Givenchy Bag Real Vs Fake: The Official Guide (2024)

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Last Updated on April 25, 2024 by Ch David

You’re probably here because:

  • You have a Givenchy bag
  • And you don’t know if it’s a dupe
  • So you need to check its authenticity

Fear not, this is the definitive guide to spot fake Givenchy bags. We’ll use the Givenchy Antigona for reference.

How to spot a fake Givenchy bag

Spotting fake Givenchy Antigona bags made easy: Focus on the ‘GIVENCHY MADE IN ITALY’ label for quick authentication.

1. Interior label

1.1. Front

Comparison of authentic vs. fake Givenchy bags for the interior labels
  • Fake:
    • “GIVENCHY” text appears narrower compared to the authentic bag.
    • The “Y” in “GIVENCHY” is smaller and tighter than the authentic.
  • Fake:
    • “GIVENCHY MADE IN ITALY” printing seems deeper than the authentic bag’s text.
    • Especially noticeable on “MADE IN ITALY.”

1.2. Back

Your Givenchy bag has a serial number on the back of the interior.

In this case, the authentic one reads “MP B 0157”.

Comparison of authentic vs. fake Givenchy bags for the date codes
  • Fake: Different font used for characters on the fake bag compared to the authentic one.

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2. Metal logo

Comparison of authentic vs. fake Givenchy bags for the metal logos
  • Fake: In the given fake vs. real Givenchy Antigona Medium bag comparison:
    • Observe the spacing issue between letters “I” and “V.”
    • Thicker letters, especially on “C” and “Y,” distinguish the fake bag.
  • Authentic: Maintains consistent spacing between letters and uses thinner fonts, as seen in the comparison.

3. Shape

Comparison of authentic vs. fake Givenchy bags from their sides
  • Fake: Has a disproportionately wide shape.
  • Authentic: Maintains a more balanced and accurate shape, as illustrated in the comparison image.

4. Carbines

Comparison of authentic vs. fake Givenchy bags for the carbines
  • Fake: Less defined and legible compared to the text on the authentic bag’s carbines.
  • Authentic: Clearly defined and easily readable “GIVENCHY” printing on the carbines.

Shortlist: Authenticate your Givenchy bag on the go

Sometimes, a thorough step-by-step authentication isn’t feasible when assessing your Givenchy Antigona Medium bag.

That’s why we’ve created a quick 60-second solution for authenticating your bag.

  1. Interior Label: Check for narrower and deeply stamped letters on the front side, with a different font on the rear side compared to the authentic bag.
  2. Exterior “GIVENCHY” Text: Verify the spacing between letters and their thickness; fake Givenchy Antigona Medium bags tend to have excessive spacing and thicker letters.
  3. Shape: Observe the bag’s side profile for excessive curvature, which is a common feature in fake Givenchy Antigona Medium bags.
  4. Metal Carbine Text: Inspect the “GIVENCHY” text on the metal carbines for clarity and legibility; fake bags often have less readable text compared to authentic ones.

Expert Givenchy bag authentication

  • Send us high-quality photos of your bag.w
  • We’ll provide results within 24 to 48 hours, along with a detailed report explaining the authenticity status.

This concludes our guide on authenticating real vs fake Givenchy bags.

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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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