Christie’s “Handbags x Hype” sale reaches $ 2.9 million – WWD



Christie’s closed the Handbags x Hype: The Luxury Remix auction on December 8, reaching a total of $ 2,902,000.

The sale, which began on November 24, spanned offerings from Hermès, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Gucci handbags to Judith Leiber items, collaboration pieces by Supreme, Off-White and Rimowa and even a Donda signature bulletproof vest worn by Kanye West during one of his listening events in August 2021 and an accompanying 1-in-1 NFT that sold for $ 75,000.

The game-worn, double-signature Air Jordan XIII sneakers from Michael Jordan’s last regular season game between the Chicago Bulls and the New York Knicks led the sale to $ 375,000, followed by items such as a rare Blue Marine, White, Orange Faubourg Sellier Birkin 20 which sold for $ 175,000; a Matte White Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile Birkin 35 which sold for $ 137,500 and a Braise Porosus Crocodile Birkin 25 which reached $ 62,500.

Additionally, a full collection of Virgil Abloh’s Nike x Off-White sneakers sold for $ 62,500; a Supreme pinball machine sold for $ 52,500; a full set of Kanye West Adidas Yeezy 350 reached $ 37,500; a Coco Chanel Bearbrick sold for $ 35,000, more than three times its high estimate, and a Pearl x Supreme five drum set made $ 16,250.

This sale follows Christie’s first online auction of the same name in 2019 which featured similar brands including Hermès and Supreme, and a sequel to a dedicated Supreme auction in 2018. The first Handbags x Hype sale has reported $ 2.1. million led by a matte white Hermès Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile Birkin 30 and a Louis Vuitton x Supreme Monogram Malle Courrier 90 Trunk which each sold for $ 125,000.

While this year’s edition surpassed the results of the previous year and the Air Jordan XIII may be the best-selling pair of Jordan XIII sneakers, it is the third pair of Jordan sneakers on the market. best-selling, after a pair of 1985 Air Jordan 1 sneakers that sold for $ 560,000 at Sotheby’s and a pair of Air Jordan 1 sneakers worn at an exhibition match in 1985 for Stefanel Trieste in Italy who is sold for $ 615,000 at Christie’s.

A pair of Nike Air Ship sneakers worn by the game are the best-selling pair of sneakers ever worn by Michael Jordan, fetching $ 1.4 million at Sotheby’s, but the most expensive pair of sneakers ever to be sold belong to the Nike Air. Yeezy. Sotheby’s sold a Nike Air Yeezy prototype of West’s 2008 Grammy Awards performance for $ 1.8 million in April 2021.



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