by Adam Matos
More than 150 “sneakerheads” lined up, many overnight Friday, for a chance to pick up a NOLA exclusive. A pair of first edition Nike SB “Trumpet High” sneakers from Humidity skate store in the French Quarter.
Designed by [hearst-video upload=”2018-09-16T14:58:10.693268Z” thumbnail=”https://hips.hearstapps.com/vidthumb/66875dc4-8193-4df8-91e4-ccc73f98719c/thumb_1920x1080_00002_1537109404_45374.jpg” name=”Sneakerheads camp out for TrumpetHigh Nikes in New Orleans” description=”Nike has unveiled their new sneakers that are a tribute to the city we love most, New Orleans. The Trumpet High Nikes were designed by local Humidity owner Philip Santosuosso.” duration=”81″ ]315d145c-2162-4506-a24b-d91de3954757[/hearst-video] the jazz-inspired kicks are only available here in New Orleans until Sept. 22, when they will go on sale on Nike.com for $110.
Collectors not only were able to snag a pair of the metallic gold-colored shoes but also a limited edition trumpet case box that was available only during the initial release Saturday.
Within hours pairs were already reselling in excess of $1000 online.