Celine Phantom Replica Review

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Hey guys I just wanted to share a review of a gorgeous Celine Phantom I had purchased several months ago. I completely forgot to post the review of the bag until I wore it out a few days ago. Anyone who has read this blog even a bit will know that I am currently addicted to CELINE bags, and as we all know not everyone wants (or in many cases can) pop out a couple of thousand for the authentics in every style. I personally have two authentic Celine bags (one is my belt tote and the other is a tri colored nano which I completely fell in love with – I will post my entire CELINE collection soon!). Anyways I have noticed that there are indeed some very good CELINE replica bags out there which is why I am honestly pretty deterred personally at this point from buying any more authentic pieces as the knockoffs do justice to the original design. As I mention all the time it really comes down to knowing how to shop for replica handbags, whether they be CELINE or any other designer out there!

Here are the photos of my Phantom which is actually a replica of the croc embossed version in red. The leather of the bag is quite stiff but it is definitely authentic and I like how the croc embossed bag keeps its shape a bit better compared to the other Phantoms made from calfskin since I think that the form of the bags are what make CELINE’s personality. Take a look at the photos below and let me know what you think – would you go authentic or fake for the Celine replica bag shown below?

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One very very important thing to remember if you are shopping for a replica Celine Phantom bag in particular is that you MUST take a look at the bottom of the bag. If you do not get a shot of the bottom of the handbag please do NOT buy the bag! You have to make sure that the bag does not have a stitch through the middle. Although there are some older editions of the croc Phantom which did come with a stitch, CELINE has discontinued this production method and a stitch through the middle is considered a tell tale sign of a fake bag! This is the #1 sign that handbag authenticators and any keen CELINE fan would use to judge the authenticity of bag, and so if you want to invest in a good replica then make sure that the centre is not stitched!  celine croc phantom

A closeup of the bag for you to get an idea of the stitching which is very well done on this particular replica handbag. celine-phantom-replica-bag-review-2 celine-phantom-replica-bag-review-3

A close up of the hardware on the bottom of the bag! CELINE Phantoms come with little pegs on the bottom of the bag. This is another thing to look out for when thinking of purchasing a replica Celine as many knockoffs also miss this detail!celine-phantom-replica-bag-review celine-phantom-zipper

Make sure that the inside zipper of the Phantom is stamped with “Made in Italy” right below the zipper line and nowhere else! celine-replica-bags-zipper A closeup of the braided zipper on the Phantom which is just one detail of the bag that I love!replica celine phantom zipper  replica-celine-bag-zipper replica-celine-bag

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Burberry Replica Handbag/Tote Review (hint: it’s beautiful!)

So I very recently purchased a Burberry replica handbag or tote which I am in love with. Burberry is one brand which I personally at least cannot justify buying a real purse from. Especially after I watched this documentary on Youtube in which it showed Burberry deciding to move their production from the UK (where they originated from – they are a British brand for those of you who don’t know) to South Asia. As a business decision this makes a lot of sense as the owners of the company can now make their bags for dirt cheap and enjoy maximum markups. However for the heritage of the brand and in terms of the luxury radar it was a big mistake. Why would anyone in their right mind pay full price for a Burberry purse when you can buy a knockoff made in the same country, and most likely in the same factory for a much lower price? At least companies like Louis Vuitton, Chanel etc. assemble their handbags in Europe to give it that feeling of lux (even though many of their parts come from China as well!). I feel like when I look at the label of a purse and it says “made in China” when I pay over a thousand dollars for it, I have been ripped off in a sense. I personally support true artisanal craft especially when it comes to leather and purses, for which I am weak at the knees, but Burberry has definitely dropped the ball when it comes to the whole luxury factor surrounding their brand. I still can’t get over the part in the video where all the British Burberry craftsmen were worried about remaining unemployed for the rest of their lives after the factory was due to close.

Anyways, due to those reasons and more I will personally NEVER be able to justify purchasing an authentic Burberry handbag, or anything else for that matter! I personally purchased a gorgeous tote with the renowned Haymarket print (for which Burberry actually lost a trademark suit for meaning anyone can use that checkered print they are renowned for – another negative for their luxury image) and am very impressed by the replica bag I have purchased! The bag is more than gorgeous and if you peruse the pictures below you will definitely see why. The canvas weight of the bag is nice and heavy like the authentic pieces (I actually do have 1 authentic vintage Burberry crossbody that was my mom’s and she handed it down to me, so I compared the weight of the two). The finishing are also real leather indicating that the bag is truly a counter quality or superfake model as opposed to the lower quality of fakes which use plastic to finish off the trimmings to reduce costs. Take a look and let me know what you think in the comments below!

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Purse Review From Designer Discreet!

I ordered a Louis Vuitton Neverfull in Damier Azur from the famous Designer Discreet. I love the tagline of their site, “Shh… They Can’t Tell” because it really is true. I have been carrying around my Neverfull for approximitely a year now, and I have had nothing but compliments.

UPDATE: Their new website link is: www.designer-discreet.cn

I find it very funny when people get their panties all up in knots because they find out someone is carrying a fake. Seriously – who cares? I also have an authentic Eva in Damier Ebene, and honestly the differences between the two are extremely minor. I feel like the only negative stigma attached to replicas is that of “not being able to afford the real thing”. To be honest I think that people who are paying thousands for an authentic just to reassure and remind themselves that they can afford it should have a negative stigma attached to them as well.

Anyways back to my handbag.. I love it and my mom actually bought me an authentic Speedy in Damier Azur collection for my graduation from university (4 years of HARD WORK). Does this make me hypocritical? No I don’t think so because there are certain moments for splurging and certain moments for saving. Anyways my mom doesn’t even realize that replicas are a market which exist (she only buys one authentic bag on her birthday every year), otherwise I would have told her to save her money as I could have gotten 5 Louis Vuittons from Designer Discreet for the price she paid for my Speedy.

Overall I am extremely happy I have found a wonderful source for replica handbags which patina just like the authentic Louis Vuittons, and look forward to continuing to wear my handbag.

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