Shoes designed by Kanye West are being sold for tens of thousands of dollars BANG Showbiz | Thursday, June 07, 2012 (Los Angeles) A pair of trainers designed by Kanye West is being sold for tens of thousands of dollars. The official price tag is $245, but bids for Nike's new Air Yeezy 2 sneakers - designed by the rapper - have already topped $80,000 on the internet. The shoes are not released in stores until Saturday, however people have been camping outside shops across America for over a week, hoping to get a pair of the in demand footwear which Kanye has been seen wearing for several months now. Some people who were able to pre-order the sneakers have pre-listed them on eBay. The online auctions range in value but one has already reached $89,100.