If you are a big fan of the Air Jordan 4 and Travis Scott, then you would be interested in their collaboration which saw to the creation of the Travis Scott Air Jordan 4.
We have created this ultimate guide to the Fake vs Real Air Jordan 4 Travis Scott Comparison embedded with images to help you differentiate between the real sneakers and a fake pair.
This legit check guide will take you through the steps you can take to differentiate a fake from the real Air Jordan 4 Travis Scott.
The fastest way to spot a fake Cactus Jack Air Jordan 4 pair of shoes is to check the size tag inside each shoe, as the fake shoe never have their text on the size tag in tune with the text found on the authentic pairs, due to different flaws such as text placement and text font-weight.
Altogether, we spotted 9 indicators of authenticity on the Air Jordan 4 Travis Scott, and below, we are going to review each indicator and the discrepancies we spotted to help you identify a fake pair of sneakers when you see it.
At the end of this guide, you will find an 8 step fast check solution to identifying a fake pair of AJ4 Travis Scott. Now, let’s proceed to the ways you can differentiate between the fake and original sneakers.
Look inside the sneakers to find the size tag which you will need to inspect for this step.
Here, as you can see in the picture, the Jumpman on the top is obviously crooked on the fake tag.
Also, the “LN4” on the top right corner of the size tag is significantly thinner on the fake box, whereas the LN4 text on the authentic Travis Scott 4 features bolder characters.
On the inside of the AJ4 Travis Scott, you will find two tags. One reads “TRAVIS SCOTT” while the other reads “AIR JORDAN”.
On the Travis Scott tag, you will observe that the “R” character has a different shape on the fake when compared to what it looks like on the real sneakers.
Also, the “S” and “C”, “S” and “I” have stitching that connects these letters on the fake pair whereas on the authentic pair, the characters are clearly separated and the text is devoid of any connecting stitching.
On the Air Jordan tag, you will also spot similar inconsistencies with the text.
Here, the “R” character in the word “AIR” has an extra black thread on the fake pair. Besides, there are more threads connecting “R”, “D” and “A” on the fake pair.
The connecting threads are an obvious tell of a fake Air Jordan 4 Cactus Jack pair as they are synonymous with the poor quality of equipment used in the production process.
As for the third step of the guide on how to spot fake Travis Scott Air Jordan 4s, we are going to have a look at the real vs fake Travis Scott AJ4s for the side effect.
In the fake vs real Travis Scott Air Jordan 4 image above, we have pointed out how the suede effect is more highlighted on the authentic shoes than the one on the fake shoes.
By that, we mean that when you are touching the sneakers and draw a line with your finger, they must leave darker paths and traces of where the shoes were touched on.
The fake shoes do leave traces, however, their quality is inferior to the authentic shoes, because the suede effect is not as pronounced and highlighted as the one found on the legit shoes.
The third thing to look out for when you need to confirm the originality of your AJ4 Travis Scott is the color of the sneakers.
As you can see in the image below, while the authentic sneakers have a more toned down sky blue color, the fake AJ4 Cactus Jack pair has a more vibrant and powerful blue colour.
Also, you will notice that the red color of the sock liner on the fake sneakers is of a slightly darker shade compared to the colour on the real Air Jordan 4 Cactus Jack.
So, if on unboxing your sneakers you notice that the colour appears to be deeper than what it is on the authentic, then you are probably looking at a fake AJ4 CJ pair.
The steps we’ve written so far are the best ways on how to authenticate this item.
The tells listed below this point are still reliable signs of authenticity, but for non-top-versions of replicas available for this item. We recommend sticking to the top tells we’ve explained above this point to make sure you’re not drawing the wrong conclusions.
Once you are done checking out the colour, you can then proceed to inspect the sockliner of the AJ4 Cactus jack.
On the fake pair, you will notice that the sockliner does not have the right padding and shape, this is especially obvious on the heel’s side where the sockliner is noticeably less curvy.
This is in contrast to the more shapely sockliner you would find on an original pair of the Travis Scott 4.
While you may not spot any difference on the tongue of the fake vs real Air Jordan 4s at first glance, on closer observation, you will notice that the stitching differs on both sneakers.
While the fake one seems to have less and longer stitching, the stitching on the authentic pair is smaller and more precise.
There are two logos on the back heel tab of the Air Jordan 4 Travis Scott. One is the Air Jordan Jumpman logo while the other is the Cactus Jack logo from where the sneakers got its name.
On the Cactus Jack logo, you will notice that the text is significantly thinner on the fake shoe whereas the text on the authentic pair is obviously bolder. This inconsistency is easily visible on the “S” and “K” character on the fake pair.
For the Jumpman logo, first of all, as you can see in the picture below, the head of the Jumpman has a little outline on the authentic pair, which the fakes are missing.
Besides that, the legs of the Jumpman appear to be too arched on the fake pair and while they should not be completely straight, they are significantly more arched than they appear on the real sneakers.
The excess arch flaw can also be observed on the left leg of the Jumpman, and besides, the form of the Jumpman’s shoe is different from what it is on the authentic.
For the sixth step of the fake vs real Air Jordan 4 Cactus Jack guide, you will check the insole of your sneakers for inconsistencies in the quality of the stitching.
You will notice that while the stitching on the fake insole is very obvious, the stitching on the real sneakers is very neat and blends in perfectly with the insole such that it can barely be seen.
For the final step, you will need to inspect the label on the box your sneakers were packaged in.
The inconsistency here can be found in the “cm” text. You will notice that the characters are generally more rounded than they are on the authentic label and the “c” is also thicker on the fake box label than it is on the real one.
This Air Jordan 4 Travis Scott fake vs real comparison might be slightly difficult to carry out if you do not have both the authentic and fake pair together.
That is why we recommend that you download our app, where we have organized all this information (along with other fake vs real guides for streetwear items) properly so that you will be able to pull up this visual comparison fast.
The 9 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 20 seconds solution to authenticating your sneakers. Below are the top 9 indicators that can help you determine if you have a fake or real AJ4 Travis Scott.
If you need help with the authentication of your Air Jordan 4 Travis Scott, 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 4 Travis Scott guide. We will continue to update this article as better and newer comparisons are put out.
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