Dior Bag Authenticity: How To Verify Yours (2024)

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Last Updated on January 9, 2024 by Ch David

Clicking here, you’ve probably:

  • Got a Dior bag (or shoulder bag/handbag)
  • And you’re not sure if it’s authentic
  • So you’re looking to verify it

Our expert Dior bag authenticators are here to help. Read this guide and compare your bag to our side-by-side images of real and fake bags to check yours.

This tutorial works for any Dior model.

Looking for a specific model? See our real vs fake Dior guides.

By the end of this guide, you’ll be an expert in authenticating Dior. Let’s go!

How to know if my Dior Bag is real

Professional authenticators recommend looking at the label inside the bag. Fake Dior bags often have the wrong thickness for their text and stitching.

Matter of fact, let’s begin the step-by-step analysis with this tab.

1. Interior label

Dior bag - Real vs fake Interior Label
  • Authentic:
    • Same amount of space between each character.
    • Thicker “MADE IN ITLY” print.
  • Fake:
    • Too much space between the letters in “Dior”.
    • “MADE IN ITALY” is too thin.

Is it too hard? Reach out to our expert Dior authenticators:

2. Outer logo

You’ll find this engraving on models like the Dior Book Tote.

Dior bag - Real vs fake Logo
  • Authentic: Thicker letters. Also placed closer to each other.
  • Fake: “PARIS” is too thin — and there’s too much space between the letters.

3. Handler

Dior bag - Real vs fake Handlers
  • Authentic: Thick and short threads.
  • Fake: Thinner and longer stitches.

Note how the fake threads are not dense enough. The real ones are more consistent.

A quick mention:

  • The steps we’ve written so far are the BEST ways to authenticate this item
  • The next few steps are still reliable methods…
  • … but they apply to non-top-versions of replicas available for this item

If in doubt, we recommend double-checking the steps we’ve explained above this line.

4. Stitching

Dior bag - Real vs fake Stitching
  • Authentic:
    1. Thicker, shorter threads.
    2. The threads are bigger.
  • Fake:
    1. Thinner and longer stitches.
    2. Smaller stitches compared to the authentic.

5. Oblique pattern

Used for this step is the Dior Saddle bag.

Dior bag - Real vs fake Oblique pattern
  • Authentic: The dot in “i” is closer to the vertical leg.
  • Fake: Too much space between the dot and the letter “i”.

6. Carbines

Dior bag - Real vs fake Carbines
  • Authentic: Thicker letters. They’re fit deeper into the metal.
  • Fake: Letters are too thin — especially the dot in “i”.

7. Interior

Dior bag - Real vs fake Interior Lining
  • Authentic: Stitching is thicker compared to the replica.
  • Fake: Thinner stitches.

8. Shape

We’ll use the Lady Dior as reference for this step.

Dior bag - Real vs fake Shape
  • Authentic: Wider than the fake.
  • Fake: Narrower shape.

9. Keychain

Dior bag - Real vs fake Keychains
  • Authentic: “CD” is deeper into the metal, hence why it looks thicker.
  • Fake: Thinner “CD” engraving.

10. Teeth

Dior bag - Real vs fake Teeth
  • Authentic: Smoother, less yellow teeth.
  • Fake: Very shiny and golden teeth.

11. Box

Dior bag - Real vs fake Boxes
  • Authentic: Thicker letters — none of them are scratched.
  • Fake: Scratched “D” and thinner letters.

Authentic letters should be 100% filled with paint.

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Thank you for reading this,

Ch Daniel and Ch David

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About the Author

David is the co-founder and co-CEO of Legit Check By Ch. David's experience: 5+ years of creating educational content in the fashion industry. 6+ years of authenticating luxury items. Currently, David is the Head Editor of the LCBC Library, where 1,000,000+ words have been published, in free guides, for over 1,000 items.
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