Kanye West’s sneakers sold at auction for record $ 1.8 million

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The American auction house Sotheby’s has reported a record selling price for a pair of sneakers. The record was set by rapper Kanye West’s shoes.

These are the sneakers that became the progenitors of the Yeezy brand. Designed by a music artist in collaboration with Nike in 2008, this pair of shoes is the Nike Air Yeezy 1.

The sold pair of sneakers in black with a beige sole was released in a single copy exclusively for Kanye West, in which he performed at the 2008 Grammy Awards.