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.

AUTHENTICATION COMPANIES

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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SERVICE PROVIDERS

From Beginner To BossFor luxury resale business owners, education and guidance with real time support in launching and building your own business. Membership includes comprehensive content aimed at teaching what you need to know to be successful in this industry along with access to The Community.

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TrendfulOne platform with all the resale features your business needs to start, run and scale. Trendful’s software and API power the customer-to-business resale transaction by providing offer, customer, inventory, shipping, and payout management tools.

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The Recommended Partner process is simple:

  • Click on the Apply Now button below
  • Pledge to uphold the Code of Ethics in your business
  • AIA will vet you and your company 
  • If approved, you and/or your business will be added to the ‘AIA Recommended Business’ page. 
  • You will be emailed a unique to you, trademarked AIA badge to place on your website. We ask that you link your badge back to the AIA Recommended Business page on the AIA website for people to confirm.
  • We also encourage you to use your unique badge in your marketing materials

*AIA reserves the right to revoke your status at any time in which you agree to cease the use and distribution of the trademark immediately and forever. 

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