I think you're so right about this! I've had people accuse my Epi bags of being fake just because it doesn't "look like any LV bag they've seen."I think I will receive a lot of bashing for saying this but most people I see want an obvious LV monogrammed item. Every one in 1 mile radius can see and will know you can afford LV. I love Epi and have been told by well wishers that I should not spend so much money to buy a purse that doesn't even look like an LV .