AIA Recommended Businesses

The companies included on this page are recommended by AIA in response to their commitment to the AIA Code of Ethics.

To be listed on this page, we encourage any individual or business in the resale industry to apply below.


Entrupy – A revolutionary concept, using image recognition software and macro zoom hardware, Vidyuth Srinivasan founded Entrupy as a handbag authentication service in 2011. Since, they have grown, expanding their brand and product offerings and having introduced a digital fingerprinting solution to address return fraud. Hardware and licensing are leased by independent businesses.

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Bababebi  – Expert Dimity Giles is considered an authority on Hermès authentication. Having founded her company in 2011, she has a long history of working with collectors, auction houses, and institutions to identify counterfeits and ensure the authentication of genuine goods. Orders can be placed through the website.

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Open Luxury – The team behind Open Luxury have years of experience in authentication and are highly regarded in this field. They also offer two other services: Find-They will source the market for items on you wishlist
Sell-They will submit to all the top players in this space to get you the highest payout.

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Real Authentication – A widely respected authentication service provider with a strong social media following, Real Authentication guarantees a dual expert inspection and 24-hour turnaround time. Orders can be placed through the website or App.

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The Fashion Detective – A relatively young company, the team of experts at The Fashion Detective aims to offer the best service at the industry’s best pricing. Certificates are included with every order featuring complex style names and multiple images to deter replication.

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Legitmark – Legitmark provides powerful data-based sneaker authentication for collectors and resellers. The goal is to set the standard for authentication by providing in-depth and multi-person analysis alongside tag-based authentication.

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AuthenticatorsRus – Authentication support for Contemporary and Luxury brands for handbags, shoes, clothing and accessories. They also offer refund assistance.

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Authenticate First

Authenticate First – Authenticate First is one of the first third party authentication companies for all luxury categories.