I am sad to say that I was recently "taken" by an "Authentic" online seller. I called ahead to verify that the Stella bag I was about to purchase was authentic and that they indeed had the bag in stock. I was assured that they only sold authentic products and since I couldn't find the bag elsewhere, I took the chance. Ok, so first they insisted my bag had been shipped UPS, but the shipper could only verify that a billing label was created. One week later I contacted them and they told me it was shipped on Nov. 2, after several days, still nothing. I contacted them again and was told that they would ship me a second bag and to send back the first one if ever received. Got the second bag and the zipper didn't even open right to left. Suprised at how obvious this reproduction was, I contacted them and sent that bag back. Got the second one and out of curiosity opened the box. Yup, bag opened right to left. Among other non-MJ aspects, they are without question up to no good. I immediately contacted them and was told that "they were sorry I felt my bag was not authentic." I truly just want a real black Stella, not at a deep discount, not a shady deal, just a hard to find product. Let my experiences be your guide, fellow MJ lovers!