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How do you tell if a Dior bag is real?

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A real Dior bag will have the words "Made in Italy" somewhere on the inner label, will have smooth stitching throughout and will not have a monogrammed lining. Many fake Dior bags will say "Made in France" and will have monogrammed lining.

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How do you tell if a Dior bag is real?
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It is important to note that the major differences between a fake Dior bag and a real Dior bag will generally be on the inside of the bag. Many Dior bags will have "Paris" written under the name "Christian Dior." These bags may be real or fake, depending on whether the underside of the tag says "Made in Italy" with a serial number underneath.

Price is a major factor when trying to spot fake Dior bags. It is important for consumers to remember that if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Bags that are valued at more than $1,000 will often not be sold for less than $500. Dior bags that are being marketed as real but are being sold well below their value are probably fake bags. If there is any question on whether a Dior bag is real or not, the company offers an authenticity code check system that allows consumers to check whether their Dior bag is real or fake.

One way to check the authenticity of a designer bag is to check the material from which it is made. Most, but not all designer bags are made of leather. Real bags made of leather have smooth, shiny and dry surfaces, while knockoff bags generally have a matte finish, are darker in color, and look and feel slippery and oily. Then, people can check to make sure that the seams and stitching forming the different parts of the bag match. Designers do not typically have logos with mismatched letters, which is another way to tell whether bags are real or fake. The pockets of bags should mirror those posted on designer website, some fake bags are missing pockets or have only zippers where the pockets should be. Lastly, location of production and misspellings of brand names can help distinguish a real bag from a fake.

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