Having doubts about the authenticity of a pair of Nike Air Jordan 11 Retro Playoffs Bred 2019 and need a legit check? Follow this resourceful guide full of photos, videos, and notable differences that will help you determine whether a pair is 100% authentic or fake.
Here are closeup photos of a 100% authentic pair of Nike Air Jordan 11 Retro Playoffs Bred 2019. This pair was purchased from Nike SNKRS App. Go through each photo and compare your pair to these. If you have any other suggestions on how to legit check a pair please comment below.
Here is a photo of the box. Take a close look at the fonts and boldness. Fakes are known to mess up the box labels. It should read:
AIR JORDAN 11 RETRO (bold font in caps)
Suggested Retail: $220
The inside of the box should have a round quality control sticker on the inside of the lid, yqm green sticker, and a blue stamp. Here is a photo of the stamp inside the lid. Fakes are known to not have quality control stickers or stamps or have stamps that look way different.
Here is a closeup of the right side of the sneaker. Take note of the double stitching, the placement of the red-stitched Jumpman, and the widow's peak on the patent leather where the leather and mesh meet. Fakes are known to mess up the blocking on the side panel
Here is a photo of the toe cap. Take note of the translucent red part. You should be able to see through it enough to see the black patent leather behind the red toe box.
Here is a photo of the size tag. Please know that the production dates can vary. sz is written on the top right. Also take a close look at all of the wording which should read the exact same
here is a closeup of the bottom of the shoe and the carbon fiber. The carbon fiber on these are a different color than previous models. They almost look white and black. You should also see the carbon fiber under the red sole.
Jordan 11 back heel tab. Fakes are known to mess up the thickness of 23 and the shape of the back
Here is a photo of the top part of the shoe. There should be a widow's peak with the patent leather in the middle of the sneaker.
The red shoe tree turns bright orange when you shine a black light on it. Fakes shoe trees do not change that color.
Video and blacklight photo by Jacob Marcellus
Video by Seth Fowler