Quick take: The genuine Gucci Dionysus bag has a lighter “GG” pattern compared to the much darker hue found on counterfeit bags. Keep an eye on the color nuances to differentiate real from fake.
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.
Authentic: Subtle chain shine.
Fake: Overly reflective chains.
The chains on an authentic Gucci Dionysus bag are less reflective, while the counterfeit versions often have overly shiny chains.
This is a good detail to focus on for distinguishing real from fake.
Shortlist: Authenticate your Gucci Dionysus bag
Check the interior Gucci label. Most of the time, the fake Gucci Dionysus bags have their text on the label printed too deep into the bag, which makes it look too thick
Look at the metal dragon on the front side of your Gucci Dionysus bag. Mostly, the fake Gucci Dionysus bags have their metal dragon looking less wide than the authentic dragon
Analyze the pattern of your bag. Usually, the fake Gucci Dionysus bags have their pattern looking too nuanced into a dark brown, while the legit bags are coloured lighter
Inspect the chains on your Gucci bag. Most of the time, the fake Gucci Dionysus bags have their chains shining way more than the authentic Gucci bag’s chains, and not only that but the fake bags also reflect too much light
At times, you might not have the opportunity to follow every detailed step above for your Gucci bag authentication.
Here are the top 4 signs to help you identify whether your Dionysus bag real.
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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.