There's a distinct difference between an item that's “inspired by” a designer piece (think: IKEA’s DOCKSTA table and the Saarinen Dining Table), and a copycat that's being advertised (and priced!) as an original. If you're scouring flea markets and vintage stores for a classic, well-known item, there are some telltale signs to help you evaluate whether or not it's legit. Keep scrolling to find out how to spot a knockoff and score the real deal instead.
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