How to Spot a Fake Burberry Handbag

How can you tell if the Burberry handbag that you are about to buy online is fake? Follow these 9 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase.

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New Burberry handbags are accompanied by a dustbag featuring the Burberry logo. Burberry have used a variety of styles, colours and logos. Common is black with 'London' underneath.

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New Burberry handbags are accompanied by a booklet featuring the Burberry logo. Check the logo font is correct and that it is centred.

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A Burberry label or stamp can be found inside most Burberry handbags. The font is very distinctive. The left side of the U and the Y are slightly wider and the R's have small tails.

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Burberry handbags feature a 'Made in..' label. Countries detailed on these labels include Italy, China and Romania.

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Most new Burberry handbags feature a style number on the reverse of the 'Made in' label.

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New Burberry handbags are accompanied by a swing-tag featuring the Burberry logo. As before check the distinctive Burberry font carefully.

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The inside of the swing-tag details product information relating to colour and style, and also a barcode. Check that this information matches the handbag style and colour.

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Where featured on a Burberry handbag the hardware will be made of solid metal and will not flake or chip. Some pieces may be engraved and if so the engraving will be clean with a high quality finish.

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Check the stitching on a Burberry handbag very carefully. It should be straight, neat, even and clean.

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