We think that you’re here because you are a sneakerhead, and when you buy your items, you want to know whether the fake vs real. In fact, you may be here to know how to spot fake Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers.
Today, we are here with another guide on how to spot fake vs real Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers just in seven steps to mark on your fake vs real Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers list.
The quickest way to check for authenticity on your Yeezy 700 V3 Azael is by inspecting the size tag and the box label of the sneakers.
The fake size tag features many inconsistencies while the box label may display an incorrect size code that doesn’t match the version of your sneakers.
As we said previously, the size tag is the most reliable spot to look at when legit checking the Yeezy 700 V3 Azael, but that’s not all of it.
In fact, another important step when checking the fake vs real Yeezy 700 V3 Azael is to scan the barcode of these shoes.
The barcode can ve found on the little label placed on the side of the box in which the Yeezy 700 V3 Azael comes in.
The authentic barcode will always match the model, colourway, size and product id with the pair of sneakers that you have, and in this case, the Yeezy 700 V3. On the other hand, the replica Yeezy 700 V3 sneakers’ barcode will not match any results.
When fake manufacturers try to replicate the Yeezy 700 V3 pairs, they are typically more focused on recreating the design of the sneakers with almost little to no attention paid to elements like the barcode.
This makes the barcode a reliable indicator of authenticity that can help you ensure you only purchase the original Adidas manufactured sneakers.
When you are ready to scan the barcode of your Yeezy 700 V3 Azael, we recommend that you use the Legit Check App.
When you scan the barcode using the Legit Check App, the app will run your unique barcode against other Yeezy sneakers online.
Note that all Yeezy sneakers have a unique barcode that relates to a specific combination of colourway, style and size.
First of all, you’ll have to install the Legit Check App on your iOS and/or Android device.
Once you are ready to scan, tap on the barcode scan icon and focus in on the barcode on the box of your Yeezy 700 V3 Azael.
The results are where you will need to apply your intelligence. You will need to look for matches that confirm the authenticity status of your Yeezy 700 V3 Azael.
Now, if the results show lots of confirmation points on Google for your unique barcode as illustrated in the picture below, then you can be assured that your box is authentic.
Please note that we say the box is authentic and not the sneakers because there is still the possibility that the real sneakers might have been swapped for the fake ones by the fake resellers to trick buyers into thinking the sneakers are genuine.
On the other hand, if the results do not show confirmation points that match the size-colorway combination, as shown in the picture below, then you probably have a fake in your hands.
Please note that the barcode scanning can only be considered a perfect match when the size and colorway combination on the results match the one on the box.
Thus, if only one of the two matches, then the box is still a fake. For the full story on how to scan the barcode on the box or your Yeezy 700 V3 Azael for authenticity, read our article here.
The next step, and usually the best way to tell a fake pair of Yeezy 700 V3 Azael is to inspect the details of the size tag.
Now that you had a look at the fake vs real Yeezy 700 V3 Azael images, let us explain the flaws on the Yeezys.
1 – The “MADE IN CHINA” print
The fake Yeezy 700 V3 Azael pairs usually have the “MADE IN CHINA” text looking a lot thicker than the text on the authentic sneakers.
In fact, the legit Yeezy 700 V3 Azael pairs have their “MADE IN CHINA” text looking thinner.
Also, keep in mind that it can be exactly reverse on the replica sneakers, and that’s why we recommend you refer to our real vs fake Yeezy 700 V3 Azael images every time you legit check one of these pairs.
2 – The “US UK FR JP CHN” text
Inconsistent lines on the “N” from the “CHN” text show where the printer ink has pooled between the “N” lines which make it look thicker and bolder. These inconsistent lines are a telltale sign that the sneaker is fake.
It’s all down to the quality of the print, and this does not occur on the real size tag.
3 – The APE/CLU/EVN Number Print
Please note that CLU, APE or EVN inscriptions might be found here and you should not worry if you’ve got any of them.
