10 Times the Yeezy Got Bootlegged By Major Brands

Yeezy taught these footwear brands too much.

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Nike Yeezy Counterfeit

Kanye West’s influence on the sneaker industry is undeniable. Not only have each of his collaborative sneaker lines been a huge success, they’ve spawned countless imitations. Although it’s said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, there’s probably more to apologize for than to be proud of when it comes to sneakers with a liberal use of the Yeezy inspiration.

We’re not talking about fakes here. Many of the models you’ll see below weren't made with the intent to deceive, they’re copying the style rather than the logos. Are these sneakers actually any better than counterfeits? That’s for you to decide. 


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