How To Spot Fake RayBan Sunglasses – General Guideline

Ch David
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So, you are trying to learn how to authenticate your RayBan sunglasses, right?

If so, then you are in the best place to learn how to spot fake RayBan glasses within just a few simple steps to follow.

Just by reading this article, you are going to know how to spot fake RayBan glasses in the most popular models: Clubmaster, Aviator, Wayfarer.

Along with every step of our guide on how to spot fake RayBan sunglasses, we will link reference real vs fake Rayban sunglass images so that every step will be clear and easy to follow.

First of all, we will talk about the Clubmasters, then about the Aviators, and lastly, about the Wayfarer model.

How to spot any fake RayBan sunglasses

To put it shortly, to spot any fake RayBan pair of sunglasses, you will have to look at the inscriptions on the interior side of the temples. Most of the fake sunglasses have their text looking either too thick or too thin, while the authentic pairs are always flawless, as they always have their inscriptions at the same font-weight.

How to spot fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses

Step 1: Check the lenses of your sunglasses in the UV light tester if you can

The most crucial spot to check in order to authenticate a RayBan Clubmaster sunglass pair is the UV coat protection’s test.

We didn’t previously mention this because if you don’t have the possibility to check your sunglasses for the UV protection coat, this step becomes pretty much useless.

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As you may know, the authentic RayBan sunglasses are 100% guaranteed to be protected from UV rays, and that’s pretty much the point of wearing sunglasses.

The deal with the main part of replica RayBan sunglasses is that they do not have the crucial UV protection coat, and as you can see in the real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster image above, the flaw applies to the fake sunglasses.

In fact, the authentic sunglasses scare out as 100% protected in terms of UV rays, while the fake sunglasses  had…. 0% protection.

With this being said for the first step of the guide on how too pot fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses, let’s move on to the next way on how to authenticate RayBan sunglass pairs.

Step 2: Real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster temple inscriptions

As we’ve previously mentioned, we consider the inscriptions found on the temple of the sunglasses at the wrong font-weight.

In fact, most of the fake sunglasses have their inscriptions on the temples at the wrong thickness.

Now, let’s have a look at the reference real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses below, and after that, we will explain the flaws on the fake sunglasses. 

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In the image contains the real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have a thickness flaw for each character, while the authentic item has all of its symbols at the same correct thickness.

And so, looking at the product id code in the left side of the temple, you can see how the fake item has its “RB 3016” text looking to thin and also too boxy.

Speaking of the authentic RayBans, you can see how they have their “RB3016” text looking thicker and wider than the one found on the fake Clubmaster RayBans.

Then, looking at the “CLUBMASTER” text, you can notice in the fake vs real Clubmaster Rayban image above how the fake sunglasses have their text looking yet again too thin and too boxy.

Moving more to the right side of the temple, the fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses also have their size text looking too thin, while the legit pair has its text thicker.

With this being said for the second step of the guide on how to spot fake Clubmaster RayBans, let’s move on to the next way.

Step 3: Inspect the text printed on the lens of your sunglasses

Going to the third method on how to spot fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses, we are going to look at the real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster pairs for the inscription found on the lens.

Before we explain the flaw found on the fake sunglass pair, let’s have a look at the reference real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster image linked below.

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In the image with the real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster pairs above, we have pointed out how the fake RayBan Clubmasters have their logo inscription at the wrong thickness.

In fact, the fake sunglasses have their letters in the “RayBan” text looking too thin when compared to the retail Clubmaster pair.

Speaking of which, looking at the authentic RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses, you can see how they have their “RayBan” text looking thicker than the text found on the fake item.

Step 4: Analyze the small “RB” logo on the left lens of your pair

As for the fourth method on how to spot fake RayBan Clumbaster sunglasses, we are going to look at the “RB” inscription found on the left lens of the real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses for the “RB” text printed on the left lens.

This text may be harder to spot due to its opacity, so we recommend that you take a picture of this inscription and check it out with the help of the picture.

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In the image with the real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake pair has its “RB” text looking too thick and too opaque.

On the other hand, talking about the authentic sunglasses, you can see how they have their “RB” inscription thinner and less visible due to its opacity.

Step 5: Verify the shape of your sunglasses

Moving on to the fifth method on how to spot fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses, we are going to look at the real vs fake Clubmaster RayBans for the thickness of the temples.

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As you can see in the real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster image above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have their temples looking a bit too thick and chunky.

Talking about the authentic RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses’ temples, you can notice how they have their temples a tad bit thinner than the ones found on the fake sunglasses.

