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Secondhand Chic by: Christa Weil

Secondhand Chic by: Christa Weil
Secondhand Chic by: Christa Neil
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Author: Christa Neil
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 1999
Pages: 328
Size: 8 x 9 in.

Product Code: SO-ING-1999-0671027131-WH2

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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.

Table of Contents

Would you like to find a mint-condition Yves Saint Laurent jacket for $25.......a brand-new, pleated wool skirt still bearing the original $40 price tag, for $7......a genuine Dior suit for $75? Now you can!! In this amazing book, you'll discover where to look, what to look for, and how to buy quality. In fact, you'll get all the secrets of spotting a valuable bargain so you can shop brilliantly whether you're in a consignment, thrift, or vintage store. Expert shopper Christa Weil shares the insider information that will help you buy the best clothes you've ever owned...at a fraction of the retail cost!

Soon you'll know....

  • how to judge the age of a garment from the care label
  • what the rolled edge of a scarf reveals about is quality
  • what to wear when shopping at a thrift store - or any shop without a dressing room
  • which hats you should never pass up
  • the do's and don'ts of buying at auctions
  • how to mesure waistbands - with your fingers!
  • the pitfalls of "diffusion lines" --- similar name, different quality
  • how to buy resale in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Geneva --- and more!

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