Air Jordan 1 Retro High Electro Orange Real Vs Fake Guide (How To Spot Fakes)

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The Air Jordan 1 Retro High Electro Orange is another awesome colourway of the notorious Air Jordan 1s, presenting a very nice combination of light colours.

As cool as they are, the Electro Orange 1s are highly replicated, and when you’re tempted to buy one of those pairs, you most likely need to know whether the pair is real or not.

With this being said, we want to mention that we are here to let you know everything you need to know when it comes to safely buy a pair of these Air Jordan 1s.

To put it shortly, the fastest way to spot fake Air Jordan 1 Retro High Electro Orange is checking the size tag. The fake Air Jordan 1s never have their text at the correct thickness, and the genuine AJ1s were mad with enough care to never be flawed as the fake pairs.

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This image portrays an infographic guide that applies to 90% of the Air Jordan 1 Retro High colourways. Continue reading for a fully detailed guide!

How to spot fake Air Jordan 1 High Electro Orange

Step 1: Real vs fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange size tag comparison

Let’s being with the best: the size tag.

As we’ve said before, we like to believe that the size tag is the best and the fastest authenticity factor when it comes to the Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange sneakers.

Therefore, the size tag can easily tell you whether you are holding a real vs fake AJ1 Electro Orange pair of sneakers.

how to spot fake jordan 1 electro orange

This picture with the authentic vs fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange shows you how there are three flaws on the fake size ag.

First of all, the size tag’s text with the style code of these shoes shows you a major difference: the font used for the text and its thickness.

Don’t worry if your size tag doesn’t have the same style-cod as above.

Men’s sizes: 555088-180

Girls’ sizes: 575441-180

Looking at the fake style-code, you can see how the text uses the wrong font and how its text is too thin when put side-by-side with the real pair’s text.

Speaking of which, you can see how the authentic pair’s text is thicker than the fake one’s text.

Up next, the “UPC” text and the numbers next to these three letters look too thin as well, while the authentic pair’s text is thicker here as well.

Lastly, in the bottom left corner of the size tag, we have the “MADE IN CHINA” block of text which is too thick and too small on the fake Air Jordan 1s.

As for the authentic 1s, you can see how their “MADE IN CHINA” block of text looks thinner and how the text is bigger than the fake one.

Step 2: Check the hourglass shape on the rear side of your Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange

Proceeding to the second step of the guide on how to spot fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange, we have to go to the rear side of the shoes.

As some may know, the authentic Air Jordan 1 Retro High sneakers have a specific shape which they must follow, and that is the hourglass shape – more it that right below the real vs fake AJ1 Electro Orange comparison image below.

genuine vs replica air jordan 1 electro orange

All of the retail Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange pairs have this shape which they must follow:

The bottom and the upper side of the shoes on the back is supposed to be curvy, and right in the middle, there has to be a narrowing that makes the shoes look like an hourglass.

Looking at the fake pair, yes, you can see how the shape is there as well, but the flaw is that it isn’t as smooth and as accentuated as the real pair’s shape.

If that wasn’t the best explanation, no worries, we’ve got you covered with this clearer explanation in the real vs fake AJ1 Electro Orange picture below.

electro orange jordan 1 real vs fake

The green lines on the sides of the real vs fake Air Jordan 1s show you how the authentic shoes look like an hourglass, they’re very curved and pretty narrowed in the middle.

On the other hand, the fake pair’s shape may be kind of curved and narrowed as well, but it is definitely not defined as much as it should be.

Please keep in mind that this spot may not always be seen when the authentic shoes are on-foot, so we recommend giving the verdict to this step only when the shoes are not being worn.

Step 3: Inspect the inflation level of the toe boxes on your Air Jordan 1s

Going to the third way of the guide on how to spot fake AIr Jordan 1 Electro Orange sneakers, we now need to talk about the inflation level of the toe boxes.

In order to do so, let’s rotate the real vs fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange pairs to their profile sides.

air jordan 1 electro orange retail vs fake

The toe box of an authentic Electro Orange pair s supposed to be flat and not lifted too much. Looking at the image above, you can see how the fact is proven: the real toe box is thin and not so high.

On the other hand, though, the fake pair has its toe box lifted up way too much, and compared to the real one, the fake toe box is too thick and way too bulky.

Step 4: Examine the lettering in the classic Air Jordan logo on your Electric Oranges

Now for the fourth step of the guide on how to spot fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange, we are going to have a look at the lettering in the classic AIr Jordan logo.

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The image with the real vs fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange shoes above shows you how the fake pair has ist text at the wrong thickness.

The “AIR JORDAN” ext looks too thick on the fake Air Jordans, and on the real ones, the same inscriptions look thinner.

As for the “TM” text, you can see how the fake Air Jordan 1s have their inscription too thin, and on the other hand, the real pair’s text is thicker.

The steps we’ve written so far are the best ways to authenticate this item.

The next few steps are still reliable signs of authenticity, but are for non-top-versions of replicas available for this item. We recommend sticking to the steps we’ve explained above to make sure you’re not drawing the wrong conclusions.

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Step 5: Authenticate the wings in the same Air Jordan logo on your sneakers

Moving forward to the fifth method of the guide on how to spot a fake pair of Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange sneakers, we are going to talk about the same logo, but this time, we need to focus on the wings of the logo.

real vs fake jordan 1 electro orange

As you can see in the picture with the real vs replica Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange sneakers above, the fake pair has its wings with too much space in-between.

On the other hand, the same wings on the real pair’s wings are placed closer to each other, therefore leaving more empty space in-between each other than the fake ones.

