The Expensive Kobe Shoes
During the long-term development of basketball shoes, the shoes worn by the NBA star on the court for each season have become the hottest sports goods in the market. And the pair of sneakers at the highest price is always the focus. As an attractive and discussable player in the NBA, Kobe has his signature shoes become one of the best sellers; and it is interesting to talk about the most expensive Kobe Shoes that have been released. Since each pair of sneakers from Kobe shoes line is sold at the price between $130 and $150, the expensive one is a result of two major factors, which are the availability to the general public and the total amount released. It is clear that if one this shoe is very limited in release and only available at specific retailers across the country, you better have a lot of time and money on your hands. You will have to travel and camp out at one of these retailers to have any chance of getting that shoe.
Nike Zoom Kobe VI “Grinch” version is at present the most expensive shoe that Nike has released. These gems will cost you anywhere from $340 to $400. This version of Kobe Shoes was released during the holiday season of 2010. Kobe wore them in a game on Christmas day last year on national television. In fact, several pairs were seen on the feet of celebrities like George Lopez sitting courtside in Los Angeles that day. The shoe consists of a snakeskin textured upper in a candy apple green color that has bright yellow accent. The midsole and outer sole are also candy apple green in color. Top it off with red laces and you have a masterpiece. This shoe was extremely limited in numbers produced.
Hence, it is at the high price tag. The limited availability and a small number of shoes produced will drive up the price of any pair of basketball shoes for men. And the fans and collectors will always take more time before they decide to own one pair. Nike Company is professional at this model of marketing. Attractive versions of signature shoes for the superstar players; limited availability and small number produced; Nike sports does make great benefit from the market.