CLUE TEN: Finally, here is a bonus question about hardware and strap quality. The REAL Louis Vuitton strap also have better stitching and ends near the stitching with two holes. Also note that the hardware is smaller and more refined. Thanks for playing!
Now, I am sure this list is not exhaustive, but it should give you a good set of guideline for finding REAL Louis Vuitton pouchettes! So how was I tricked by the seller of this FAKE? Simple, I fell for bad quality blurry photos and didn't notice the wrong pattern order on the bottom. See the sellers photos of the fake below and good luck finding your own real LV's! And if you want a NEW LV purse ALWAYS buy directly from Louis Vuitton or eLuxury.com!!
The LESSON is: Be VERY careful about bidding on a LV item on Ebay! You can even get burned if you know a lot about REAL Louis Vuitton bags.
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PS: WARNING, I just came across an incredibly accurate fake from China with what looks like perfect alignment and oxidized leather strap! It is possible that they are using a 'bait and switch' picture of a REAL pouchette. Here is the picture ... caveat emptor!