Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1630 , Segment 5
Episode: Homeownership, Sneaker Culture, School Nurses
- Jun 28, 2021 8:00 pm
- 18:18 mins
A pair of Nike sneakers worn by Kanye West recently shattered the record for the most expensive sneakers ever sold. $1.8 million. Meanwhile, non-celebrity-worn sneakers sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars. It’s all part of a growing sneaker obsession in the US that’s spreading around the world. Shoe enthusiasts are called “sneakerheads,” and many own giant collections. Sneakerhead Brendan Dunne manages Sole Collector, a leading source for sneaker news.