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Knockoff Showdown

April 17, 2007 by Galvin Tan in Junk with 5 Comments


For years, China has been copying and manufacturing the world’s best products, from China’s Chery QQ which has a surprising similarity to the Chevy Spark and the Laiboa SR-V which looks like Honda CR-V’s twin brother. China has been openly stealing from the world.

Chery QQ and Chevy Spark



SR-V and CR-V

But little do I know that the west is also stealing from China too. I spotted something familiar in the recent Spring 2007 Ready-to-Wear Louis Vuitton – Runway show.

Here’s the new Louis Vuitton collection by Marc Jacobs.

The new Louis Vuitton collection by Marc Jacobs

The leadoff accessories on LV’s Paris runway were plastic tote bags marked with a Louis Vuitton travel stamp.Now here’s the funny part. These bags remind me of those cheap bags that you can find everywhere in the streets of China. LOL, what a knockoff!

Cheap Tote Bags
Presenting China’s very own LV models!



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A creative professional and social media junkie, Galvin Tan has been blogging since 2005 and he writes about everything from food to gadget. An avid fan of football and loves playing foosball and basketball. For latest updates, follow him @galvintan on Twitter.

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hf
hf

owh.. awesome.. now poor ppl can get to enjoy LV too.. haha..

hf
hf

owh.. awesome.. now poor ppl can get to enjoy LV too.. haha..

sam
sam

its Louis Vutton trying to get back at the pirates - "if you can't beat 'em, copy 'em instead!"

sam
sam

its Louis Vutton trying to get back at the pirates - "if you can't beat 'em, copy 'em instead!"

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