Step 6: Look at the size text engraved on the interior nose area

For the sixth method on how to authenticate RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses, we are going to look at the real vs fake Clubmaster sunglasses for the text indicating the size of the pair, engraved on the interior nose area of the sunglasses.

First things first, let’s have a look at the reference real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster image below.

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In the image containing the real vs fake RayBan Clubmasters above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have their size text engraved too deep into the part that covers the nose.

By that, we mean that the fake sunglassess have their numbers and the square in the middle looking too thick.

On the other hand, the authentic RayBan Clubmsters have their size text and the square in the middle looking thinner since it is engraved less deep into the nose-covering part of the sunglasses than the fake pair’s text.

Step 7: Inspect the sheath of your RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses

Proceeding to the last step on how to spot fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses, we are going to look at the sheath in which you keep the Clubmasters.

As you may know already, we are first going to have a look at the reference real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster image below.

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In the image with the real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have their inscriptions all around the sheath at the wrong font-weight.

By that, we mean that the replica RayBan Clubmaster sunglass pair has all of its inscriptions looking too thin.

Things go different on the authentic pair’s sheath, because as you can see in the real vs fake RayBan Clubmaster image above, the authentic sheath has its inscriptions thicker than the ones found on the sheath.

There you have it – the seven easiest ways to spot fake RayBan Clubmaster sunglasses.

With this being said for the Clubmaster RayBans, let’s move on to the next model, which his the Aviator.

How to spot fake RayBan Aviator sunglasses

Step 1: Fake vs real RayBan Aviator sunglasses temple inscriptions

Just as we’ve mentioned at the top of the guide on how too pot fake RayBan Aviator sunglasses, we consider the inscriptions on the temples as the most reliable ways to authenticate the RayBan Aviators.

Now, we are going to look at the temple with the “MADE IN ITALY” inscription, and then, we will also have a look at the one with the size and the model information.

So as to properly explain the flaws on the fake RayBans, let’s have a look at the real vs fake RayBan Aviator image below.

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In the image with the real vs fake RayBan Aviator sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have their “MADE IN ITALY” text looking too big and too thick.

On note hater hand, the authentic RayBan Aviator pair has its “MADE IN ITALY” inscription looking thinner and the one found on the fake sunglasses.

Let’s also see what the inscriptions on the other temple are supposed to look like on both the fake vs real RayBan Aviator sunglass pairs.

In the image containing the replica vs authentic RayBan Aviator sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have their “AVIATOR LARGE METAL” text also looking too thick.

Yet again, the authentic RayBan Aviator sunglasses have their inscription, the “AVIATOR LARGE METAL” text looking thinner than the one found on the fake Aviators.

Now, let’s also have a look at the next temple on the real vs fake RayBan Aviator sunglasses.

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In the image with the real vs fake RayBan Aviators above, we have pointed out how the fake Aviators have their “AVIATOR LARGE METAL” text improperly font-weighted.

That’s caused on the fake Aviators because the text is too thick and its symbols are placed too close to each other.

On the other hand, the authentic sunglasses have their text thinner and with more space between the characters.

Step 2: Look at the inscription at the top of the lens on your Aviator RayBans

Proceeding to the second way on how to authenticate RayBan Aviator sunglasses, we are going to look at the real vs fake RayBan Aviator for the inscriptions at the top of the lens.

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In the image with the real vs fake RayBan Aviator sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have their “RayBan” text looking too thin.

This time, the authentic RayBan Aviator sunglasses have their text looking thicker and more defined than the one found on the fake sunglasses.

With this being said for the second way on how to spot fake RayBan Aviators, let’s move on to the third method.

Step 3: Real vs fake RayBan Aviator “RB” lens inscription

For the third and the last step of the guide on how to spot fake RayBan Aviator sunglasses, you will lave to look athlete little “RB” barely visible inscription found on the lens of your sunglasses.

Just as the Clubmasters, the “RB” inscription on the lens may be harder to spot, so we recommend that for the Aviators as well, you should take a picture of the sunglasses and analyze it easier.

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In the image containing the fake vs real RayBan Aviator sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have their “RB” text looking too opaque.

On other hand, the authentic RayBan Aviator sunglasses have their little “RB” inscription looking less opaque and visible than the fake “RB” text.

With this being said for the opacity, and automatically the thickness, of the “RB” text, let’s move on to the next step of the guide on how to spot fake RayBan Aviator sunglasses.

Step 4: Verify the inscription on the edge of the temple (if applicable)

Since there a re a few releases of the Aviator RayBans that have their inscriptions placed more to the rear side of the temple due to the thickness of the temple.

We’ve mention that because there are the releases which ave their temples as their as they are not able to have their inscriptions placed where we’ve previously noticed them.

