With the troubled economy, many people are dropping off their designer handbags to resale shops, or turning to Ebay to sell them online.
And if you’re buying, it’s an opportunity to snag great deals on luxury products. But would you know the difference between the authentic bag and the fake? Before you buy, we have some new techniques to authenticate bags. Continue reading
Coach is now planning to provide its iconic handbags at lower prices. Coach also will slow the pace of its share-repurchase program. Recession where effecting all section of the society, fashion market and top handbag industries like Coach are also into clutches. The company reported that bag sales fell 6% across all channels in North America. Continue reading
Coach Heritage Handbag
It was in 1941, in a New York City loft that the founder of the Coach family business got his inspiration from a classic American symbol, the baseball glove, to create his personal heritage. For him the distinctive markings and deep glowing burnish of the glove would uncover a potential far beyond its sources. Continue reading
Coach Signature Fabric
The “C” pattern will be crooked. Except for some newer patterns, like the “optic” or my new favorite “scarf print,” the tip of the horizontal “C” facing the other “C” should touch.
Also, the pattern should line up and start in the center of the front panel of the bag (same with the back panel). The center seam should go straight down through the middle of the CC’s, and the pattern should be aligned horizontally and vertically. Continue reading
Coach Handbag Stitching
The stitching or general construction of the bag looks sloppy – this is a sure sign because COACH does not make sloppy products! Each stitch should be the same length as every other stitch, it should be in a straight line, and there should be no “over-stitching”.
Authentic Coach Patchwork Handbag
If it looks “sort of” like a bag you’ve seen but something is “off” – be careful! The design is also subjected to copyright. Continue reading
The seller is listing an unusually large number of the same exact bag. This is a red flag because there are websites where you can purchase good-quality replicas, and I have seen these replicas listed on eBay claiming to be authentic. Continue reading