Anyone who buys and wears vintage clothing will be quite familiar with a number of rules of the thumb for identifying and dating clothing. However, are they as generally applicable as we all think? We look here at a number of myths surrounding vintage clothing, which we feel everyone needs to be aware of.
Shopping for vintage clothing is wonderful fun but also a little different from buying modern clothes. Most vintage sellers are small independent businesses who sell vintage because we love the garments and the history that comes with them. There are a few basic rules that will make every trader love having you as a customer: When looking through the rails, push the hangers not the clothes and please do not pull things out by the sleeve. These pieces have survived nearly a hundred years, please be gentle and treat them with care. Please do not bring food...
I’m sure you all are as pleased as we are to be back at events being able to shop in person. But after a few years of missing out on events, it can all feel a bit overwhelming when you are faced with several halls full of delicious vintage. So here are our top tips to help you shop like a pro at events!
So, you bought some wonderful vintage treasures that you can’t wait to wear. You got them home and now you are wondering how to best look after them so that you can carry on enjoying them for many years to come? Worry not, here are our top tips on how to care for your vintage!