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How to spot fake

Adidas NMD City Sock WM

in 26 steps

Created 2016-11-07
Modified 2016-11-08
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1. Profile

Learn how to spot fake Adidas NMD WM City Sock's with this detailed 26 point step-by-step guide by goVerify.

5. Box Construction

Adidas NMD WM City Sock's have a black retail box with glued over side panels, unlike standard blue Adidas Originals boxes which have interlocking side panels.

11. Midsole Plug

Adidas NMD WM City Sock's have signature NMD plugs on the sides between the midsole and upper. Make sure the plugs are clearly separate molded pieces which are cut into the midsole and not part of the midsole material itself. Check the quality of the plug molding, the vertical stripes should be an even depth and have clean straight edges.

15. Tongue Logo

Adidas NMD WM City Sock's will have an Adidas Originals by White Mountaineering and Trefoil logos embroidered into a tongue patch. Make sure the stitching of the embroidery is tight, neat and evenly spaced. Make sure the typefaces used are correct.

24. Boost Sole

The forefoot is a good place to have a close up look at the Boost material. Make sure you can see at least a few of the hexagonal clusters of tiny dots embossed into the white Boost material. In this instance you can see four clusters along the outer edge of the forefoot.

 

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