Here at Yoogi’s Closet, we’re obsessed with authenticity. How can you tell if a Louis Vuitton bag is real or fake? If you’re looking to learn how to authenticate or just want to learn more about Louis Vuitton, you’ve come to the right place!
Founded by the French luggage maker Louis Vuitton in 1854, the Louis Vuitton company first revolutionized travel gear by popularizing the flat-bottomed canvas trunk. In 1896, Vuitton’s son Georges invented the signature “LV” monogram, along with the diamond, quatrefoil and circle patterns to ward off counterfeiters. Seems like he was anticipating the future popularity of the brand… and counterfeiting
With the abundance of counterfeit bags these days, especially “AAA fakes,” you really don’t want to get fooled into spending your money on a fraud. From date codes to rivets, we’ve authenticated thousands of Louis Vuitton bags and have picked up a few tips to help along the way.
Read on for our top 10 tips for authenticating Louis Vuitton bags and accessories.