Recently I was doing the informations collected of authentic balenciaga vs. replica balenciaga comparison. I couldn’t found good replica pictures from website, mostly they from 4-8 years ago which had been limited by techniques and materials during that period. As we all know some popular bags will be change or improve in details every few years such as Balenciaga. Here I use my authentic Balenciaga bag (I purchased in Beijing Sanlitun at 2014) and another two the best replica Balenciaga bags to compare and explain. They all made of goatskin as you can see:
Classic city bag as its name classic and timeless has been active in fashion industry long time already. After I graduated from the college until now has been 10years this bag as always popular and desired by people. Meanwhile it also had changed at some details: They do use “B” zipper on certain model, and some Balenciaga bags still use the old model “lampo” zipper.
The stamping of classic metallic golden edge bag is gold color.
The best replica Balenciaga bag has a big progress of the section of bales which was the section had been improved as flat as authentic, as pictures below:
The section of bales has been improved:
Then let’s check more details from the rivets and handle part:
You can’t tell the notches on the replica one were not done right.
I wrote this article for letting people knows that bag authentication is an art and skill. You have to know the process of its development. Compared with the new model to verify the old model from before is very wrong. And the technique of produce replicas is getting closer to authentic in recent years.