The first batch of fake colorways included the classic Black/White/Red, Royal Blue, last year’s Chinas copycat and the Olympic edition. Now, it’s pretty much every colorway that has been release by Nike plus a couple of non-existing styles. Please be careful when searching for kicks online and don’t buy fake shoes!
For the Nike LeBron X, Nike went back to the black signature drawer box. The new box features the L-crown-J logo on the top, a LeBron X logo on the side. Once pulled out, the drawer box itself comes in Red with black L-crown-J logo and a unique bakground.
This is probably the trickiest part to copy although definitely not impossible. Most of the early fake colorways feature the old 360 Air Max look-a-like instead of the all new Zoom Max unit. The difference is quite noticeable. Zoom Max consists of densely packed threads instead of the classic Air Max pillars.
Diamond cut Swoosh
Diamond cut Swoosh is that extra, cool looking feature that was only applied to the Nike Plus colorways or the Post Season version of the Nike LeBron X. The list of Diamond cut LeBron X’s is very short. It includes the Gold Medal, Crown Jewel, Blue Diamond, and Pressure colorways. It’s safe to say that seeing the Diamond cut Nike Swoosh on anything else means it’s a fake.
This has been the biggest change over the years! Instead of “inventing” own colorways and copying General Release styles, fake merchandise is just, like everything else, based on demand. The biggest hype surrounds the limited edition shoes and since it’s nearly impossible to obtain MVP and Championship Pack kicks the regular way, you may stumble upon counterfeit items. Therefore you really need to be doubly cautious!