BROOKLYN, KOMPAS.com The controversial “Satan’s Shoe” with a bronze stave, inverted cross and a drop of real human blood, was exhausted in less than a minute.
These black and red sneakers are the collaboration of rappers Lil Nas X and MSCHF based in New York.
These shoes use the Nike Air Max 97s design, but Nike was not involved in its construction at all.
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Through e-mail on Monday (29/3/2021), MSCHF confirmed that this limited edition shoe called 666 was sold out in less than a minute.
Then Lil Nas X got the first pair of shoes that cost $ 1,018, said MSCHF creative director Kevin Wiesner. CNN.
The price of US $ 1,018 is quoted in Luke chapter 10 verse 18 in the Bible as saying, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.”
The MSCHF also explained that each sole of the air bubble in Satan’s Shoe contains 60 cubic centimeters (2.03 ounces of liquid) of red ink and one drop of human blood.
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An MSCHF spokesman said the blood was donated by members of their collective.
Wiesner explained that the creative team collected individual drops of blood for a week using a needle for a glucose test at home.
They also confirmed that Nike was not involved in the project.
However, Nike claims that there has been a trademark infringement.
BBC Indonesia Victory in a lawsuit before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York declared that they did not approve or ratify Satan’s shoes.
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Nike has asked the court to stop MSCHF from selling the shoes and prevent them from wearing the famous Nike Swoosh brand.
“MSCHF and its satanic shoes are likely to confuse and create a faulty relationship between MSCHF and Nike products,” Nike said in a lawsuit.
“In fact, there are already signs of significant confusion in the market, including Nike boycott calls in response to the release of MSCHF Devil Shoes, based on the misconception that Nike has approved or endorses this product.”
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