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How Prada Became One Of The Leading Designers In The Handbag Market

Oct 16, 2007
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If you are thinking about purchasing a high-quality handbag, Prada often is one of leading companies which you'll think of. The company has a history of developing quality handbags as it has been around since 1913 and was founded by Mario Prada. This article will give you a quick overview of the classic and simple design the product is known for followed by the struggles Prada has with fraud these days due to everyone's desire to have a Prada handbag without paying the full price, and to know what the original looks like.

When Prada was first developing handbags, the material most often used was a heavy walrus skin. As travel became more advanced and included air travel, it was found that the walrus skin did not last as well. Due to this, the company started using more and more fine leather when designing its handbags and assessories. It also uses such materials as crystals, wood, and tortoise shell. It's widely known for its simple yet elegant designs.

With the popularity of this brand, one struggle which has been felt is the sensation of knockoff imitations because Prada has taken such pains to create a simple design, it has been very easy to counterfeit the handbags. Many people may not be able to tell what the difference is between a fake and an authentic Prada handbags when having them sit side by side.

With this concern about knowing whether a product is fake or authentic, here are a few tips to make sure you buy the right item. You can find great deals on these handbags on sites such as eBay.com. Be sure to know the item. If you research on the Internet, you will have an opportunity to find real buying guides that offer the subtle distinctions which occur between a fake and an authentic Prada handbag. Ask the sellers many, many questions about the product to make sure that you're getting as much information as possible before bidding on a Prada handbag. Give yourself plenty of time to bid on items so that you do not put too much pressure on yourself so that you make a mistake and purchase a Prada handbag which turns out to be a fake.

Hopefully this article has given you some good information on the history of the Prada design along with how to spot some of the differences between a fake and a real Prada handbag. There are good deals on the Internet when looking at a Prada handbag but you must make sure to take your time and assess each particular item you want to bid on. Be sure that you are protected from the danger of counterfeits.
About the Author
Gregg Hall is an author living with his beautiful wife and family in Navarre Beach, Florida. Find more about handbags as well as designer handbags at http://www.buyorborrowdesignerhandbags.com
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