How To Spot Fake Nike Air Yeezy Pure Platinum (Fake Vs Real)

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If you are here, then you might want to know how to spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum NRG sneakers.

That being said, you are in the right place, as we created this real vs fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum legit check guide with a few simple steps to follow in order to learn how to spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 NRG.

In this fake vs real Nike Air Yeezy 2 NRG legit check guide, we have linked real vs fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum images which will easily make you understand the flaws which we’ll point out on the fake Yeezy 2 NRG’s.

Now that you know what this is about, let’s begin the ultimate guide on how to spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum sneakers.

How to spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum

The quickest way to spot a fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Pure Platinum” is to check out the pattern of the honeycombs placed on the side of the sneakers because the quality of the replica sneakers never compares to the retail.

In this fake vs real Nike Air Yeezy 2 NRG guide, we didn’t point out only at the shape of the honeycombs, as we also have a set of other flaws on the fake Air Yeezy 2 NRG’s.

Step 1: Fake vs real Nike Air Yeezy 2 NRG honeycomb pattern

As for the first step of the guide on how to spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum NRG sneakers, we are going to check out the fake vs real Yeezy Pure Platinums for the honeycombs, because as we said previously, this is one of the best factors of authenticity on the Pure Platinum Air Yeezys.

fake vs real yeezy platinum

In the fake vs real Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum image above, we have pointed out how the fake sneakers have their honeycombs on the side of the sneakers looking less visible than the ones on the authentic Air Yeezy 2’s.

Not only that they re less visible than the retail sneakers’ combs, but you can also notice how the fake sneakers have their honeycombs looking too sharp compared to the combs on the legit sneakers.

Step 2: Check the size tag of your Nike Yeezy Pure Platinum

As for the second step of the guide on how to spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum sneakers, we are going to check out the real vs fake Pure Platinum Yeezys on the size tag.

yeezy pure platinum legit check

In the real vs fake Yeezy Pure Platinum image above, we have pointed out how the fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Wolf Grey sneakers have their “508214-010”, the “MADE IN CHINA” and the “FABRIQUE EN CHINE” printings looking too thin.

On the other hand, the authentic Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum sneakers have their text on the size tag looking thicker.

As for the third step of the guide on how to spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum sneakers, we are going to check out the Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum real vs fake sneakers for the Nike Swoosh logo

yeezy pure platinum real vs fake

In the fake vs real Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum image above, we have pointed out how the fake Yeezy sneakers have their Swoosh looking way too big, thick, and not only that, but it also comes out to the exterior too much.

Looking at the authentic Yeezy Pure Platinums, you can notice how the Swoosh is thinner and it doesn’t come out as much as the fake Swoosh.

Step 4: Yeezy Pure Platinum fake vs real cage

For the fourth step of the guide on how to spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum sneakers, we are going to check out the real vs fake Yeezy Wolf Grey sneakers for the cage.

yeezy platinum fake vs real

In the fake vs real Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum image above, we have pointed out how the fake Nike Air Yeezy 2’s have their triangles on the cage looking too defined, sharp, and less curvy than the ones on the authentic sneakers.

Looking at the legitimate Nike Air Yeezy 2’s, you can notice how the triangles have a bumpier shape, and that their corners are always curvy and not sharp, unlike the replicas which are the opposite.

Step 5: Check the visibility of the diamonds on the tongue

For the fifth step of the guide on how to spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 sneakers, we are going to check out the pattern of the tongue.

legit check yeezy pure platinum

In the fake vs real Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum NRG image above, we have pointed out how the fake sneakers have their tongue looking more transparent, so as the tongue’s diamonds are more visible than the ones on the authentic shoes’ tongue.

Going to the authentic Nike Air Yeezy 2 Wolf Grey shoes, you can see how the diamonds are a bit less visible than the ones on the fake Yeezys.

Step 6: Verify the length of the tongue

Because we were still talking about the tongue of the real vs fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 NRG sneakers, we are going to check out the length of the tongues as well.

fake vs real yeezy platinum

In the fake vs real Yeezy Pure Platinum image above, we have pointed out how the tongues of the replica Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum is shorter than the tongue of the authentic Yeezys.

On the other hand, you can see how the authentic Nike Air Yeezy 2 NRG’s tongue is as long as it goes over the sockliner.

