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Counterfeit Goods

  1. fashion
    The RealReal Says It Does Its Best to Not Sell KnockoffsTwo reports allege that the company’s copywriters authenticate some goods.
  2. faking it
    Lady Gaga Bought Fake Designer Merch During Her Trip to Tokyo Last MonthAnd she’s PROUD of it.
  3. fake it till you make it
    NYPD Cops Confiscated $3.5M Worth of Fake Designer HandbagsEvidently, their search was warranted.
  4. fake&m
    Chinese Website Selling (Fake) Versace for H&MThe e-tailer promises authenticity — but we know better!
  5. loose threads
    U.S. Customs Seized $18.6 Million Worth of Counterfeit Sunglasses; Christy Turlington Makes Directorial DebutAnd see who in the fashion world made the list of the top billionaires.
  6. loose threads
    $33 Million Counterfeit Ring Busted; Naomi Campbell Has ‘Matured’Also, ‘The New Yorker’ pays homage to Alexander McQueen this week.
  7. loose threads
    Top Models May Switch Agencies; Behati Prinsloo to Design SwimsuitsAlso, Giambattista Valli’s $28,000 gowns are selling.
  8. fake out
    Counterfeit Goods Often Gateway Drug for the Real ThingIf you buy a knockoff Prada bag, you may find yourself laying out cash for the real deal soon thereafter.
  9. busted
    Counterfeit Busts Necessary to Prevent Purse Parties in the SouthPeople are coming to Canal Street to shop from as far as the Carolinas, people!
  10. busted
    NYPD Cracks Down on 31 Canal Street Knockoff ShopsInterestingly enough, the presence of cops did not scare away the handbag whisperers. You know who we mean.
  11. who knew?
    46 Percent of Those Who Buy a Counterfeit Handbag End Up Purchasing the Real ThingNot that anyone around them can tell the difference between what’s real and fake, but at least they feel fancier.
  12. loose threads
    Mark Indelicato Might Intern at Carolina Herrera; Marc Jacobs Dresses Miss PiggyAlso, designers eat and cook.
  13. loose threads
    $10 Million Worth of Counterfeit Goods Seized; Karl Lagerfeld Pals Around With UsherAlso, Chanel Iman has been tweeting about interning at ‘Teen Vogue.’
  14. loose threads
    Kanye West and Amber Rose Buy His-and-Hers Hoodies; Carla Bruni Contacts PETAAlso, Diane Von Furstenberg is making High Line towels.
  15. bag ladies
    You Do NOT Want to Get Caught Selling Counterfeit Bags in TaiwanA woman was fined $7.5 million for selling FOUR fake Birkins.
  16. loose threads
    Urban Outfitters Profits Fall; Diane Von Furstenberg on Her Purple CoverAlso, ratings of ‘America’s Next Top Model’ are still strong, and Niki Taylor had a baby.
  17. loose threads
    Counterfeit Apparel Seized in L.A.; Justin Bobby Is in Town!Also, luxury labels open fancy stores in Heathrow, and jackets are in for promgoers.
  18. loose threads
    Secret 40 Percent Off Sales at Bergdorf Goodman and Saks; $750 Steven Meisel PuzzleAlso Johnny Borrell turns down a Christian Dior campaign, and Saks commissions $12,500 holiday brooches.
  19. faux files
    Sarah Palin’s Daughter Carries Fake Louis VuittonIt might be cheaper than real Louis, but supporting the counterfeit industry is not a great image booster.
  20. knock-offs
    Louis Vuitton Wins $3.5 Million in Counterfeit SuitA company tried to register an “LY” logo that looked similar to their “LV” logo.
  21. loose threads
    American Apparel Opens in China; Danity Kane to Design JeansAlso, checking into Fashion Week might not take so long this year, and Seven for All Mankind sweeps through Asia.
  22. loose threads
    Ralph Lauren Dodges Retirement Speculation; LVMH Gets Record Counterfeiting PayoutPlus: An auction of hip-hop’s “crown jewels,” Diesel opens big in Brazil while feeding artsy New Yorkers, and vintage Levi’s sell for $36K.
  23. loose threads
    Tory Burch Seeks Investor; CK’s Steamy Underwear-Shoot OuttakesAlso, Calvin Klein menswear will walk in New York in February, Giorgio Armani designs a bullfighting outfit, and Janice Dickinson flashes.
  24. run through
    Faking Out Consignment ShopsEver wonder if the vintage clothes you’re eyeing are legit? A test scam of a few local consignment shops had some interesting results.
  25. loose threads
    Two Bucks Gets You a Coach Bag at the Jersey ShorePiña coladas, mini golf, and a carnival game where you can win a Coach Bag — is there anything this boardwalk doesn’t have?
  26. run through
    French Judge: eBay Responsible for Counterfeit Sales of HermèsThis is the first ruling of its kind against eBay. But at least it has time to clean up its act before judges rule on Louis Vuitton and Dior’s similar suits.
  27. run through
    Handbags, Clothes, Condoms Recovered in Counterfeit BustAuthorities arrested eight people in the latest counterfeit bust in Queens, where over 1,100 boxes of fake goods were recovered.
  28. loose threads
    H&M’s Marimekko Drops Today; Topshop Sets Opening DateMarimekko’s printed dresses, swimwear, and other summer gear hit racks today; Topshop opens October 10; and the Donald totally disses Ivanka…
  29. loose threads
    Charlotte Gainsbourg for Ghesquière; Hermés Sues eBayCharlotte Gainsbourg may model in Nicolas Ghesquière’s next campaign, eBay feels the wrath of Hermés’s counterfeit-fighting legal watchdogs, and Russian Fashion Week isn’t high on subtlety.
  30. loose threads
    Banana Republic Goes Monogram; More Murakami FussBanana Republic’s monogram adventure opens in the West Village today, Gwen Stefani makes even pricier handbags, and John Galliano’s minions do manual labor.
  31. loose threads
    Gwen Stefani Launches Fragrances; Police Seize Counterfeits in QueensGwen Stefani’s new set of fragrances represents her and each of her Harajuku dancers. Plus, more counterfeit stings and Armani finally launches luggage — in croc no less…
  32. run through
    Louis Vuitton Makes Its Brooklyn Debut, Street-Vendor StyleAs a courageous statement against counterfeit handbags, real Louis Vuitton handbags and the new Monogramoflauge canvases will be sold on ten tables outside the Brooklyn Museum at the opening of the Takashi Murakami–Louis Vuitton exhibit tonight.
  33. first responders
    Canal Street Update: Police Confiscate Bags of BagsPolice are busy clearing out the fake merchandise from the 32 Chinatown shops that were shut down by the city yesterday; we snapped this photo on Canal Street this morning amid a gaggle of forlorn tourists. They came all this way from Iowa, and now look.
  34. run through
    No More Fake Louis! The City Shutters 32 Canal Street CounterfeitersSay good-bye to fake Prada bags: Yesterday the city shuttered 32 vendors of counterfeit goods on Canal, Walker, Center, and Baxter streets, dubbed the “counterfeit triangle” by Mayor Bloomberg and the gazillion tourists looking for cheap holiday gifts.