How to spot a real vs fake Tom Ford sunglasses.
How can you tell if the pair of Tom Ford Sunglasses that you are about to buy online are genuine? Follow these simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase.
1: Tom Ford Etching
Authentic Tom Ford sunglasses should have a ‘Tom Ford’ etched on the top left side of the lens. When you do actually see this, go ahead and carefully compare the size and font with that used in the official font logo. The etching should be very neat and of high quality in appearance but definitely not painted. If you do find a painted Tom Ford “etching” then you’re very likely purchasing a fake”. You can actually feel the etching when you run your finger across the lens.
2: The Retail Box
Authentic Tom Ford sunglasses come in a neatly packaged Tom Ford branded retail box. Inspect the logo and font and ensure it matches one used officially by Tom Ford. Sometimes the prints on the fakes are made with very low quality dyes that they might seem to give out a little bit of a gasoline odour with you smell them and they rub off easily. The real ones look sturdy.Some of the older models may vary in colour and style. Be aware that genuine packaging can accompany counterfeit sunglasses.
4: Info Booklet
Authentic new Tom Ford sunglasses are accompanied by an information booklet. Check the size, font, spacing, positioning and alignment of the logo.
5: Authenticity Card
New Tom Ford sunglasses are accompanied by an authenticity card and envelope. Check the letter shapes are consistent with the official Tom Ford logo, and that all copy is evenly spaced and aligned.
6: Dust Cloth and carry case
Tom Ford sunglasses are accompanied by a dust cloth featuring the Tom Ford logo. Check that the logo is consistent with the official Tom Ford logo, and that it has a high quality finish. The carry case should feature the Tom Ford logo also. Check that the logo is consistent with the official Tom Ford logo. Sometimes the prints on the fakes are made with very low quality dyes that they might seem to give out a little bit of a gasoline odour with you smell them and they rub off easily.
7 Left Temple
The inside left temple arm of Tom Ford sunglasses feature the model number and freame sizing details beginning with the letters “TF…”. Again check for any errors in font size, spacing or alignment. Be sure that these details match similar numbers located on the paperwork and the box label.
8: Temple Tip Logo
Often new styles of Tom Ford sunglasses feature a metal Tom Ford logo on the tip of the right temple tip. The temples should feel of a quality weight and the finishing of the letters should be sharp without any signs of adhesive or gaps on the edges.
9: Serial Number
Some new styles of Tom Ford sunglasses feature a serial number on tip of the left temple. Be sure that the number matches that located on the paperwork and the box label. Also ensure that the etching is neat and sharp.