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How to spot fake nike air jordan 10's

How can you tell if the Nike Air Jordan 10's that you are about to buy online aren't fake? Follow these 10 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase.

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New Nikes are boxed in a strong shoe box usually featuring the logo on the lid and side. Colour and style of box varies according to style and year.

New Nikes are boxed in a strong shoe box usually featuring the logo on the lid and side. Colour and style of box varies according to style and year.

Nike retail boxes feature a label on one side detailing style name, size, colour, country of manufacture and a style number. The style number is usually 9 digits long.

Nike retail boxes feature a label on one side detailing style name, size, colour, country of manufacture and a style number. The style number is usually 9 digits long.

Inside label details vary depending on year, country of manufacture and style. Check the style number, usually 9 digits, matches that found on the box.

Inside label details vary depending on year, country of manufacture and style. Check the style number, usually 9 digits, matches that found on the box.

High quality stitching can be hard to replicate. Check carefully that the stitching on the side panel is tight, straight, evenly spaced and cleanly finished.

High quality stitching can be hard to replicate. Check carefully that the stitching on the side panel is tight, straight, evenly spaced and cleanly finished.

The tongue of new Jordan 10's has elasticated straps for added support at each lace loop, stitched directly onto the shoe. Check that these elasticated straps are taught.

The tongue of new Jordan 10's has elasticated straps for added support at each lace loop, stitched directly onto the shoe. Check that these elasticated straps are taught.

An Air Jordan 23 logo is embossed into the top of the tongue, check that the embossing stands out well and  that the letters are clear with sharp edges.

An Air Jordan 23 logo is embossed into the top of the tongue, check that the embossing stands out well and that the letters are clear with sharp edges.

New Jordan 10's should have an Air Jordan Collection tag inside the tongue, the embroidery should be neat and tight. Also the words Air Jordan Collection should be white stitching.

New Jordan 10's should have an Air Jordan Collection tag inside the tongue, the embroidery should be neat and tight. Also the words Air Jordan Collection should be white stitching.

New Jordan 10's come with a Jumpman logo embroidered into the heel. Check the quality and that the Jumpman logo is correctly proportioned.

New Jordan 10's come with a Jumpman logo embroidered into the heel. Check the quality and that the Jumpman logo is correctly proportioned.

Nike Jordan 10's have a distinctive sole pattern with the Jumpman logo, always make sure they are high quality and not worn out if the shoes are new.

Nike Jordan 10's have a distinctive sole pattern with the Jumpman logo, always make sure they are high quality and not worn out if the shoes are new.

New Jordan 10's will feature the Jumpman logo on the sole. Check the proportions of the hands, feet and ball. Also make sure the edges of the embossed wording is sharp and high quality.

New Jordan 10's will feature the Jumpman logo on the sole. Check the proportions of the hands, feet and ball. Also make sure the edges of the embossed wording is sharp and high quality.

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