30 Oct '11, 2am

$189 for a $1,000 dress? Shops selling designer knock-offs flourish

$189 for a $1,000 dress? Shops selling designer knock-offs flourish

A retailer recently apologised in The Straits Times for selling fake Herve Leger dresses. The label is known for bandage dresses like the one above. -- PHOTOS: DESMOND LIM, AFP By Amelia Tan The label said 'Herve Leger made in China' and it even came with an authenticity card allowing you to register your highly exclusive garment online. A steal then, since this bandage dress was going for $189 at a shop in Far East Plaza when something similar at the Herve Leger flagship store in Ion Orchard easily comes with a price tag of $1,000. Too good to be true? Sure, if you believe the dress is real. The owner of Get Dressed, Ms Novianti Goh, told customers the dress is no fake, and that it comes from her supplier in Hong Kong. But lining the racks of her shop are copies of other designer labels like Emilio Pucci and Karen Millen. Related Links IS IT A FAKE? Background story THE R...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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@royalrainbow these are some bs.

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