Goyard Bag: Let’s Learn How To Authenticate (2024)

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Last Updated on January 9, 2024 by Ch David

In this guide, we’l talk about Goyard bags.

We’ll show you what makes an authentic bag, as well as how to spot a counterfeit.

Any Goyard bag can be verified with this guide.

If you want model-specific guides, check out our Goyard real vs fake archives.

How to spot fake a Goyard bag

The #1 way to spot a fake Goyard bag is to check the interior label. Make sure that every character has the same consistent font-weight!

Let’s go deeper on this.

1. Label

Goyard Bag Label
  • Authentic: Thinner “GOYARD PARIS” engravings.
  • Fake: Thicker inscriptions.

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

2. Honore Paris

Goyard Bag Logo
  • Authentic: All the letters have the asme font-weight.
  • Fake: The “G” in “GOYARD” is too thin.

3. Stitching

Goyard Bag Stitching
  • Authentic: Thinner, longer threads.
  • Fake: Thicker and shorter stitches.

Note how the fake stitches are also less dense in comparison to the original ones.

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

Goyard Bag Side
  • Authentic: Less deeper gap.
  • Fake: Deeper gap.

5. Handler

Goyard Bag Handler
  • Authentic: The stitching is thinner and longer.
  • Fake: Thicker and shorter stitches.

6. Bottom

Goyard Bag Bottom
  • Authentic: The stitching is longer and also thicker.
  • Fake: Shorter and thinner stitching on both sides.

7. Zipper

Goyard Bag Zipper
  • Authentic: Smaller gap at the top.
  • Fake: Larger gap at the top — where the zipper is plugged to the keychain.

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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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