straightforward and risk free, 100% genuine, fully authenticated and assessed to our exacting standards. An indepth inspection of craftsmanship, fabric quality and the minutae of detailing is undertaken specific to each individual item you see in our store.
and always in fabulous condition. We do not support counterfeits and only ever sell authentic goods, whilst fully supporting the design industry and conscientious shopping. If it isn’t the real deal, you simply won’t see it on our website!
to deliver on our promise of authenticity through our in-depth knowledge and experience. In the unlikely event that you are unhappy with your purchase for any reason, we offer a no quibble refund policy for peace of mind and a worry free retail experience.
Why we are against copying in design
Coming from design backgrounds ourselves, we hold an inherent respect for designers, originality and brand ownership.
The purchase of ‘luxury’ or ‘designer’ goods on line, is problematic, as many of these items (both new and pre-loved) are counterfeit goods. In the pre-owned market, items are either mistakenly or dishonestly advertised as authentic. Some are advertised at a price which reflects the inherent inferior quality of the item, whilst many command prices close to the genuine article. Many of these ‘fake goods’ are unfortunately purchased by unsuspecting buyers, whom may in time re-sell to you via auction websites… resulting in the re-cycling of poor quality goods and your investment truly wasted.
The effects of the counterfeit markets run deep within the societies which produce these goods, whilst collateral issues spread across continents, with child labour rife and their families destroyed – the baseline victims of this industry.
Counterfeits do concern us all, from luxury handbags and household goods to food products, medicine, electric goods and faulty iPhone chargers. At it’s most fundamental level counterfeiting is affecting our everyday health and safety.
Fakes are never in fashion: http://fakesareneverinfashion.org/about is an educational resource with the aim to make consumers aware of the detrimental factors arising from the counterfeit industries. More on this issue from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) can be found in the following link: http://www.iccwbo.org/News/Articles/2011/Impacts-of-counterfeiting-and-piracy-to-reach-US$1-7-trillion-by-2015/