Did this Kentucky sneaker store change the shoe game?
With sneaker culture at an absolute high, the buying and re-selling of hyped sneakers is a booming industry and honestly may be ruining it for your everyday sneaker connoisseurs.
A boutique located in Lexington, Kentucky called Oneness, made an effort to do their part in halting the resale of one particular Jordan shoe that definitely looks the part.
11/7(WED)Release Jordan Brand AIR JORDAN 1 RETRO HIGH OG NRG 861428-106 SIZE：25cm - 29cm ¥16,000-(+tax) #aj1 #airjordan1 #nrg #wearme #pleasecrease #nophotos #thispairisnotnumbered #notforresale #tokyo23basketball #tokyo23 #basketball #jordanbrand #jumpman #airjordan #michaeljordan #nba #legend #tokyo #shibuya #harajuku
736 Likes, 2 Comments - TOKYO 23 (@tokyo23basketball) on Instagram: "11/7(WED)Release Jordan Brand AIR JORDAN 1 RETRO HIGH OG NRG 861428-106 SIZE：25cm - 29cm..."
Also, here's some actual footage of the release day.
@oneness required those buying the "Not For Resale" Air Jordan 1 to leave the store wearing the shoe. ????: @joesdayjob
29.8k Likes, 1,069 Comments - Sole Collector (@solecollector) on Instagram: "@oneness required those buying the "Not For Resale" Air Jordan 1 to leave the store wearing the..."
Will this end up helping or hurting the culture?
Written by Christopher Schweitzer
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