words // Luis Sanchez

With already a ton of counterfeit pairs on the market, today brings us a much needed authentic vs. fake comparison of the Air Jordan 3 Retro '88.

Perfect for those still looking to get their hands on the Nike Air branded AJ 3, the comparison provides a look at every difference seen in the high quality fakes floating around. Working with what only appears to be similar materials, differences in counterfeit pairs include everything from sloppy paintjobs to minimal perforations over the leather leather tongues, and oddly shaped Jumpman logos.

Have a look at the detailed comparison below and be sure to hit the comments for what's sure to be an interesting conversation amongst collectors.

comparison via SoleSupremacy