Anyone here familiar with Hugo Boss?

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  1. DylanRash

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    Don't know where to post this but I hope it's in the right section. I need some help to authenticate a pair of shoes. Do they look genuine to you? I'm not familiar with the brand so maybe someone could help me out here.

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    Nahhh...they're fakes...I'll give you a tenner for them :smashin:
     
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    I don't have them. Asking on behalf of my friend. Do you mind telling me why are they fakes? Any obvious signs or such?
     
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    I was joking. :)

    I've no idea but they look genuine to me. Certainly enough detail to convince me.
     
  5. DylanRash

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    Haha you got me :p Yea, my thoughts as well. Thanks man!
     
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    no they are fakes 100%
     
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    Where did you get them from and how much normally tells you if they are fake. I have seen these and other high end brands in China, great fakes but you normally know by my first sentence.

    Not saying yours are fake though.
     
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    Can you tell me why so?

    Not mine. A friend of mine showed me these cause he wanted to buy them off ebay. I don't know the seller said they were bought in Brent Cross. Like I said, I am not familiar with this brand.:confused:
     
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    i have to say your mate has small feet only 4.5 lol :D

    just to be on the safe side, make sure mate isn't paying above 25 for these
     
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    You could have linked to the ebay listing.

    Hugo boss shoes | eBay

    Looking at the sellers profile I would have said that she is selling a few old bits on that she no longer wants and can see no reason not to assume they were real. But then it's ebay and thats the risk you run!
     
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    Personally they look fake to me and add to that I didnt know Boss made such....why dont you phone up Boss at Brent X and ask them if they sell them and what are the signs that they are genuine....
     
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    Based on the size tag, and the fact that it only says BOSS on it, I would say they are fake.

    Hugo Boss have various lines, for footwear I've never seen anything that isn't either "Green" or "Orange" in terms of trainers.

    Also, I've never seen a Boss canvas hightop before, but if they did make them I'd expect them to look a little better than a pair of converse. There's no real "style" or "quality" to the shoe, and that makes me think they're not quite right.

    Edit: If you look at their canvas style trainers, you see there is a massive quality difference between the ebay listing and what they sell on their site, for example:
    Treban by BOSS
     
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    how much are they being sold for? They look like all the fakes i saw in Marrakech...
     
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    What's the inside of the shoe look like, they normally have pretty mad patterns.
     
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    Ebay? I'm surprised the listing doesn't state, "BNWT" which is usually code for fake. If you check google images and don't see them, I would imagine that Boss never did make them so you can assume that they are fake. Surely if you're after something in that style, you go for Converse? However, they're probably the most uncomfortable shoes after Adidas Superstars.

    PS. I don't know about looking genuine but I think they look hideous. (Sorry)
     
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    Haha :D not for him though. It's for the girlfriend. Thanks for the heads up.
     
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    £23.50 postage inclusive.

    No idea, no photos of that.

    Anyway thanks for the heads up guys! Appreciate all your input. (Y)
     
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    For me, that price suggests they are fake. And besides, who sells their shoes? and who buys second hand shoes?
     
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    The lettering on the back of the heels is completely different on the two shoes. The small HUGO on the left is atrocious... That screams knock off copies to me...
     
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    They are knock offs, mainly due to the sign
    the size tag
    and a few other things
    even the sole
     
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    Yes, Hugo Boss made uniforms for the Nazi's.

    Those look a bit flimsy and fake to me.
     
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    real or not - the quality looks really poor...
     
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    My wife's got a pair of Boss canvas shoes(look like Bakatan on BOSS site), and the label on the inside tells you in sections, what they are made from and what part is, code number style, and the stitching is far and away better than the stitching on those.
    And the heel label is well above ground level, unlike those ones, scrape the ground and that rubber patch is gone.
    Besides, the toes look like those cheap shoes with welly fronts..fakes, and horridly styled too.!
     
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    Thanks iron. Just realised when you pointed that out.

    Cheers guys. You lot have a good pair of eye!

    Good info for my knowledge. Thank you fox!
     

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