"Jesus Shoe": $3,000 Sneakers Filled With Holy Water Sell Out In Minutes

The shoes merge sleak sneaker culture and Christianity

If you ever wanted to walk on water, you may be out of luck.

The quick-fire sale of the specially-made trainers is made all the more remarkable for the fact they cost a staggering $3,000 a pair.

The shoes were designed by Brooklyn-based creative arts company MSCHF and they come with holy water in the soles.

Along with "holy water" floating inside the see-through soles, the white and aqua blue sneakers also feature a red sole to symbolize shoes traditionally worn by past Popes, a crucifix attached to the laces and frankincense-scented insoles, Fox News reports.

More controversially still, the shoes feature a single drop of blood created to represent the blood of Jesus Christ, himself.

The shoes originally retailed for a whopping $1,425USD, but are being re-sold for at least $2,499USD, with prices spiking up to 8x the RRP.

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Others simply branded the shoes - and anyone who would pay such a huge amount of money to buy them - "stupid" and "ridiculous".

Although most of us probably can't afford $4,500 sneakers, the MSCHF website also has a number of free drops for you to take advantage of.

"We thought of that Arizona Iced Tea and Adidas collab, where they were selling shoes that (advertised) a beverage company that sells iced tea at bodegas", Fox News quoted Daniel Greenberg, head of commerce at MSCHF, as telling the New York Post.

A pair of shoes which have been dubbed a "collaboration" with Jesus Christ have sold out within minutes of dropping online.

"We were wondering, what would a collab with Jesus Christ look like?" The label plans to drop new designs at 11 a.m. every second and fourth Tuesday of the month going forward.

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