Kobe 6 Reverse Grinch: REAL vs FAKE Guide (2024)

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Last Updated on April 23, 2024 by Ch David

Copped the Kobe 6 Reverse Grinch? Need a legit check on them? Join us, and let’s see the most detailed methods to spot fakes.

Alternatively: Read how to spot fake Kobe 6 Grinch — the green ones.

Let’s go to the red colorway.

How to spot fake Kobe 6 Reverse Grinch

The best way to spot fake Kobe 6 Reverse Grinch (Red) is to look at the shoes from the side. See if all the colors are matched!

Fake examples may not always have the right shades.

1. Side

Kobe 6 Reverse Grinch Fake Vs Real Side
  • Authentic: Proper color in the back.
  • Fake: The gray part is supposed to be dark red.

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2. Back

Kobe 6 Reverse Grinch Fake Vs Real Back
  • Authentic: Thinner signature
  • Fake: Thicker signature — it comes out of the shoes.

The original signature doesn’t have a 3D effect, unlike the fake.

A quick mention:

  • The steps we’ve written so far are the BEST ways to authenticate this item
  • The next few steps are still reliable methods…
  • … but they apply to non-top-versions of replicas available for this item

If in doubt, we recommend double-checking the steps we’ve explained above this line.

3. Midsole

Kobe 6 Reverse Grinch Fake Vs Real Midsole
  • Authentic: Thinner “ZOOM” inscription.
  • Fake: “ZOOM” is too thick.

4. Size tag

Kobe 6 Reverse Grinch Fake Vs Real Size Tag
  • Authentic: Perfectly attached on the shoes, without any stains.
  • Fake: Has glue stains.


There you are! Your go-to guide on how to tell fake Kobe 6 Reverse Grinch.

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David is the co-founder and co-CEO of Legit Check By Ch. David's experience: 5+ years of creating educational content in the fashion industry. 6+ years of authenticating luxury items. Currently, David is the Head Editor of the LCBC Library, where 1,000,000+ words have been published, in free guides, for over 1,000 items.
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