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How To Spot A Fake Luxury Item

HERMES | CHANEL | CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN | LOUIS VUITTON | BALENCIAGA CITY BAG | GUCCI | FENDI

Counterfeits make us angry. Not just because fakes are a major fashion faux pas, but because counterfeits and pirated goods cost the world billions. There are major social, economic and political ramifications. For one, Louis, Hermes, Chanel et al’s images and brands are diluted. But more importantly, counterfeits cost the world billions of tax dollars, hundreds of thousands of jobs and counterfeiting, being an illegal act, often supports terrible work conditions and crime rings.

Our answer to combating the influx of fakes? Education!!! Watch our video series on How to Spot a Fake. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to be the first to know of new videos as they are released. If there is something you’d like to learn more about, we’d love to hear from you! Post to our Facebook page, YouTube , Google+ or email us at online@michaelsconsignment.com.

Michael’s has the most experience in authenticating luxury items as we have been in business since 1954 and our family has been in this industry since the turn of the century. We want you to know as much as possible because know what to look for is more than half the battle.

Our videos discuss tips for the majority of authentic goods.  Occasionally, there are exceptions.

HERMES | CHANEL | CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN | LOUIS VUITTON | BALENCIAGA CITY BAG | GUCCI | FENDI