There’s an unparalleled thrill in undertaking something new. Today, I’ve chosen to step away from my typical authentication routine. While my forte lies in identifying counterfeit sneakers, in this edition of ‘Legit Check‘, I’ll guide you through the process of detecting and distinguishing fake Ralph Lauren Polo shirts. Numerous marketplaces are inundated with these knock-offs, and navigating through them can be overwhelming. However, with the tips I’m about to share, you’ll be equipped to spot these fakes with ease.
Button: Real Vs Fake Ralph Lauren Polo Shirts
The counterfeit shirt correctly matches the thread color, but from a quality perspective, its placement lacks precision, as denoted by the red circle. Furthermore, the red arrows highlight the skewed edges surrounding the button on the fake shirt, indicating inferior craftsmanship.
The Polo logo comes in a lighter shade of gold on the real shirt. Additionally, the blue button is of a darker shade on the fake shirt.
The blue tag comes in a lighter shade on the legitimate shirt , see circle. Also the RN 41381 text is of a bolder font on the authentic shirt. Finally, there is spacing between the 185/104A and the edge of the tag on the real shirt, but on the fakes, it is adjacent to the edge, see red arrow.
The text ‘Polo Ralph Lauren’ on the counterfeit tag appears in a more vivid and darker shade of yellow, as highlighted by the red arrow. Additionally, the tag itself exhibits a darker hue of blue, as pointed out by the yellow arrow.
There are many things to mention here. First, the spacing between the Ralphlauren.com wording and the hole on the tag is wider on the fake shirt, see red line. Next, the Ralphlauren.com text comes in a larger font on the fakes, see red arrows. The “XL” and UPC text come in a bolder font on the legitimate shirt, see red arrows. The references highlighted by the red rectangle come in a larger font on the fake shirt. And finally, the fake tag includes some references that are nowhere to be seen on the real tag, see blue circle.
Bottom Tag: Fake Polo Ralph Lauren Shirts
The gap between the dotted lines are the threads is wider on the real tag, see red line. Also the references highlighted in red come in a bolder font on the real tag.
No comments are needed, zero in on the circles and arrows for the differences.
The sticker appears faded and blurry on the fake shirt, and the XL text is of a bolder font on the legit shirt.
There you have it folks, hopefully with these tips , you’ll be able to sniff out any Fake Ralph Lauren Polo shirts. If you’re looking to buy authentic ones, refer to the details below.
Where To Buy Legit Polo Ralph Lauren Shirts
I’ve concocted a list of eBay sellers who carry authentic RPL shirts, see list below