With a proven reputation as a timeless classic, the Louis Vuitton Neverfull inevitably falls victim to extensive counterfeiting.
Our skilled FASHIONPHILE authenticators are well-versed in identifying authentic Neverfull bags from every counterfeit out there. In this guide, we’ll delve into the key indicators that will help you confidently authenticate your coveted Louis Vuitton Neverfull. Taking a closer look at the materials, hardware engravings, and lining quality are just a few of the many details our brand experts check. Here are some things you need to know to ensure the presence of an authentic Louis Vuitton Neverfull bag.
Authenticating Louis Vuitton’s Damier Ebene
Louis Vuitton possesses an impressive portfolio of iconic textiles, and the Damier Ebene coated canvas is surely one of them. The Damier Ebene canvas has a distinctive checkerboard pattern featuring the Louis Vuitton logo printed discretely throughout. Contrary to popular assumption, the Damier Ebene was the initial canvas pattern used by Louis Vuitton, preceding the introduction of the monogram. The monogram canvas was later introduced as a strategic measure to combat counterfeiters.
Counterfeiters often struggle to replicate the precise alignment, resulting in discrepancies that can be easily spotted. Additionally, the lack of precision is very apparent when handling a counterfeit item, especially in person. In this example, the counterfeit exhibits inconsistent proportions and lower quality pieces of calfskin leather.
At FASHIONPHILE, we leave no detail unchecked. We prioritize authenticity above all else, recognizing the significance of obtaining 100% authentic pre-loved items. Reality check: Choosing to support counterfeits can not only subject you to scrutiny, causing embarrassment and ridicule, but also perpetuate illegal practices, and it has a detrimental impact on the fashion industry from an ethical standpoint. Read more about the high price of low-cost fakes.
Authenticating Louis Vuitton Hardware
Hardware tells the tale. In the world of luxury handbags, it’s all in the details, and designer hardware plays a significant role in authentication. Authentic Louis Vuitton hardware will display clear and precise engravings with proper lettering and spacing. Counterfeit hardware will use incorrect font typography, sometimes revealing blurred letters and irregular spacing, which are dead giveaways of a fake. For more information, visit our post dedicated to Louis Vuitton hardware for a closer look at authentic Louis Vuitton engravings.
Authenticating Louis Vuitton’s Interior Lining
The interior lining of a Louis Vuitton Neverfull provides another vital clue to its authenticity. Inspect the quality of the lining carefully, looking for any signs of poor craftsmanship, incorrect hues, lining blend, and overall poor construction. Counterfeit bags often use lower-quality linings, which are prone to wear and tear, unlike the durability of authentic LV linings.
As highly counterfeited as the Louis Vuitton Neverfull may be, our FASHIONPHILE authenticators are well aware that factors like the age of the bag or its style may exhibit variations, and they take those into careful consideration during the authentication process. Owning an authentic Louis Vuitton Neverfull is not just a great investment; it reflects an appreciation for history, craftsmanship, ethical choices, and supporting a business that has been around for decades.