How to Spot Fake Prada Sunglasses

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How can you tell if the Prada sunglasses that you are about to buy online are genuine? Follow these 10 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase. Always ask the seller to use the youVerify app prior to purchase. It's Smarter Selling & Safer Shopping.

Retail Box
Box Label
Carry Case
Info Booklet
Dust Cloth
Right Temple
Left Temple
Serial Number
Lens Logo
Step 1: Retail Box
New Prada sunglasses are packaged in a branded retail box. Check that the logo and font matches that one officially by Prada. Older models may vary in color and style. Be aware that genuine packaging can accompany counterfeit sunglasses.

Step 2: Box Label
The retail box label details manufacturer information and a barcode. The model number should match the model number on the glasses themselves.


Step 3: Carry Case
New Prada sunglasses are accompanied by a carry case which will vary with model and year. Check that the logo and font used matches that of used officially by Prada.

Step 4: Info Booklet
New Prada sunglasses are accompanied by an information booklet. Check the size, font, spacing, positioning and alignment of the logo and other copy.

Step 5: Dust Cloth
Prada sunglasses are accompanied by a microfibre cloth that is usually black with the Prada logo centred. Check the size, font, and positioning of the logo carefully.

Step 6: Right Temple
The inside right temple arm of Prada sunglasses usually feature the 'Prada' logo followed by "Made in Italy" and the letters CE signifying European Conformity. Check the R of Prada carefully for its distinct font, and that the letters are evenly spaced and straight.

Step 7: Left Temple
The inside left temple of Prada sunglasses feature the model number - sunglasses start with an "S" and eyeglasses start with a "V"; the colour code; and sets of numbers representing the lens width, the nose width, and the temple arm length.

Step 8: Serial Number
New Prada sunglasses feature a serial number etched into the right lens. Older sunglasses may not feature this mark.

Step 9: Lens Logo
Some newer Prada sunglasses feature the Prada logo etched onto the left lens. If featured, check the size and shape of the logo letters and that the etching is clean and straight.

Step 10: Download our App
We hope that this guide helps to educate you when identifying genuine Prada Sunglasses. To prevent you from falling victim to counterfeit goods, always ask the seller to use the  youVerify app  prior to purchase.

youVerify - Smarter Selling, Safer Shopping.

youVerify is a smartphone app that helps online sellers verify themselves and their products, which in turn allows online buyers to shop with more confidence - Smarter Selling, Safer Shopping.
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