Authentication

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All About the Christian Dior Oblique Book Tote and How to Authenticate It
First, let’s take a moment to appreciate the birth of the Book Tote.   What’s…
Fine Jewelry Authentication at FASHIONPHILE
What Every Shopper Should Know About Fine Jewelry Authentication
Fine jewelry is precious, sentimental… but also (unfortunately), highly counterfeited. Rebecca Boyajian-Pecnik, Manager of Fine…
How We Authenticate Luxury Timepieces
At FASHIONPHILE, authenticity is a step we always set in motion.   Whether you’re a…
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Don’t Be Fooled: Dissecting Fake Chanel
We can take jokes lightly, but never counterfeit bags.   At FASHIONPHILE authentication is a…
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Everything You Need to Know About Louis Vuitton Hardware
This FASHIONPHILE authenticity lesson is all about Louis Vuitton hardware: locks, studs, and zippers.  …
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A Guide to Analyzing Louis Vuitton Date Codes
Modern Louis Vuitton items have date codes, not serial numbers.   Date codes identify the…
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Authentic vs. Fake: Louis Vuitton Trademark Stamps
Here at FASHIONPHILE, we take authenticity very seriously.   Shopping for pre-owned luxury items isn't…
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An Authentic (ation) Moment in 3, 2, 1.
An Authentic(ation) Moment in 3, 2, 1. It’s the unspoken question in the back of…
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What to Expect When Going to the Brand to Authenticate
What to Expect When Going to the Brand to Authenticate   If you wanted to…
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MYTH: Authentic Louis Vuitton Never Has Cut-off Monogram
MYTH: Authentic Louis Vuitton never has cut-off monogram They say imitation is the sincerest form…