Denim Tears Hoodie: How To Spot REAL vs FAKE

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Last Updated on May 17, 2024 by Ch David

This is the ultimate legit check guide for Denim Tears hoodies (African Diaspora Goods).

It works for any colorway/model hoodie.

How to spot fake Denim Tears

The best way to tell if Denim Tears hoodie is real or fake is to check the wash tags. Fakes often a thinner “DENIM TEARS” logo.

1. Wash Tag

Comparison of the wash tag on real vs fake Denim Tears hoodies
  • Authentic: Thicker inscriptions.
  • Fake: Thinner text — noticeable on the “100% COTTON” text.

You may see this model of wash tag on some hoodies:

Comparison of the wash tag on real vs fake Denim Tears hoodies
  • Authentic: Bold, consistent thickness for the outlined logo.
  • Fake: Thicker outline for “TEARS”.

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2. Print

Comparison of the print's quality on real vs fake Denim Tears hoodies
  • Authentic: Flower are printed, not embossed.
  • Fake: Very thick print, coming too much out of the fabric.

A quick mention:

  • The steps we’ve written so far are the BEST ways to authenticate this item
  • The next few steps are still reliable methods…
  • … but they apply to non-top-versions of replicas available for this item

If in doubt, we recommend double-checking the steps we’ve explained above this line.

3. Neck Tag

Comparison of the neck tag on real vs fake Denim Tears hoodies
  • Authentic: Thicker inscriptions.
  • Fake: Thinner “AFRICAN DIASPORA GOODS” logo.

Below is an example of an instant-callout fake:

Example of a fake Denim Tears hoodie's neck tag
  • Authentic: Always has the green “AFRICAN DIASPORA GOODS” label.
  • Fake: Can miss that label, like in the picture above.

FAQ: Denim Tears

1. Why is Denim Tears popular?

Denim Tears became very popular on TikTok for its flower-printed hoodies, jeans, and shorts.

It’s simply one of the popular brands in the streetwear industry — same as the Sp5der hoodies and Gallery Dept t-shirts at the moment.

2. Is Denim Tears a luxury brand?

No, Denim Tears isn’t a luxury brand — it’s considered streetwear. Luxury brands include Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and others.

  • Denim Tears is a brand founded by Tremaine Emory, known for blending streetwear with cultural and political commentary.
  • It’s not traditionally classified as a luxury brand…
  • But rather as a high-end streetwear label with a focus on unique designs and storytelling.

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Ch Daniel and Ch David

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About the Author

David is the co-founder and co-CEO of Legit Check By Ch. David's experience: 5+ years of creating educational content in the fashion industry. 6+ years of authenticating luxury items. Currently, David is the Head Editor of the LCBC Library, where 1,000,000+ words have been published, in free guides, for over 1,000 items.
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