In terms of fashion, has anything really blown up more in the past six months like kicks? Just six years ago the "Military Blue" Jordan IVs released for $115 and hit clereance racks nearly everywhere; in 2012 they'll release in June at about $150 and with the recent sneaker craze we wouldn't be surprised if people are lining up a day or two early for them.

If you happen to be a recent convert to the shoe game this is the perect tutorial to make sure you are getting what you expect from buyers — with a dozen new colorways dropping in every model it can be easy to forget what's phony and what's fake. No worries, Complex has got you — click on the gallery to check out our Complex Guide To Avoiding Fake Sneakers and let if you have any war stories of your own, hit us up in the comment section.

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