How to spot fake Yves Saint Laurent

Here’s how to know if your YSL is real. Professional-made Yves Saint Laurent authentication guides teaching you how to spot any fake YSL bag, footwear, or clothes.

3 quickest ways to spot fake Yves Saint Laurent

1. Label


  • The text is thicker.


  • “SAINT LAURENT PARIS” text is too thin.
  • “MADE IN ITALY” print is too tall compared to the authentic version.

2. Handler


  • Rich stitching density.


  • Thinner, longer, and less dense stitches.

3. YSL Logo


  • Thicker letters that protrude from the bag.


  • Thinner letters.

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