How to spot fake Sacai

Library of guides on how to spot fake Sacai sneakers. Select your shoes, may they be Sacai or Nike x Sacai, and see the steps you have to take to authenticate them the right way.

3 quickest ways to spot fake Sacai

1. Insole

Authentic Sacai Waffles:

  • The letter “s” in “sacai” is thicker and correctly proportioned.
  • In the “NIKE” text, the positioning of “K” and “c” in “sacai” is closer, maintaining correct spacing.
  • The letter “E” in “NIKE” has a thinner bottom side.
  • The dot of the letter “i” in “NIKE sacai” is appropriately sized.

Fake Sacai LD Waffle:

  • The letter “s” in “sacai” is too thin.
  • The letter “c” in “sacai” is placed too far from the “K” in “NIKE.”
  • In the “NIKE” text, the “E” has a thicker bottom side than on the authentic sneakers.
  • The dot of the letter “i” in “NIKE sacai” is thinner and smaller.

2. Swoosh

Authentic Nike Shoes:

  • The Nike Swoosh logo has stitches of the correct thickness.
  • Absence of extra-hanging stitches.

Fake Nike Shoes:

  • The Nike Swoosh logo features stitches that are too thick.
  • Presence of a few extra-hanging stitches.

3. Size Tag

Authentic VaporWaffles:

  • “VJ” text is of appropriate thickness.
  • “BR” print is correctly proportioned.
  • “MADE IN VIETNAM” text has correct spacing, with no connected letters.
  • Letters “IE” in “VIETNAM” are spaced properly.

Fake VaporWaffles:

  • “VJ” text is too thick.
  • “BR” print is overly thick.
  • “MADE IN VIETNAM” text has connected letters.
  • Letters “IE” in “VIETNAM” are placed too close, and both are too thick.

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