How to spot fake Balenciaga

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3 quickest ways to spot fake Balenciaga

1. Wash tag


  • Inscriptions, including “BALENCIAGA” and “MADE IN …,” have correct thickness and proportions.
  • “JP57 2019” inscription is of the right thickness.


  • Overall inscriptions, including “BALENCIAGA,” are of incorrect thickness.
  • “BALENCIAGA” text appears too thick, small, and boxy.
  • “MADE IN …” text is too thin.
  • “JP57 2019” inscription is also too thin.

2. Size Text


  • The number 39 is less visible, partially obscured, and not fully readable.
  • Number placement is halfway into the front part of the sneakers.


  • Number 39 is overly visible and entirely readable.
  • Size number is almost fully visible, differing from the authentic placement.

3. Logo


  • Text has the correct thickness, consistent with original design standards.


  • Text appears too thick compared to the authentic item.
  • Frontal printing often displays this flaw, which is a common indicator of counterfeit Balenciaga Campaign items.

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