All three inscriptions can be found on an authentic or a fake pair, so we do not consider this area to be a reliable spot for identifying a fake Yeezy 700 V3 Azael.
However, what you need to pay attention to is the quality of printing here. Look out for ink blotting, fuzzy lines and other signs of poor quality of printing.
4 – The medial lines
The lines below and above the “US UK FR JP CHN” text are too thick and fuzzy on the fake Yeezy 700 V3 Azael.
On the other hand, the authentic Yeezy V3 Azael sneakers have their lines look thicker than the fake ones. Keep in mind that the replica sneakers could also have their lines looking thicker than the authentic ones.
5 – The Adidas Copyright symbol
The “R” is placed too far away from the “adidas” text on the fake Yeezys, and on the legit Yeezys, it is placed closer
Please keep in mind that if the “R” makes contact with the “adidas” text, then you are looking at a fake pair.
Next, you will proceed to inspect the box label of your Yeezy 700 V3 Azael. On the box label, there are two main confirmation points you should look out for; the country size code and the serial number. So how does this work?
Now, it is important to understand that the Yeezy-Adidas collaboration releases its sneakers in two versions – the US version and the international version. If you’re questioning yourself, this is one of the best ways on how to spot fake Yeezy 700 V3 sneakers.
The US version displays three-country sizes on the box label – US, UK and F. Here, the US size is in large print, while the other two sizes featured under the US size and in smaller prints.
The international version of the Yeezy 700 V3 Azael, on the other hand, features 6 countries (US, UK, F, D, J, and CHN) sizes and every one of them is in equal prints on the label.
On the bottom right-hand corner of the box label is the serial number. If the pair is a US release, then the serial number is going to end with a V02 or V03. But for international (Canadian/European) releases, the serial number will end with a V10.
As seen in the image below, in the authentic international version featuring 6 sizes, the serial number ends with a V10. However, on the fake box label which is a US version, the serial number ends with a V10, as opposed to a V02 or V03.
Please note that if you notice any deviation from this pattern, then you are without a doubt looking at a fake Yeezy 700 V3 Azael pair.
As for the fourth step of the fake vs real Yeezy 700 V3 guide, we are going to teach you how to spot the fake Yeezy 700 V3 sneakers by inspecting the laces.
The lacing style is a common flaw in all counterfeit models of the Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers, as a lot of replica Yeezy factories manage to repeat this mistake.
The main problem with the fake Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers is that the laces are inverted.
By inverted, we mean that the counterfeit Yeezy 700 V3 Azael pairs don’t follow the correct pattern as the authentic laces, as the right lace (from the wearer’s view) is above the left lace on the replica shoes.
That is something which you’ll never see on an authentic Yeezy 700 V3 Azael pair that’s either unworn and/or never relaced.
In order for you to understand this better, below this paragraph you can see a real vs fake Yeezy 700 V3 Azael image which will explain this better to you.
This is because the fake manufacturer can choose to lace their sneakers in the same style as the authentic pattern although it is a replica.
Thus, we do not consider this to be a foolproof indicator of authenticity.
As for the fifth step of the fake vs real Yeezy 700 V3 legit check guide, we are going to let you know how to spot the fake Yeezy V3 Azael sneakers by inspecting the toe box area.
Basically, when we say “toe box”, we are talking about the front side of the sneakers, where of course, the toes feet into the shoes.
As you can see in the Yeezy 700 V3 Azael image above, we have pointed out the fact that, on the fake Yeezys, the toe box area looks slimmer, less bulky and smaller than the authentic shoes’ toe box.
In fact, the replica Yeezy Azael sneakers have their toe box looking less curvy and arched, while on the authentic sneakers, the toe box looks more angled and rounded.
Moving on the rear side of the Yeezys, for the sixth step of the guide on how to spot fake Yeezy Azael sneakers, you’ll have to inspect the placement of the elements on the back.
