Sneaker shopping is an expensive hobby, even if you like retail prices.
To buy each of the signature Air Jordan releases that released in 2018, you would have had to drop $32,800 at retail, according to a Application report J23 shared on Twitter yesterday.
There were 184 “signature” styles that dropped this year. Retail prices started at $130 for the Jordan 11 Retro Low GG “Bleached Coral”, with a maximum of $250 for the Jordan 11 Retro “Cap and Gown”, the Jordan 3 Retro JTH NRG “Bio Beige” and the Jordan 6 Retro “Chinese”. New Year.”
Many Jordan styles released this year are now more expensive to buy.
Jordan launched its “Not for Resale” style in an effort to slow down the resale market, with one retailer going so far as to require customers to carry the kicks out of the store and leave their shoeboxes behind. Ironically, the kicks are now selling for between $400 and $500, more than double their retail price of $160.
Some of the Jordan brand styles that never released this year are also highly coveted and only available to friends and family of the sneaker brand. Among the kicks that made a splash in 2018 – despite being unavailable to the public – were the Paris Saint-Germain x Air Jordan 5 and Air Jordan 13 created specifically for the University of Paris track team. Oregon.
While the total price for next year’s releases is yet to be determined, the brand has kicked the deck for a release in the new year. An Air Jordan 12 “Chinese New Year” sneaker hits the market in January, a follow-up to the Chinese New Year style introduced in 2018.