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How to spot fake

Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Red

in 34 steps

Created 2017-01-05
Modified 2018-01-30
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34 point

1. Profile

Learn how to spot fake Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Red's with this detailed 34 point step-by-step guide by goVerify.

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5. Box Logos

On the side of the retail box is a Yeezy Boost 350, Adidas and Trefoil logo as well as the words Made by Adidas, Check the quality of the printing, make sure the logos are solid with clean sharp edges. Also make sure the typefaces used are correct, pay specific attention to the diagonal bar through the 0 in 350. Make sure the logos are center aligned within the side panel.

9. Heel Profile

Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Red's have a very distinctive bulging outsole shape which is clearer when you look at the heel. Make sure the bulge is wider lower down than at the top, creating an almost pear like shape as opposed to a sphere. Also note how the vertical ribs on the outsole have rounded ends before they reach the top of the rubber. Look for the two horizontal join lines near the bottom of the outsole, the Boost V2's have a very different outsole construction to the original V1's. The vertical ribs will appear to cross over each other along this join line. Tip: The TPU outsole is transparent, can you see the white Boost material under it?

19. Tongue Stitching

Make sure the high quality stitching along the edge of the tongue is tight, neat and evenly spaced. Make sure the width of the hem is even and that the stitch line follows the edge of the hem perfectly.

26. Sockliners

Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Red's come with molded sockliners that provide comfort and support. Check the height of the edge along the heel, also take note of the shape of the impact patches on the forefoot and heel.


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