Top 10 Most Profitable Shoe Releases of 2020 So Far
This year has been crazy for everyone, however, among the tragedies and disarrays this year has brought, sneaker reselling is perhaps stronger than ever.
With extremely profitable drops all throughout the year, today we go through our picks for the Top 10 Most Profitable Sneaker Releases of 2020 So far!
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For our list, we’ll be ranking the most profitable sneakers of the year from the lowest profits to the highest. Skip to the final section to see what sneaker takes our number one spot!
Without further adieu, let’s get started!
10) Nike Air Ship OG “Banned”
Retail Price: N/A
Peak Resell: $2,100
Release Date: August/07/2020
The Nike Air Ship OG Banned originally saw daylight on the feet of Michael Jordan during his pre-season games of 1984-85. They were rumored to be banned as it violated uniform policy. It was also believed that Nike had to pay MJ’s fine every time he wore these sneakers on the court.
The Nike Air Ship OG Banned features a jet black leather upper with red laces, collar, and Nike ‘Swoosh’. A white midsole and out-sole finish off the design.
On StockX, the average price is just shy of $800. When it first released, however, the resale price was well over $1,200 which are profits of over $1,000 per pair!
9) OFF-WHITE Air Jordan 5 Black
Retail Price: $225
Peak Resell: $2,200
Release Date: 02/15/2020
The Off-White Air Jordan 5 Black was a highly anticipated release. Being Virgil Abloh’s second-ever Jordan sneaker that he worked on. These kicks also carry sentimental value for Off-White’s founder as the AJ5 was his first Jordan sneaker ever.
The sneakers feature a black mesh upper with 3M reflective tongues. Netted side panels and red Jordan branding provide contrast. A black midsole and an intentionally aged yellow outsole complete the design.
Today, they’re selling for an average price of over $800 a pair. At peak resale prices, gross profits are over $1,900!
8) Off-White Air Jordan 4 Sail
Retail Price: $200
Peak Resell: $3,500
Release Date: 07/25/2020
Coming in at number 7 is one of 2020s most highly anticipated sneakers! The Off-White Air Jordan 4 Sail WMNS. This sneaker was teased a long time before it debuted on Virgil’s Off-White FW2020 Women’s Show.
They feature a high-quality leather upper with hints of mesh on the toe region. The only contrast is provided by the subtle blue hits on the tongue’s Jump-Man and “AIR” branding on the midsole. A matching out-sole completes the design.
On StockX, the average selling price is over $1,200 which is a massive gross profit of $1,000. Even at peak resale, profits are a whopping $3,300 per pair!
7) Kasina x Nike Dunk Low Neptune Green
Retail Price: $120
Peak Resell: $2,500
Release Date: 09/18/2020
The Kasina Nike Dunk Low Neptune Green tells a story of the founder’s life in Korea. Particularly the travel in Korea from the city of Busan to the mega-metropolis of Seoul. The hangtag included takes a nod at the main expressway between the two cities.
Dressed in a crisp white leather and turquoise suede overlay, a matching white midsole and ice-blue translucent out-sole complete the design.
This sneaker is quite limited and that’s reflected in its resale value. Average selling prices are around $1500 a pair. That’s a massive gross profit of over $1,300! The Kasina Nike Dunk Low Industrial Blue also released alongside this sneaker with high resale value.
6) Nike SB Dunk Low Travis Scott
Retail Price: $150
Peak Resell: $3,999
Release Date: 02/29/2020
You’re going to be seeing a lot of Nike SB Dunks on this list! The first one is the Travis Scott Nike SB Dunk Low which was extremely highly anticipated. Sporting similar designs to the Nike Travis Scott Cactus Jack, these kicks were available exclusively at Nike SB stores.
The sneakers feature a suede upper with paisley designs all over the overlay. A black swoosh, off-white midsole, and tan out-sole complete the design. It also features La Flame’s Cactus Jack Logos on the tongues.
