Hi, Sorry if this is in the wrong area but I searched and found no info.
I see that alot of Japanese magazines come with free designer gifts like coach scarves, Marc jacobs totes, Tory Burch make up case and etc etc.
Are these authentic items from each designer? I notice they sell on eBay for less than $20 and was wondering if they were fake. Any info would be great! Thanks!
they are real
i go to Japan once a year and buy them on Amazon.jp
its like a promotional gift
some are well made but others aren't so much
i recently got the Christian Louboutin bag with 25ans
Magazines are $10 or less at the bookstores in Japan so they buy it an resell it
The collection books, like Marc Jacobs Fall/Winter with a gift, are about $15 or so
You might be able to get them in NY from imported magazines from Japan.... But I have never seen them in NY. I have only seen them in Japan. It's to encourage people to buy the magazines. Magazine subscriptions are not as popular overseas as in the US, so magazines circulation depends a lot on newsstand sales.
They sell these magazines in Little Tokyo (Japanese area of Los Angeles) in the bookstore where Curry House is. I've also seen them in Chinese bookstores. They were aplenty in all the bookstores in Taiwan. It's a fun incentive to purchase the fashion magazines, but dont expect anything fabulous. They are more like gift with purchases ... so imagine a clinique bag that comes along with your "gift with purchase". Great perk, nothing to write home about.