How To Spot A Fake Designer Handbag

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My daughter and I love walking through the property’s spectacular gardens when we visit. It’s a far cry from the hustle and drones of NYC! After the festivities, we’ll have some time to ourselves, playing tennis in the morning, sailing in the afternoon, reading on the beach, and eating clams for supper. I plan to stop by the International Tennis Hall of Fame as well. It’s a Newport treasure! What she’s packing: “For this quick getaway, I’ll pack subtly nautical pieces to mix with white jeans and maxis. The Reade Street tote is my go-to beach bag, which can easily cart a linen beach blanket by Steven Alan, Jonathan Tropper’s latest novel, One Last Thing Before I Go, a good bottle of rose, and lots and lots of sunscreen!” Clockwise from bottom left: One Last Thing Before I Go by Jonathan Tropper, $13, amazon.com ; Nanette Lepore Whaam stripe jacket, $230 from $428, piperlime.com ; AG Jeans the stilt, $184, agjeans.com ; IIIBeCa Reade Street tote in Lime, $198, iiibeca.com ; Steven Alan beach blanket, $48, stevenalan.com What’s your favorite on Joy’s packing list?
The full document on which this partial clip was in fact based is actually found at http://www.glamour.com/fashion/blogs/dressed/2013/07/handbag-designer-joy-grysons-p.html

It’s a lifestyle. She feels that she is part of the brand. I want her to feel that way.” DiFerdinando plans to visit fashion shows in Paris this September. She’s also scheduled to make another appearance on the Home Shopping Network on Aug. 28 at 6 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Initially found at http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-07-25/features/bs-st-danielle-nicole-0725-20130724_1_macy-white-marsh-mall-handbag

Iconic designer, Viviana G launches new handbag collection at MFW 2013 (Photos)

Project Runway held its Season 12 finale today (September 6, 2013) at Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in NYC

That would explain why the handles werent made of the same material as the leather tab at the end of the zipper. In an older bag, with leather handles, they would have shown wear. So maybe the owner had the handles replaced with synthetic ones, which are more durable. All this suggested that the bag was not a counterfeitinstead call it custom modified. Oh the places it might have been before landing in the San Francisco consignment shop. And if only it could talk! Addendum: Although the bag cant speak for itself, three days after this article was published Sally A. Carlson, an executive recruiter with Equinox Search in San Francisco, contacted us to speak for it.
First revealed at: http://www.forbes.com/sites/deborahljacobs/2013/01/01/how-to-spot-a-fake-designer-handbag/

The Miami based designer will introduce her limited edition handbag collection, made in USA, at the launching of her Fall/Transition 2013 Collection at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This year, this talented designer will kick off the runway with a proposal that promises to take everyones fashion senses to the atmospheric setting of James Bond and the golden city of Prague. Congratulations, Viviana, Keep the good work going! More information about Miami Fashion Week, please visit: http://www.miamifashionweek.com Next
I came across this particularly interesting optimistic news report found on http://www.examiner.com/article/icon-designer-viviana-g-launches-brand-new-handbag-collection-at-mfw-2013

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