Legit Check - Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ore

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How to spot fake

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ore

in 37 steps

1. PROFILE

Learn how to spot fake Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores with this detailed 37 point step-by-step guide by goVerify.

2. RECEIPT

Check the details of the original receipt including date, store and amount paid. There should also be a 9 digit style number as well as a barcode number.

3. RETAIL BOX

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores are boxed in a standard red Nike retail box that has been turned inside out so that the outside is raw cardboard. The words "Nike Swoosh" are varnished onto the lid and the words "Off-White TM c/o Nike" with Nike address are printed in black onto the side. Check the box carefully for overall finish quality, there should be no cracking along the edges of the folds. Remember real shoe boxes can accompany fake shoes.

4. BOX LABEL

Nike Off-White box labels are clear stickers that have black text printed onto them. The barcode has a white block printed behind it. The label will have 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. Make sure the printing is solid and sharp and not flaking off anywhere, make sure the typeface used is correct. 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.

5. LID SWOOSH

The lid has the words "Nike Swoosh" varnished onto it. Make sure the varnishing has sharp clear edges, and that the typeface used is correct.

6. SIDE SHOEBOX

The side of Nike Off-White boxes will have the words Off-White TM c/o Nike "Shoebox" Beaverton, Oregon USA c. 2017 printed in black. Make sure the printing is solid and sharp, make sure the typeface used is correct. Note how the "r" and "t" of Beaverton are touching.

7. BOX CONSTRUCTION

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores come in an inside out retail box, make sure the lid and side panels double over back into the box to create structural strength. Note how the top of this fold is square as opposed to being rounded. Check that the lid section that folds back into the box is attached with two small glued down tabs. Also note how the side walls, when viewed from the inside of the box, have a locking system that does not require any gluing. The folded over side panels have tabs that stick right through holes cut into the sides.

8. YCM STICKER

The inside of the retail box will have a YCM logo sticker. Make sure the printing is sharp, look for the tiny registered R next to the M. Make sure the sticker is semi see through, you should be able to see the Nike logo underneath quite easily. Tip: YCM is the company that produces sustainable packaging for companies like Nike.

9. DATE CODE

Most, not all, Nike retail boxes feature a date code stamped inside the box.

10. WRAPPING

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores come with wrapping to protect the shoes. There are two layers of paper, the top layer has images and text printed on it, the bottom layer is plain white. Make sure the printing is solid and clear, make sure that the printing is two colours, black and pale green. The green is very pale, almost transparent.

11. SIDE PROFILE

The side profile of the Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores is very distinctive, note how the forefoot has a gradual upward curve starting under the laces while the heel tip has a short sharp up turn. Make sure the tongue stands up much higher than the collar.

12. HEEL

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores have unusual half moon heel tabs that flap over but are only stitched to the actual upper across the top edge. Take note of the short double line which adds strength to the fold just above the cream tape. The bottom half of the flap will have tiny holes drilled right through it mimicking the stitch line along the top edge. Make sure these holes are evenly spaced and follow the edge of the flap perfectly.

13. HEEL CODE

If you lift the flap up you will see a product code printed in a typeface made up of tiny dots onto the fur-like upper. Make sure the black printing is solid and sharp. Make sure the flap can fold back and stay up by itself. Look closely at the pattern of the foam stuck to the underside of the flap. There is a very fine woven pattern on top of the foam, the weave is made up of fine double lines running horizontally.

14. OFF WHITE TAG

Nike Off-White sneakers come with a thick pale blue, plastic zip tie. The zip tie will have Off-White TM c/o Nike c. 2017 Zip Tie printed in tiny white dots on it. Make sure the typeface is correct, note how the TM is printed in much smaller white dots. Make sure the corners of the tag are rounded, look for the round dots debossed into the plastic on either side of the locking mechanism.

15. SWOOSH

The upper will have an oversized Swoosh stitched onto the outstep side. Make sure the zigzag stitching is even. Note how the Swoosh material has fine vertical lines in it and a shine when it catches the light. Make sure the cream tape that runs over the Swoosh is stuck down very firmly, you will see all the detail of the surface underneath the tape like the zigzag stitching around the Swoosh. Take note of the texture of the upper, the suede section is slightly rough while the patent leather is very smooth.

16. SWOOSH TAB

The tip of the Swoosh logo has a tiny turquoise tab on it, make sure the tab has a fine texture, it's not easy to see but it is there if you look closely enough.

17. SWOOSH TAB BACK

If the roll the tab over you will see two things. The tab is made of thick plastic and secondly the back of the tab will be completely white and not turquoise.

18. INSTEP TYPE

The instep of the upper will have the words Off-White TM for Nike "Nike Air max 90" Beaverton, Oregon USA c. 1990 printed in black. Make sure the printing is slightly broken up showing the fabric underneath. Check that the typeface used is correct. Note how the orange Swoosh has a fine bumpy texture to it.

