How to recognize the “real” with the “false” brands

How to recognize the real with the false brands

Written By: Gaspard Ngono for Techjaja’s Youblog

[signoff predefined=”Custom Signoff Box” icon=”pages”]In terms of clothing, choices and tastes generally depend on individuals, their habits, their morals, their principles because transposing their personality. But when a person becomes covered of false marks, it becomes a real problem. The expert in Congolese fashion, Matua Katombala, gives 6 points to distinguish right from wrong brands.[/signoff]


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How to recognize the real with the false brandsCame in Cameroon knowingly for a fashion event, the man who calls himself “intercontinental living brand”, Matua Katombala, gives secrets and enacts 6 chapters of the “true-brand recognition” only for clothes Afro techno-chic (these are his own words) brand “KMK” that He offers on

1. Sustainability in time and on the body. When wearing a real brand, there is no doubt. The last real brands on the body and do not alter in any way. He explains: “I attended fights in the streets of Kinshasa and Brazzaville also, my clothes have never torn. Even the knives do not pass. If the fiber of the cloth doesn’t resist, know that you are in presence of a false brand.”

2. The scripture of the brand. Because of the success of certain brands, fake brands have created intrusions ny parodying or plagiarizing names of recognized brands. Matua evokes: “Abidas, Niki, Maximo Duttz, Guccx … I will not mention all, but still these false trade names may deceive even the most discerning of consumers”

3. The original color. Experience proving a real designer dress does not react to light and will not fade in the first wash. If ever this phenomenon occurs, one is in the presence of a false trademark. Matua continues: “The color is like the soul of the cloth. When the soul dies, they bury the body; therefore the cloth.”

4. The place of manufacture is also a guarantee of quality. Real brands are generally made up by parent companies, joint ventures, relocated factories or subcontractors who will always be recognized and mentioned on the original label of the garment. “If it does not appear, know that you rolled. Myself, my marks have labels and I quote my factories “, reported Matua.

5. The technology use for making a branded product will always be up-to-Date. “Imagine using old machines to manufacture your products, what results will you have? A fake product even if they are recognized brands,” warns Matua.

6. The point of sale or the seller. According to Matua, these – in the case of or representatives as Bloom Fond Terms or Azazou Stores, are dependent on the quality of the clothes. “If you go to China Town and you see my marks, know that it’s not me. It’s wrong! A serious designer does not deal with unknown sellers or with one getting wrong reputation, “he exclaims.

Finally, make the difference between “true” and “false” of a brand requires not only the wink every connoisseur; this can be misleading. With the indices issued by expert mode, fashion fans have a step ahead of the trends.


Written By: Gaspard Ngono for Techjaja’s Youblog