A company based in Brooklyn, New York, New York Brooklyn-based company sold out of custom-designed so-called Jesus Shoes priced at $1,425.
The shoes designed by MSCHF were made from a pair of regularly priced $160 Nike Air Max 97 sneakers, according to CNS News.
The reworked soles contain holy water from the River Jordan that was blessed by a Brooklyn priest, the wool insoles are scented with frankincense and a shoelace is decorated with a gold crucifix charm, MSCHF said in a press release online.
"JESUS SHOES": A company created a pair of "Jesus Shoes" by putting holy water in the soles of Nike Air Max 97 sneakers – and now they're selling for $4,000 https://t.co/gZeCRrcwaX pic.twitter.com/9KmatD9fdz— CBS News (@CBSNews) October 10, 2019
The unknown buyer of the shoes Tuesday immediately relisted them for sale online for $4,000, CBS reported.
The company said more of the shoes will be available Oct. 22.
‘COLLAB’ WITH JESUS CHRIST— The Philippine Star (@PhilippineStar) October 10, 2019
Around two dozens of customized Nike Air Max 97 shoes, with actual holy water injected in the soles, sold out within minutes after it was released by Brooklyn-based company MSCHF on Tuesday. (Photos from Jesus Shoes) pic.twitter.com/OIsHTq5q99
Walk on water while blessing your kick game with the exclusive all white Nike Air Max 97 MSCHF x INRI Jesus Shoes.— StockX Sneakers (@StockXSneakers) October 8, 2019
Shop the sneakers on StockX: https://t.co/ulGquMQIPm pic.twitter.com/npejhQ3Lrs