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How to spot fake

Adidas Stan Smith (x Sneakersnstuff)

in 25 steps

Created 2015-05-19
Modified 2016-08-18
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25 point

1. Profile

Learn how to spot fake Adidas Stan Smith xSneakersnstuff's with this detailed 25 point step-by-step guide by goVerify.

6. Box Construction

Adidas Stan Smith xSneakersnstuff's come in a sturdy retail box, make sure the lid doubles over back into the box to create structural strength. Check that the lid section which folds back into the box is attached with two small glued down tabs. Also note how the side walls, when viewed from inside the box, have a locking system that does not require any gluing. The side panels have tabs that stick right through holes cut into the side corners.

13. Swing Tag

Adidas Stan Smith xSneakersnstuff's will come with a swing tag when bought new. Check that the information detailed on them matches the box sticker as well as the information found on the label inside the shoe. Check that the print quality is solid with sharp edges. Make sure the typeface is correct. Tip: Check the PO# and Art number specifically.

15. Eyelets

Adidas Stan Smith xSneakersnstuff's have solid round eyelets. Make sure the eyelets sit well in the upper and are not loose. Check that the edges of the inner hole are rounded so as not to damage the laces. Make sure the stitch line above and below the eyelets is tight, neat and evenly spaced. If you roll the upper back you will see the back of the eyelets, make sure each eyelet has a metal outer and inner ring. Take note of how the last eyelet is punched through the thick lining of the collar area.


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