Top 5 Details You Have to Look for When Authenticating Your Luxury Fashion Purchases

Top 5 Details You Have to Look for When Authenticating Your Luxury Fashion Purchase

 

You can’t fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal – William S. Burroughs.

Whether it’s Gucci, Louis Vuitton, YSL or any other luxury brand, counterfeiters have created an inferior knock-off of it, hoping to scam unsuspecting customers.

 

As the end of the year fast approaches and it’s time to buy holiday presents for our friends, family and ourselves, we’re literally inundated with signs, flyers, billboards and most importantly, targeted ads across all of our screens, one should take pause to ensure that the merchandise we so strongly covet are quality-crafted authentic pieces and not cheap, imitation knock-offs that merely have the price tag of luxury fashion apparel.

 

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Yves Saint-Laurent: Yesterday, Today and Forever

YVES SAINT-LAURENT

“Fashions fade, style is eternal” – Yves Saint-Laurent

 

Luxury Brands Everywhere, but Which one to Choose?

There seems to be no shortage of luxury fashion designers nowadays. From France to Italy, the States and Japan, it seems like the luxury fashion industry is not lacking for new creative designers who all wish to share their sense of style with deep-pocketed style-savvy shoppers. Asides from a commitment to creativity, the common denominator across all these varied brands is typically the high-quality of the materials used in their creations and the skilled craftsmanship, both of which are almost always expressed in their typically higher price points. Luxurious price points that are in fact, well worth it. But, personal tastes aside, how can one tell which luxury brand is the most luxurious, the most sought after, and the best investment you can make for your wardrobe? There’s a little bit of an explanation involved, but for now, we’ll skip ahead to the final answer: YSL.

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Celine Box Bag

Whether you’re a novice when it comes to the world of high-fashion accessories or a seasoned veteran in all things designer, chances are that the name Celine has come across your radar more than once. Now a staple in the international fashion scene, this Parisienne label has climbed the ranks of coveted labels and has transformed it’s cult following into a global phenomenon. Known for its role in the minimalist fashion movement, Celine champions contemporary aesthetics with a nod towards classic design fundamentals that few fashion houses have managed to execute with such grace. And what better example of an understated statement-piece than the Celine Box Bag.

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The Celine Luggage Tote & Phantom Tote

Classic style with a nod towards contemporary edge, French label Celine has always threaded the tightrope between modernity and time-honoured tradition. Crafting beautifully tailored clothes and accessories since 1945, the Parisian brand has risen the ranks to being one of the world’s most sought-after labels. From dresses and pant suits to handbags, the now internationally-recognized Celine fashion house is a fan favorite among celebrities, stars, and icons. Participating in the minimalist fashion movement, Celine champions contemporary aesthetics with a nod towards classic design fundamentals that few designers have managed to execute. Becoming increasingly popular for their designer handbags which barely exist on retail shelves, the label has fostered long waiting-lists for many of their designs–including the Luggage and Phantom Luggage Tote.

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