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The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping: Insider Tips, Helpful Hints, Hip Shops by: Melody Fortier
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Author: Melody Fortier
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 2009
Pages: 192
Size: 5.5 x 7 in.

Product Code: SO-ING-2009-9781594744044-WH1

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Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.

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Collector Bookstore Notes:

Looking to buy vintage clothing for resale? This handy guide will tell you what you need to know. Topics include dating clothes, which sizes and styles to buy, designer labels, checking condition, pricing, alterations and more.

Publishers Description:

Vintage shopping offers couture quality at a fraction of the price. But how can you spot a Dior original in a rack full of LBDs? That's where vintage dealer Melody Fortier comes in. Her Little Guide to Vintage Shopping demystifies the entire process so you'll know what to look for, what to avoid, and what to pay. Armed with this savvy guide, readers will learn how to

  • Select and wear unique clothing from eras past
  • Ensure the perfect fit and silhouette
  • Distinguish time period and evaluate quality
  • Clean, care for, and store vintage clothing
  • Give new life to vintage items through simple alterations

Fortier also offers shopping tips from an international panel of experts and reveals the best vintage shopping destinations in the world-from trendy Manhattan flea markets and hip Los Angeles boutiques to some of Europe's best-kept secrets. With The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping in their handbags, frugal fashionistas will be ready to take the world by storm. The hunt for treasures is on!


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