Fendi vs. gucci

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Maxim, Nov 21, 2003.

  1. Maxim

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    Hi,

    What's the quality of Fendi's leather goods like wallets, accesories, bags, etc? How about compared to Gucci?

    I have heard that Fendi's quality is better than Gucci. Is this true? Also Prada. Thanks.
     
  2. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    It's a very difficult question to answer generally. Different types of accessories are sourced from different factories. Do you think that you could elaborate your question so that we could better answer it?
     
  3. Maxim

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    Like say a Fendi bag compared to a Gucci bag or Prada. Say a women's shoulder bag.

    By the way where are these brand's factories sourced out to? And also how can you tell a real Fendi from a fake one? Thanks.
     
  4. Zubberah

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    In a very general sense, comparing women's handbags (totes, pochettes, bucket) and wallets I would venture the best quality is Gucci (even the non-leather monogrammed stuff is quite resilient and well made - so it should for the price too.), then Fendi and then Prada.

    Prada is in my opinion the worst quality when it comes to high-end designer fashion (whether clothing or leather goods) and often use the worst raw materials like nylon, elastane, propylene and its many derivatives. But its probably still the trendiest if that matters.

    As to fakes, u will jus have to do your homewrok like many on this board. It takes alot of work to be able to confidently pick a fake these days what with digital scanners and all. If I had the time I would endeavour to help but there is simply too much to look for.
     
  5. Maxim

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    Hi,

    I see. Somebody actaully told me that Fendi's leather goods were better quality than Gucci. I think their pricing is about the same or not? Fendi seems somewhat more pricey, and more durable to me for some reason.

    Also what about their fashions? Say Fendi, and Gucci compared? I know Prada isn't the best. Thanks.
     
  6. Zubberah

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    The best thing to do is to go an compare both at the stores. I still hold that Gucci is superior to Fendi when it comnes to most leather goods. Yes, Fendi bags are more expensive.

    As to which is better this is subjective. IMO on the basis of range and quality I would still go for Gucci easy - I have yet to see Super150 wool suits from Fendi and caviar calf leather handbags and exotic leather shoes like ostrich, kangaroo and crocodile.
     

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