Learn how to spot fake Nike Air Jordan 8 Retro's with this detailed 27 point step-by-step guide by goVerify.
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On the top of the box there should be a gold Jumpman logo. This gold Jumpman is printed using a technique that results in the Jumpman appearing reflective and debossed into the cardboard. Make sure the gold print is clear and not rubbing off, make sure that the edges of the logo are sharp and that the fingers, laces and ball of the Jumpman figure are well defined.
Nike Air Jordan 8's have a unique double cross strap support system, look for the Air Jordan logo embossed into the suede. Make sure the typeface used is correct, make sure the embossing is neat and sharp and that the letters have a rounded profile. Check that the stitching follows the edge of the strap perfectly and that the stitches are tight, neat and evenly spaced.
Nike Air Jordan 8's have an unusual cardboard looking insole. If you lift the sockliner up you will see how the insole has no stitching joining it to the upper. Take note of the stripes under the rubber sockliner