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

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

  1. leo12345

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    Thank you for your replies.
     
  2. GBR

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    The label has a haphazard look to it - fake?
     
  3. othertravel

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    Post a pic of the inner tag; inside the pocket.
     
  4. MartiniGirl

    MartiniGirl Senior member

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    That writing/stitching looks very sketchy. Seems off. Can you post a picture of the inside fabric tag?
     
  5. leo12345

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    Here are more pictures of the suit, including those of the inner tags.


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    The middle part of the tag is in Japanese. It says "dry naturally," and the "displayer[?]" (I have not come across this word before) is indicated as "Giorgio Armani Japan Ltd. Co." I am fairly certain that Giorgio Armani Japan is a legitimate venture between G.A. S.p.A and a Japan department store.

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    I can't remember what the tag of authenticity on my other Collezioni suits looked like, but I seem to recall them being more simple looking than this.

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    Also, the inner patchwork does not appear as fuzzy as my first picture indicates; I guess I am not very good at taking photos. In fact, the fuzziness is due to the letters being stitched-in by means of vertically oriented embroideries.

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    If the suit is not authentic, I think that it is a very good imitation, mainly because the suit has a full canvas.

    Thank you for your replies, and more are certainly welcomed!
     
  6. deveandepot1

    deveandepot1 Senior member

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    Post some more pics. It might be fake.
     
  7. VinnyMac

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    Did you sew that label on as a test OP?
     
  8. saul

    saul Member

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    Is this gucci belt real? thank you
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  9. md2010

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    ….either way it’s rubbish.
     
  10. MikeDT

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    Let me see... G..U..C..C..I ....yeh that looks OK to me.
     
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  11. Kiwi Man

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    Now that you mentioned it, it look like the label has been reattached.
     
  12. BaldwinP

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    Armani Collezioni suits are generally NOT canvassed, are they? My only doubt would be that I have no knowledge of what they do in the Japanese market.

    It would be passingly strange to imitate a fused brand by putting the labels on a canvassed suit, though, unless it was an exceedingly poor canvassed suit.
     
  13. KimchiPapa

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    Real or Fake? Burberry London Men's Duffle Coat

    Apparently its from the Japanese Black Label Burberry line?


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  14. othertravel

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    Collezioni suits are all over the place. Some are fused and some are half canvassed.

    The inner tag looks authentic as they don't use the old 'Fasci' tags anymore.

    Collezioni is made all over the world; Italy, Turkey, Jordan, China and probably Bulgaria too.
     
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  17. MikeDT

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    Well in the single tiny thumbnail picture, I can see an Emporio eagle logo, and the tag says "Giorgio Armani", that looks suspicious. Plus there's very scant details and it's returns not accepted.

    Don't bother.

    It looks like one of those shitty listings that was done with "Ebay for iPhone" or something.
     
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  18. othertravel

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  19. kobe1226

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    Kiton tie: Fake or fake?

    AHello SF,

    I'm new here but I trust everyone here knows more than I do about Kiton ties. I bought this tie on eBay for $125. The seller wanted $180 for it and he said it was NWT but there were no tags on it when I received it. I want to know if this tie is real. The seller has an excellent rating and guaranteed that it is authentic, however, I want to know what you guys think. Thanks everybody. (I'm at work right now to so if you ask me a question I will try to respond back as soon as I can).
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  20. SpooPoker

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    Its kind of hard to fake a lined 7 fold. Thats an older tag but doesnt look off to me from that one pic.
     

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