Well at least they got the trademark symbol right…


The official flagship store of the fake brand…

At least this bottle looks obviously fake, otherwise, the perfume inside would be very hard to differentiate.


Here’s more from PMUA!

This time it’s a sandal…
PMUA Sandals


There’s really nothing that is not copied in China. From high-end luxury brands like Burberry to cheap pirated DVDs, nothing really is not copied in some form or another.

But Fila? Does anyone still remember what it is?

I thought the point of copying something was to benefit from the brand recognition. I don’t remember seeing any Fila shops last time I visited China…


Switching the letters of a brand name to avoid copyright issues seems pretty clever; until you end up with something that is incomprehensible and very hard to pronounce.

I never understand why the Chinese copycats bother to change the brand name but copy the design 100%. Is there a law in China that allows pirated goods as long as the brand name is different?


I probably would have thought that this was the real thing if it was on the supermarket shelf. It’s not like I really care that much about washing powder…


At first, I was asking myself wtf is with the name. Then, I realized they just replaced all the letters “a” with “s” and vice versa.

Here’s a quick lesson in the art of fake-ness. Sometimes you don’t have to change the letters at all. All you have to do is rearrange the order of the letters.

A clever switch and you might even end up with something more meaningful than the original.


Well at least it makes some sort of sense…

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