The most expensive luxury shoes from Fashionista BTS J-Hope

K-Pop giant BTS member Jung Hoseok, better known as J-Hope or Hobi, is often considered the most fashionable member of the boy band. The BTS rapper is known for his vibrant and bright personality and he incorporates the same into his fashion choices, which are often dominated by streetwear. He often sees sporty high-fashion pieces, which he seamlessly combines with his streetwear influences. As a sneakerhead, BTS J-Hope maintains an enviable collection of kicks, including many expensive luxury shoes from brands like LV, Dior, Off-White, and so on.

The BTS member is currently serving his mandatory military service along with his bandmates. But BTS members have been creating enough content to keep their ARMYs (BTS’ loyal fanbase) occupied and entertained for now and J-Hope is no exception. His documentary, J Hope’s Hope on the streetcurrently streaming on Amazon Prime Video, offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of his latest EP HOPE ON THE STREET VOL1.

In the documentary, J-Hope shared intriguing details about the album’s creation process, shedding light on its evolution and artistry. The documentary also sheds light on how he collaborated with other artists on the track, such as fellow BTS member Jungkook I wonder…Yunjin from LE SSERAFIM Don’t knowand Yoonmirae and Gaeko recording the title track NEURON.

J-Hope is one of the top dancers in the K-pop industry, and it’s no surprise that he keeps his style as fresh as his dance moves. His dazzlingly expressive street style, which can sometimes be a bit exaggerated, is always enjoyable. BTS J-Hope amps up its style and leverages its shoe collection, which includes a variety of different shapes, including ultra-expensive luxury shoes from renowned luxury labels.

Some of the most expensive shoes that BTS J-Hope keeps in his closet

Valentino Upraise calfskin derby shoes

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BTS attended the 76th United Nations General Assembly in 2021, where they delivered a speech as South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s Special Envoy for Future Generations and Culture. During the Sustainable Development Goals Moment event, members spoke out and condemned racism and Asian hatred. All the BTS members were smartly dressed in custom black Recode suits and Valentino shoes, and Hobi, the military’s beloved sun member, showed off his $1,679 Valentino Upraise calfskin derby shoes.

Crafted from buttery-soft calf leather, these derby shoes embody refined luxury and sophistication. The shoes feature fashion house Valentino Garavani’s signature clean, meticulous lines, which form part of the ebony-black pair, which sits on ridged rubber soles. The shoes are made with 5.5 cm heels and decorated with classic Valentino Garavani logo details on the back. They are an efficient choice to take any stylish outfit to the next level.

Louis Vuitton LV sneakers in black wool

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J-Hope and his bandmates attended the 2021 American Music Awards dressed from head to toe in Louis Vuitton. During the ceremony, the band took home two of the coveted awards while serving up some serious fashion inspiration with LV’s Spring 2022 menswear collection. BTS’ richest member J-Hope wore a gray suit and paired it with an electric blue shirt for a hint of color. For shoes he chose a pair of LV Trainer Sneakers in Black Wool.

These LV sneakers retail for approximately USD 1,360 and are consciously made from supple calf leather. With its warm wool lining, these sneakers provide essential comfort for the colder winter season, while the black rubber soles match perfectly with the luxurious black calfskin, highlighting the iconic LV emblem in white rubber. The details include a white Louis Vuitton signature written by the great Virgil Abloh on the side. Made in Italy, the shoes feature monogrammed flowers printed on the rubber sole.


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In a photo dump from December 2022, Hobi shared a number of images from his dance practice. In one photo, fans caught a glimpse of him in a dance studio wearing Balenciaga X Adidas Triple S sneakers. These highly sought-after sneakers have a price tag of approximately $1,150, making them one of the most expensive luxury shoes from the BTS J-Hope shoe collection.

The Triple S sneakers are one of Balenciaga’s most recognizable designs and have dominated streetwear styles since 2017. The name Triple S is derived from the silhouette’s triple-stacked sole, which sets it apart from other shoes. This shoe is a collaboration between Balenciaga and sportswear brand Adidas. With both brands’ logos combined, the incredibly stylish kicks are sure to be on the wish lists of many sneakerheads.

Louis Vuitton LV skate sneakers

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The BTS group doesn’t just promote its own band members; they also support other artists. Before joining the military, J-Hope made many TikTok dance challenge videos, including the “on the street” challenge (featuring J-Hope’s song with J Cole). He also took part in the ‘Happy Fools’ challenge (performing TXT’s song featuring Coi Leray) along with the members of K-pop group Tomorrow X Together (TXT). In the videos, J-Hope is shown wearing the LV Skate Sneakers, which represent a sense of coastal elegance and modernity. As a global brand ambassador for the luxury brand, it makes sense that J-Hope owns many pieces that highlight the elegance of Louis Vuitton designs.

The sneakers are made of robust leather with a suede upper, highlighting LV’s unparalleled craftsmanship while paying tribute to traditional skate shoes. The milky white hue of the sneakers has maritime undertones, which adds to the luxurious look. Signature Louis Vuitton markings on the heels and tongues emphasize the brand’s high-fashion status. Retailing for $1,340, these sophisticated and timeless designer shoes are a sought-after piece among designer shoe enthusiasts despite their high price tag.

Louis Vuitton Runner Tatic Sneakers

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As a trendsetter, J-Hope is known for his unique airport outfits. In 2022, he arrived in the US in style, wearing an LV Monogram Mohair Cardigan paired with Louis Vuitton Runner Tatic Sneakers that reflect the colorful vibe of the ensemble. Priced at a whopping $1,300, these sneakers are the perfect streetwear shoes to add a pop of color to your outfit.

The LV Runner Tatic sneakers, introduced during Louis Vuitton’s Spring-Summer 2022 men’s show, are immediately eye-catchers with their striking color gradation. Crafted from mesh and calfskin, these technical sneakers feature colorful rubber outsoles, while the quarters and vamps are adorned with reflective monogram flowers. A dynamic LV initial logo adds another pop of color.

LV trainer mules

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J-Hope arrived at Incheon International Airport along with the rest of BTS on May 29, 2022. The à la mode Hoseok was photographed wearing a distressed denim jacket, which he paired with white painter’s trousers and a Vintage Alhambra bracelet. For shoes he chose comfortable and stylish LV Trainer Mules in green and white.

Inspired by classic LV sneakers and designed by none other than Virgil Abloh, these LV Trainer mules are a stylish choice for everyday wear. The mules have two adjustable straps, comfortable anatomical insoles and lightweight microsoles with rubber outsoles. The mules are made from calfskin and feature the brand’s monogram in white contrasted with green, accentuating the overall sporty design. The $1,050 mules also feature Louis Vuitton signatures on the sides and etched onto the buckles.

Off-white comfortable backless slippers

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In another photo dump on Instagram, Hobi appears fully dressed in winter gear, with a moss green long coat from Rick Owens, a khaki subway hat from Sacai, white socks and Off-White Comfort backless slippers.

These slippers cost $1,735, making them one of the most expensive pairs of shoes from BTS J-Hope’s luxury shoe collection. The street style label offers maximum comfort and relaxation with these slippers, which have a soft suede upper and a leather interior on rubber soles. The impeccable elegance of the slippers makes them an excellent choice for casual use.

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