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So, new beginnings and all-new sneakers! 2020 seems to be the year for some epic sneaker drops. But, let’s not forget everything that went down in 2019. We had the best sneaker releases ever. Some drops were just so good, that people are still trying to get their hands on them till now! Talk about deadstock sneakers! We are talking about the sneakers that were so loved, they sold out in a blink! Sneakers that you can only find on resale platforms. We are talking about the best cops of the year! The list we’re about to give you is based on your favorites in the past 12 months! Here are the top 10 most popular sneakers of 2019 based on the total number of sneakers sold on StockX.
The Most Popular Sneakers of 2019 Are…!
10. Air Jordan 1 Retro High Turbo Green
The first sneaker on the most popular sneakers list is the Air Jordan 1 Retro High Turbo Green! This known as the Flight Nostalgia sneaker and pays tribute to the Charlotte Hornets. It has a white tumbled leather base with turbo green overlays. It also comes with purple shoelaces. The sneaker dropped on February 15, 2019, and retailed for $160.
Pairs Sold: 27,775
9. Air Jordan 1 Retro High Black Gym Red
This sneaker was part of the Summer of 2019’s Air Jordan collection. It’s a slightly different take on the OG Air Jordan 1 with leather uppers and a black/red colorway. The sneakers sport a red Swoosh and red ankle collar. It dropped on June 29,2019, and retailed for $160.
Pairs Sold: 28,559
8. Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Yecheil (N/R)
Next up on our list is the Adidas Yeezy boost 350 V2 Yecheil. It was one-third part of the Biblical Pack which caused quite a splash in 2019! Especially after the whole experiment gone wrong incident. It’s sneaker partner “Yeshaya” caused quite the disappointment when Kanye revealed the change in colors. So, Yecheil was a pleasant change from the usual Yeezy colorways! The non-reflective version of Yecheil dropped on December 19, 2019, and retailed for $220.
Pairs Sold: 29,611
7. Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Cloud White (N/R)
Remember the Cloud White Yeezy 350? They were one of the coolest sneakers to drop, in our opinion. The colorway was lit. It just gave off cool vibes from the start with its cool blue hue. That’s one cold sneaker. It dropped around the same time the Yeezy 350 Citrin dropped. It was a good month! Cloud White dropped on September 21, 2019, and retailed for $220.
Pairs Sold: 37,571
6. Air Jordan 4 Retro Bred
Back to Jordans, the “Black Cement” is the 6th sneaker on our list. The 2019 edition is the closest thing sneakerheads could get to the OGs. Seeing the retro box and the Nike Air branding on the back was enough to make people go crazy over them! The AJ4 Bred dropped on May 4, 2019, for $200.
Pairs Sold: 38,868
5. Air Jordan 1 Retro High Obsidian UNC
Next on our list is another Jordan! The Obsidian UNC AJ1 is another tribute to Michael Jordan’s days at the UNC. However, obsidian overlays and a sail midsole give the kicks a unique look. The kicks released on August 31, 2019, and retailed for $160.
Pairs Sold: 39,671
4. Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Lundmark (N/R)
Ahh, the Lundmark. Definitely a sneaker that left a Yeezy mark in 2019. See what we did there? Anyways, this sneaker had a regional drop. So the Lundmark only dropped exclusively in the North and South Americas. This is why it was a really coveted sneaker. It still is! It released on July 13, 2019, for a retail price of $220, Like any other Yeezy 350.
Pairs Sold: 47,089
3. Air Jordan 11 Retro Playoffs Bred
Does this sneaker really need identification? It’s a sneaker that speaks for itself. It’s the Air Jordan 11. There are so many reasons you really should grab a pair if you don’t own one already! It’s one of those sneakers that never go out of style. It’s an OG! We love OG sneakers. This OG dropped on December 14, 2019, for $220.
Pairs Sold: 50,081
2. Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Clay
The second best-selling pair of sneakers is the Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Clay. The orange tints of the upper and the outsole was a nice change from the earthy colorways. That’s probably why everyone wanted in on them! The Clays dropped on March 30, 2019, and retailed for $220.
Pairs Sold: 54,200
1. Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Black (N/R)
The star of the lineup. It’s the legendary all-black Yeezy Boost 350. The king of Black Friday’s sneaker restock. It had people going crazy! That’s for sure. It’s the perfect monochromatic sneaker, drenched in all black. Minus the tiny red line on the heel tab. It sold out like crazy. It’s still going strong on resale platforms! It restocked on November 29, 2019, for $220.
Pairs Sold: 88,879
As we can see, the competition in 2019 went head to head between Yeezys and Jordans. And both brands are definitely going to keep going at it in 2020! They both have many interesting releases that people are impatiently waiting for. So, these were the most popular sneakers in the year 2019! Which did you guys cop?