2023 Sneaker Trends: 10 Styles Guaranteed to Sell

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2023 Sneaker Trends: 10 Styles Guaranteed to Sell

Are you looking for the best shoes to resell in 2023 and make a profit? you’ve come to the right place! With the dawn of a new year, comes new styles and trends that are guaranteed to make resellers a nice profit. From the classic to the more modern, we’ve rounded up the top 10 sneaker trends that you should keep an eye on in 2023. 

 

We scoured the top news outlets and resources for sneakerheads like Sneaker Flippers and StockX to compile these top 10 trending sneakers that are guaranteed to be some of the most popular and sought-after styles to resell. Be sure to get your hands on them!

 

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1. Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 (and 350)

 

Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 MX Oat

Pictured: Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 MX Oat

 

The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 is the second model Kanye West collaborated on with adidas. This strictly limited sneaker was made from only high-quality and simple materials. Primeknit was combined with BOOST technology across the entire midsole.

 

The Yeezy 350 V2 currently costs around $230 per pair for retail. Depending on colorway, the resale price can range from anywhere between $230 to over $1,000.

 

Top Reselling Yeezy Boost 350 Colorways for 2022-2023

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 Turtle Dove

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 Pirate Black

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 Moonrock

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 V2 Static Black

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 V2 Static Black

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 V2 Cloud White (Reflective)

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 V2 Black Copper

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 V2 Green Glow

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 V2 Static Reflective

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 V2 Yecheil Reflective

  • Adidas Yeezy 350 V2 Lundmark Reflective

 

While these styles have already hit the market you’ll want to stay on top of 2023 releases. Check out the Yeezy Boost 350 v2 Granite, rumored to be the first release of 2023 following the dissolution of the adidas Yeezy sub-label.

 

2. Air Jordan 3 White Cement Reimagined

 

Air Jordan 3 White Cement Reimagined

 

Retail Price: $210

Estimated Resell: $300+

Release Date: Saturday, March 11th, 2023 (Unofficially)

Colorway: White/Fire Red/Black/Cement Grey

 

For a retro, nostalgic vibe the leather comes with fake “cracking” to give them the feel of pairs released in 1988. The quality of the pair is also said to be greater than that of regular retros These sneakers are very highly anticipated so don’t sleep on this release! 

 

Pro tip: When reselling it's always imperative to check comps. Using eBay's Terapeak tool, you can get detailed pricing information and suggestions. 

 

3. Air Jordan 4 Retro Thunder (2023)

 

Air Jordan 4 Retro Thunder (2023)

 

Retail Price: $210

Estimated Resell: $350

Release Date: Saturday, May 13th, 2023

 

In the original 2006 colorway, black nubuck dominates the upper, matching the support wings, midsole, and lacing unit. Yellow is dispersed throughout and resellers wanting to cop a pair can expect a nice profit if stock is limited.

 

4. Air Jordan 1 High OG Celtic (2023)

 

Air Jordan 1 High OG Celtic (2023) 

Retail Price: $180

Estimated Resell: $300+

Release Date: Summer 2023

Colorway: Black/Lucky Green-White

 

Honoring the 20th anniversary of Michael Jordan’s retirement, the Jordan Brand is picking out special moments in his basketball career, reliving the GOAT’s 63-point run against the Boston Celtics back in 1986 with a reissue of the Air Jordan 1 High “Celtics”. There will be full OG branding on the 2023 release.

 

5. Air Jordan 1 High University Blue (2023)

Air Jordan 1 High University Blue (2023)

Image via zSneakerheadz

 

Retail Price: $180

Estimated Resell: $400

Release Date: Saturday, July 8th, 2023

 

The Air Jordan 1 High UNC or University Blue colorways have always been extremely popular. In a design decision that would further distinguish the shoe from previous renditions, the speculated Air Jordan 1 is expected to feature the named college color on the toe box and outsole.

 

The 2019 UNC Obsidian resells for over $450, while the recent 2020 version is worth around $430 on StockX. We expect the Jordan 1 High University Blue 2023 to resell for over $400 as well.

 

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6. Air Jordan 1 High ‘85 Panda

Air Jordan 1 High ‘85 Panda

Retail Price: $200

Estimated Resell: $350

Release Date: February 2023

Colorway: Black/White

 

The OG Black/White colorway has been a fan favorite for some time now. It’s making its official comeback on the Air Jordan 1 High 85 model. This is the first time this hue has been released in this form since the first time in 1985.

 

The AJ1 sports the white Jordan wings and Nike Air branding. Adapting the details and schemes of the 1985 shoe that launched Jordan Brand fame - and the hearts of sneakerheads around the world - the updated shoe pays tribute to the original.

 

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7. New Balance 550 

 

New Balance 550

Retail Price: $120

Average Resell Price: $241

Colorway: White and Green

Release Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021

 

The New Balance 550 is a hot commodity and doesn’t show signs of slowing down. This sneaker returned for the first time since 1989 as a classic lifestyle shoe, originally debuting on the hardwood as a performance basketball sneaker.

 

While the sneaker all around is difficult to come by because of its popularity, here are some of the top colorways for the New Balance 550:

  • New Balance 550 Sea Salt

  • New Balance 550 Oreo

  • New Balance 550 White/Grey

  • New Balance 550 UNC

  • New Balance 550 Natural Green

 

The 550 was revitalized by Aimé Leon Dore, so it's only fitting that most of our favorite collaborations come from the New York label.

  • New Balance x Aimé Leon Dore 550 Brown

  • New Balance x Aimé Leon Dore 550 Silver

  • New Balance x Aimé Leon Dore 550 Evergreen

  • New Balance x Aimé Leon Dore 550 White/Navy/Red

 

8. Adidas Samba

 

Adidas Samba

 

The Adidas Samba is trending again well into 2023 and is practically sold out everywhere. Once the sneaker was seen being donned by supermodels and streetwear influencers it became an essential part of the wardrobe for those with style.

 

The Samba Classic, Samba Vegan and the Samba OG retail about $100. The sneaker in all of its two-tone glory is great to pick up on the spot if you find a popular (or your) size. 

 

The understated uppers and retro gum sole make this shoe an icon.

 

9. A Ma Maniere x Air Jordan 4

 

A Ma Maniere x Air Jordan 4

 

Retail: $225

Average Resell Price: $500 +

Colorway: Violet Ore

 

Jordan Brand has partnered with James Whitner to bring you an AJ4 that's all about street culture and fashion. A Violet Ore upper and color-matching laces add a royal vibe to your 'fit. Tonal mesh detailing, metallic pins, and a quilted interior add a luxury touch. Your streetwear style is legitimized with the special edition label on the insole.



10. Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 Low Olive

 

Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 Low Olive

Image via zSneakerheadz

 

Retail Price: $150

Estimated Resell: $1,000+

Release Date: Saturday, March 25th, 2023

 

It comes as no surprise that Travis Scott collaborations, particularly on the Air Jordan 1 are some of the year’s biggest releases and are extremely profitable for sneaker resellers. As compared to its Triple Black sibling, this women's pair, now called "Olive," looks more like older alternatives. Travis Scott and Jordan Brand are fully committed to the model Air Jordan 1 Low OG as it does extremely well in both the retail and secondary resale market. 

 

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In conclusion, the top sneakers to watch out for and resell in 2023 are highly anticipated and will be very profitable for sneaker resellers. With so many new and exciting sneaker releases coming out, it is important to stay ahead of the game and be prepared to capitalize on the hottest trends. By keeping up with the latest trends and understanding the market, sneaker resellers can maximize their profits and make the most of the sneaker reselling opportunities available in 2023.

 

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