19. TYPE DETAIL

If you look closely at the cream tape that runs over the Swoosh you will see the faint printed text running over the tape. The black type has a slightly rough texture to it, it is not solid ink.

20. EYELETS

Make sure the eyelets are cleanly cut out of the upper. Note how the eyelet panel has an interesting combination of textures and fabrics. On top of the clear plastic is a printed black diamond pattern while under the clear plastic is a smaller white square pattern.

21. LACES

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores come with high quality flat woven laces with the words "Shoelaces" printed onto them. Make sure the letters are not flaking off and that the typeface used is correct. Check that the lace tips are sealed in a clear plastic cap.

22. SPARE LACES

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores come with a set of spare laces which are orange with silver/grey lettering printed on them. Note how the plasic bag carrying the laces has a black Nike logo printed onto it. The plastic bag will be attached to the shoes with a clear cable. The top of the plastic bag has a thin red line above the seal.

23. TONGUE

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores have a large rectangular shaped tongue with woven outer layer and foam core. Make sure the foam core is white. Look for the lace loop, make sure it is cleanly cut into the thick tongue. Look for the orange double stitch line across the top, make sure the stitching is neat and evenly spaced.

24. LACE LOOP

The lace loop is cleanly cut out of the foam tongue, note how the foam core is glued onto the woven outer layer. Take a close look at the pattern of the woven layer, it is made up of thick horizontal threads with tiny x shaped weaves holding them down.

25. TONGUE LOGO

The tongue will have an embroided Nike+Swoosh logo tag stitched onto the top corner. Make sure the embroidery is tight and neat, note how the E is joined to the Swoosh. Make sure the small TMs do not touch the logo. Make sure the typeface used is correct.

26. INSIDE LABEL

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. Check that the tail of the Q in FABRIQUE starts inside the circle. Check for any spelling errors and that the glue area is uniform and neat. The shoe's production date will fall between the two dates indicated on the label. The label of Off-White Nike Air Max 90 Desert Ores is glued onto the inside of the lining, note how the edge of the label flattens out the fabric texture, while the inside square area puffs back out. Tip: Do a Google image search for "Nike"+"style number" to check the colourway.

27. TOEBOX

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores will have a cream fabric toebox with fine diamond pattern. Make sure the pattern is neat and even, the diamonds will have tiny dots evenly spaced in between them.

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28. TOE BUMPER

The cream outsole will run from under the shoe to over the toe bumper. Make sure there is no excess glue marks showing where the midsole joins the upper. Make sure the bumper is not lifting off.

29. INSOLE STITCHING

If you lift the sockliner up you will see the insole stitching joining the insole to the upper. Make sure the stitching is neat and evenly spaced. Make sure there is a positioning hole drilled into the center of the heel. Make sure there is a date code printed onto the insole in blue ink, which might smudge. There will be red pattern lines drawn under the insole.

30. SOCKLINERS

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores come with removable sockliners. Make sure the cream sockliners have a blue foam base for added impact absorption and comfort. The midfoot by your foot arch will have a molded curve to it.

31. SOCKLINER LOGO

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores will have a The Ten and an Off-White logo printed onto the sockliner in black and creame. Make sure the printing is solid and sharp and not rubbing off anywhere if the shoes are new. Make sure the words The Ten and the Off-White logo are printed in cream ink and the box around them is printed in black on top of the cream sockliner.

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32. AIR UNIT

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores have Air Unit technology for lightweight cushioning and maximum impact protection. Make sure the air "bubble" is clear with no paint marks and of high quality. The support structure within the Air Unit should be clearly visible.

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33. OUTSOLE

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores have an unusual two part rubber outsole with strategically placed forefoot pods for traction and durability. Make sure the tread is not worn out if the shoes are new.

34. SOLE LOGO

If you look closely at the sole you will notice a few things. The Phylon inner core has a join line just below the Nike logo. The Nike logo has tiny pin head size dots along it's edges. The flex grooves that run horizontally through the forefoot area also have small pin head size dots around the edge, can you see them.

35. SHOE TREE

Nike Off-White Air Max 90 Desert Ores come with cardboard shoe trees. The shoe trees will have a Swoosh logo debossed into them as well as a size range, in this case 10 and M for medium.

36. SWING TAG

There will be a Made in China swing tag hanging from both shoes. Make sure the printing is solid and sharp, check that the typeface used is correct. Note how the tail of the Q sticks up into the center of the Q as well. Check that the cardboard tag is stiff and flat. Make sure the tag is joined to the shoe with a clear locking cord

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37. UV STITCHING

The orange Swoosh and orange stitching will glow when a black (UV) light is shone on the shoe. The spare laces will also shine under UV light.

 

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