As you may see in the fake vs real Yeezy Azael image above, we drew a green line for the legit Yeezy Azael shoes which indicates the distance between the top side of the midsole and to the Adidas logo on the bottom side of the midsole, and a red line which shows you the same idea, but for the counterfeit Yeezy 700 V3 Azael shoes.
The difference between the real vs fake Yeezy 700 V3 Azael is that the authentic sneakers have their Adidas logo on the midsole placed more to the middle of the sneakers, as the middle stitching of the primeknit above would follow an imaginary line (which we drew actually) around the middle area of the midsole on the bottom, where the authentic sneakers have their Adidas logo placed.
On the other hand, the counterfeit Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers have their Adidas logo placed obviously further away from the middle side of the midsole, and it fact, it is misplaced.
As for the seventh step of the fake vs real Yeezy 700 V3 Azael legit check guide, we are going to let you know how to spot the fake Yeezys by looking at the pattern and placement of the elements on the side of the Yeezy Azael.
As you can see in the Yeezy Azael real vs fake image above, we have counted from one to four the hand-emoji pointers of the spots you have to look at, just the same as from the size tag, but this time, it’s more simple.
The first two pointers on the toe box area of the Yeezy Azael represent the fact that you have to inspect the very first shape’s pattern because, most of the time, on the fake Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers, the first pattern is looking more bumpy, rounded and curvier than the authentic one.
Then, the third and the fourth pointers represent the idea of inspecting the primeknit’s stitching on the top and the bottom sides of the shoes, because usually, the fake Yeezy Azael pairs, these areas are coloured light-grey, and eventually, a really washed-out blue, as in this case.
On the other hand, the authentic Yeezy Azael’s primeknit stitching must be as a dark grey on the bottom side and a little bit of a lighter grey on the top side.
For the eighth step of the fake vs real Yeezy 700 V3 Azael legit check guide, we will move back on the toe box and inspect it from a top-down view.
In fact, we are going to analyze the leather’s V-shaped area on both the fake vs real Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers.
Most of the time, the counterfeit sneakers will have the grey suede area on the toe box which looks like a “V” looking a lot wider, making it look like a “U” instead, which is not what we seek for, on the authentic Yeezys.
On the other hand, the authentic Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers will never have their toe box’s “V” shape looking wider or larger, as on the replica sneakers.
The fake Yeezy 700 V3 pairs will commonly use a replicated 3M material, which in consequence causes the shine to be less bright than the original pair.
The main problem on the replica Yeezys is that they don’t glow properly, as the only look lighten up just a bit, while the authentic Yeezys have a more powerful reflectiveness.
In this case, you can see how the replica Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers have their 3M reflecting areas looking less defined than the authentic sneakers’ reflective parts.
These sneakers glow in the literal sense of the word, as if you turn the lights down, you can see the Yeezy Azael’s cage shining in green colour.
First of all, let’s see the images on how to spot fake Yeezy Azael sneakers, and the let us explain the flaws on the fake Yeezys.
As you can see in the fake vs real Yeezy Azael image above, the fake sneakers seem to shine more than the authentic sneakers, and the fake Yeezys also have more white spots than the glowing cage of the legit shoes.
In fact, the authentic Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers have a more powerful shining on the cage, but the fake Yeezys also contain more white spots than the authentic ones.
There are situations where you may be unable to go through each detailed step explained above when you need to authenticate your Yeezy 700 V3 Azael.
That is why we have compiled this quick 60 seconds solution to authenticating your sneakers. Below are the top 10 indicators that can help you determine if you have a fake pair of sneakers or original Adidas manufactured Yeezy 700 V3.
If you need help with the authentication of your Yeezy 700 V3 Azael, we’ve got you covered.
All you have to do is send us good-quality pictures of your Yeezy 700 V3 Azael sneakers and we will get back to you with the results within 24 to 48 hours. The results will also come with a report on why we believe your sneakers are fake or authentic.
That brings us to the end of our real vs fake Yeezy 700 V3 Azael legit check guide. We will continue to update this article as better and newer comparisons are put out.
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