How to spot fake Yeezy

Are your Yeezys real or fake? Read these free Yeezy legit check guides and study what a genuine pair should look like. We’ve got guides for any kind of Yeezys!

3 quickest ways to spot fake Yeezy

1. Lacing

Original Yeezys:

  • When viewing from the top-down, as if wearing the sneakers, the right lace of the right shoe should be underneath.
  • Similarly, the left lace of the right shoe should also be positioned underneath.

2. Size Tag


  • “MADE IN CHINA” text is thin and slim.
  • Manufacturing date print (e.g., “./18”) is thicker and more defined.
  • “adidas ®” text in the bottom left corner of the size tag is thin.
  • “APE/CLU/EVN” inscription, indicating the manufacturing factory, is thicker.
  • “US UK FR JP CHN” text is thick.


  • “MADE IN CHINA” text appears too thick and bold.
  • “09/18” text, indicating the manufacturing date, is too thin.
  • “adidas ®” text is overly thick and bulky.
  • “APE” inscription is too thin.
  • “US UK FR JP CHN” text is excessively thick.

3. Stitching


  • Thinner stitching, resulting in a less visible dent or gap.


  • Deeper, thicker stitching, creating a more noticeable gap.

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