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Possible counterfeit Kiton and Attolini garments on eBay

montenapoleone

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Not all products obviously, but certainly a large amount sold on eBay may be counterfeit and perhaps sellers are not even aware of that.

Based on my knowledge and experiences doing business directly with Italian manufacturers, Kiton and Attolini do not sell left over stocks for sure. May not go in specific details due to my position as an international trader, but there are some illegal producers in Southern Italy where they label garments with world's icon names to sell specifically in stock-lots to foreign buyers only.

Just think about it, such an expensive brand would never allow to sell thousands of their products on eBay, which may jeopardize their reputation and image, so this explains all.

Not all garments are fake of course, but I do advice to all customers to be aware of this and before purchasing to retrieve some detailed information.
Does it come from a boutique/store or private jobber?
Which boutique/store (if they will give you such information)
 

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Not all products obviously, but certainly a large amount sold on eBay may be counterfeit and perhaps sellers are not even aware of that.

Based on my knowledge and experiences doing business directly with Italian manufacturers, Kiton and Attolini do not sell left over stocks for sure. May not go in specific details due to my position as an international trader, but there are some illegal producers in Southern Italy where they label garments with world's icon names to sell specifically in stock-lots to foreign buyers only.

Just think about it, such an expensive brand would never allow to sell thousands of their products on eBay, which may jeopardize their reputation and image, so this explains all.

Not all garments are fake of course, but I do advice to all customers to be aware of this and before purchasing to retrieve some detailed information.
Does it come from a boutique/store or private jobber?
Which boutique/store (if they will give you such information)

I figured all NWT suits came from jobbers just by looking at the price.
 
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montenapoleone

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Well folks, I really cared to share such information with you. It is quite disturbing and unnerving, knowing that innocent people are fooled everyday.

Just be a smart buyer, not all products on eBay are fake, perhaps just a small amount but you need to do your studies before buying.
 

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Not surprised.
Be careful with Diesel jeans as well...
 

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Not surprised.
Be careful with Diesel jeans as well...
Ah, yes. One should avoid Diesel jeans because they could be knockoffs. That's the reason to avoid them.
 

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