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sep 09, 2011

NIKE mag 2011

15,000 pairs of official ‘NIKE mag’ sneakers are being auctioned on e-bay with the proceeds going to charity.

— following text from nike:

‘the NIKE mag, the shoe that originally captured the imagination of audiences in back to the future II is being released – and they’re here to help create a future without parkinson’s disease.’

‘1500 pairs of the 2011 nike mag will be auctioned on ebay with all net proceeds going directly to the michael j. fox foundation. each day for the duration of the ten-day auction, one hundred and fifty pairs of the 2011 NIKE mag shoes will be made available via ebay’s fashion vault. the auction starts september 8, 8:30pm PST, and will end september 18. thanks to a previous 50 million dollar match given to the michael j. fox foundation, all donations will be matched, effectively doubling the contributions from the auction.’

‘the original nike mag was worn by the back to the future character marty mcfly, played by michael j. fox, in the year 2015. it came alive, lit up and formed to marty’s foot. the 2011 nike mag shoe was designed to be a precise replica of the original from back to the future II. the aesthetic is an exact match, down to the contours of the upper, the glowing led panel and the electroluminescent nike in the strap. the 2011 nike mag illuminates with the pinch of the ‘ear’ of the high top, glowing for five hours per charge.’

‘the 2011 NIKE mag – it’s about time.’

the LA times have more on the story here

  • Sad that after all the demand for these to be made they are only going to make a limited edition available only to the richest fans.

    Dissapointed Fan says:
  • It stinks that us non-rich people can’t get it because i am a huge fan and i would love to have a pair. i guess not. oh well

    Sad Fan says:
  • get over it; it’s for a good cause.

    LML says:
  • Hipster overload!

    Marty says:
  • Beautiful! Shoes assembled by children in India, for rich persons who want to help poor children.

    Dieter says:
    No. For the power-lace feature you will have to wait until 2015.

    O. says:
  • Great Scott! we will have to travel back to the future for a pair of these…no doubt they will be copies..not originals…I know where at least two Delorian’s are parked but by the time I manage to buy one and fit it out for the trip…Oh Mcfly what the heck I may as well bid for a pair….here’s hoping…

    Alan says:
  • First pair sold for around 35,000 dollars ;-0

    Yikes!!! says:
  • Your article is really helpful to me.thanks!I think we can talk about nike hyperfuse.

    nike outlet store says:

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