Step 7: Analyze the quality of the suede material on the cage

For the seventh step of the guide on how to legit check Nike Air Yeezy 2 sneakers, we are going to check out the fake vs real Yeezy NRG sneakers for the quality of the suede material on the cage.

yeezy platinum fake vs real

Looking at the fake vs real Yeezy Pure Platinum image above, you can notice how the authentic Yeezys have their suede material on the cage looking obviously noticeable, while the replica Yeezys don’t have their material as rough as the legit one.

You can check out the quality of your Air Yeezy 2’s suede material by rubbing the area with the suede material with the finger and see if they leave and traces of your finger.

Step 8: Verify the NIKE text on the lacing covers of your Air Yeezy 2 Platinum shoes

For the eighth step of the guide on how to spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum sneakers, we are going to see the fake vs real Yeezy Platinum for the “NIKE” text on the lacing covers.

The text on the exterior side

First of all, we will talk about the text met on the exterior side of the lacing strap, and then, about the text on the interior side.

yeezy platinum fake vs real

In the Nike Air Yeezy 2 Platinum real vs fake image above, we have pointed out how the text on the fake Yeezys is angled too much to the right, and not only that, but it is also too thick, and the font-weight flaw is visible on the letter “N”.

If you look at the letter “E”, you can notice how the fake Air Yeezy 2 NRG’s have their bottom leg of the letter looking too short and too curvy, while the leg on the authentic Yeezys it longer and thicker.

The text on the interior side

Now it is the time for us to talk about the text on the interior side of the real vs fake Yeezy Pure Platinum’s lacing straps.

how to spot fake yeezy platinum

In the fake vs real Nike Air Yeezy 2 Platinum image above, we have pointed out how the fake Yeezy Platinums have their text on the interior side of the strap looking too thin compared to the text on the authentic Yeezys.

This is the most visible if you look at the copyright © symbol on the fake Yeezys – the fake shoes have this symbol looking thinner than the one on the retail Yeezy Platinum.

Step 9: Nike Air Yeezy 2 Platinum fake vs real 3M reflectiveness

For the ninth and the last step of the guide on how to spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 NRG sneakers, we are going to check the fake vs real Yeezy Platinum shoes with the lights off, and with the help of the flashlight.

fake vs real yeezy platinum

In the real vs fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum NRG image above, we have pointed out how the fake Air Yeezy 2’s have their 3M reflective material shining too much compared to the retail shoes’ material.

Looking at the authentic Air Yeezy 2 Platinums, you can notice how they shine less powerful than the fake Yeezys.

How can I spot fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum in 60 seconds?

There are situations where you may be unable to go through each detailed step explained above when you need to authenticate your Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum.

That is why we have compiled this quick 60 seconds solution to legit checking your sneakers.

Below are the top 9 indicators that can help you determine if you have a fake pair of sneakers or original Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum manufactured pairs.

  1. Check the honeycombs on the side of the sneakers. Usually, the fake Yeezys have their pyramids looking either too sharp or less sharp than they have to be
  2. Verify the size tag of your Yeezy Platinums. Mostly, the replica Air Yeezy 2 sneakers have their size tag’s text looking too thick
  3. Look at the Nike Swoosh logo. Most of the time, the counterfeit Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum sneakers have their Swoosh looking too thick and it uses to come out of the sneakers too much
  4. Analyze the pattern of the triangles in the cage. Usually, the replica Air Yeezy 2 Platinum shoes have their triangles on the cage looking too sharp and less curvy and bumpy than the authentic triangles
  5. Inspect the diamonds on the tongue. The fake Air Yeezy 2 Platinum shoes are most common to have their tongue little opaque so that the diamonds would be too visible
  6. Check the height of the tongue. Mostly, the replica Yeezys have their tongue too short. The authentic Yeezys have to have their tongue longer than the sockliner
  7. Examine the quality of the suede material. Usually, the fake Yeezys have their suede of poorer quality, not leaving traces after rubbing the material
  8. Verify the text on the lacing straps. Mostly, the replica Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum NRG sneakers have their text on the front side looking too thick, curvy, angled, and improperly shaped on the letters. On the interior side of the strap, it’s common that the text is too thin
  9. Authenticate the 3M reflective material. The counterfeit Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum shoes are common to reflect too much light

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That brings us to the end of our real vs fake Nike Air Yeezy 2 Pure Platinum legit check guide. We will continue to update this article as better and newer comparisons are put out.

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