I was at the bazarre in Istanbul today and practically every shop that sold handbags had nasty fake bals. Just for fun I asked to see one, he was asking 660 lira (about $500) for a pukey pleather pea soup green "giant hardware brief." I told him it a nasty fake, why was he asking for so much money and he said it was for the "leather, not the name." Yuck. And there were fakes of every possible style and color to be had.