The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 ‘Beluga’ released back in late September and as you probably guessed, sold-out instantly. Now you will have to buy on the aftermarket and with that comes the possibility or purchasing fakes. Here we have put together a guide how to legit check your Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Beluga.
The ‘Beluga’ adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 has been replicated months in advance of the release buy unauthorized factories. Although the factories have gotten better and mimicking authentic pairs, there are still ways to distinguish between a real and fake. Some of the biggest differences is the Boost technology, box, insole and color shades.
Below you can see some of the standout differences between real and fake adidas Yeezy 350 Boost V2 in Beluga and Solar Red. The video shown above will take you deeper showing you how to legit check.
Real vs. Fake adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Beluga
Some extras to look out for which could come with a fake pair are Yeezy keychains (ours came with the 750 Boost), adidas and Yeezy stickers. Also fakes have a receipt from Foot Locker with the sellers name being Kyle Ramos.
Stripe Shading is Different: The Solar Red used on the SPLY-350 is brighter on the real pairs where fakes are a bit more dull. Also SPLY-350 is a bit more bold on the authentic.
Colors Used on the Primeknit: Real pairs will use a Darker Grey on the Primeknit threads while the fake is a bit lighter. Take note that the patterns used across the Primeknit upper, also known as Tiger Stripes vary from size to size and even then can vary slightly on the authorized. However the shading should be the same.
Boost is Off: Authentic pairs will have almost a Yellow tint to them while replicas use a true White. Also the retail version will have a smooth feel while the fake is textured to the touch. Legit Boost will have 7 circle balls, however towards the sides you can see more of the ‘balls’ but cut off. The fake pair will also have 7 balls, and none cut off. This almost seems like the fake factories went out of their way to ensure the look.
Shading of the Sole: Notice where it reads ‘Boost’? The authentic will have a darker hue while the fake is the same shade all over.
Shading on Toe Cap: Just like the sole, the toe cap on the real pair will have a darker shading.