As lovers of Air Jordan Shoes, we keep close eyes on the updates on it. Whenever there is any news or rumor about release of Air Jordan Shoes, we will try to make it clear and get one of them. Unfortunately, there are so many replicas or even fakes that some times we do not got what we have paid for. Therefore it is a must for us to know how to distinguish them from replicas. Taking Air Jordan Retro for example, there are several ways available.
Tip 1 – Attention for price
Generally speaking, price is not a very important factors since there is only a minus difference.But if the price is very low, you should be cautious as all newest released Nike Jordan Shoes have a regular official price. So there is almost no possibility for you to get a pair of them at a very low cost. The price of Air Jordan Retro is about $340, so if some on-line shop is selling them at no more than $300, you must be very cautious.
Tip 2 – Attention for boxes and accessories
The box of Jordan Shoes is well-printed and made from good materials. And they are hard and can not be formed easily and naturally. As for accessories, the authentic Air Jordan Retro is superior in terms of elasticity and softness while the replicas are disappointing.
Tip 3 – Attention for insole
Insole is one of the most important manners for distinguishing replicas and authentic ones. Generally, the letters on the insole are clear and concave-convex. In addition, every Nike Jordan Shoes has its unique insole. Air Jordan â…¤ Retro has maintained the characteristics of Air Jordan in terms of insole.
Tip 4 – Attention for odor
It is well-known that the moment you pen the box of Air Jordan shoes, there will be a strong and fresh flavor which is unique to Air Jordan Shoes. The reason is that Jordan Shoes has employed special glues. This is especially true when you buy the newest released Nike Jordan Shoes, because the newest release always have special glue odor while the replicas have a quite different smell as a result of different glue. Nike is also proud of it.
Tip 5 – Attention for feeling
For those who wear Jordan retro shoes often, the feeling is very efficient for you to describe the difference. Generally speaking, the authentic Air Jordan Shoes are soft and comfortable. The moment you fit you, you can tell them apart.
Tip 6 – Attention for “style code”
It is well-known that Nike Company has their unique “style code” standard. Take Nike SUPREMACY released in 2002 for example:
– Its origin place: made in china means the shoes are made in China rather than elsewhere.
– Its production date 021202 means it was made in 12/02/2002
– Factory No: LN3 means the shoes were made in this factory.
– The style No. composed of 9 digits is the key to distinguish authentic from fakes.
Take the style No. 305522-101 for example. We can separate the 9 digits into sections. The first section is 305522 and the other is 101. As for the first section, all style No. of Nike Series begins with 3 and the remaining 5 digits represent the series which the shoes belong to. All your attention, the “Style Code” of the first shoes is 02001 rather than 00001. The other section, consisted of 3 digits, contains information of colourways.