Honestly, I forgot...Sorry, lol I've been out of the game for awhile. I've seen enough licensed YSL and Lanvin ties to know these are. I'm gonna refer you to a higher authority in this matter. @SpooPoker
[[SPOILER]] Yep, real! It says "Mad In Japan" and the company info on there. Ugly as shit but you have a piece of Bape history before they were sold it IT. The made in Japan ones are long gone. Now, you just have cheaply made in China, AAPE crap. Good find!