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How to spot fake

Nike Air Jordan 1 Defiant LA to Chicago

in 28 steps

Created 2022-02-03
Modified 2022-02-03
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1. Profile

Learn how to spot fake Nike Air Jordan 1 Defiant LA to Chicagos with this detailed 28 point step-by-step guide by goVerify.

12. Swoosh

Nike Air Jordan 1 Defiants have a Swoosh logo stitched onto the side. Make sure the stitching is tight, neat and evenly spaced. Check that the stitching follows the shape of the Swoosh perfectly. Take note of how thick the Swoosh is. This is a good opportunity to have a close-up look at the texture of the upper leather; make sure it is uneven and looks natural.

18. Tongue

The Air Jordan 1 Defiant tongue is a rigid, molded curve and will hold its shape without support. Take a look at the embroidered Nike SB logo. Make sure the stitching is tight and even, and the typeface used is correct.

23. Sockliners

The Nike Air Jordan 1 Defiant sockliners come with air cushion padding. Note the woven pattern of the white cushioning, as well as the structure of the plastic securing it to the sockliner. Check that the size debossed into the arch support matches the size on the shoe label and box label.

27. Sole Detail

Take a look at the detail in the texture of the outsole. Note how the stars on the toe are the same size and shape, and barely touch one another.

 

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