Originally Posted by snake
How do we justify the price of baller sneakers? We don't. It's not the quality of leather, construction, nor their longevity. It's simply because we like them, and that rings true with a lot of the things you'll see on this forum. Whether an item is worth its asking price is subjective, but I personally am willing to pay for an idea if I like it enough.
"Baller" sneakers should be considered a luxury purchase, no matter how you look at it. And to me, a luxury purchase is rarely a reasonable purchase, if ever.