouldn't have clicked because now I want the Yeezy high tops hnggh

    http://www.flightclub.com/adidas-yee...ctpage-nosto-1

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    I wish i could find an old Pair of Adrian Lopez Circa's in the Red feltish material that made all my white socks pink back in 2004 #SkateOrDie

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    High fashion has always been questionable... nothing new here. What makes a $10,000 suit worth $9500 more than the one on the rack at moores? Better materials, sure... but mostly the guy who made it. So hype, demand, whatever you want to call it... but the real reason? Cause some asshole bought it purely cause it was expensive... so he can show off his wealth

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    Originally posted by chkolny541


    I hope your not dissing the red october!! Thats every sneakerheads grail!
    http://www.flightclub.com/nike-air-y...red-red-090148
    Those look like they came out of a bad 80's movie... to each their own I guess

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    The same reason why Spiderman #1 is worth $40K.

    There is no logic on any collectibles, only desires.

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    You're welcome, Beyond.

    Greatest series on YouTube IMO


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    ^^Every episode someone takes a regular 10$ item but they sprinkle and cover it in diamonds and/or gold, boom suddenly 10,000$.
    Originally posted by Modelexis
    If I have questions about my phone bill, I don't post it on beyond, I call telus.
    Originally posted by D911
    worst part is definitely when the dudes smacking it with his dick like that inside out anus owes his dick some money.
    the crap you find when you dig through ask leo

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