Air Yeezy II sneakers draw big crowds

Crowds lined up Saturday for a chance to buy Kanye West's Nike Air Yeezy II sneakers.

The shoes, featuring faux reptile skin and glow-in-the-dark soles, retail in store for close to $300. Online, sneaker lovers are bidding thousands.

Locally, people were out early at the DTLR at Senator Square on Minnesota Avenue for a chance to buy the celebrity shoe. The store is the only business in the area selling the highly coveted sneaker.

CNN contributed to this report.

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