How do you know if foams are fake?

How do you know if foams are fake?

If you look at the edges of the foam shells , you can see that on the authentic pair,the angle is steeper than it is on the fakes ( see yellow line and arrow pointing down). And if you look at the drop ( see horizontal yellow arrow), it is a little curvy on the real pair but very sharp on the fakes.

Who made foams shoes?

Nike Basketball
Originally released in 1997, Nike Basketball debuted its Foamposite technology in the form of two models — the Nike Air Foamposite One and Air Foamposite Pro. Penny Hardaway debuted the One in the only original colorway to release, which also featured his 1CENT logo.

Where are Foamposites made from?

On the other hand, the authentic Nike Air Foamposite Supreme shoes have their style-code’s inscription looking a bit thinner and narrower than the fake pair’s text. Then, the two lines of text below point out the country of manufacturing the shoes, which is China.

Are Foamposite true to size?

Foamposites fit snug and it’s recommended to get them 1/2 size bigger I wear an 11 so I ordered an 11.5.

How are Nike Foamposites made?

Foamposite as we know it starts as polyurethane liquid and is first poured into the mold (a mold which reportedly cost $750,000 to purchase). It is then heated between 130 and 175 degrees Fahrenheit. Once the upper was constructed, it had to be attached to a supportive and strong midsole.

Why is it called Foamposite?

The new technology was dubbed “Foamposite”–a polyurethane liquid that is heated and molded to create a glove-like fit on a shoe–and it was unlike anything the sneaker world had ever seen. The entire process from conception to release took about four years and there was no shortage of roadblocks.

Who wore Nike Foamposite?

Nike originally designed the Foamposite for Scottie Pippen 20 years ago, but it only became popular after it caught the attention of another star, Penny Hardaway, when he was in a meeting with Nike sneaker designer Eric Avar.

How much do foams cost?

Prices for Foamposites throughout history range from $170 (the original price for the Pro) and $275 (the highest price ever, the 2015 “Chromeposite”).