How to spot fake Adidas

Various authentication guides for Adidas items: clothes, sneakers, accessories, and more. Learn how to legit check Adidas with our free resources!

3 quickest ways to spot fake Adidas

1. Laces


  • Adidas Superstars feature thicker laces.


  • Laces are noticeably thinner.

2. Insole


  • The text “adidas ®” and “RAF SIMONS” is characterized by a thicker font.


  • Displays thinner text and uses an incorrect font style for “RAF SIMONS”.

3. Size tag


  1. “MADE IN VIETNAM” text is thinner.
  2. The date text appears thinner and smaller.
  3. “adidas ®” text is thicker and bulkier.
  4. Print quality may vary, but be cautious of ink blotting and fuzzy lines.
  5. “US UK FR JP CHN” text is thicker, with letters closer together.


  1. “MADE IN VIETNAM” text is overly thick.
  2. Date “02/21” is noticeably thicker and larger.
  3. “adidas ®” text appears too thin.
  4. Print quality may vary, but look out for ink blotting and fuzzy lines.
  5. “US UK FR JP CHN” text is too thin, with letters spaced too far apart.

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