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Kapital - hippies, Japanese farmers and post-apocalypse survivors

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friend ordered this jacket and is concerned about authenticity, im really unfamiliar with kapital (apart from some socks), anyway, does this ring coat look real?

 

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friend ordered this jacket and is concerned about authenticity, im really unfamiliar with kapital (apart from some socks), anyway, does this ring coat look real?

Looks fine to me.
 

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Finally got around to pick up a ring coat this past month. There was a mosquito tweed one in size 2 that was slept on in Mercari which showed up on Y!Jp for double the price, kinda kicking myself for missing out. Super stoked with this one though despite not being in the best condition. Anyone got tips for cleaning up (i presume) dried on tomato sauce stains?
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This one is thankfully stain free.
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I've never really bought secondhand because afraid of fakes after seeing kapital on the fashionreps subreddit but I'm pretty sure this is legit right?


It's a less common version, ripstop alpine, which I believe they only produced once very recently and the tags look correct to me. When does kapital use the black versus the white tag?
 

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So I've decided to let my blanket RC go because I just can't come to terms with the smaller size than what I am used to. Such a bummer since this is truly an awesome piece and so rare... ?

I'll offer it here before going to Groiled etc. Send me a DM if you're interested!

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I've never really bought secondhand because afraid of fakes after seeing kapital on the fashionreps subreddit but I'm pretty sure this is legit right?


It's a less common version, ripstop alpine, which I believe they only produced once very recently and the tags look correct to me. When does kapital use the black versus the white tag?
I wouldn't use rarity as a way to identify fakes. The ripstop alpine has been showing up plenty of times in Yahoo Auctions (list of successful bids: https://auctions.yahoo.co.jp/closedsearch/closedsearch?va=kapital+ring&b=1&n=100&auccat=&tab_ex=commerce&ei=utf-8&aq=-1&oq=&sc_i=&exflg=&p=kapital+alpine&x=0&y=0). The font and tag looks off (compared against this product shot https://www.fashionship.jp/kapital/ripstop-alpine-ring-coat-k1904lj080/)
 

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I've never really bought secondhand because afraid of fakes after seeing kapital on the fashionreps subreddit but I'm pretty sure this is legit right?


It's a less common version, ripstop alpine, which I believe they only produced once very recently and the tags look correct to me. When does kapital use the black versus the white tag?
I wouldn't go for it. That neck tag looks really wonky with the stretched font and those quotation marks are social distancing from the letters. I know for a fact that Yahoo Auctions Japan gets spammed with 1 Yen start auctions for this exact coat, and all of the sellers recycle the same description. I've bought from one of these sellers before and ended up with the most scuffed knock-off of the cow pattern slip-ons you could imagine, which tells me that there are definitely fakes of some of the more obscure items.

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Here are some comparison photos I scrounged from the web. The angle of the photo is weird on the Poshmark listing, but hopefully this illustrates the dubious nature of that coat's label.
 

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Thanks @Hellanormcore and @Conclusive I had to look at it with my laptop (didn't notice on small phone screen) and I see what you mean with the letters. Kapital's text is more italicized. Definitely looks to be a fake. I really appreciate the help, saved me a good chunk of money. Hope you guys (and everyone else) have a great weekend.
 

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Thanks @Hellanormcore and @Conclusive I had to look at it with my laptop (didn't notice on small phone screen) and I see what you mean with the letters. Kapital's text is more italicized. Definitely looks to be a fake. I really appreciate the help, saved me a good chunk of money. Hope you guys (and everyone else) have a great weekend.
Yeah that tag is definitely not genuine. Pass.
 

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