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Secondhand Chic by Christa Weil

Secondhand Chic by Christa Weil

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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 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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  • Secondhand Chic

    Christa Neil


  • Binding: Soft Cover

    Copyright: 1999

    Pages: 328

    Size: 8 x 9 in.

    Condition: New

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