$310 Kanye West sneakers selling for $9,000 on eBay
It took just 11 minutes for the Kanye West special edition Nike sneakers, Nike Air Yeezy 2 Red October, to sell out after the shoe giant made an unexpected announcement via Twitter in February, Mail Online reported.
Nike took to Twitter to tell the world that the shoes have been sold out.
Those who were out of luck then can now buy them - at an obscene price.
The shoes, which were sold for US$250 (S$310), have since been retailing for more than 30 times its retail value on eBay.
One seller in particular is set to make a hefty profit of about S$9,000 if he successfully hooks a pair of keen eyes.
The details of the ad, which stated that it was "new with box", was accompanied with an image of the pair of shoes.
This is not the first pair of sneakers with a huge price tag.
A Michael Jordan-autographed pair of Air Jordan 1s was once sold at auction for US$60,000, the publication reported.
According to Wall Street Journal, here are three other pairs of shoes at sky-high prices:
1. Nike's Jordan Future: The premium Jordan Brand Classic version of the Future is listed for US$1,300 on one retail site.
2. Maison Martin Margiela high-tops: The fashion house offers this mixed-leather high-tops at a retail of US$845 at Neiman Marcus.
3. Buscemi 100mm Guts: These Buscemi leather sneakers include golden padlocks with tiny keys went for US$865. Even then, these aren't Buscemi's most expensive sneakers. The faux crocodile styles are priced at $975.
Sources: Ebay, Mail Online and Wall Street Journal
Photo: Ebay and Twitter