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how to know fake chanel bag

I have a lot of friends who love designer bags, in particular Chanel bags. I’ve noticed more and more the last few years fake Chanel bags are being sold, and it can be difficult to tell real from fake unless you’re a trained expert. I want to help my friends make sure they’re getting their money’s worth and not getting duped with a pretend-Chanel!

So if you’re wondering how to know a fake Chanel bag from a real one, I’ve got a few tips. Firstly, it’s all about the details. The stitching should be perfect and consistent in length and color, without any loose threads. The hardware in real Chanel bags will also usually be light gold in color, while fake hardware may be shiny gold instead. There should be a metal plate inside the bag with the Chanel logo on it, and of course the authenticity card, showing the matching serial numbers, that comes with the bag when you buy it.

One of the easiest ways to know if you’re getting the real deal is to go to a retail store that sells Chanel. They will usually have assistant staff who are trained to tell the difference. They’ll recommend looking at the attention to detail on the logo and the doodad intricacies that the fake bags don’t have.

Price is also a big giveaway. If the bag you’re looking at is offered for abnormally low, then it’s probably fake. Generally speaking, you will get what you pay for. If it’s too good to be true, then it most likely is. You will be sure to get a good deal if you purchase from Chanel’s official website or retail store and forget about those grey markets.

If purchasing online, be sure to read a lot of reviews to check if it is a trusted source. That way you’ll be able to make sure that the place you’re buying from is legit. Have a look at the shipping and return policies, make sure you’re getting the bag you’re expecting. If you find a price that seems too good to be true, it almost certainly is.

Knowing how to spot a fake Chanel bag really boils down to good research, trusting your instinct and being willing to invest in quality. Unless you have a knowledgeable person with you, the above suggested tips will help you and make sure that what you’re buying is the real deal.

Most people shop for certain trademarks, such as Chanel, to showcase their wealth, and there’s nothing wrong with that! But the last thing you want is to get is burned with a phony bag. A person’s ability to discern between the real and a replica bags is an art, one that will make you visible to many.

Another tip I have is to double check product measurements. Sometimes, counterfeiters will make smaller or bigger bags to take advantage of unwary buyers, or to help them recoup their cash from knock-off materials used to make it.

Also, if you’re buying vintage, make sure it’s not a counterfeit being passed off as vintage. Check the logo and code as that’s the same guide that applies to new bags. Real Chanel bags are generally constructed from high-quality, durable leather. Pay attention to the feeling of the leather, it should have soft and pliable texture that won’t easily crack. Finally, be wary of sellers who don’t accept returns. That’s a big red flag.

If you are planning on investing in second-hand luxury items, make sure you’re knowledgeable in how to authenticate it. Familiarise yourself with the features of a real item to check for inconsistencies, and with some practice, you’ll soon be able to differentiate between fake and the real thing like a pro.

It’s not as complicated as it may sound, check the craftsmanship, the stitching, the hardware, logo and code, hang tag and product measurements to make sure you’re getting the real deal. Avoid being scammed with a fake Chanel bag by doing your due diligence, and you’ll be able to spot them with ease!