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10 Step Checklist For Authenticating Louis Vuitton Date Codes

December 6, 2022


The Louis Vuitton date code is one of the most notable ways to identify an authentic Louis Vuitton.
But without authentication research, it is one of the easiest ways that people make an inaccurate
assumption about a bag.  Just because a bag has what appears to be a date code does not mean the
bag is automatically authentic.

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7 Early Warning Signs That A Louis Vuitton Is Fake

December 30, 2019



Recognizing a fake Louis Vuitton bag in a world full of counterfeits has become increasingly difficult. But with the recent growth of the luxury resale market, there are now so many great, accessible ways to identify what’s real and what’s not. Not only can you seek authentication services from luxury brand experts, but you can also access resources such as authentication guides so you can have a bit of an advantage as a luxury resale consumer before you make your purchase. 

It’s estimated that there are more fake Louis Vuittons in the world than authentic. Crazy to think about, right? Most of us are familiar with what a real Louis Vuitton looks like, but are you able to recognize the warning signs that a Louis Vuitton might be fake?

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Everything You Need To Know About A Real Versus Fake Chanel Bag

December 7, 2019

chanel-serial-number-authenticity-cardChanel is one of the most desired luxury brands today. As a result, it is also one of the most replicated brands. There are a number of details to examine when identifying an authentic Chanel item. Keep in mind that not all Chanel replicas are made the same. Some replicas are much easier to spot than others. The replicas that are closest to the real thing, also known as “Superfakes” are pretty tricky to spot for most, as they are made to look almost exactly the same as an authentic Chanel. While these details may look close to identical, there will usually be at least a detail or two that are a little off. We’ll go over a few of the basics to help you identify an authentic Chanel bag or other small leather goods.

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Where To Find The Date Code On A Louis Vuitton Bag

November 19, 2019

where-to-find-the-date-code-on-a-louis-vuitton-bagIt’s no secret that Louis Vuitton date codes can be tricky to find. Date codes are generally used for internal purposes and are not actually designed to be totally visible to most consumers. Typically, they’re located in pretty discrete locations, such as the inside of a pocket, tucked into a corner, or hidden beneath a strap. 

They’re placed in discrete locations so they don’t take away from the overall design of the bag. But as consumers, we know that date codes are an important component of the authenticity of the product. We’ll go over a few of the most popular Louis Vuitton bags and how to locate their date codes. Keep in mind that the location and style of date code can vary, and it all depends on the style of the bag, or the year when the bag was produced. 

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The First Thing You Do When You Walk Into Target Matters

February 7, 2018

Image Source: Inspired by a True Story Photography via Pop Sugar Moms

The way I aimlessly wander through the aisles of Target is a lot like how I spend my least gratifying days of motherhood. For better or for worse, I lose sight of my purpose and by afternoon settle on just doing better tomorrow.  Maybe there is a list but there is no plan and I already know that I’ll be in a battle with myself for presence.

As I set my purse in my cart and walk through the doors, I am resolved.  I’m just going to fill my cart with what I need.  I’m not going to be distracted.

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