How to Tell if your Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue are Real or Fake

With the Legend Blue Air Jordan 11s coming this weekend, we did some digging and thought a helpful guide to make sure you don’t buy a fake pair from someone and make sure yours are real might make your Holiday season a bit nicer.

Some of the signs are easy to spot out, for example the shade of blue that is used. Others can go undetected which can make sure your pair is authentic.

1. Jumpman Position and the Color used
Jordan 11 Legend Blue Real vs Fake Comparison Jumpman

2. Size and shape of the ’23’ on the heel
Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue Real vs. Fake Heel Shape

3. Shape of the tag inside of the tongue
Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue Real vs Fake Inside Tongue Tag

4. The color of the outsole, could be brighter (shown) or darker
Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue Real vs Fake Sole Color

5. Edges around the patent leather can be off
Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue Real vs Fake Patent Leather Edges

6. Color, shape and positioning of the Jordan tag on the tongue
Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue Real vs. Fake Tag on Tongue

Other Ways to tell if your Air Jordan 11 Legend Blues are Fake

Price: If this price is to good to be true, then probably is. Retail is $200 so why would a website offer the shoes for cheaper?
Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue Fake Price

Other Shoes: If any of the other shoes on the website are fake, meaning a colorway that has never released, then they are all fake.
Air Jordan 11 Other Fake Shoes

Full Size Run: If the website has a full size run available on rare or older Jordan’s, while selling for a cheap price then the website is fake.
Air Jordan 11 Fake Full Size Run

The Box: If the box is beat up, colors off, they are fake.
Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue Fake Box

Overall Shape: If the overall shape of the shoes is off like if the patent leather is to high then they are fake.
Air Jordan 11 Legend Blue Fake Overall Shape

Source: @xclusive23 (for images of the side by side comparisons)