Nike SB Dunk Low Instant Fake Vs Real Guide – How To Spot Fake Instant Dunks

Ch David
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We get it – it’s not always easy to authenticate sneakers, and there’s a point where everybody had trouble spotting fake shoes.

Today, we are here to tell you how to spot fake Nike SB Dunk Low Instant Skateboards sneakers, as these are another nice pair of SB Dunks that were released in 2020.

Since the Nike SB Dunk Low releases blew up in 2020, the Instant Dunks are also a cool pair of shoes that we are going to tell you how to authenticate.

In this guide on how to spot fake vs real Nike SB Dunk Instant shoes, we are going to link reference real vs fake Nike SB Dunk Low Instant images so that every step will be clear and easy to follow.

To put it shortly, the fastest way to spot fake Nike SB Dunk Low Instant its o look at the shoes from the rear side and verify how the “NIKE” text and the triple lines of stitching look like, as every fake pair has its details flawed in terms of thickness and alignment.

How to spot fake Nike SB Dunk Low Instant Skateboards

Step 1: Fake vs real Nike SB Dunk Low Instant rear details

Just as we’ve previously mentioned, we consider the rear details as the most reliable way to spot fake Nike Dunk Instant sneakers.

First thing first, we have promised that we are going to analyze the reference real vs fake Instant SB Dunk image from below, and after that, we are will explain the flaws on the fake shoes.

how to spot fake nike instant dunks

In the image with the real vs fake Instant SB Dunk shoes above, we have pointed out how the fake pair has four main flawed spots.

Starting with the “NIKE” text, it is noticeable how the fake pair has its letters looking too thick, while the legitimate pair has its letters thinner.

At the same time, the replica Instant SB Dunks have their “NIKE” text with its letters connected, and that is visible if you look at the first two letters, the “N” and the “I”.

On the other hand, the authentic Nike Instant Dunks have their letters properly stitched into the shoes, as they don’t have their letters connected, nor thicker than what they should be like.

Then, if we look at the stitching all around the curvy patch which has the “NIKE” text, you can see how the fake shoes have their stitches looking too thin and too long on the fake pair.

If we look back at the legit Nike Instant Dunks, we can notice how the stitches look thicker and also shorter, being boxier than the fake pair’s stitches.

Moving lower to the three yellow lines of stitching, the fake Nike SB Dunk Instant pair has its stitches looking too thick and too massive.

In fact, the fake pair has its triple yellow stitching too big and with too little attention paid to when fit deep into the shoes.

Talking about the authentic Instant SB Dunk Low pair, you can see how its triple yellow stitching is thinner and smaller than the fake pair’s stitching, looking cleaner than the stitching job found on the fake pair.

Lastly, If we look at the doubt-stitching on the blue patch of the shoes, you can see how the fake shoes have their stitching at an inferior quality of the legitimate pair’s stitching.

Going deeper into this, your can see how the stitching on the fake pair is too thin, and how the stitching on the authentic Instant Dunks is thicker and more defined.

With this being said for the first step of the guide on how to spot fake Nike SB Dunk Low Instant shoes, let’s move on to the next method.

Step 2: Real vs fake Nike SB Dunk Low Instant size tag

Proceeding to the second way on how to spot fake Nike SB Dunk Low Instant shoes, we are going to verify the real vs fake Nike Instant Dunks for the size tag inside each shoe.

The size tag is the little piece of fabric found inside each shoe, which as its name suggests, it shows you information about the size of your Instant Dunk pair.

As you may already know, we are first going to look at the reference fake vs real Instant Dunk image lined below.

real vs fake instat dunk

In the image with the fake vs real Instant SB Dunk pairs above, we have pointed out a few flaws, and we are going to start with each one of them individually.

First things first, looking at the “CZ5128-400” text which stands for the style-code of the Instant Dunks, you can see how the fake pair has its text badly font-weighted.

By that, we mean that the fake pair has its style-code’s print looking too thin, while on the other hand, the authentic pair has its text looking thicker and more defined.

