Let's compare these two Gold Giant Hobo bags. One is a counterfeit and the other an authentic Balenciaga. They both appear to have the same general shape and proportions, but as we know, the little details make all the difference in authentication.
Which bag looks like the real deal to you? Take the Poll above!
How about a close-up side view showing the strap connector and textured studs.
What about the notched rivets near the top zip?
Take a look at the interior tags:
And underneath them, the top one reads "177288 497717" whereas the bottom one has those in reverse order "497717 177288":
Let's get a little closer view of the buckle hardware:
Did those pics give it away for you? Can you spot the Balenciaga bag versus the super fake?
placing them side by side, it's easy for me to see that the black was fake, but you would DEF need to se the details to be 100% if the bag was by itself. luckily counterfeiters can NEVER get the font right!!! ick ick ick