I was carrying my recently acquired YSL O/S Muse in gray patten leather (YES, I love it!!!!) at a LV boutique. A male SA saw my bag and said "oh my god, that's a fabulous bag, and she just got an exact same one today!" and pointed to another female SA. At this point, I was delighted that he recognized my bag, and was about to thank him for his complement when the female SA then turned to me, looked at my muse, and said "Oh ya! I just bought mine at Express today!" I was speechless but managed to put on a fake smile...and didn't (also couldn't) say anything to her. And then, a few seconds later, she said "but yours look a little different, where did you get yours." Then, I simply said, "YSL." Then, I didn't know who was more uncomfortable. I got out of the LV store shortly without purchasing anything since they ruined my shopping trip. And I couldn't stop thinking, how does one sale designer handbags without being able to recognize one? Anyway, my muse probably suffered a heartattack like I did. And I dare not bring her to Express for another meltdown. Anyone has any ideas what bags Express sells? Does anyone have any similar experience? What do you say to people or do you usually keep your mouth shut?