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.
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.
New Nike Air Pippen's feature a logo button on the tongue. Check the quality of the clear button and the printing of the logo, making sure the printed logo is sharp and clear.
New Air Pippen's have a Phylon midsole with a 360 Max Air unit for maximum impact protection, check the construction of the Air unit and that they are clear with no marks or paint on them.
High quality stitching can be hard to replicate. Check carefully that the stitching on the heel of the Pippen's is tight, straight, evenly spaced and cleanly finished.
A Pippen logo is both carefully and immaculately stitched, embroidered, glued or printed onto the heel of most new Air Pippens.
Nike Air Pippen sole patterns are distinctive, always make sure they are high quality and not worn out if the shoes are new.
Nike Air Pippen's feature an Air logo inside the Air unit, which is located under the heel. Make sure that the Air unit is clear and does not have any paint or marks on it.