When we see sneakers resurrected, it’s normally a retro silhouette that’s been rediscovered on the heels of a collaboration or exclusive reissue. We don’t generally see recent kicks returning to popularity within a couple of years of their original release. That’s what makes the uptick in searches and purchases of the adidas YEEZY 500 so interesting. A driving force for this switch is the imminent restock of the
Seeing its original release in July 2018, the YEEZY 500 Utility Black earned a restock last November. Now, a year later, the standout colorway is hitting shelves again. Don’t mistake the multiple restocks for copping ease, though; they’ve sold out every time.
Despite its understated tonal palette, the YEEZY 500 Utility Black has been one of the most popular YEEZY colorways since the very beginning. Set atop a bulbous adiPRENE sole unit, the upper features shaggy suede inserts alongside leather layers and a mesh foundation. It’s this mixed media that adds intrigue to the tonal colorway, setting it apart from the sea of single-tone kicks on the market.
The adidas YEEZY 500 Utility Black will retail for a price of $200 but StockX market data reveals an average resale price of $344. That’s a sign of how popular this silhouette remains, despite the three restocks. Be sure to guarantee your pair at
Release date: November 26, 2021
Model: YEEZY 500
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