Moving lower to the UPC code, which is individual for each Instant Dunk pair, you can see how the fake Instant Dunk pair has its text looking too thin.

On the other hand, the authentic Nike SB Dunk Low Instant Skateboards pair has its UPC code looking thicker than the fake pair’s text.

Lastly, looking in the bottom left corner of the size tag, you can see in the real vs fake Instant Dunk image above how the fake pair has its “MADE IN VIETNAM” lines of text looking too thick.

Back at the authentic Instant SB Dunks, you can see how all of the lines which indicate that the shoes were made in Vietnam, you can see how the legit pair has its text thinner.

Step 3: Look at the Nike Swoosh logo on the side of your Instant SB Dunk pair

Going to the third method on how to spot fake Nike SB Dunk Low Instant sneakers, we are going to look at the real vs fake Instant SB Dunks for their Nike Swoosh logo.

Just as you may guess, we are first going to look at the reference real vs fake Instant Dunk image linked right below.

fake vs real instant dunks

In the image with the real vs fake Instant Dunks above, we have pointed out how the fake pair has its stitching on the Nike Swoosh logo at the wrong thickness and shape.

By that, we mean that the fake Nike SB Dunk Instant pair has its yellow stitching on the logo looking too thin and too long.

Talking about the authentic Nike Instant Dunks, you can see how their stitching is smaller and thicker than the one found on the fake pair.

Due to this flaw on the fake shoes, the fake pair seems to have its yellow stitching too little dense, while the authentic pair has its stitching looking denser.

Step 4: Verify the Instant Skateboards logo on the side of your shoes

As for the fourth method on how to spot fake Instant Dunk Low shoes, we are going to verify the real vs fake Instant SB Dunks for their Instant Skateboards logo placed on the side.

In most cases, the fake Instant SB Dunk Low pairs have their Instant Skateboards logo differently shaped at the edges when compared to the real deal.

Now, let’s have a look at the fake vs real Instant Dunk image linked right below, and after that, we will explain the situation with the two pairs.

nike instant dunk real vs fake guide

First things first, looking at the ears of the logo, you can see how the fake pair has its ears too thick, big and somewhat too massive.

On the other hand, the ears on the authentic logo are tinier than the ones on the fake pair.

Then, if we move at the bottom side of the, it is visible how the fake pair has its there white sharp lines of fur looking too thin and too long.

Back to the legitimate Instant Dunks, you can see how their three while lines are thicker and bulkier than the ones found on the fake 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.

Step 5: Look at the Nike Swoosh logo on the toe box of your shoes

Going to the fifth method on how to spot fake Instant Dunks, we are going to look at the real vs fake Instant SB Dunks for their Nike Swoosh logo found on the toe box, as well as the stitching all around the patch.

nike sb dunk instant fake vs real guide

In the image with the real vs fake Instant Dunks above, we have noticed three main flaws.

First of all, looking at the actual blue Nike Swoosh logo, you can see how the fake pair has its logo looking too thick, as it is fit too deep into the patch.

The authentic blue Nike Swoosh logo is fit less deep into the toe box, and therefore, it looks thinner than the fake one.

Another flaw with the fake Nike Swoosh logo on the toe box is that it is too small, while the logo found on the legit shoes is bigger.

Up next, looking at the stitching found above the blue Nike Swoosh logo, you can see how the fake pair has stitching too thin and too long.

Then, on the legitimate Instant SB Dunks, you can see how their stitching is thicker, bulkier and smaller than the fake pair’s stitching.

Lastly, looking at the double-stitching lines below the blue Nike Swoosh logo, you can see how the fake pair has its double-stitching lines looking too thin.

Back to the authentic Nike SB Instant Dunks, you can see how their double-stitching line is thicker and more defined than the one found on the fake pair.

Step 6: Fake vs real Nike SB Dunk Instant tongue badge

Going to the sixth method on how to spot fake Instant SB Dunk Low shoes, we are going to look at the real vs fake Instant SB Dunks for their badge on the exterior side of the tongue.

