How Vintage Menswear Went From ‘Secondhand’ To Hot Commodity
Nov 16, 2020
This summer, both Christie’s and Sotheby’s held sales for a category that, until recently, would have been unthinkable from either prestigious house: used sneakers. While fashion has made appearances across the finer blocks before, it has usually been in the form of couture gowns from the estate of a screen siren or socialite. But with the top lot at Christie’s—a pair of Nike Air Jordans, worn by their namesake—going for a record-breaking $615,000, these exclusive sneaker sales indicate the emergence of a whole new market of collectible fashion: menswear. Read more at Robb Report.