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Cult Gaia vs. Steve Madden - both wrong?

cult gaia steve madden vintage purse

So here's the gist - Cult Gaia makes these reproduction Japanese bamboo bags. Women in the Rockabilly and Tiki scene have owned them for decades. You used to only be able to buy them vintage until Cult Gaia started reproducing them. Verbtim. Not inspired. But exact copies. More power to them. I sold one at Pickwick Vintage and Textiles about a year ago and had no problem selling it for much less than the $300 price tag for the mass produced one because I knew it was special and going to a good home. So Steve Madden starts making them....

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