I had always been fascinated by designer fashion and following the latest trends, so when my friend Marcia suggested going to Hong Kong to purchase some ‘fake’ Coach bags, I was immediately onboard. I wasn’t too sure of what we would find but I was eager to explore, hoping I might stumble upon what I consider to be a modern goldmine.
As soon as we arrived at the first store, I knew this was going to be an amazing rush. The store was filled with Coach handbags of all shapes and sizes and the colors―a beautiful array of blues, pinks and purples that nearly blinded me with its beauty. With so much to choose from, I found myself overwhelmed. After much haggling, I managed to purchase two fake Coach bags for what I thought was a bargain price.
The bags were exquisite―so much so that from a distance, someone would not be able to tell the difference between the real and the fake. They also weren’t too heavy and could easily fit into my suitcase. The quality was top-notch and I was so proud of myself for outsmarting the system.
As Marcia and I continued to peruse the stores, we came across a myriad of other designer bag replicas. I noticed the prices were much lower compared to those back home, and while I had the opportunity, I decided to purchase yet another bag. I even found an extra shoulder strap and it matched perfectly with my new bag.
The whole experience was something I will always remember. For a fraction of the price, I got to own three amazing replica bags, each one with exceptional quality. To me, visiting a place like Hong Kong, especially for an experienced shopper like myself, louis vuitton outlet was nothing less than exhilarating.
I can truly say that I learnt something new during my visit to Hong Kong. I had the opportunity to learn more about the local knock-off industry and the artistry and workmanship behind the counterfeit bags. I also learned a lot about the resilience of the people of Hong Kong and was filled with hope when I realised that they are able to perfectly replicate such well-known, luxurious designer bags.
Now that I am back home, I find myself looking forward to my next trip to Hong Kong. Who knows? Maybe one day I will find myself stumbling across a “genuine” fake Coach bag that I can bring home with me. In the meantime, I’m keeping a lookout for friends who may be travelling to the city and may want to swing by these stores with me!