How to Spot Fake Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana Labels: Generally all their logos are either black on white, or white on black. D&G is their second tier label, and on these lines a hologram sticker is usually utilized. However, Dolce & Gabbana does not utilize the same hologram method for their top tier label. It is speculated that the reason for this technique is that Dolce & Gabbana, being the top tier label and thus manufacturing products to the highest standard, and D&G being the second tier label with their lines being manufactured at a lower quality, would mean that a quality gap is inevitable, making the D&G products easier to replicate. And to supplement that gap, a high quality anti-counterfeiting device is attached to the lesser D&G line. This also leaves some room for error on the part of the counterfeiter, and allows an opening for the buyer to spot the fakes.

  • Top tier = Dolce & Gabbana
  • Second tier = D&G

Labels/holograms: One of the mistakes often seen on the top label fakes is that a D&G hologram label is attached. The top tier label will never use a D&G hologram on any of their products. So any top tier products sporting a second tier hologram, is most likely fake. Here the counterfeiter’s savvy is used against them. Thinking they are making their fakes more believable by putting on a high quality hologram sticker only makes the fake that much more obvious to spot.

Logo Combination: The two logos can only be combined on the same fashion piece if it is on a D&G piece of merchandise. Dolce & Gabbana with a D&G logo is not acceptable. However, D&G with the top tier logo is OK. Use these quick tips to help weed out many of the fakes floating around in the open market. Good luck and safe shopping.

Source by Tommy Santini