10 Tips to Spotting Counterfeit Abercrombie & Fitch
Tips to Spotting Counterfeit 101:
Authentic Abercrombie zippers are ALWAYS on the right side of the jacket. You will almost always find that most cheap counterfeit Abercrombie and Fitch will have zippers on the left side of the jacket. Which side is which? When you look down the zipper should be to your right and should be in your right hand. If not, your jacket is 100% Counterfeit Abercrombie and Fitch
Abercrombie & Fitch's quality of products is extremely good. Find your product with tons of loose strings, miss stiches or general slopiness around the lines. That is a large tall tail sign that you have Counterfeit Abercrombie. Generally, sellers who know what they are doing will spend the extra time to trim all these loose strings. Please refer to the other tips to spotting Conterfeit Abercrombie if that is the case.
Abercrombie & Fitch does never come in a plastic bag when purchased at the store. Authentic Abercrombie when ordered online from abercrombie.com, will have a plastic bag however with the Abercrombie Logo on it as well. If you receive any Abercrombie with just a plastic packaging bag with no logos. That is another tall tail sign that you have Counterfeit Abercrombie.
Abercrombie & Fitch will rarely have stains on its products. If they do they are often taken off the shelves and not resold. If you receive a jacket that is claimed to be brand new, but has a white stain or similar on it when it is a darker color. That is a small but most likely another indicator that you have Counterfeit Abercrombie.
Abercrombie & Fitch does not distribute its spring lines, summer lines, fall lines and winter lines ahead of schedule. If you find yourself buying a next season peice of clothing that is not available on the Abercrombie website, then stay away, that is Counterfeit Abercrombie.
Abercrombie & Fitch may have a lot of destroyed or vintage products; however they still pay special attention to the stitching and sew lines on the final product. If the stiches or sewn lines are horrible off, not straight, loose, missed stiched or otherwise not normal. That is probably because you have Counterfeit Abercrombie.
Abercrombie & Fitch does not wholesale, resale, , liquidate, close-out, or distribute any of its name brand clothing to anyone other than their physical stores. Any seller claiming they are a wholesaler, liquidator, resale agent or anything similiar is 100% b.s. If any seller claims this, that is because you are going to deal with Counterfeit Abercrombie.
Abercrombie & Fitch has a vast history for making thick and rugid clothing. They were started based of the fact that there clothes were for hunters and fishers. That still stands today, their final product is typically very thick, durable and it is that way for a reason. Find yourself with a very thin, cheap material? Chances are you do not have Authentic Abercrombie, but Counterfeit Abercrombie.
Abercrombie & Fitch typically runs all their clothes to size, if you have ever bought a small, a medium, or large that size with will run standard. If you buy a small, medium or large from an online reseller claiming to be authentic and it does not fit. If the product is not a specific type, i.e. muscle fit, stretch or mini, chances are you have purchased Counterfeit Abercrombie.
Abercrombie retail tags are beige. Not yellow, not white, not brown. Here is a picture of a Abercrombie & Fitch retail tag taken off a store bought item. Next to it is a retail tag often found on eBay items throughout. Any tags with that color is a indicator that you Counterfeit Abercrombie.