Step 6: Look at the perforations on the toe box of your Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange

As for the sixth way of the guide on how to tell fake AIr Jordan 1 Electro Green sneakers, we need to switch to a top-down view of the shoes.

Here we need to focus on the width of the perforation holes of the white leather side of the toe box.

aj1 electro orange authentic vs fake

The picture with the real vs replica Air Jordan 1 Retro High Electro Orange sneakers above shows you how the fake pair’s got its perforations too wide and generally too big.

Speaking about the authentic pair’s perforations, you can see how they look narrower and smaller than the fake pair’s perforations.

Step 7: Brief the stitching on the Nike Swoosh logo of your Air Jordan 1s

For the seventh method of the guide on how to authenticate Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange sneakers, we’re going back to the exterior profile sides of the shoes.

Precisely, we need to talk about the stitching on the Nike Swoosh logo on the fake vs real Electro Orange Air Jordans.

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The picture above shows you how the fake pair of AJ1s has its threads on the Nike swoosh logo being too big and too thick, therefore being more visible than the real ones.

On the other hand, the authentic Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange pair has its stitching on the Nike Swoosh logo looking thinner, smaller and less noticeable than the fake stitching.

Step 8: Check the patch on the rear side of your Electro Orange 1s

For the eighth step of the guide on how to tell fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange sneakers, we are going to talk about the patches on the rear sides of these shoes.

To be more precise, the patches which we keep on mentioning are those where the Nike Swoosh logos from the interior/exterior profile sides meet together.

how to tell fake air jordan 1 electro orange

The image with the fake vs real Electro Orange Air Jordan 1s above shows you how the fake pair has its patch too tall and too narrow.

Looking at the genuine pair’s patch, you notice how it is shorter and wider than the fake pair’s patch.

Step 9: Fake vs real Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange exterior tongue badges

Going to the ninth method of the guide on how to spot fake AIr Jordan 1 Electro Orange sneakers, we are going to talk about the text on the exterior side of the tongues.

aj1 high electro orange real vs fake

The image with the authentic vs fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange shoes above shows you how the fake pair has its registered trademark symbols too thin.

In fact, the fake pair’s “® characters are too tiny and too thin, while the real ones are bigger and thicker.

Step 10: Check the corner-stitching next to the Nike Swoosh logo on the side of the AJ1s

Proceeding to the tenth way of the guide on how to spot fake Air Jordan 1, we now need to talk about the white stitching which goes over the Niek Swoosh logo, as well as which makes a corner next to the Swoosh.

First things first, let’s quickly look at the real vs fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange comparison image below, and after that, we’ll explain what happens in this image.

fake vs real jordan 1 electro orange

Looking at this real vs fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange image above, you can see how the fake pair has its stitching placed too far away from the logo.

On the other hand, the authentic pair’s logo makes the corner closer to the Nike Swoosh logo than the fake stitching.

Step 11: Have a look at the text on the box’s label of your Air Jordan 1s

Going to the eleventh and also the last step of the guide on how to spot fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange sneakers, we are going to have a look at the shoes for their packaging boxes.

jordan 1 electro orange authentication guide

In the real vs fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange picture above, you can notice how the fake pair’s text is too thick.

As for the authentic pair, it is visible how its text looks thinner and a bit slimmer than the fake inscription.

How can I spot fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange in 60 seconds?

The 11 detailed steps outlined above might not be so practical when you are in a hurry or when you want to buy the sneakers online.

That is why we have compiled this quick 60-second solution to authenticating your sneakers. Below are the top 11 indicators that can help you determine if you have a fake or real Air Jordan 1 pair.

  1. Brief the size tag inside your Air Jordan 1 sneakers, as the fake shoes tend to have their text improperly font-weighted.
  2. Look at the hourglass shape from the rear side of your shoes. The fake Air Jordan 1 pairs usually have their shape too straight.
  3. Verify the toe box of your Air Jordan 1s. In most cases, the fake AJ1 pairs have their toe box looking over-inflated.
  4. Look at the “Air Jordan” text in the classic Air Jordan 1 logo of your shoes. Usually, the fake AJ1 pairs have their text at the wrong thickness.
  5. Verify the stitching near the Air Jordan logo. Usually, the fake pairs have their stitching too thick and with extra threads.
  6. Look at the toe box and its perforations. Usually, the fake pairs have their holes looking too small and narrow on the toe box
  7. Brief the stitching on the Nike Swoosh logo .The fake pairs tend to have their stitching too thick
  8. Verify the patch on the back of the shoes, where the Nike Swoosh logos meet together. The fake Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange pairs usually have their patch looking too boxy.
  9. See the text on the exteiror side of the tongue. The fake badges tend to have hteir registered trademark characters looking too thin
  10. Examine the corner stitching on the side of your shoes, as most of the fake pairs have their stitching placed too far away from the Nike Swoosh logo
  11. Have a look at the “USA” text on the box’s lable. The replica Air Jordan 1 Eelctro orange pairs usually have their text there looking too thick

Where can I get my Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange authenticated? The Air Jordan 1 legit check service

If you need help with the authentication of your Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange, we’ve got you covered.

All you have to do is send us good-quality pictures of your Air Jordan 1s 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 Air Jordan 1 Electro Orange legit check guide. We will continue to update this article as better and newer comparisons are put out.

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Ch David is the co-founder and CEO of Legit Check By Ch. Ch David is in charge of the Legit Check By Ch Library of real vs fake authentication guides, where hundreds (soon thousands!) of free guides on how to authenticate various items are published under his supervision.
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