How To Tell If A Dooney And Bourke Handbag Is Authentic
When you are thing about spending a large amount of money on q quality made Dooney and Bourke you should make sure that what you are purchasing is the real deal. There are many good “knock offs” that are a look alike of the real Dooney and Bourke brand. The difference is all in the quality. You want to make sure that you are buying a purse that will last and that you are not getting ripped off. There are many ways to tell if your Dooney and Bourke is real or fake.
The best way in telling if a Dooney and Bourke purse is counterfeit is to look at the logo first. The logo that is on the purse should be made of the same color thread as the rest of the handbag. Another way to tell that a Dooney and Bourke is authentic is look at the leather. A lot of these counterfeit purses are made of cheap vinyl, and it can be a dead give away that the purse is a fake if it feels cheap. Also, Dooney and Bourke leather is almost always made of British tan leather.
You can also tell if a handbag is fake by the metal used on the closures of the purse. A Dooney and Bourke always has brass closures. Counterfeit companies usually use cheaper metals that are silver based. If your purse has a silver zipper or lock than it is a fake. Dooney and Bourke also has a traditional symbol, a duck, which was imprinted on most of the vintage Dooney and Bourke handbags. The duck symbolized that the Dooney and Bourke handbags are water resistant like a duck. When a duck gets wet, the water runs right off just like a Dooney and Bourke handbag.
One sure way to tell if a Dooney is authentic is to look inside the handbag to see if there is a registration number. Inside the purse you should find the traditional duck log stitched into the purse with a red, white, and blue registration sewn into the bag. Remember that just because a Dooney and Bourke looks good doesn’t mean it is authentic. Be sure that when purchasing a Dooney and Bourke that the dealer is authentic as well as the handbag.