Almost every fashion brand has a line-up of knock-offs now. It’s post LV, Chanel, Off-White era, we are talking about Ganni, Totême and By Far. Economy of scale has enabled counterfeiters to fake the expected and unexpected, the known-to-all and the niche new entrants. In Valentino’s case, although the designer hasn’t been the buzziest brand for a few years, there has always been a constant stream of Rockstud counterfeits as well as its extensions such as the Rockstud Spike, Candy Rockstud being produced and quality improved.Read More
Valentino was pretty much an underdog in leather goods until 2010 when Rockstud was first introduced. Studs are ubiquitous in fashion, but it's the Rockstud that claimed the throne of glam rock, and has almost defined a millennial zeitgeist by its own.
The construction and materials used by Valentino handbags haven't really changed for the past 10 years, the same serial number and hardware systems you'd seen on a Valentino Nuage bow bag still apply to the Rockstud collections.Read More