Generally speaking, the replica Nike SB Dunk Low pairs have their stitching and text at the wrong thickness.

But, back to the real vs fake Nike Instant Dunks, let’s first have a look at the image below in order to properly compare the two pairs.

how to authentiacte instant skateboards dunks

In the image with the fake vs real Instant Dunks above, we have pointed out how the fake pair has its “SB” text looking too thin.

On the other hand, the authentic Instant SB Dunk Low pair has its text looking thicker and more defined than the “SB” inscription the fake pair.

Up next, if we look at the “instant” text on the fake Instant Dunks, you can see how their text is too thin on the fake pair, and how the legit pair has its text thicker.

Then, looking at the stitching on the tongue label, you can see how the fake Instant SB Dunks have their red threads at the bottom of the badge looking too thin and small.

Speaking about the genuine Instant SB Nike Dunks, you can see how they have their red stitches looking thicker and bigger than the ones found on the fake pair.

Step 7: Inspect the toe box of your Instant SB Dunk Lows

As for the seventh method on how to spot fake Instant SB Dunk Low pairs, we are going to look at the real vs fake Instant SB Dunk pairs for their toe box and the inflation level of these.

The Nike SB Dunk Low pairs must have their toe box chunky and thick, while the flaw with most of the fake SB Dunks is that they have their toe box either too big or too small.

nike dunk instant real vs fake guid

In the image with the real vs fake Instant Dunks above, we have pointed out how the fake Instant Dunks have their toe box looking really big, while the authentic shoes have their toe box thinner.

Keep in mind that the both the Instant Dunk fake vs real pairs highlighted above are unworn, and so, their inflation level for the toe box is not affected.

Step 8: Look at the 3M reflective material o the toe box of your shoes

Going to the eighth and the last step of the guide on how to spot fake Instant SB Dunk Low shoes, we are going to look at the shoes with the lights turned off, and with the flashlight on.

First of all, let’s have a look at the reference real vs fake Instant Dunk image highlighted right below.

instant skateboards dunk real vs fake

In the image with the fake vs real Nike SB Dunk Instant shoes above, we have pointed out how the fake pair has its 3M reflective material shining too little.

On the other hand, if we look back at the authentic Instant Dunks, you can see how they shine more powerful and stronger than the fake pair’s 3M reflective material.

How can I spot fake Nike SB Dunk Instant in 60 seconds?

The 8 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 8 indicators that can help you determine if you have a fake or real Nike Dunk Low pair.

  1. Look at the back of your shoes. The replica Instant SB Dunk Low pairs usually have their “NIKE” text at the wrong thickness, as well as their stitches
  2. Verify the size tag inside each shoe, as most of the fake pairs present their inscriptions at different font-weights than the real deal
  3. Check the Nike Swoosh logo on the side of the Instant Dunks, because most of the fake pairs have their yellow stitching too thin and too long
  4. Check the Instant Skateboards logo placed on the side of your shoes. The replica Instant SB Dunk Lows usually have their logo improperly shaped
  5. Look at the little Nike Swoosh logo found on the toe box of your pair. The replica Instant Dunks commonly have their logo too small and their stitching all around the logo looking too thick or too thin
  6. Analyze the badge on the tongue of your Instant Dunks. In most cases, the fake Instant SB Dunk Lows have their text and stitching improperly shaped, as well as being either too thick or too thin when compared to the real pairs
  7. Brief the toe box and its inflation level on your pair. The replica pairs usually have the toe box either too thick or too thin
  8. Verify the 3M reflective material on the toe box of your shoes, as the fake pairs usually tend to have their material shining too little strong

Where can I get my Instant Dunks authenticated? The Nike SB Dunk Instant authentication service

If you need help with the authentication of your Nike SB Dunk Low Instant we’ve got you covered. 

All you have to do is send us good-quality pictures of your Nike SB Dunk Low Instant 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 Instant legit check guide. We will continue to update this article as better and newer comparisons are put out.

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