Silicon Valley is the place where everyone, even the top CEOs all have one dress code and that the usual jean, T-shirts, and the hoodie.
But don’t deceive yourselves as these items you might see as cheap ain’t as cheap as you think. As a matter of fact, some of those sneakers they wear are as rare as the slik shinny watches worn by Wall Street bankers.
We decided to make a list of some of the very expensive sneakers worn by tech CEOs.
Mark Zuckerberg: Nike Flyknit Lunar 3
Ya, this bad boy sneaker is the favorite for the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Flyknit franchise was introduced by Nike in 2012 and has since seen sales with prices ranging from hundreds to thousands of dollars.
According to reports, the sneakers aren’t sold in stores, only on some online stores like eBay.
Price tag: Around $110
Satya Nadella: Lanvin Suede and Patent Leather Low-Top Sneaker
This is a personal favorite for the Microsoft CEO, since ascending the throne in 2014 he has shown that the French brand Lavin is his all time favourite.
Price tag: $525
Sundar Pichai: Lanvin Men’s Cap-Toe Leather Low-Top Sneaker
Ya that right, Google’s Sundar Pichai also loves the Lavin sneakers and his favourite color is black.
Price tag: $513
Larry page: Lavin Low-Top Sneaker with Contrast Heel
I guess there are lots of Lavin lovers on this list. Although his is said to be very rare and hard to find as it is currently sold out.
Price tag: $300
Susa Wojcicki and Jack Dorsey: Rick Owens island Dunks and New Balance W890v4
Twitter’s CEO jack dorsey as we all know, kinda have a sense of fashion compared to all his other silicon valley counterparts. He is also rumored to be collaborating with Adidas on a line.
Price tag: $1,185
Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube and also one of the most powerful woman on earth likes her pair of New Balance, the shoe tends to burst out her sporty or rather athletic side. Although it kinda cheap but who gives a ****😉🙊
Price tag: $35, down from $110
Sam Altman: puma Blaze of Glory
Altman, president of Y combinator has been known for a long time to be a lover of sneakers and his all time favourite are the Puma Blaze of Glory.
Price tag: $257 to $325
Tim cook: Nike Roshe Two Flyknit
Being the lead independent director of Nike’s board, it makes complete sense that the Apple’s CEO would opt for the Nike kicks.
The Roshe first surfaced in Asia before coming into the United States in 2012.
Price tag: Although the original pair is sold out but you can get the V2 for $50, down from $130
The Amazon CEO loves his jack Purcells, even though they ard kinda cheap. His ex-wife Mackenzie, prefers the wedge-healed sneaker by Ash
Price tag: $210-Mackenzie, $65-Jeff
Evan Spiegel: common projects Original Achilles Leather Sneaker
The Snap CEO has been known to wear the Common project brand since high school.
Price tag: $415
Brian Chesky, joe Gebbia and Nathan Blecharczyk
All the three founders of Airbnb are huge fans of the sneakers trend. The trio were spotted at the Airbnb Open in 2016 wearing, Chesky – SeaVees Maslon Desert Boot Wintertide, Gebbia – Reebok Pump Omni lite, and Blecharczyk – Nike Free Trainer 5.0 V6
Price tag: Accordingly, $108, $90 to $180, $75
The shoes which are said to be hard to find and very expensive was made by the famous design trio, Hiroshi fujiwara, Tinker Hatfield and Mark Parker.
Price tag: $1,540