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Fake or Real (Authentic, Genuine, etc.) -- Official Authentication Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by ebmk3891, Nov 10, 2010.


  1. chromecrowns

    chromecrowns New Member

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    I just bought a Balmain hoodie on Grailed and I'm not sure if its authentic .Seller has 5/5 feedback but still unsure. I was told he got it on sale at Barneys, which is believable, but I'm still skeptical about it
    Thanks in advance,
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  2. brga

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    Found a few Gucci labeled suits at a thrift store, was wondering if anyone might help determine if authentic. Unsure about the labeling/crest. Thanks!

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    @brga I would stay away, neither look good to me.
     

  4. chromecrowns

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    am i doing something wrong that i have no replies? :/
     

  5. Purplelabel

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    No, its good.
     

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    From fabric's weave to hardware to label, the hoodie looks good to me.
     

  7. chromecrowns

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    @Purplelabel @lol thank you guys i appreciate it a lot , actually just got it today too so huge weight off my shoulders :worship:
     

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    IMG_6025.JPG IMG_6019.JPG IMG_6018.JPG IMG_6026.JPG IMG_6025.JPG IMG_6019.JPG Can someone help me identifying if this Versus Versace blazer/jacket is authentic? I found it at a thrift shop. It also has the ITTIERRE holographic sticker. If its authentic and in good condition, what would be the price?

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  9. haloitsme

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    U sure my balmain stuff uses Lampo Zippers...
     

  10. Purplelabel

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    I don't know. Just like Barbour, fakes don't have the logo detailing on zippers or buttons because its just too much to fake.
     

  11. kbadgley84

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    Yep legit. Nice piece too. Too bad it’s not men’s I’d be all over that
     

  12. Angelo Abrenica

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    Hi,
    I bought this second hand Hugo Boss Select Line Jeans on the thrift shop.
    Not sure if this is legit. I am very keen to details and i don't like wearing fakes.

    I checked every detail but saw 2 points which makes me think that this might be fake.

    1. The logo at the back is a bit plastic feel. I saw a lot of these models and they're metallic feel.
    Not sure if this is an old model or Hugo Boss model differs from the origin country which were manufactured.

    2. The size tag indicates "SEPARATE LINKS WASCHEN", i convert it using Google Translate and says,
    "WASH SEPARATE LEFT" it doesn't make any sense. It should be "SEPARAT LINKS WASCHEN"
    then it converts to "WASH SEPARATELY ON THE LEFT". Now this misspelled word makes me think that this is fake.

    Although I can say that the cloth used is very good and i don't think they would go all the troubles and cost to have these in productions to manufacture fakes.

    But still these misspelled word SEPARATE from SEPARAT has been annoying me for days.
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    Thanks in advance from your opinions.
     

  13. kbadgley84

    kbadgley84 Distinguished Member

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    Fake
     

  14. Angelo Abrenica

    Angelo Abrenica Member

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    Hi Kbadgley84,

    Thank you for the quick reply, i guess this goes to the rubbish bin.
    Waste of 10 bucks. (sigh)

    Angelo
     

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