Authentic Louis Vuitton Handbag: An Expert’s Guide to Buying

How To Buy A Louis Vuitton Handbag

A Louis Vuitton handbag has long since been recongised as an industry pioneer in fashion, lifestyle and luxury. It is one of the most coveted and desirable brands for anyone to get their hands on. So much so in fact, that counterfeiters flooding the market with fake interpretations of classic Louis Vuitton handbags, which makes it difficult to recognise the actual deal. Follow these tips from the specialist to discover what may come in handy when purchasing a genuine Louis Vuitton handbag.

1. No Stamp

Louis Vuitton Handbag stamp

The Louis Vuitton stamp on every handbag is extremely crucial for identifying the bag’s credibility; it is many times a tell-tale sign regarding whether the product is fake or not. Firstly, the lettering should be clean, thin, crisp, and of course readily readable. The tail of the ‘L’ ought to be very brief and the ‘O’s very round and appear larger than the ‘L’s. The two ‘T’s in ‘Vuitton’ are constantly almost touching along with the font is in capital letters, except when it says made in France. If the spelling is wrong at all, then stay away!

2. Zips and chains

Louis Vuitton handbag zippers

A straightforward difference between a genuine and a neatly replicated bag comes down to the nuts and bolts of everything. Or rather the zippers and chains. Fakes will look like vinyl and will be exceedingly low quality. The imprinting on the zips must be clear, crisp and exact and without any signs of rust.

3. Date of birth

Louis Vuitton date stamp

Louis Vuitton bags which were produced before the 1980s did not arrive with a date code, but what produced following that does. Situated on the bit of leather on the side of the bag or around the side near a seam, they should always be easy to discover. Unless the tote is old and also the date code was narrowed, it should always be there. Most counterfeiters leave this vital facet out of their copy. The date codes are combinations of letters and numbers, the former indicating the month and year of production and the latter indicating its place of creation.

Check on the internet to obtain the factories in which the Louis Vuitton handbags are produced to verify what’s on your prospective new piece of arm candy. ‘VI’ signifies the location of the mill in France, the first and third digits meaning December and the second and fourth digits representing 2005. Always confirm what the present dating criteria from Louis Vuitton are before making your purchase as the letter and number system changes.

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