If you are a first time Louis Vuitton buyer and you hear the word “patina” you may be thinking what the heck does that refer to? Well fret not, we’re here to tell all! The term patina actually refers to a process of leather darkening which occurs to the vachetta or untreated cowhide leather on your bag. Not all Louis Vuitton bags are made with untreated cowhide leather, so it… View Post

Prada, like most other designers, is plagued with the issue of fake or replica bags selling as the real deal. We’ve put together seven key tips to look for when looking to authenticate your Prada bag to make sure it’s not a knockoff!   1.Look at the stitching! Authentic Prada bags have their stitching done at an angle. The stitching on authentic bags is also done with a thick thread.… View Post

So you’ve snagged yourself a Louis Vuitton bag and something feels a little off, making you wonder whether what you have is the real deal or not. Well we’ve put together a list of 10 key things to look at (with pictures to accompany) in order to help you determine the authenticity of your handbag!   1.Look at the stitching! The stitching on an authentic Louis Vuitton bag should be… View Post