Is this Polo Ralph Lauren Big Pony Shirt Fake?

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  1. IDKKID678

    IDKKID678 Member

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    Okay, I'm buying shirts and I found a Ralph Lauren Big Pony shirt on eBay for $40. It looked kinda legit(Because of what the person said, like 100% Authentic blah blah guarantee money back), but then I saw another seller selling it for $65 dollars and the one I bought for 40 looks kinda different. Can you help me by telling me if it is fake or not? I will post the pics from the eBay ad of 2 shirts I bought. Tomorrow, if the shirt comes I will update with better pictures.

    Here are the 2 Polos I bought.
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...K%3AMEWNX%3AIT

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWNX:IT

    I am very sorry if I am breaking the rules by posting these here, its just that I'm excited to receive the Polos and want to make sure they are real. If they are fake I will return and buy it from the Polo site or a trusted seller on eBay.

    These are the ads that made me consider if the ones I bought are fake

    http://cgi.ebay.com/POLO-RALPH-LAURE...item3a607f30c5

    http://cgi.ebay.com/POLO-RALPH-LAURE...item3cb2d03e1e

    Again, sorry if this is against the rules to post these, but I really don't want to wear/buy fake clothing. I bought the

    This is the other ad that made me change my mind, but it was to late. If the ads that are $65 are real, I will return the 2 I bought and Buy 1 real one. Thanks for your help. Tomorrow hopefully if they come I will update with Pics made by me of more closer shots if needed.
     


  2. WallStPeon

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    They look legit. That particular shirt retails for around $95 usually...just a basic big pony Polo. Odds are, this person got them on sale at an outlet store for $30 or something along those lines and is selling them...the other person is probably just reselling them for slightly above retail from an outlet store.

    They're probably real, but I've noticed a difference between Polo product from outlets and what you get from a flagship store/department store...mostly in dress shirts (fitted Polo dress shirts that retail for $85 to $200 hold up to cleaning much better than basics from the outlet for $40-$60). I vaguely remember a salesperson telling me the clothes at outlets are specially made for the outlets...less stringent quality controls, I imagine. Also tend to be last year's style's and collections.
     


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    Hmm, alrite but the thing is they look different from each other. And what is an Outlet store, sorry its my first time buying Ralph Lauren Merchandise. The Polo that cost $40 is a little bit different from the Polo that cost $65. I was thinking that maybe its because one might be different, like custom made or somthing like that.
     


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    Alrite I just confirmed the package is coming today, it depends on me beating the mailman home today after school. Wish me luck.
     


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    A Polo outlet is a store owned and run by Polo that sells clothes for about 30% less than what they are in department stores...they run specials at times which makes said items cheaper. I don't see a difference between the two ads...
     


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    Wrong section.
     


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    Sorry about it being the wrong section but the horse look different on the ads. The buttons look a little different the material looks different. The horse's tail is curved in the 60 dollar ad but straight in the 40 dollar one.
     




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    This thread is unhealthy.
     




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    musicguy Senior member

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    who cares... they look close enough. Next time buy from a Ralph Lauren store it's only a little more expensive that what you paid for the items. Plus there are sales from time to time.

    polo.com
     


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    This thread is unhealthy.

    Have you got the medicine?
     


  11. IDKKID678

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    who cares... they look close enough. Next time buy from a Ralph Lauren store it's only a little more expensive that what you paid for the items. Plus there are sales from time to time.

    polo.com

    I care because I don't like wearing fake clothing. I know I took a gamble on ebay, but I want to make sure it real. I saw other post like this and Im trying to know, if it is real without opening the bag it seems real.
     


  12. IDKKID678

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    It says its made from Hong Kong is that a manufacturer?
     


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    seeing this thread reminds me why did i f'n buy two of these shirts and thought I was cool last year..waste of 100 bucks.
    Plus cheapo marshalls/jcpenny whatever brands copy it and now i see it everywhere on greasy guys!!
     


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