SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- eBay, one of the world's largest sneaker destinations, is releasing the ultimate All-Star Weekend Drop, announcing a series of 23 limited-time drops just in time for tip-off. Beginning today, shoppers can visiteBay's dedicated storefronteBay.com/AllStarDrop and get exclusive access to the most popular sneaker releases and rare and game-worn grails, alongside the most sought-after streetwear and basketball memorabilia. In addition to dropping the rarest and most exclusive sneakers out there, eBay's "23 drops" will offer limited quantities of the hottest sneakers with prices all under market value,starting on Saturday, February 16.
"eBay is tapping into the moment when basketball, pop culture and street style collide - creating an All Star Weekend Drop that brings together an unrivaled collection of inventory," said Renee Paradise, Senior Director of Fashion at eBay. "From the newly released Air Jordan 6 Infrareds and the rarest game worn Jordans, to the hottest Supreme collaborations and multiple styles of hard-to-cop Yeezys, eBay is the only place that can assemble this curated and coveted collection of apparel, footwear and memorabilia."
eBay's All-Star Line-up
The All-Star line-up features a collection of iconic styles and a comprehensive selection of hype and general releases. eBay has tapped key collectors in the sneaker community and influential tastemakers to sell the most sought-after styles. NBA player P.J. Tucker, sneakerhead Jacques Slade, artist Kickstradomis and stylist Aleali May are selling special pieces from their personal collections for charity. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Project Fit, an organization that creates new opportunities for kids to be active, fit and live a healthy lifestyle.
Additionally, a range of rare kicks from LA-based Sole Stage and one-of-one pairs will also hit the marketplace courtesy of Jordy Geller of ShoeZeum fame and Brooklyn sneakerhead Chad Jones, otherwise known as Sneaker Galactus. Top items include one of the most iconic basketball sneakers of all time: ShoeZeum's six original Jordan 1's, including the iconic colorways of Chicago, Bred, and Royals; and a portion of Jones' $500K collection ranging from Player Exclusives from the likes of Chris Paul, Ray Allen and Dl to pairs that have never seen the court from LeBron James and Mike Bibby.
Today's drop will unlock the thrill of the sneaker and streetwear hunt with a curated collection that includes a never before-seen collection of Jordan 1's in one destination, the entire Louis Vuitton x Supreme collection and unbelievable sneaker deals, including:
Ahead of today's All-Star Drop debut, eBay celebrated All-Star weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina with HighSnobiety, revealing "The Vault." Transforming the McColl Center for Art + Innovation, "The Vault" pop-up brought this weekend's drop to life with a Jordan Retrospective, VIP appearances and more. Attendees received a sneak peek of eBay's inventory and received early access to pre-shop the drop.
For more information, visit eBay.com/AllStarDrop to shop or sell and join the conversation on social using the hashtag #eBayDrop.
eBay By the Numbers
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, we connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay is one of the world's largest and most vibrant marketplaces for discovering great value and unique selection. In 2018, eBay enabled $95 billion of gross merchandise volume. For more information about the company and its global portfolio of online brands, visit www.ebayinc.com.
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