The most desired sneakers of 2020

Top searched sneakers of 2020 according to research by Lyst and StockX
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Global fashion research platform Lyst has partnered with StockX, the global authority on sneakers and the world's number one marketplace for reselling, to reveal the ultimate ranking of the hottest sneakers of the year.

“This list, based on our authoritative data on the reselling market, offers a comprehensive overview of sneaker culture in 2020,” said Jesse Einhorn, Senior Economist at StockX. "This year, groundbreaking collaborations like Dior x Air Jordan have led to five-figure resale prices, cultural milestones like "The Last Dance" have pushed old models to new highs and sustainability has been at the center. of the scene thanks to forward-looking models such as Nike's Space Hippie. The ten sneakers on this list have captured the attention of the new generation of consumers and offer a glimpse into the future of the market ”.

1. Air Jordan 13 Retro Flint - Thanks to "The Last Dance", the Air Jordan 13 Retro Flint became the best-selling sneakers of the year on StockX (and the best-selling sneakers in StockX history in general) with 40,000 sales in the their first month on the market. On Lyst, searches for the model increased 169%, just four weeks after the model was released.

2. Air Jordan 4 Retro Off-White Sail - Virgil Abloh's first exclusive collaboration with Jordan Brand has been ranked as the biggest Off-White release of 2020 according to StockX, clinching resale prices around $ 1,200, or $ 500 % higher than the retail release price.

3. Air Jordan 1 Retro High Dior - With a retail price of $ 2,000 and an average resale price of over $ 10,000, the Air Jordan 1 Retro High Dior was the most expensive sneaker model of all of 2020. Value High resale has made this shoe one of the 20 best sneaker versions of the year according to StockX estimates (and the hottest men's product in the Lyst Index Q3).

4. Nike SB Dunk Low Travis Scott - The sneakers of the early 2000s are back in the limelight in 2020: in fact, searches for the Nike SB Dunk Low increased by 443% on Lyst between February and March. One of the silhouette's most successful collaborations has been with Travis Scott and his "Cactus Jack" design, which has already increased in value by 50% since its February release and is resold for over $ 1,600.

5. Nike SB Dunk Low Ben & Jerry's Chunky Dunky - One of the most anticipated (and limited) sneaker of the year, the iconic ice cream-inspired sneaker is resold on StockX for an average price of $ 1,600, 1500% more than at the release price. It is the only sneaker of 2020 to rank in the top 20 for highest price and highest value on StockX.

6. Nike SB Dunk Low Grateful Dead Bears Orange - The average resale price of Nike SB Dunks has tripled since last year, thanks to super-hyped sneakers like this collaboration with Grateful Dead, which is resold for more than $ 3,000 (over $ 3,000 % higher than the retail price) and ranks as the most profitable sneaker version of 2020 on StockX. A week after their launch, product searches on Lyst increased by 46%.

7. Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Carbon - With over 15,000 pairs sold on StockX during the first two weeks on the market starting in October, the model became the best-selling Yeezy of 2020. The Yeezy 350 V2 continues to be one of the major players in the sneaker resale market, with sales 4 times higher than any other Adidas silhouette

8. New Balance 992 Joe Freshgoods No Emotions Are Emotions - With a string of collaborations throughout 2020, New Balance's market share on StockX has increased nearly 3x from last year. Following the launch of his collaboration with Joe Freshgoods, searches on Lyst for the 992 model increased by 1303% month over month and resale of the sneaker doubled (reaching nearly $ 1,000 in value) after a slight dip in February. .

9. Nike Space Hippie 03 Vast Gray Hyper Crimson - The Space Hippie were the best-selling sustainable sneakers on StockX in 2020, resold for more than double their retail price ($ 180). According to StockX, premium prices for sustainable sneakers are 2 times higher than classic sneaker designs and on Lyst, searches for sustainable sneakers are steadily increasing, having increased 89% year-over-year.

10. Jordan 1 Retro High NC to Chi Leather (W) - These Jordan 1 sneakers are the best-selling women's model of 2020 with over 30,000 pairs resold on StockX to date. Exclusive launches related to women's snekaers are growing nearly double the overall sneaker market. Air Jordan 1 Lyst searches increased 433% year-on-year.

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