The place where rare second-hand trainers can cost $2,000

By: bbc.com 3 months ago
The place where rare second-hand trainers can cost $2,000

Streetwear lovers in South Africans are buying, selling and trading shoes at the Sneaker Exchange. It's the latest craze to hit Johannesburg, and the place to upgrade your kicks.

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They're called "trainers" in the UK, sneakers or kicks in other parts of the world like the US.

In South Africa, sports footwear fans meet to buy, sell and trade amongst themselves.

The BBC went along to a "Sneaker Exchange" event in Johannesburg to find out what all the hype is about.

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