I justified this on the basis that I have gone on a de-cluttering spree and have collected bags of clothes to sell or donate. I have also had some luck on eBay, selling the following:
Real because it's real Pink Corporation....
Fake because Pink Corporation copied the Chloe Elsie bag a little too much for my liking.
Exhibit A, The Pink Corporation Bag:
Exhibit B, Chloe Elsie Shoulderbag in Grey:
Crossed with the Chloe Elsie Perforated East West Flap-Over Tote:
I am not impressed with Pink Corporation's originality, but I do love the Chloe bag and since I'll never be able to afford it myself... the Pink Corp one seems to be a good real fake alternative.
Am I betraying the fashion gods? Or do you think it's justifiable to buy a real fake?