How to Identify Genuine Nike LeBron 11's

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How can you tell if the pair of Nike LeBron 11's  that you are about to buy online are genuine? Follow these 13 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase. Always ask the seller to use the youVerify app prior to purchase. It's Smarter Selling & Safer Shopping.

Step 1: Shoe Box
New Nikes are boxed in a strong shoe box usually featuring the logo on the lid and side. Colour and style of box varies according to style and year. Check the box carefully for any errors in brand logos, alignment, spelling and overall   finish quality. Remember real shoe boxes can accompany fake shoes.

Step 2: Box Label
Nike retail boxes feature a label on one side detailing style name, size, colour, country of manufacture and a style number. The style number is usually 9 digits long, check that it matches the style number located on the label located inside the shoe.

Step 3: Inside Label
Inside label details vary depending on year, country of manufacture and style. Check the style number, usually 9 digits, matches that found on the box. Check that the tail of the Q in FABRIQUE starts inside the circle. Check for any spelling errors and that the stitching is straight and neat.

Step 4: Nike Swoosh
Nike LeBron 11's have a swoosh glued on to the side. Make sure the quality of the joins are perfect and that there is no glue sticking out. Also check that the thin line pattern engraved into the Swoosh is visible.

Step 5: Tongue Logo
New LeBron 11's have a raised LJ logo on the tongue, check that the edges of the logo are sharp and that the gluing is neat. Check that the pattern engraved into the logo is visible.

Step 6: XI Tab
New LeBron 11's have a tab on the back of the tongue with the letters "XI" embroidered into it. Check the quality of the embroidery as well as the glued finish of the tab attachment to the tongue.  The embroidery should be neat and tight with no loose ends.

Step 7: Flywire Cables
LeBron 11's come with the patented nylon Nike Flywire cables that tighten during quick changes in direction to provide ultimate lockdown support.

Step 8: Sole
Nike LeBron 11 sole patterns are distinctive, always make sure they are high quality and not worn out if the shoes are new.

Step 9: Heel Finish
LeBron 11's have a Hyperposite construction, a combination of Foamposite, performance synthetics and mesh. The heels show off the materials well. Check the sealed joins are perfect, pay special attention to the sharp angular lines in the Foamposite panels which show off a defined 3 dimensional quality.

Step 10: Lace Tip Logo
New LeBorn 11's will have a LB logo on the lace tip, check that the quality of the printing is sharp and clear, make sure the colour of the lace tip is correct to the shoe's colourway.

Step 11: Lunarlon Midsole
New LeBron 11's feature a Lunarlon Midsole sitting on top of a Full Length Zoom unit which provides a perfect combination of impact protection and responsiveness. Check the construction of the Zoom unit under the midsole, and that the size stamped near the toe matches the inside label and box label.

Step 12: Heel Window
LeBron 11's feature a window under the heel, which is completely see through when the Lunarlon Midsole is removed. 


Step 13: Download our App
We hope that this guide helps to educate you when identifying genuine Nike LeBron 11's . To prevent you from falling victim to counterfeit goods, always ask the seller to use the youVerify app prior to purchase.

youVerify - Smarter Selling, Safer Shopping.

youVerify is a smartphone app that helps online sellers verify themselves and their products, which in turn allows online buyers to shop with more confidence - Smarter Selling, Safer Shopping.
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