Dior Oblique Jacket Real Vs Fake: How To Legit Check

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Last Updated on January 10, 2024 by Ch David

In this guide, we’re talking about the Dior Puffer Jacket (Dior Oblique Down).

All colorways can be verified with our guide.

Let’s go further into detail.

How to tell if Dior jacket is real

You can tell if a Dior jacket is real by checking the long wash tag’s inscriptions.

An authentic Dior jacket has the same thickness for all of its characters.

1. Wash tag

  • Authentic:
    • Inscriptions use a thinner font weight.
  • Fake:
    • Displays overly thick lettering in inscriptions.

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2. DIOR label

Find this on the interior side of your jacket.

  • Authentic:
    • The “DIOR” text is thinner, wider, and larger.
  • Fake:
    • Features “DIOR” text that is too thick and too narrow.

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. Arm badge

  • Authentic:
    • “DIOR” text has proper kerning, letters are thinner and more spaced out.
    • Rubber outline around the “DIOR” rectangle patch is thinner.
  • Fake:
    • “DIOR” text is too thick and letters are too close to each other due to incorrect kerning.
    • Rubber outline of the “DIOR” rectangle patch is notably thicker.

4. Zipper

  • Authentic:
    • “DIOR” text on the metal zipper is thicker and slightly larger.
    • Text is closer to the left and right edges of the metal zipper.
  • Fake:
    • “DIOR” text appears too thin and slightly smaller.
    • Positioned a tad further from the edges of the metal zipper.

5. Collar

  • Authentic:
    • The collar appears solid and notably tall.
  • Fake:
    • Collar exhibits a softer, smaller, and shorter appearance.
    • Lacks adequate puff, making the jacket appear too slim.

6. Buttons

  • Authentic:
    • “CD” inscription on the exterior button is finely and subtly engraved, appearing thinner and not too deeply set into the metal.
  • Fake:
    • Exhibits a “CD” text that is engraved too deeply and thickly into the metal part, showcasing a noticeable contrast to the authentic’s delicate detailing.

7. Puffiness

  • Authentic:
    • The material appears more defined, thicker, puffier, and chunkier…
    • Fulfilling the intended aesthetic and function of a puffer jacket.
  • Fake:
    • The material looks too thin and insufficiently puffy…
    • Compromising the quintessential appearance and functionality of a genuine puffer jacket.

8. Oblique

  • Authentic:
    • The “Dior” oblique monogram is thicker and more defined, maintaining the brand’s characteristic quality and clarity in design.
  • Fake:
    • The “Dior” text appears somewhat too thin, lacking the distinctive robustness and definition observed in the authentic item.

9. Spelling

Let’s look at another set of buttons:

  • Authentic:
    • The inscription accurately spells “DIOR,” reflecting the brand’s attention to detail and quality control.
  • Fake:
    • The jacket mistakenly has the inscription as “DIRO,” indicating a clear and blatant flaw, demonstrating a lack of quality control or attention to detail typical of counterfeit items.

Shortlist: Check if you have a fake Dior jacket

To simplify the process, here’s a quick shortcut to help you spot fake Dior puffer jackets:

  1. Check the wash tags; fake ones often have text that’s too thin or too thick.
  2. Inspect the interior grey label for improper font-weighting.
  3. Examine the “DIOR” badge on the arm; replicas often have thicker text and outlines.
  4. Verify the text on the jacket zipper; fakes may have thin and small text.
  5. Authenticate the collar shape; replicas tend to be thin and less puffy.
  6. Analyze the “CD” inscription on the buttons; fake ones may have improper font-weighting.
  7. Examine the jacket’s puffiness; fakes are often thinner and less puffy.
  8. Look closely at the “Dior” oblique monogram print; replicas may have thinner text.
  9. Check the buttons for any misspelling; some fake jackets have misspelled “DIOR” as “DIRO”.

Expert Dior Jacket Authentication

If you require assistance with authenticating your Dior puffer jacket:

Our team is here to assist you.

  • Simply provide us with high-quality pictures of your jacket.
  • We will provide results within 24 to 48 hours…
  • Along with a detailed report explaining the authenticity status.

With this, we conclude our guide on how to identify fake Dior puffer jackets.

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Ch Daniel and Ch David

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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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