Stone Island Legit Check: How To Spot Fakes (2024)

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Stone Island Fake vs Real Guide
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Last Updated on May 16, 2024 by Ch David

In this guide, we’ll talk about the notorious Stone Island badge. You’ll find:

  • Real vs fake images
  • Professional explanations

How to tell if Stone Island is real/fake

You can spot real vs fake Stone Island through the badge. Look at the text and stitching quality, as fakes are always flawed.

1. Text

1.1. Green & Yellow


  • The “N” character is well-defined and not fat.
  • The diagonal line in the middle of the “N” is clearly visible.


  • The “N” character is fatter and less well-defined.
  • The diagonal line in the middle of the “N” is not as visible as on the authentic badge.

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1.2. Black


  • The “S” character is evenly shaped and curvy.


  • The “S” character appears to be too long and less curvy.

This inconsistency is a clear indicator of a fake Stone Island badge.

1.3. Black & White


  • Evenly shaped and well-spaced characters in the word “STONE.”


  • The “S” character in the word “STONE” is too long at the top and looks too close to the “T” character next to it.

1.4. Cream & White


  • The “S” character in the word “STONE” is well-proportioned and has adequate spacing between the “S” and “T.”
  • The “L” character in the word “ISLAND” is stitched close to the “A.”


  • The “S” character in the word “STONE” is too thin and lacks sufficient spacing between the “S” and “T.”
  • The “L” and “A” characters in the word “ISLAND” are more spaced out on the fake badge.

2. Colour


  • The green color on the authentic badge is a true green shade and is clearly distinguishable as green.


  • On the fake Stone Island badge, the green color appears darker and may have a slight resemblance to grey.

3. Stitching

3.1. Green & Yellow


  • Precise stitching around the text and logo.
  • Neat and smooth stitching on the “S” character and other badge parts.


  • Misplaced stitching, including areas outside the text and logo.
  • Chunky and heavy stitching on the “S” character and other parts, lacking neatness.

3.2. Black

  • Authentic: Check for loose threads or stitching errors below the compass.
  • Fake: Replicas often have extra white threads below the compass, indicating poor stitching quality.

3.3. Cream

  • Authentic: Ensure there are no loose threads hanging below the compass.
  • Fake: Replicas may have loose cream-colored threads below the compass, indicating poor craftsmanship.

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.

4. Compass

  • Authentic: The center of the compass is deeply stitched, demonstrating high-quality craftsmanship.
  • Fake: The fake badge may have the center of the compass stitched superficially, indicating lower quality equipment used in its production.

Authenticity checklist

To make the process quicker and easier, here are 4 indicators to check for to confirm whether your Stone Island badge is real or fake:

  1. Inspect the text on the Stone Island badge for inconsistencies.
  2. Ensure the color of the badge is bold and bright.
  3. Look for threads that hang from the stitching on the back and in front of the badge.
  4. Check that the stitching of the compass is deep and heavy.

Expert Stone Island Legit Check

If you need assistance with the authentication of your Stone Island badge, we’re here to help.

  • Simply provide us with pictures of your badge.
  • We will provide you with the results within 24 to 48 hours.
  • Our response will include a detailed report…
  • Explaining whether we believe your badge is fake or authentic.

That concludes our guide on differentiating between real and fake Stone Island badges.

We will continue to update this article with improved and more recent comparisons.

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Ch Daniel and Ch David

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About the Author

Ch Daniel is the co-founder and co-CEO of Legit Check By Ch, one of the world's leading companies in product authentications. Daniel's experience: 8+ years in the luxury industry, 7+ years in the authentication industry, 10+ years of business development. Currently, Daniel is overseeing the development of new products of Legit Check By Ch.
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