Learn how to spot fake Nike Air Jordan 11 Retro's with this detailed 17 point step-by-step guide by goVerify.
Nike retail boxes feature a label on one side detailing barcode, style name, size, color, country of manufacture and a style number. The style number is usually 9 digits long, the first 6 digits represent the style and the last 3 digits represent the colourway. Check that this style number matches the one located inside the shoe and on the sales receipt. Tip 1: Do a Google image search for "Nike"+"style number" to check the colourway. Tip 2: scan the barcode with a barcode scanner app, the exact product including size should be correct.
New Jordan 11's will have the words Jumpman Jordan neatly embroidered into a band on the tongue. Check the colour of the Jumpman logo is correct for the colourway of the shoe. Check that the quality of the embroidery is tight and neat, pay attention to the proportion of the Jumpman's hands and shoe laces. Tip: Enter the style number into a Google search to confirm the colourway, that will help you confirm what colour this Jumpman should be.
Jordan 11's come with a Jumpman logo embroidered into the heel. Check the quality of the embroidery, and the proportions of the figure. Tip: Check the position of the Jumpman by making sure the ball in the Jumpman's hand lines up with the middle of the 2 and the 3.