Last Updated on December 3, 2023 by Ch David
You’re most likely here because you:
If that’s true, then you’ve come to the right place.
We’re now going to show you the quickest & most reliable ways to tell fake Panda Dunks.
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You can tell if Panda Dunks are fake by checking if the size tag’s text is too thick, as all fake pairs have this flaw.
A pair of authentic Nikes will have the same font weight for all inscriptions.
In this image with the fake vs real Panda Dunks, you can see one huge flaw:
We’ve pointed out the thickness issue just on the print indicating where the shoes were made, though it is visible all over the fake pair’s size tag.
Authentic Nike Black & White (Panda) Dunks are manufactured in China, Indonesia and Vietnam.
Remember, if a shoe is manufactured in China, it doesn’t instantly mean that it is a fake. In fact, most of the authentic Nike sneakers are mainly constructed in China as well.
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This image with the fake vs real Panda Dunk Low pairs above shows you how:
Authentic Panda Dunks must have their text at the same size — you can see this on the authentic pair above.
Flip your Panda Dunks to the back and have a look at the three lines of stitching on the white patch.
This picture with the fake vs real Panda Dunks shows you how:
Looking at the image with the real shoes above, you can note how the real pair must have pretty thick and small threads.
A quick mention:
If in doubt, we recommend double-checking the steps we’ve explained above this line.
By perforations, we’re talking about the holes on the front side of the shoe — on the white leather part.
The authentic pair is supposed to have bigger, wider holes than the ones in the fake example above.
Makes sure to compare your shoes to the image above, as this flaw can easily be mistaken if you don’t have a reference comparison side-by-side.
The issue with the fake pair’s insole is related to both of the registered trademark (“®”) symbols:
It’s little details like these that make a difference between the fake and real Panda Dunks.
Real Panda Dunks must have really dense stitches, and they’re also supposed to be pretty thick and small.
Use this image with the fake vs real Panda Dunks to see what the authentic pair must look like — it is supposed to have a pretty deflated look.
You can observe in this picture above how:
The real pair’s “®” symbol is a bit thinner and bigger than the counterfeit pair’s.
The 8 detailed steps outlined above might not be so practical when you are in a hurry or when you want to buy sneakers online.
That is why we have compiled this quick 30 seconds solution to authenticating your Dunk Panda.
If you need help with the authentication of your Nike Dunk Low we’ve got you covered.
All you have to do is send us good-quality pictures of your Nike Dunk Low 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 Nike Dunk Low legit check guide. We will continue to update this article as better and newer comparisons are put out.
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