Are my Ralph Lauren shoes authentic ?
I bought some Ralph Lauren shoes yesterday at Marshall's they say Lauren on the bak . I just wanted to know if they were authentic and not some knockoff like USPA . Are Marshall's shoes authentic ?
- 8 years agoFavorite Answer
"Marshalls, Inc., is a chain of American department stores owned by TJX Companies. Marshalls has over 750 conventional stores, as well as larger stores named Marshalls Mega Store, covering 42 states and Puerto Rico. Marshalls expanded into Canada in March 2011. Marshalls is the U.S.'s second largest off-price family apparel and home fashion retailer, behind its sister company, T.J. Maxx." Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshalls
"As of April 2010, the Ralph Lauren Corporation operated a total of 179 full-price stores, 171 factory stores, and 281 "concessions-based shop-within-shops" - a total of 631 locations worldwide. The figure reflects retail operations for all of the company's brands across various locations throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Oceania". Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polo_Ralph_Lauren
So, yes the shoes are authentic, otherwise Marshall's and TJX would have a lot of legal infringement problems with Ralph Lauren, since both are large and well known companies.
Ralph Lauren sells men, women and children shoes under several Lauren brand names such as: Lauren, Layette, Polo Ralph Lauren, Purple Label, RLX, and RRL. Ref: http://www.ralphlauren.com/search/summary.jsp?kw=s...
- 8 years ago
More than likely yes. If they were a knockoff they'd have some weird brand name...Like the BOB shoes to the TOM shoes. And plus, I've seen Marshall's sell converse, and they were real. So I'm assuming yours are too
- 6 years ago
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- Anonymous4 years ago
yeah get some sperry topsiders they are a lot cheaper