Ysabelle Capitule, 22, is a choreographer and dancer whom the internet can't get enough of. She's appeared on television shows, including the BET Awards and The X Factor, and worked with Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars, just to name a few.

Over the years, she began exploring the intersection between fashion and dance. "The way I dress and the way I look impacts the way I feel completely, especially when I'm dancing," she shared with us. Her favorite sneakers to dance in are Jordans (because of their sturdiness), and one of her go-to places to cop a pair of kicks is eBay. "I remember I was in college, and that's literally all I would do. I would go on eBay and just scroll and scroll and scroll."

To learn more about her style and how she shops for sneakers, we invited her to be part of our eBay Market Mentor series, where sneakerheads in our world give us their best advice on shopping for authentic kicks on eBay. Watch our video above to get Ysabelle Capitule's expert tips for hunting down your own sneaker grails on eBay.

ebay-01
Highsnobiety
ebay-02
Highsnobiety

Safe sizing

"Always look for your specific size! Don’t be tempted by good deals or rare finds if they aren’t perfect. You will be mad when you find what you want but it’s not your size!"

Check seller authenticity

"Reviews! Is your seller legit? eBay Authenticity Guarantee offers peace of mind."

Play with the filters

"Search for what you want, then play with filters like highest to lowest price. You might find bangers for a good price when you sort them correctly."

Wear and tear

"Look for the shoe with the right amount of wear and tear! Some shoes look better clean, other shoes look better worn. Know what you like. Shoes have character."

ebay-06
Highsnobiety
ebay-07
Highsnobiety
ebay-08
Highsnobiety

Use specific keywords

"When you search, use specific words that describe your shoe. Sellers might use words you’re missing. Example: specific colors, deadstock, original, etc."

We Recommend

  • omega x swatch

    We Went Shopping for Omega x Swatch at Resale & Here's What We Found

    Style
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Heron Preston: "Collecting Sneakers You Don't Wear Is Irrelevant"

    Culture
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Selling Your Kicks? These Are the 5 Most Wanted Sneakers on eBay

    Sneakers
  • adidas yeezy guide wave runner main Grailed StockX adidas Originals

    YEEZY Shoes: An Essential Beginner's Guide to the Kanye x adidas Sneaker

    Sneakers
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    The Best Resale Fashion Sites Online Right Now

    Style
  • Gucci Sneakers

    The Ultimate Guide to Gucci Sneakers & Where to Buy Them

    Sneakers

What To Read Next

  • stocking stuffers

    Stocking Stuffers You Actually Want

    Style
  • BAPE STA

    13 of the Best A Bathing Ape BAPE STAs to Buy Today

    Sneakers
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Ethel Cain's Majestic Melodrama Is the Sound of the Future

    Culture
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Supreme’s Woven Timberland Lugs Are Their Finest Yet

    Sneakers
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Puts Some Respect On Justin Bieber's Puffer Game

    Style
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    C.P. Company Has Mastered the Winter Jacket

    Style
*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Disclaimer

Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.