KYX Sneakers has said it is “redefining the sneaker market” with a revolutionary Sneaker Rating System. Inspired by the renowned sport card grading systems, the brand pioneers a custom rating system for pre-worn trainers.

By offering detailed 360-degree photos, KYX stands at the forefront of transparency, ensuring buyers see and know exactly what they are purchasing.

KYX’s tagline, “Meant to be Worn,” reflects the focus on providing enjoyable footwear for buyers. Its Rating System assesses trainers across five components, emphasising those most visible. KYX’s mission is to set this system as the industry standard, ensuring that online buyers receive what they expect with the aim of providing a consistent and reliable buying experience.

KYX guarantees authenticity using AI technology and human expertise. With all inventory maintained in-house, KYX promises same day shipping–a stark contrast to the often delayed processes of peer-to-peer platforms where authentication happens after the purchase has been made and delivery can take weeks. KYX offers a sure thing.

Beyond the rating system, KYX sneakers undergo rigorous cleaning by experienced technicians and are further enhanced with a signature KYX air freshener for an “exceptional unboxing experience”, the brand said.

Further pushing for transparency, the company allows users to view sold trainers and their selling prices. This combined with the KYX Rating System fortifies KYX’s dedication to standardising the pricing of used sneakers.

“We value being a discovery platform that lowers barriers, whether in price or ensuring authenticity and quality,” said Jason McElveen, President of KYX Sneakers. “We noticed a lot of used sneaker sites were not using the actual photos of the pre-worn shoes, creating buyer confusion and a lack of trust. We looked at what major players have done for new sneakers with the goal of becoming exactly that for the pre-worn market.

“With KYX, we’re not just selling sneakers; we’re building trust and reshaping the way enthusiasts and casual shoppers alike shop for their next favourite pair.”

Launching with an eclectic mix of over 2,000 used trainers, KYX offers prices between $50 and $2,000, catering to every enthusiast. The range spans beloved classics and contemporary hits from brands like Nike, Adidas, New Balance, and Jordan.