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10 Rarest Items from Christie’s ‘The Greats’ Streetwear Auction

Once a means of comfort for foot transportation (who does that anymore), sneakers have become a rare and sought-after commodity and a lucrative business for many. That extends to rare clothing, collectables, and accessories from the top streetwear fashion brands on earth. Here, collaborations fuel the culture, and the following pieces from Christie’s upcoming ‘The Greats’ auction showcase the extent to which streetwear represents some of the most expensive items on earth.

Running from 29 November at 10:00 AM to 6 December at 11:00 AM EST, Christie’s ‘The Greats’ is the inaugural auction under the new department at Christie’s — Sneakers, Streetwear and Collectibles – and will highlight some of the most important items from the last century. Let’s check them out.

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Image: Serena Williams Game Worn and Signed Court Flare 2 | Christie’s

The auction will include the top names and collaborators in the streetwear sub-culture, Michael Jordan, Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton, Off White, Tinker Hatfield, Supreme, Air Jordan, and the list goes on. These are the names that defined the term ‘streetwear’ and the prices reflect that with top items from the collection ranging from $5,000 – $300,000.

Highlights from the Christie’s ‘The Greats’ Streetwear Auction include;

  1. Louis Vuitton Nike Air Force 1 Mid ‘Graffiti’ by Virgil Abloh – est. $10,000
  2. Louis Vuitton Nike Air Force 1 Low ‘Silver’ by Virgil Abloh – est. $8,500
  3. Louis Vuitton Nike Air Force 1 Low ‘Gold’ by Virgil Abloh – est. $20,000
  4. Serena Williams Game Worn and Signed Court Flare 2 ‘Purple’ by Virgil Abloh – est. $20,000
  5. Serena Williams Game Worn and Signed Court Flare 2 ‘White’ by Virgil Abloh – est. $10,000
  6. Nike Air MAG ‘Back to the Future’ (2011) – est. $30,000
  7. Louis Vuitton Limited Edition Yellow Steamer Trunk by Virgil Abloh – est. $150,000
  8. Michael Jordan Game Worn 1985 Air Jordan 1 ‘Chicago’ – est. $300,000
  9. Michael Jordan (Possible) Game Worn 1985 Air Jordan 1 ‘Chicago’ – est. $150,000
  10. Henrik Lundqvist Game Worn and Signed Skates – est. $70,000

Christie’s ‘The Greats’ streetwear auction will go live on 29 November at 10:00 AM (EST) and run until 6 December at 11:00 AM EST. The auction will be fully online, with highlight sneakers seen in the images below. Be on the lookout for other notable inclusions, including more sneakers, streetwear and collectibles during the auction.

More information can be found via the link below.

Check it out

Louis vuitton nike air force 1 mid graffiti by virgil abloh

Image: Louis Vuitton Nike Air Force 1 Mid ‘Graffiti’ by Virgil Abloh | Christie’s

Louis vuitton nike air force 1 low silver by virgil abloh

Image: Louis Vuitton Nike Air Force 1 Low ‘Silver’ by Virgil Abloh | Christie’s

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Image: Louis Vuitton Nike Air Force 1 Low ‘Gold’ by Virgil Abloh | Christie’s

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Image: Serena Williams Game Worn and Signed Court Flare 2 ‘Purple’ by Virgil Abloh | Christie’s

Serena williams game worn and signed court flare 2 white by virgil abloh

Image: Serena Williams Game Worn and Signed Court Flare 2 ‘White’ by Virgil Abloh | Christie’s

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Image: Nike Air MAG ‘Back to the Future’ 2011 | Christie’s

Louis vuitton limited edition yellow steamer trunk by virgil abloh

Image: Louis Vuitton Limited Edition Yellow Steamer Trunk by Virgil Abloh | Christie’s

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Image: Michael Jordan Game Worn 1985 Air Jordan 1 ‘Chicago’ | Christie’s

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Image: Michael Jordan (Possible) Game Worn 1985 Air Jordan 1 ‘Chicago’ | Christie’s

Henrik lundqvist game worn and signed skates

Image: Henrik Lundqvist Game Worn and Signed Skates | Christie’s

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Ben McKimm

Ben lives in Sydney, Australia. He has a Bachelor's Degree (Media, Technology and the Law) from Macquarie University (2020). Outside of his studies, he has spent the last decade heavily involved in the automotive, technology and fashion world. Turning his passion and expertise into a Journalist position at Man of Many where he continues to write about everything that interests the modern man. Conducting car reviews on both the road and track, hands-on reviews of cutting-edge technology and employing a vast knowledge in the space of fashion and sneakers to his work. One day he hopes to own his own brand.