7 Ways To Tell Fake Travis Scott Air Max 1

Ch David
real vs fake travis scott air max 1
Proven expertise, not self-claimed. Get checked by the industry's top experts.
Get Authenticated
NEW!

The Nike x Travis Scott collaboration is one of the most notorious ones in the sneaker industry.

The Cactus Jack Air Max 1s is yet another pair that amazed people with the classic reverse-Swoosh that’s seen on Travis’ sneakers, just like on the Air Jordan 1s.

Speaking of the Cactus Jack’s Air Max – if you want to learn how to spot the fake Travis Scott Air Max 1 pairs, follow this guide, as we’ll go deep into the details of these shoes.

By the end of this read, you’ll know how to differentiate the real from the fake Travis Scott AM1 pairs. Let’s get at it!

How to spot fake Air Max 1 Travis Scott

Shortly, you just need to look at the size tag and at the stitching all over the shoes. The size tag, inside the shoes, is always flawed on the fake shoes (because they have their text too thick), and the stitching is often inconsistent on the fake pairs, whereas the consistency is always the same on the real pairs.

This was just the short way to answer the question. If you want to see the full 7 ways how to tell the fake Travis Scott Air Maxes, keep going with us.

Step 1: Size tag comparison for the fake vs real Travis Scott Air Max 1s

As we’ve said before, we believe that the size tag is genuinely one of the best ways to tell the fake Travis Scott Air Maxes – that’s because the fake pairs always have their text flawed.

Let’s first have a look at the fake Travis Scott Air Max 1 pairs, and compare their details to the real ones.

how to legit check travis scott am1

The first issue is the “SZ” text in the top-right corner of the size tag. If you look at the fake Air Max 1 x Travis Scott pair, you can see how this text looks too thin.

On the other hand, the outlines of the letters on the genuine pair’s “SZ” text are larger, and they make the text look thicker.

Then, looking at the line of text above the “MADE IN CHINA” text, you can see how the fake pair has this text looking too small. The real pair is supposed to have that line of text looking bigger.

Step 2: Back stitching on the fake vs real Air Max 1 Travis Scott sneakers

Moving to the back of the real vs fake Travis Scott Air Maxes, we now have to deal with the stitching on the curved patch of these shoes.

travis scott air max 1 fake vs real

In this image, you can see how the fake Travis Scott Air Max 1s have their stitching looking too thin, and how the threads are too short.

As for the real pair, it’s simple – it’s the opposite. So, the genuine pair has its stitching thicker and the threads are longer than the ones visible on the fake pair.

🚀 Buy your favourite items online safely.

We have compiled an ultimate list with over 80 places online where you can buy genuine items. Streetwear, designer, bags, watches, you name it!

Step 3: Inspect the stitching on the toe box of the Travis Scott AM1

Moving further, let’s flip the shoes to their front side because we have some stitches that are flawed on the fake Travis Scott Air Maxes on the front as well.

fake cactus jack air max 1

This is quite the same flaw as on the back of the shoes. Therefore, if you look at the fake pair, you can see how its threads are too thin and short.

Yet again, the genuine Cactus Jack Air Max 1s have their threads thicker and longer than the one on the fake pair.

Step 4: Have a look at the toe box of the shoes

Proceeding to the fourth way on how to tell fake Travis Scott Air Max 1s, let’s move to the side of the shoes. We now have to check the toe box of the two pairs.

fake travis air max 1

One of the greatest flaws on the fake Travis Scott Air Max 1 pairs is tied to the inflation level of the toe box.

In the image above, you can see how the toe box is too little inflated, as it looks “deflated” when put side-by-side with the genuine Cactus Jack Ones.

So, as you may think, the real pair is quite the opposite: the toe box of the 100% authentic pair is inflated more, as it haves a bulkier and thicker look than the look of the toe box.

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.

Step 5: Fake vs real Air Max 1 Cactus Jack insole inscriptions

Let’s go to the fifth way on how to authenticate the Travis Scott Air Max Ones. This time, we’ll jump back inside the shoes, as we have to talk about the text printed on the insoles.

how to tell fake travis scott air max 1

There’s a tiny mistake on the fake Travis Scott Air Max Ones, but you really have to be careful with the little details like this.

If you look closely, you can see how the “®” registered trademark print is placed too far away from the “NIKE” text on the fake pair.

On the other hand, the real Travis Scott sneakers have their “®’ print closed as close to the “NIKE” text as they almost make contact.

Step 6: Tongue stitching on the authentic vs replica Travis Scott Air Max 1

For the sixth way to tell the fake Travis Scott 1s, we’re going to move outside the shoes one again, and we’ll go to the upper side, on top of the tongue.

how to tell fake travis scott air max 1

Looking at the fake Travis Scott Air Max 1s, you can see how the stitches are too thin, and how they’re also too long.

At the same time, the real Travis Scott sneakers have their threads being longer and also thicker than the ones on the fake shoes.

Step 7: Also take a look at the box’s label

For the seventh and the last way to tell the fake Travis Scott Air Max 1s, we’re going to talk a bit about the box’s label.

fake vs real air max 1 cactus jack

In the image with the fake vs real Travis Scott Air Max 1 box labels above, you can see how the fake pair has its “NIKE AIR MAX 1 / CJ” text looking too thick.

At the same time, the very same inscription on the real pair’s label glued to the box is thinner.

How can I spot fake A Ma Maniere Jordan 1s in 60 seconds?

So, should you be too busy to go through the very detailed comparison of real vs fake Air Max One’s sneakers, then just briefly here is a recap of our legit check guide.

In other words, we have exclusively summarized the top 10 ways to tell which is authentic from which is a fake version of this shoe type.

However, we must say; our picture comparison is one to help you tremendously, as each of the flaws has been extensively illustrated.

Though, find just below, the 7 easy steps to know the real vs fake Travis Scott Air Max 1s, in only 60 seconds:

  1. Inspect the size tag of the shoes.
  2. Look at the stitching on the back.
  3. Analyze the stitches on the toe box of the shoes.
  4. Have a look at the inflation level of the toe box as well.
  5. Check the printing on the insoles.
  6. Verify the stitching on the tongue.
  7. Look at the text on the box’s label.

Where can I get my Travis Scott Air Max 1s authenticated? The Nike x Travis Scott authentication service

This is one of the best services we offer. Like we’ve mentioned at the onset of this legit check guide, our real vs fake AM1 x TS comparison is out here to be free forever.

And we have made it so detailed, in such a way that you should not be finding it hard to have issues understanding it.

However, if for any reason, after going through this legit check guide, you are still having elements of doubt within yourself, then you can reach out to us.

We would be happy to offer a helping hand to legit check your pair of Cactus Jack Air Max 1s!

It’s a simple process after all; all you need to do is to send us a picture of the pair you want to confirm its authenticity, and we would reach back to you within 24 to 48 hours, and sometimes, even faster than this stipulated time.

Need our opinion over your item’s authenticity? It’s a service we provide.

Get our opinion

Make sure you follow our Instagram, our YouTube Channel, or our other socials (check out the footer).

Thank you for reading this,

Ch Daniel and Ch David

Did our guide help you?

If you add your email below, we'll be able to send you more useful stuff in the future.
Hey! Thanks for telling us that! We'll keep you updated!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

About the Author

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.
Feel like our guide was helpful? Is what we're creating helping you?

Great 🥳

We can keep you updated with what other offers and new stuff we'll put out (no spam, we promise)