How To Tell If Your Yeezy Boost 500 Utility Black Are Fake

The adidas Yeezy Boost 700 was released on March 10th on and on YEEZY SUPPLY in the U.S. only. If you copped a pair or planning to buy one. Use this Yeezy guide to tell if your Yeezy Boost 700 Wave runners might be fake. Don't get got or caught out here slipping with replicas.

Yeezy 500 box

Real Yeezy 500 Utility Black box

  • Style code is F36640. Fakes may have incorrect style code
  • UPC on box should match on sneaker tags, fakes will not match
  • Colors code tag are UTIBLK/UTIBLK/UTIBLK Fakes have been seen to not have the correct style, boldness, or size in the fonts

Suede Quality

The suede on real Yeezy 500 Utility Black is a little rough, displaying some grain. Compared to a fake pair which is incredibly smooth and looks really cheap. The stitching on the legit pair should be perfect without any loose stitching or flaws. Fakes will usually have loose stiching or incorrect threading used that doesn't make the Yeezy 500 utility blacks original color. Take a close look at the indented groves on the rubber on the heel tab and confirm they are the same height.

Yeezy 500 side Yeezy 500 toe box Yeezy 500 heel

Size tag

Yeezy 500 size tag

Production date on the utlity black 500 is 03/18. Confirm the production on your pairs. If it incorrect then your pair may be fake, there hasn't been any new production of the 500 utility blacks yet. Make sure UPC # matches the one on the front of the box as previously mentioned earlier.