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These Nike Air Max 97 'Jesus shoes' contain holy water and are selling for an unholy price

They're $3000 – and have sold-out instantly

  • Harry Franklin
  • 11 October 2019
These Nike Air Max 97 'Jesus shoes' contain holy water and are selling for an unholy price

A pair of $3000 trainers containing actual holy water sold out within minutes of being released online on Tuesday October 8.

Brooklyn-based creatives MSCHF re-designed a pair of Nike Air Max 97 to implement the idea of walking on water.

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Their ‘Jesus Shoes’ contain holy water from the Jordan river in the bubbled soles, a steel crucifix on top of the laces of the right trainer and a red blob at the tip of each trainer tongue to signify the blood of Christ.

The biblical verse ‘Matthew 14:25’ which accounts the act of Jesus walking on water is also referenced on the side of the shoe.

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Head of commerce at MSCHF, Daniel Greenberg said: “We wanted to make a statement about how absurd collab culture has gotten.”

MSCHF have stated on their website that new creations will come every second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

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