Difference between Real and Fake Jordans
By Theydiffer - February 17, 2016

There are many signs that help identify authentic Jordans. In this article, we will take a look at some differences between real and fake Jordans.


Fake Jordans are shorter than real Jordans. You will not be able to tell the difference unless you see the two side by side.

Jumpman embroidery has 4 fingers stitched on each hand. On the other hand, fake Jordans features only 3-fingered Jumpman.

Comparison chart

Real Jordans Fake Jordans
Paper inside is not stainedPaper inside is stained
Numbers on the tag on the box are formed consistentlyNumbers on the tag on the box are not formed consistently
Yellowing at the bottomNo yellowing at the bottom
Size tag insideOften no size tag inside
The black color is glossierThe black color is not glossy
Is often longerIs often shorter
A jumpman has 4 fingersA jumpman has 3 fingers
Trim is proper, stitching is okInconsistencies with trim; stitching is done badly