How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra

Yeezy has gotten very popular lately, that is why we decided to write a guide on Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra authentication, as this model truly is unique. 

Follow our steps and you will be able to authenticate your sneakers by yourself in a quick manner at home! We understand that this process takes much knowledge and attention, so if you still have any doubts after reading this guide, just use our authentication services and our team will help you!

How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra In 10 Methods:

  1. The Overall Method
  2. The Text Method
  3. The Toe Cap Method
  4. The Embroidery Details Method
  5. The Tongue-Collar Method
  6. The Size Tag Method
  7. The Insole Method
  8. The Logo Method
  9. The Boost Method
  10. The Box Method

The Overall Method

Let's start with the overall look. 

First thing that we notice is the tip of the sneakers. As you can see, the midsole is thicker and gets thinner as it turns into an outsole. The fake model outsole is supposed to be much thinner than it already is; It has to create a "curve" in the middle of the sneakers.

Besides that, the heel counter difference is very noticeable too. On the authentic model it creates a curve and as a result the overall sneaker is much shorter in height, but the replica did not quite copy that successfully, as it is much straighter on this model. 

How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra: The Overall Look Method

The Text Method

Let's dig deeper into the details.

The difference appears on the text too. 

For instance, as you can see the letter "Y" is tilted on the left and it is much larger than it should be.

The space between the letters is bigger and the color of the thread used is also different, as it is supposed to be darker red like it is on the authentic model.

Overall look of the replica text is super cheap.

How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra: The Text Method

The Toe Cap Method

If we take a closer look at the toe cap, we will be able to see how different the prints are.

As you can see the yellow circle shows how there is supposed to be a zebra print instead of the white part on the bottom. 

Black is supposed to be much darker; it has a washed-out color on the replica, which makes it very hard to see the white thread detail in the middle of the toe cap.

How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra: The Toe Cap Method

 

The Embroidery Details Method

These little details make these sneakers unique, but the replica factories totally messed them up.

This embroidery detail on the authentic model is smaller in width and has more of a dimensional look than it appears on the second picture.

The replica of Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra has asymmetrical embroidery details and the quality of thread is much lower than it is supposed to be.

How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra: The Embroidery Details Method

The Tongue-Collar Method

The main thing that is very appealing about this method is the zebra print that has an embroidery look to it. As you can see on the bottom picture, the yellow circle shows how this effect is not replicated well at all. Even the shades of black and white has been chosen mistakenly.

The tongue of the authentic one is bigger in width and shorter in height; the upper edge has a square-shape. The fake tongue is definitely smaller in width and taller in height; the square-look edge is also rounder.

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How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra: The Tongue-Collar Method

The Size Tag Method

Even though the sizing tag does not really show up, looking at it is a great way to spot fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra. 

Let's start with the font. As you can see the font of "MADE" is drastically different from the authentic model. This difference also appears on the initials of countries: it is super easy to see how thicker and bolder the letters are on the fake tag.

Apart from the font there is a mistake in the date as well. 08/18 is original date for the 2019 restock which detail has been missed from the replica factories.

How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra: The Size Tag Method

The Insole Method

Similarly to the sizing tag, the insole does not really show up whenever we wear our sneakers, but by looking at it you can spot the fake model.

The font is the main difference here: as you can see on the authentic model the word "YEEZY" is tilted on the right, which detail has not been taken into consideration by the replica factories. 

Apart from the font the color of insole has been mistakenly chosen too as it is supposed to be much cleaner looking white.

How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra: The Insole Method

The Logo Method

Let's take a look at the logo on the bottom of the sneakers. As shown with the yellow circle the details of the fake logo is engraved much deeper in the rubber than it is supposed to be.

Even though it might not look the worst, it is a sign that the sneakers are fake.

How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra: The Logo Method

The Boost Method

The boost clearly has a much deeper and uneven surface on the first picture than it appears on the fake model. 

Scratches are much deeper and the pattern is also smaller on the authentic boost.

How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra: The Boost Method


The Box Method

Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra authentication might be done just from looking at the box. 

It is very clear that the font is thicker and bolder on the fake model. 

Apart from the font you can see how the letter "C" is missed in front of the colors.

There is also bigger space between the letters and the edges of the sticker on the replica box.

How To Spot a Fake Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra: The Box Method

In Conclusion…

This was our guide on how to authenticate Yeezy 350 V2 Zebra by yourself at home. We really hope that this will be helpful for you.

If you still feel that there is something that you are missing, do not worry, just use our authentication services and get your item legit checked! Our team will help you at any time of the day!

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