Fakespotting with Tyra Banks

Professor Susan Scafidi and supermodel Tyra Banks standing with scissors to cut authentic and fake Gucci bags

Here’s a look at Professor Scafidi’s 2007 classic appearance on the Tyra Show, where they take their scissors to authentic and fake Gucci bags to see what makes the real difference. For a look at the latest in counterfeit-detection techniques, join us this Friday for our 8th anniversary event, Know Your Faux: New Tactics and Tech for Fighting Fakes!

First segment:

Second Segment:

Bonus unedited version of the second segment from the now-deleted Tyra Show website — originally in a Flash file!