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The 20 bestselling resale sneakers on Stockx, from Adidas Yeezys to retro classic Nike Air Jordans of every stripe

South China Morning Post logo South China Morning Post 27/8/2021
A Nike Air Jordan spread in Sneaker Freaker magazine. Jordans are the most popular sneakers on resale site Stockx. A Nike Air Jordan spread in Sneaker Freaker magazine. Jordans are the most popular sneakers on resale site Stockx.

The sneaker resale industry is bigger than ever, valued at some US$60 million, and experts say it's only getting bigger. Sneakerheads looking to score rare and exclusive heat turn to platforms like StockX, which serves as a guiding light for original pricing, resale value, and price volatility.

StockX works as a middleman for sellers and customers, and the company authenticates all sneakers before selling them. In the world of sneakers, having authentic shoes is everything.

But Stock X doesn't stop at authentication; the company also gives real-time stats on each sneaker, giving it a real stock market feel.

These are the top 20 most resold sneakers on StockX, according to data compiled by Uswitch.

a close up of a footwear: The Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Black Red (2017/2020). © Provided by South China Morning Post The Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Black Red (2017/2020).

1. Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Black Red (2017/2020)

First up on our list is the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Black Red, which resold 70,555 times on StockX.

Original retail price: US$243.61

Average resell price: US$286.56

a pair of shoes: The Jordan 11 Retro Jubilee 25th Anniversary. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 11 Retro Jubilee 25th Anniversary.

2. Jordan 11 Retro Jubilee 25th Anniversary

Coming in at number two is the Jordan 11 Retro Jubilee 25th Anniversary, with 69,440 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$220

Average resell price: US$207.27

a pair of shoes: The Nike Air Force 1 Low White '07. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Nike Air Force 1 Low White '07.

3. Nike Air Force 1 Low White '07

Number three is the Nike Air Force 1 Low White '07, with 59,527 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$117.81

Average resell price: US$76.51

a pair of shoes: The Jordan 1 Retro High Dark Mocha. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 1 Retro High Dark Mocha.

4. Jordan 1 Retro High Dark Mocha

Number four is the Jordan 1 Retro High Dark Mocha, with 50,786 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$170

Average resell price: US$299.07

a pair of sneakers: The Jordan 4 Retro Fire Red (2020). © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 4 Retro Fire Red (2020).

5. Jordan 4 Retro Fire Red (2020)

Number five is the Jordan 4 Retro Fire Red (2020), with 47,108 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$200

Average resell price: US$198.92

a close up of some shoes: The Jordan 5 Retro Raging Bull Red (2021). © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 5 Retro Raging Bull Red (2021).

6. Jordan 5 Retro Raging Bull Red (2021)

Number six is the Jordan 5 Retro Raging Bull Red (2021), with 46,953 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$190

Average resell price: US$190.57

a pair of shoes: The Nike Dunk Low Retro White Black. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Nike Dunk Low Retro White Black.

7. Nike Dunk Low Retro White Black

Number seven is the Nike Dunk Low Retro White Black, with 45,197 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$110

Average resell price: US$196.14

a pair of shoes: The Jordan 1 Retro High White University Blue Black. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 1 Retro High White University Blue Black.

8. Jordan 1 Retro High White University Blue Black

Number eight is the Jordan 1 Retro High White University Blue Black, with 39,080 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$170

Average resell price: US$308.81

a pair of shoes: The Jordan 1 Mid Banned (2020). © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 1 Mid Banned (2020).

9. Jordan 1 Mid Banned (2020)

Number nine is the Jordan 1 Mid Banned (2020), with 34,761 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$115

Average resell price: US$111.28

a pair of shoes: The Jordan 1 Retro High Silver Toe (W). © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 1 Retro High Silver Toe (W).

10. Jordan 1 Retro High Silver Toe (W)

Number 10 is the Jordan 1 Retro High Silver Toe (W), with 31,177 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$170

Average resell price: US$190.57

a close up of a footwear: The Jordan 12 Retro Black University Gold. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 12 Retro Black University Gold.

11. Jordan 12 Retro Black University Gold

Number 11 is the Jordan 12 Retro Black University Gold, with 30,793 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$190

Average resell price: US$175.27

a pair of shoes: The Jordan 1 Mid Chicago Toe. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 1 Mid Chicago Toe.

12. Jordan 1 Mid Chicago Toe

Number 12 is the Jordan 1 Mid Chicago Toe, with 30,227 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$115

Average resell price: US$146.06

a close up of some shoes: The Jordan 4 Retro University Blue. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 4 Retro University Blue.

13. Jordan 4 Retro University Blue

Number 13 is the Jordan 4 Retro University Blue, with 26,755 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$200

Average resell price: US$262.91

a close up of some shoes: The Jordan 1 Retro High Shadow 2.0. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 1 Retro High Shadow 2.0.

14. Jordan 1 Retro High Shadow 2.0

Number 14 is the Jordan 1 Retro High Shadow 2.0, with 25,949 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$170

Average resell price: US$178.05

a close up of a device: The Adidas Yeezy Slide Pure. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Adidas Yeezy Slide Pure.

15. Adidas Yeezy Slide Pure

Number 15 is the Adidas Yeezy Slide Pure, with 25,875 slides resold.

Original retail price: US$55

Average resell price: US$146.06

a piece of luggage: The Jordan 5 Retro What The. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 5 Retro What The.

16. Jordan 5 Retro What The

Number 16 is the Jordan 5 Retro What The, with 23,622 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$220

Average resell price: US$185.01

a close up of a device: The Adidas Yeezy Slide Resin. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Adidas Yeezy Slide Resin.

17. Adidas Yeezy Slide Resin

Number 17 is the Adidas Yeezy Slide Resin, with 22,687 slides resold.

Original retail price: US$55

Average resell price: US$133.54

a pair of shoes: The Nike Dunk Low White Black (2021) (W). © Provided by South China Morning Post The Nike Dunk Low White Black (2021) (W).

18. Nike Dunk Low White Black (2021) (W)

Number 18 is the Nike Dunk Low White Black (2021) (W), with 21,724 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$100

Average resell price: US$178.05

a pair of shoes: The Jordan 1 Mid Carbon Fiber All-Star (2021). © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 1 Mid Carbon Fiber All-Star (2021).

19. Jordan 1 Mid Carbon Fiber All-Star (2021)

Number 19 is the Jordan 1 Mid Carbon Fiber All-Star (2021), with 19,998 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$125

Average resell price: US$123.8

a close up of a footwear: The Jordan 1 Low Light Smoke Grey. © Provided by South China Morning Post The Jordan 1 Low Light Smoke Grey.

20. Jordan 1 Low Light Smoke Grey

Number 20 is the Jordan 1 Low Light Smoke Grey, with 19,853 sneakers resold.

Original retail price: US$90

Average resell price: US$94

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