But the eye-watering £10 million bid (no, that's not a typo) that one pair achieved yesterday seems somewhat excessive, no?
The figure is a bit of jump from the original starting price of £220 but for those desperate to get hands on a bit of Kanye, then apparently, the sky's the limit.
'Red October' Air Yeezy 2, Kanye West for Nike
After Nike dropped the news out of nowhere on Twitter that delayed trainers had officially been released, it was no surprise that the distinctive red designs would be snapped up and inevitably offered for resale within seconds.
But there's no happy ending for the £10million seller: as of today, the auction has been pulled.Wonder whether Kanye's upcoming Adidas collection will cause such hysteria?