Hello everyone and let me tell you a story about my experience with the fake Chanel belt. It all started when I was shopping online, and I was looking for some nice accessories to wear with my summer outfit. When I stumbled upon this particular website, it advertised a beautiful and promising looking Chanel belt. So without giving it much thought I directed my mouse on it and clicked to buy it.
Little did I know I was taken for a ride. When I received the belt, it was nothing like what it looked online. The material, the buckles, and the blush were all so cheap looking, and smelled like plain plastic. It was likely that I just got a counterfeit Chanel belt.
The belt felt so light-weight as I held in my hand. I was very much disappointed. The buckle was faulty and dented that made it look all the more unsatisfactory. The colour of the belt was faded and not at all like the promised blush pink. What I expected to be a decent belt to go with my summer outfit, ended up being a pile of bad mess.
The fabric was extremely stiff, conspicuous and uncharacteristic of a designer brand like Chanel. This was very obvious, yet I initially felt nothing but excitement when I purchased the belt, that I was completely deceived. I checked the label of the belt, only to find out that it was made in China. This clearly vindicated my suspicion that it was a poor quality fake Chanel belt.
I was considering returning it for a refund, but upon checking the return policy I found out it was only valid if it was new and unused, which means I was not eligible for any kind of refund. And I had to grin and bear this entire mess.
I was so furious and all the responsibility was on me. I threw caution to the wind and not a single thought of examining the product before buying it crossed my mind. This was one tough lesson for me, that if quality is what you are looking for, best not to put too much trust into websites that advertise promising products. And from that experience onward, I realized I had to be extra careful online and do thorough research before purchasing items.
Now that I’ve started looking for belts only in physical stores and boutique, I can say that the quality of the ones I have found are much better than the fake that I bought online. I recently purchased this amazing ivory belt from Gucci and I must admit that it was worth the splurge. The belt although a lil bit pricey, is so high quality that it feels like it could last me a life time!
I have also been looking at the Fendi belts and the Salvatore Ferragamo belts. Just by looking at them I can tell that these belts are legit and don’t even get me started with the colours and prints. I am so in love with the new line of the belts, that I wish I could get my hands on them all!
What I have learnt from this experience is that there is no short cut to sophistication and style. So I suggest not to gawk over the price tag or take risks for the sake of convenience. Spending a bit more for quality and authentic items is going to set you apart from the crowd and establish your focus on designer accessories that make you standout in all the right ways.
So, next time when you think you found the deal of the century and you are tempted to click on buy, just do a quick check of the reviews and the return policies – it’s your hard-earned money – you gotta make sure you get value for your buck!