A counterfeiting ring smuggled hundreds of thousands of Nike Air Max 95 Ultra Jacquard Femme
pairs of knock-off Nike Air Jordan sneakers into New York and New Jersey, authorities said Tuesday — as they warned, “Just don’t do it.”
Nearly 400,000 pairs of the trendy fake kicks were shipped from factories in China over the past two and a half years — costing Nike more than $70 million, said officials from Homeland Security, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the NYPD.Nike’s reconstruction Nike Air Odyssey Femme
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Chuck Taylor, Air Force 1, React Hyperdunk, and, most recently, two new Prestos. And with more colorways of previously released silhouettes scheduled before the end of 2018, that list will be added to further still, with new Blazers on the horizon.
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first drop.But if you fell in love with a particular model of Abloh’s reconstructed Nike silhouettes and didn’t manage to get your hands on a pair, all is not lost. Granted, those still in circulation come with a considerably marked up price point, but sneaker resellers such as Stadium Goods, StockX, and GOAT all have box-fresh models in a number of sizes.
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Speaking with Business of Fashion, Abloh said of the Blazer that it “Exemplifies making a product interesting by only changing a design element by three percent.” The pair is also in extremely high demand, with starting prices just short of $1,000.First teased in August 2017, new OFF-WHITE x Nike Air Prestos in black and white colorways are rumored for as soon Nike Air Vapormax Mujer
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Five accused fake-shoe traffickers — Mikuki Suen, 43, Jian Min Huang, 42, Songhua Qu, 54, Kin Lui Chen, 53, and Fangrang Qu, 31 — slapped counterfeit Nike logos on the sneakers in warehouses in Brooklyn and Queens and then sold them nationwide, authorities said.