So many people have stopped to admire our newest acquisition—a Louis Vuitton-patterned purse that has been goosed up with silver snakeskin, pink Murakami cherry blossoms, and a generous helping of glittery studs—that we have decided to spill it: No, we did not in fact buy this item for $3,000 at the new Vuitton shop on 57th Street. Our $38 handbag, like all the Vuitton we're sporting this season, is from Canal Street, a few blocks south of Vuitton's Soho branch, where the burgeoning fake market is currently so hot you can barely squeeze onto the... More >>>