Basketball sneakers stopped looking like normal shoes and started to look like part of a spacesuit sometime in the late 1980s. Now it looks like sneaker technology has taken the next step from deep space to the deep sea.
Nike unveiled its Air Jordan XX8 on Monday, announcing that the latest addition to Michael Jordan‘s famous line would retail for $250 — but the price was not the most shocking thing about the shoe. The jaw-dropping price tag was nothing compared to the shoe’s appearance, which was interesting, to say the least.
The new kicks look like some sort of scuba shoes, or possibly ice skates with the blades taken off. Yet we have no doubt that plenty of sneakerheads will run to FootLocker to spend their yearly allowance for a pair.
Check out the sneaker in the photo below.