Kanye West grabbed the fashion world’s attention when he debuted sneakers designed in collaboration with Nike in 2009. Retailing at over $200, the shoes were released in extremely limited quantities and sold out instantaneously.
They now resell in the thousands of dollars. The success of the shoes finally put West on the map in the fashion industry.
For years his designs were met with ridicule. But recently, some of that excitement has turned to skepticism. Watch this full episode of CNBC’s “Make It” and find out how Kanye built “Yeezy” below.