Since its first retro in 1999, the “Cement” Air Jordan 4 has been one of the most heavily counterfeited Air Jordans on the market. Read below to find out how you can tell if your kicks are REAL or FAKE.

1. Midsole Paint

The paint speckling on the mid soles of fake pairs is very light.
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2. Speckles

There is significantly heavier paint speckling on real pairs.
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3. Tongue Mesh

The mesh on the tongues of fakes is very loose and smashed.
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4. Tongue Height

The tongues on fake pairs are significantly shorter.
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5. Box Pull Holes

Different style pull holes on fake boxes.
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6. Box Tag

The color way code is bolder font on the retail box.
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Source: Sole Collector

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