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The insole on the fake is of a different colour and also less reflective/shiny than the authentic one.
Notice how the stitching is of a different color on the fake and also have a look at the length of the fake pull tab.
Pull Tab Text
Depending on the version of the fake (yes, there’s several producers), the text is either not as defined as the authentic one, or not positioned properly.
The laceholder has a different shape, texture and is of a lesser quality (i.e. more threads coming out of it.
The sole on the fakes has a texture to it while the authentic one is… smooth? At least smoother – see below to understand
Authentic tongue is angularly shaped while the fake one is round
The colour of the yellow block will vary depending on your colourway. It looks like the squares on this block are engraved rather than embossed. Going deep instead of “coming...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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