On StockX, the average selling price is $1,220 per pair, earning resellers a gross profit of over $1,070. At peak resale prices, gross profits are at a staggering $3,850!
5) Nike SB Dunk Low Grateful Dead Bears Green
Retail Price: $110
Peak Resell: $4,000
Release Date: 07/24/2020
This highly anticipated release came in a pack of 3 sneakers, each in different and vibrant colorways. This sneaker is a product of a collaboration between Nike SB and psychedelic rock band “Grateful Dead”.
The sneakers feature a bright green faux-fur upper and an irregular swoosh that represents the Bear’s chest fur. Grateful Dead branding on the tongue and an extra pouch for storage provide a unique touch. A green midsole and blue outsole finish off the design.
The average selling price on StockX is $1,400 while peak resale is a massive $4000. That’s an average gross profit of over $1,290 per pair.
4) Ben and Jerry’s Nike SB Dunk Low Chunky Dunky
Retail Price: $100
Peak Resell: $3,500
Release Date: 05/26/2020
One of the crazier sneakers on this list, the Nike SB Dunk Low Chunky Dunky is for sure a head-turner. These sneakers are inspired by Ben & Jerry’s colorful ice-cream packaging and perhaps better left on a collector’s shelf than on anyone’s feet.
These sneakers feature a colorful upper with faux cow hair overlay and also on the tongue. A vibrant yellow “Swoosh” provides contrast while a clean white midsole and green outsole completes the design.
The average selling price for these sneakers is currently around $1,630. That’s a gross profit of over $1,500 and a whopping gross profit of $3,400 at peak resale prices! Because of the low retail and super-high resale, the Ben & Jerry’s Nike SB Dunk Low Chunky Dunky lands in on our number 4 spot.
3) Nike SB Dunk Low Grateful Dead Bears Orange
Retail Price: $110
Peak Resell: $6,500
Release Date: 07/18/2020
Out of the entire Nike SB Grateful Dead Pack, the orange colorway is possibly the most sought after. Featuring a bright orange suede upper with faux-fur in orange, these sneakers are head turners. A jagged green ‘Swoosh’, orange mid-sole, and green out-sole complete the design.
On StockX, the average selling price is a huge $3,100 which is an average gross profit of over $2,900. At peak resale prices, gross profits are over $6,400! Thus the Nike SB Dunk Low Grateful Dead Bears Orange takes our number 3 spot.
2) Nike SB Dunk High Reverse Skunk (Special Box)
Retail Price: N/A
Peak Resell: $8,000
Release Date: 04/20/2020
Designed by the legendary Todd Bartrud, the Nike SB Dunk High 420 Reverse Skunk released with only 420 pairs in existence. Nike SB teamed up with the Familia Skate shop to celebrate the original Nike Dunk High Skunk 420’s 10th anniversary.
This sneaker features a fuzzy textured upper with different shades of purple. A fuzzy green ‘Swoosh’ along with green ‘Nike’ branding on the tongue provides contrast. An intriguing detail is the individual production number of the sneaker that’s printed onto the heel.
The average selling price for these super-valuable kicks is over $5,500 per pair. Meanwhile, peak resale prices tower at nearly $8,000.
1) Dior Air Jordan 1 High
Retail Price: $2,000
Peak Resell: $10,400
Release Date: 04/06/2020
The Dior x Air Jordan 1 High was probably one of 2020s most sought after sneakers, with some pairs selling for prices that rival that of a car. This collaboration between Jordan Brand and the luxury fashion giant “Dior” is one for the ages. The release was only limited to 8000 sneakers.
These sneakers feature a high-quality grey and white leather upper with Dior’s signature monogram on the ‘Swoosh’. A white “Dior” and ‘Swoosh’ appear on the tongues while co-branding is featured on the ice-blue out-soles. A lux “Air Dior” hangtag finishes off the design.
The average selling price on StockX is a massive $10,500 which is a gross profit of $8,500. These sneakers have been sold for as high as $16,000! Thus securing our number 1 spot for 2020s most profitable sneaker!
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