In fact, there’s a new breed in town: the superfake! It’s a counterfeit that apparently looks so authentic, even experts have trouble telling whether it’s real or not.
According to Mark Ellwood, author of Bargain Fever:
"A superfake comes from a factory, either at midnight with it vanished when no one’s looking. It was supposed to be damaged and someone can slip it in their bag and take it home."
Of course, these superfakes come with even heftier price tags than the estimated $25-$50 that a regular fake would go for. We’re talking more like the $500 to $1500 range!!
But as Susan Scafidi, a professor at Fordham University, described, the heftiest price of all is: