Tongue Text

The text on the tongue is visibly bolder on the fakes and, although hard to be understood in pictures, it’s not coming out as much as it does on the retail version. So if you…

Heel Text

The placement of the “BALENCIAGA” text on the heel of the last sole is sometimes too low on the fakes. It does vary on authentic pairs but it should be somehow centered – never as…

Heel Detail

Obviously the colour of this part of the sole will change depending on your colourway but on fakes they’re less defined. Major tell.

Size Text

Size text is inscribed using a thinner font on the fakes. Also make sure it’s relatively centred – never on an authentic pair it should be touching any of the top or bottom lines of the…

Stitching

The lane between stitching lines is visibly bigger on the fakes, most notably in these two spots I’ve identified. Keep in mind that Triple S is a “complex” shoe that requires more effort than a…

“BALENCIAGA” Text

The first thing you need to look out for when authenticating this model. It’s either Embroidery that is flawed – letters are connected and sloppy craftsmanship Lacking embroidery again, B is too bold on the…

Extra Tags (350 V2)

Left – comes with EU pairs (6 sizes on the box label) Right – comes with US pairs (3 sizes on the box label) I haven’t ever seen fakes coming with the tag on the left…

Size Tag (Butter)

1 – Too much spacing between the US UK FR JP CHN row and the two lines 2 – Both APE and CLU are correct, though I’ve only seen fakes with CLU so far. So…

Galaxy Wash Tag

Wash tag is wrong, has a different text structure and material. Make sure you read the general guide on wash tags to understand what should be where (click)

“Seeing Things” Print

Different font (too bold) – most noticeable at “G” Less spacing between letter on the fake – most noticeable between “T” and “H” The two “E”s are too close to each other on the fake

Galaxy Hoodie Neck Tag

Notice the weird spacing between “defining” and “the”, between “grey” and “area” and between “as” and “the”. Overall font is also different on the fake one. Make sure you read the general guide on the…