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Real VS Fake Sneakers- how to authenticate sneakers

This page was specifically designed to help authenticate sneakers you’ve purchased from third party merchants. There are a substantial number of Real VS Fake sneakers posts in this section to assist with identifying fake air jordan retros, nike sneakers, adidas yeezy and more

Real Vs Fake air jordan 12 dark grey

The Air Jordan 12 Dark Grey released officially on December the 2nd in massive numbers. But that hasn’t prevented bootleggers to create their own replicas. I finally had an opportunity to visit my local mall yesterday and took several pictures of an authentic pair of the Jordan 12 Dark Grey ( in size 9) so I can do a side by side comparison with the fake one  ( in size 9 as well). Here are quick tips to identify the fake air jordan 12 dark grey. The gap between the plastic tab and the heel portion of the midsole ( see red arrow) is widerRead More →

The Air Jordan 1 Mid Blue The Great released a couple of weeks ago, if you’ve missed my projection post it, be sure check out the link below Air Jordan 1 Mid Blue The Great CU2805-100 | How Many Pairs Made & Market Value? I’m actually surprised that it took bootleggers this long to make the counterfeit pairs. I finally came across pictures of the replicas yesterday and did a side by side comparison. In this comparison, I will also show you how to authenticate your own pairs from the comfort of your house. Here are the quick tips to identify the fake Air JordanRead More →

how to authenticate or legit check your own sneakers

A couple of months ago I was checking my website’s statistics to find out what the most viewed articles were, and the results were astonishing, see link below Housakicks Traffic, Most Viewed Links, Posts & The Implications A substantial amount of the folks that visited my site were looking at the Real vs Fake content and it makes perfect sense. The market has been so flooded with near perfect fake sneakers that the average person and even the most trained authenticator have a difficult time identifying a replica shoe from its authentic counterpart. Every time you purchase a shoe from a n unauthorized vendor (Read More →

Earlier this morning, I wrote a post in which I stated that the Air Jordan 13 XIII Island Green was massively produced, see link below The Air Jordan 13 XIII Island Green 414571-030 Will Be Available In Massive Numbers As you all know, fake pairs of this model are already out and I wanted to show you quickly how to identify them. I don’t have an authentic pair on hand yet so I had to use official pictures fetched from Nike and a couple of other retailers. Both the authentic and the replica pairs used in the presentation are of size 9.5. Again this isRead More →

Real VS Fake Air jordan 1 OG Fearless 12

The Air Jordan 1 OG fearless will release in about 3 days from today and I wrote projection post on it a few days ago, see link below Air Jordan 1 OG Fearless CK5666-100 | How Many Pairs Made & Market Value This shoe is without a question a target for the replica industry and today I was able to do a side by side comparison between a legitimate and a fake one. The fake pair was a size 8.5 and the authentic ones used in this post were between a size 9-10 for accuracy purposes. ( keep that in mind as you read theRead More →

Fake UA Curry 4 MVP On eBay Being Sold Blatantly

I’ve written several posts about eBay’s lack of attention to details when it comes to replicas/bootlegs. I don’t think eBay cares at all. Two weeks ago I was looking for a pair of the Jordan 6 Travis Scott on the platform and was stunned with the amount replica pairs of the model that were being sold on there, see post below eBay Is Polluted With The Fake Travis Scott Air Jordan 6- Beware I’ll actually quote a portion of the post just to show you how polluted eBay was with the counterfeit Jordan 6 Travis Scott Out of the 19 listings of the Travis ScottRead More →

real vs fake air jordan 12 black game royal 5

If you’ve missed my post about the possible number of pairs of the Air Jordan 12 Black Game Royal made, refer to the link below Air Jordan 12 Black Game Royal|How Many Pairs Possibly Made & Market Value? Two days ago, I was doing a bit of scouting through my local mall, and visited several retail stores. I was really looking to take pictures on an authentic pair of the Jordan 12 Black Royal for the sake of writing a Real Vs Fake Post.One of the stores I visited showed me a lot of grace by allowing to take several pictures. I specifically asked forRead More →

Air Jordan 1 Mid Shattered Backboard 554725-058 1

My Friday afternoon scouting led me to my local footlocker where I had the opportunity to pick up a pair of the Air Jordan 1 Mid shattered backboard in grade school sizes. The shoe was obviously inspired by its ancestor, the Jordan 1 High SBB. Nike has definitely implemented the edit to amplify when it comes to the Jordan 1 mids- the brand has capitalized on its most popular colorways by creating their hybrid in the mids silhouette. Here is a quick look at the sneaker and I also took the opportunity to show you quick tips to identify fake from real sneakers by usingRead More →

eBay Is Polluted With The Fake Travis Scott Air Jordan 6

It’s no secret that eBay is tainted with counterfeits, but the boldness with which some of the sellers operate on the platform is flabbergasting. I was looking for images of legitimate pairs of the Travis Scott Air Jordan 6 to do a side by side comparison with the bootlegs that are circulating, and eBay was no help. Most listings featured  stock photos ( or photos obtained from sneaker blogs); but  the worse part of this whole ordeal is that sellers with listings with actual images were carrying replicas. Some of them were more honest and disclosed the identity of their shoes while others ( swindlers)Read More →

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