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

mssilver

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Hello, could you please help me with this Balenciaga t-shirt, is it fake or not? It looks fake to me, but the seller insists he bought it from the luxury store and that it cannot be fake. Thanks!
 

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Hello, could you please help me with this Balenciaga t-shirt, is it fake or not? It looks fake to me, but the seller insists he bought it from the luxury store and that it cannot be fake. Thanks!
Hey...the inner tag looks a bit off...but if you take the product tag alone you read it's from the Simpsons collection and digging the reference you can see its not the product. Balenciaga is tricky...I would say it's safer to just return it.
 

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Hi, can someone look on this Thom Browne polo shirt, wash tag faded a bit. Thank you in advance.
 

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Already got it…but real or fake Paul Smith? I’ve never seen a label like this. The materials/made in tag is tucked into the inside pocket.
I shared about a Paul Smith jacket last week. Never got a response, but ultimately believe it's a fake. From a ton of googling, the tells were the buttons not having any kind of PS markings, the inner pocket is in a pattern and color that aren't typical for Paul Smith, and the collar tab in leather is also uncharacteristic of them. Plus, I could not find any indication of them manufacturing outside of Portugal, UK, Spain, and Italy.

It was hard to fully track down, but I think it's actually a Levi's jacket. The quality is high but not PS. So, I negotiated money back from the vendor.
 

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Looks to be a replica, buttons are plastic no size on bottom quarter tag
Buttons are mother of pearl, I have checked, just they look like this on photo, but you were right, it is fake, because I examined wash tag carefully and despite letters are faded, on the bottom there is "Made in Japan" while neck tag says "Made in Italy".
 

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Already got it…but real or fake Paul Smith? I’ve never seen a label like this. The materials/made in tag is tucked into the inside pocket.
There is FB group for fans of the Paul Smith, but jacket looks fine for me, but ask there on the group, they will tell for 100%.
 

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Can I please get a legit check on this Tom Ford suede utility jacket got it for an absolute steal quality feels fantastic but want second opinions
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Can anyone do a legit check on this Kiton suit I got on eBay. My concern is the non working button holes on the sleeves and if it’s genuine. Apologies for the bad pictures, photography is not my strong suit.
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Regarding the non working buttons, I thought that even OTR suits for Kiton come with unfinished button holes so that the wearer can finish it themselves. Is this just a particularly cheap OTR Kiton suit?
i have no idea these decorative sleeve button holes, which are still handmade and easy to alter for buyer, are made by kiton or the former owner.

i think these are by kiton, because if by former owner, why not do a working one .

though the more common thing is no button holes and buttons not been sewn, maybe the store ask kiton do the decorative holes.
 

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