So, with this being said, let’s just have a quick look at the reference real vs fake RayBan Aviator sunglass image below.

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In the image with the real vs fake RayBan Aviator sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake Aviators have their text scratched and improperly printed on the temple.

In fact, the fake sunglasses have their inscription also looking too boxy and too thick, while the authentic sunglasses have their text wider and thinner.

Now, let’s have a look at the steps on how to spot fake RayBan Wayfarer sunglasses.

How to spot fake RayBan Wayfarer sunglasses

Step 1: Fake vs real RayBan Wayfarer temple text

For the first spot to analyze in order to spot fake RayBan Wayfarer sunglasses, we are going to have a look at the inscriptions on both fake vs real Wayfarer temples.

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In the image with the real vs fake RayBan WayFarer sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake pair has its “MADE IN INTALY” text improperly shaped and font-weighted.

In fact, the fake sunglasses have their “MADE IN ITALY” text looking too thick and with too little space between the letters.

Automatically, since the letters are too thick on the fake item’s text, they are automatically badly kerned, as they are obviously placed too close to each other.

At the same time, this flaw can be visible on the “RayBan” text as well, though it may be harder.

Now, let’s have a look at the inscriptions on the other temple of the fake vs real RayBan Wayfarers.

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In the image with the real vs fake RayBan Wayfarer sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have their text once again too thick.

Besides that, the letters are yet again placed too close to each other on the fake item’s text.

The product ID code, model and size text found on the authentic sunglasses is thinner and smaller than the one found on the fake sunglasses, which is too thick and too big.

Step 2: Look at the inscription on the exterior side of the temples on your RayBan Wayfarers

Proceeding to the second step of the guide on how to spot fake RayBan Wayfarers, we are going to look at the “RayBan” text attached to the exterior side of the two sunglasses.

First of all, let’s have a quick look at the reference real vs fake RayBan Wayfarer image below in order to properly see the details on the two pairs.

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As you can see in the fake vs real RayBan Wayfarer image above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have heir text improperly engraved into the plastic of the sunglasses.

What we mean is that the fake Wayfarer RayBans have their “RayBan” text looking too thin, as it comes out of the sunglasses less than the text found on the authentic sunglasses.

The authentic sunglasses have their “RayBan” text fit deeper into the vlasti, therefore being thicker than the fake sunglasses’ “RayBan” text.

Step 3: Inspect the text printed on the lens of your sunglasses

For the third method on how to authenticate RayBan Wayfarer gun lasses, we are going to look at the real vs fake RayBan Wayfarer pairs for the “RayBan P” text attached at the top of the lens.

Pretty much the same as the other models which we’ve previously compared, the fake Wayfarers tend to have their text on the lens thicker than the one found on the authentic sunglasses’ lens.

Now, let’s focus on the reference real vs fake RayBan Wayfarer image below so as to properly see the details on the two items.

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In the image with the real vs fake RayBan Wayfarer sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have their “RayBan P” text yet again at the wrong thickness.

That is because the fake sunglasses have their “RayBan P” text looking too thick, while the authentic Wayfarer pair has its same inscription looking thinner than the one which shows up on the fake sunglasses.

Step 4: Check the overall shape of the temples on your Wayfarer RayBans

As for the third and the last method on how to spot fake RayBan Wayfarer sunglasses, we are going to look at the real vs fake RayBan Wayfarers for the overall look of the temples.

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In the image containing the real vs fake RayBan Wayfarer sunglasses above, we have pointed out how the fake sunglasses have their temple less curvy on the rearer side, the one that sits right above your ear.

On the other hand, the authentic RayBans have their temples on the rearer side looking curvier than the one found on the fake sunglasses.

How can I spot fake any RayBan sunglasses in 60 seconds?

Here is a short list we’ve made in order to be easier for you to check the authenticity of a RayBan pair of sunglasses.

  1. If you have the possibility, testing the UV coating of your sunglasses is the easiest way to authenticate a pair. The fake pairs don’t always actually offer the 100% UV light protection, which is basically their purpose
  2. Look at the inscriptions on both the left and the right temples of your sunglasses. Most of the fake RayBan sunglasses have their text at the wrong size, shape and font-weight
  3. Inspect the classic brand name printed at the top of the lens. The fake RayBan sunglasses always tend to have their text too thick
  4. Remember to also have a look at the “RB” little inscription printed in the middle side of the lens because most of the fake sunglasses have their inscription looking too opaque and/or too thick
  5. Verify the inscription on the interior side of the sunglasses in the area that sits above your nose. The fake RayBans usually have their text engraved too deep into the material, therefore often looking too thick

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With all of this being said, we reached the end of our guide on how to spot fake RayBan authentication guide. 

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