If you are here because you want to learn how to spot fake Air Jordan 9, then you are in the right place.
By reading this article, you will easily learn the main ways to spot fake Air Jordan 9, with the help of our reference fake vs real Air Jordan 9 images.
Keep in mind that this real vs fake Air Jordan 9 guide applies to most of the colourways of the Air Jordan 9 sneakers.
If you want a shortcut, the fastest way to spot fake Air Jordan 9 sneakers is to check the size tag found inside each she, because the fake sneakers always have their text on the size tag improperly font-weighted, while the text on the legit shoes’ size tag always has the same font-weight for each print.
For the first step of the guide on how to spot fake Air Jordan 9 legit check guide, we are going to have a quick look at the reference real vs fake AJ9 image in order to see what to analyze the size tag on your shoes.
In the fake vs real Air Jordan 9 image above, we have pointed out how the fake shoes have their product ID code (which is different for each colourway of the AJ9) looking too thick, while the code on the legit shoes is thinner.
Not only that, but the “MADE IN CHINA” and the “FABRIQUE EN CHINE” texts are too thin on the fake shoes, whereas on the authentic AJ9s, these two lines of text are thicker.
Moving on to the second step of the guide on how to spot fake Air Jordan 9 sneakers, we’ll have to flip the real vs fake AJ9 sneakers to the back and check out the details.
In the real vs fake Air Jordan 9 image above, we have pointed out how the fake shoes have their stitching on the middle side of the shoes looking too thin and long, while the stitching on the legit shoes is thicker and shorter.
Then, if you look at the “23” text, you can see how the fake shoes have their numbers looking too thin and stretched out, as they are too long in height, and too short in width.
Moving on to the third step of the guide on how to spot fake Air Jordan 9 shoes, we will go to the side of the shoes, and check out the Jumpman on the midsole.
First of all, let’s have a quick look at the reference real vs fake Air Jordan 9 image below.
In the fake vs real AJ9 image above, we have pointed out how the fake shoes have their Jumpman looking too thick.
As we’ve zoomed in on both the fake vs real AJ9’s images, you can see how the fake shoes have their Jumpman’s right arm looking as thick as it touches the leg.
On the other hand, the authentic Air Jordan 9s have their Jumpman’s arm looking thinner, and it does not make any contact with the rest of the body, unlike the fake shoes’ Jumpman which have their arm in contact with the right leg.
As for the fourth and the last step of the guide on how to spot fake Air Jordan 9 sneakers, we will check out the toe box of the fake vs real AJ9 shoes.
In the fake vs real Air Jordan 9 image above, you can see how the fake shoes have their toe box too much lifted up, as it is thicker and it has an over-inflated look, while the legit shoes have their toe box looking thinner and deflated.
The 4 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 seconds solution to authenticating your sneakers. Below are the top 4 indicators that can help you determine if you have a fake or real AJ9 pair of sneakers.
If you need help with the authentication of your Air Jordan 9, we’ve got you covered.
All you have to do is send us good-quality pictures of your 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 Air Jordan 9 guide. We will continue to update this article as better and newer comparisons are put out.
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