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Is this a fake Armani Le Collezioni suit?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Sam_TO, Sep 14, 2006.

  1. Sam_TO

    Sam_TO New Member

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    Need some help here. I found this 4 button GA Le Collezioni suit on Ebay. I don't think it's real but I wanted some of you to offer your advice. First off, I am not even sure that the Le Collezioni line ever made 4 button suits. I think that Emporio had them but not LC. Anyone able to verify this for sure? Also, the photo of the label appears to be a fake. My LC suits have a square label not a rectangular label like this one.

    I've asked the seller to provide a photo of the material contents label b/c I could at least figure out the style number of the suit and/or see if I recognize this label as being legit. I've also asked for a photo of any house branded labels that might be in the jacket - if the suit was bought at a major dept store there should be another label in it (like "Saks" etc).

    Any thoughts? See the link attached.

    http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?...MEWA%3AIT&rd=1
     
  2. bigbadbuff

    bigbadbuff Well-Known Member

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    Looks good to me- the authenticity, that is
     
  3. Thomas

    Thomas Well-Known Member

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    All the GA Le Collezione coats that I have sport the same label. I had never seen a four-button model, though. Seems authentic, although I'd feel better seeing the store label and content tag.
     
  4. Dan-

    Dan- Well-Known Member

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    Please, for your own sartorial sake, read a bit more here and maybe check out a few of Flusser's books before you buy something awful like this. Armani is the Bose of clothes.
     
  5. v0rtex

    v0rtex Well-Known Member

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    Looks authentic to me, I believe that label is used on older Le Collezioni's (the newer ones being square).

    I posted a similar thread some time ago (with pictures), you could probably find it using the search.

    4-button suit jackets though, hmm... personally I wouldn't do it.
     
  6. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Well-Known Member

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    Personally I don't see anything wrong with this suit as long as it's not worn for business.
     
  7. Zubberah

    Zubberah Well-Known Member

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    Def looks authentic to me and label is older pre 2001 before armani Collezione became new label. As to 4-button, not traditional buisness wear but you can probably get away ith it for this suit. Or wear it casual fridays with polo or nice shirt / no tie.
     

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