10 Things You Didn’t Know About Nike Foamposite
The Foamposites didn’t do so well after the initial release. The $180 price tag was simply too much at the time without the iconic status symbols like the jumpman and Air Max airbag. Thankfully though, the sneaker caught on a little further down the line.
The $750,000 molds that were used to make the plastic parts out of liquid plastic and drove the price up so high (again, at the time) were destroyed because nobody thought the shoes would ever be re-released, let alone become as sought after as they are today.