Is my Fred Perry polo real?

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There are many counterfeit goods for sale , so it is our job as the consumer to stay savvy to these con artists.


The following criteria must be met to ensure your Fred Perry classic polo is genuine. 



  Neck label
  • Genuine neck labels will be in navy blue, although some vintage FP polo shirts have green labels
  • The laurel wreath will always sit over the 'RE' in 'FRED'
  • The size is always located on the same line as 'FRED PERRY' and will be in the bottom right of the label using letters such as 'S,M,L,XL' 
  • There will be a smaller label directly underneath the main label saying '100% cotton pique'    

Laurel wreath
  • Wreath should always have 8 leaves each side
  • The bottom branches should be at an even angle to each other
  • The whole wreath itself should be symmetrical & not wonky
  • The stitching will tend to be inferior on a fake item
Buttons
  • Always be the same colour as the polo
  • Have 'FRED PERRY' engraved twice per button
  • They have a shine to them as they will be made of mother of pearl
Wash label
  • Laurel wreath will sit above 'RE' of 'FRED PERRY' exactly the same as in the main label.
  • Will say 100 % cotton
  • Will have a style code / number such as M1200 (classic pique twin tip)
  • Second smaller label underneath main one stating an official address for example  Fred Perry Ltd, 4 James Street or 24 West Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NA, United Kingdom.                                                                                                                       
Genuine neck label & laurel wreath
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