Fendi: How To Tell If Your Bag Is Real (2024)

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Ch David
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Last Updated on January 9, 2024 by Ch David

Wondering if your Fendi is real? Need to check it?

Read this article and compare your bag to our side-by-side real vs fake images.

This guide works for any Fendi bag.

No time to waste.

How to authenticate a Fendi bag

Experts say the #1 thing to look for in a fake Fendi bag is the interior label. The stitches should be thin and not very thick.

Below is our detailed comparison.

1. Interior label

Fendi Baguette Bag Real vs Fake label
  • Authentic: Thinner details
  • Fake: Text and stitching are too thick.

Too difficult? Let our team of expert Fendi authenticators take a look at your bag:

2. Flap

Fendi Bag Fake Vs Real Flap
  • Authentic: Pronounced threads all over the flap.
  • Fake: Stitching is barely visibly.

3. Buckle

Fendi Bag Fake Vs Real Buckle
  • Authentic: Thinner, slimmer letters.
  • Fake: “FENDI” text is too thick.

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. Side

Fendi Bag Fake Vs Real Side
  • Authentic: Deep stitching, making the bag look bulkier.
  • Fake: Stitching isn’t as deep — hence why it looks slimmer.

5. Handler

Fendi Bag Fake Vs Real Handler
  • Authentic: No edges or extra materials around the button.
  • Fake: Visible welded edges around the button.

6. Strap

Fendi Bag Fake Vs Real Strap
  • Authentic: Long and perfectly-aligned stitching.
  • Fake: Threads are not aligned at the top. They’re also too short.

7. Bottom

Fendi Bag Fake Vs Real Bottom
  • Authentic: The corner is curved more than the fake.
  • Fake: Less arched corner.

8. Metal FF

Fendi Bag Fake Vs Real Buckle
  • Authentic: The metal is shiny and reflects light landing on top of it.
  • Fake: Doesn’t reflect any light.

9. Dust bag

Fendi Bag Fake Vs Real Dust Bag
  • Authentic: Thicker “ROMA” print.
  • Fake: “ROMA” is too thin.


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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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