Nike 'Jesus Shoes' filled with holy water sell for $3K


The shoes also feature red, Frankenscence-scented insoles, and a steel crucifix attached to the laces to reference The Vatican's red shoes and jewels.

The repurposed Nike Air Max 97 sneaks, injected with holy water from the Jordan River, were created by New Yorkdesign company MSCHF.

Aiming high, the team posed a collaboration with "one of the most influential figures in history": Jesus Christ.

But it's not just any water you'll walk be walking on in MSCHF X INRI "Jesus Shoes," but actual Holy Water.

Less than two dozen of the Jesus Shoes were made and sold though MSCHU founder Gabriel Whaley has suggested a "second coming" of the design could follow in the future.

"We were wondering, what would a collab with Jesus Christ look like?"

The premium price may not faze true sneaker fans - Bergdorf Goodman sells Jimmy Choo "Diamond Crystal-Embellished Metallic Sneakers" for $3,995, and Dior is selling high-top sneakers for $1,100. "As a Jew myself, the only thing I knew was that he walked on water", Greenberg added.

The bottoms of the shoes are also dyed a reddish tint to mimic the shoes worn by Popes long ago.

The Jesus Shoes were sold for $1,425 and are now being re-sold for $4,000.

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.

MSCHF head of commerce Daniel Greenberg told the New York Post they wanted to make a statement about "how absurd collab culture has gotten", following a partnership between Adidas and Arizona Iced Tea. On the company's website - "mschf" says more will be available October 22, and subsequent 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.