How to Spot Fake Nike Free 5.0 Flyknit's

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A popular training shoe is even more popular with counterfeiters, here are some tips on spotting fakes if you are shopping online.


Step 1

Retail box labels detail barcode, style name, size, color, country of manufacture and style number. Check the style number matches the shoe label and sales receipt.

Step 2

Make sure the join between the lightweight Phylon midsole and outsole is neat and clean with no glue or paint marks showing.

Step 3

Remove the sockliner. Make sure the stitching joining the insole to the upper is tight and even. Look for the positioning hole drilled into the middle of the heel.

Step 4

The flexibility and range of motion can be demonstrated by twisting the shoe. Take note of how easily the flex grooves allow the individual blocks to separate.

Step 5

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