Friday, January 29, 2010

How To: Spot a FAKE Le Pliage Longchamp handbag

Read this before proceeding...

This bag is owned by my sister. It was bought in Las Vegas, USA but Made in China. To see a Longchamp bag made in France, click here. These are photos of an original Longchamp bag and I am not claiming to be an expert. If you want to know if you bought a FAKE Longchamp bag, consult the boutique, capeesh? I DO NOT AUTHENTICATE. Let me reiterate that for your peace of mind, buy only from Longchamp boutique.

this handbag was bought in Longchamp Las Vegas

USD125 plus tax

care instructions

le pliage mark

new logo has no line underneath the horse and the jockey

To see the old logo with lines underneath, view it here. Original handbags, when viewed at the back of the embossed jockey and horse has markings of the embossed figures.

jockey is present at the snap

 logo on the YKK zipper pull should be detailed

Longchamp only uses YKK zippers.

gold zipper pull

 word "Longchamp" is above the stitch

The words "modele depose" has diacritical mark or diacritic or simply accent mark on top of the letter E.

word "original" is seen

clear plastic disc to reinforce snap

 plastic disc also found at the bottom of the bag

To know more about Longchamp le pliage, click here.
To know the difference between le pliage and le planete, click here.
Longchamp bags are from France but some bags are already made in China like this one.
To see and compare an original from a fake, visit my other post.
How to spot a FAKE COACH
How to spot a FAKE FENDI
How to spot a FAKE LV
How to spot a FAKE Longchamp Les Planetes