How to spot fake Timberland

Spend 2 minutes reading our guide on how to spot real vs fake Timberland boots. Here’s what original Timberlands have to look like.

3 quickest ways to spot fake Timberland

1. Interior

Authentic Timberland Boots:

  • The “M” in the logo has the correct thickness.
  • “GENUINE LEATHER UPPER” text is appropriately thick.
  • All lines of text on the lower side of the interior inscription are of consistent thickness.
  • In the word “LININGS,” all letters, including “G” and “S,” have uniform thickness.

Fake Timberland Boots:

  • The “M” in the logo is too thick.
  • “GENUINE LEATHER UPPER” text appears too thin.
  • Lines of text on the lower side of the interior inscription are too thin.
  • In the word “LININGS,” the “LININ” part is too thick, while “G” and “S” are thinner, creating inconsistency in letter thickness.

2. Suede

Authentic Shoes:

  • Feature suede effect in specific areas.
  • Noticeable quality difference compared to replicas.

Fake Shoes:

  • Leave traces in areas indicated by hand-emoji pointers.
  • Attempt to mimic suede effect, but with less quality and authenticity.

3. Logo

Authentic Timberland Shoes:

  • The Timberland tree logo is correctly proportioned, fitting less deeply into the suede.
  • The logo is thinner, maintaining the right balance and appearance.

Fake Timberland Shoes:

  • The Timberland logo is set too deep into the suede leather, making it appear too thick.
  • Generally, the tree logo is thicker than on the genuine shoes, altering its intended appearance.

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