We can certainly understand your concern about your bag being made in China. China is synonymous with counterfeiting; 80% of the world’s counterfeit goods come from there. However, some luxury designer handbags are made in China.
We’ve covered date codes in our Louis Vuitton Authenticity Guide, but we wanted to take a deeper dive into Louis Vuitton date codes because this is one of the more common questions we get as a reseller of authentic Louis Vuitton items. We’re creating this Louis Vuitton date code guide to teach you more about date codes, but not as tool to authenticate Louis Vuitton items. Read on to learn more about Louis Vuitton date codes.
A misconception about the iconic French luxury brand Louis Vuitton is that all their bags are made in France. It is not true that a Louis Vuitton bag has to be marked “Made in France” to be authentic. Louis Vuitton actually has around 4,000 leather good specialists workshops throughout France, Spain, USA, Italy, and Germany. There are three known Louis Vuitton factory locations in the US: San Dimas, CA, Irwindale, CA and Keene, Texas.