Viva Vintage: Find It, Wear It, Love It!

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9781903258736: Viva Vintage: Find It, Wear It, Love It!

Whether it’s a pair of secondhand Levis or a Chanel jacket, women have realized that nothing says style quite like an original. In Vintage Style, you will discover just how easy it is to find, choose, wear, and care for the best 20th-century clothing and accessories. Learn how to discern the age of the item, whether faults can be repaired, if a garment will fit without your trying it on, whether an item is worth purchasing, and if it’s a real bargain. The book also has plenty of ideas for mixing vintage with contemporary clothes as well as tips on adapting clothing to best suit your figure. A final section explains how to keep your vintage wear in the best possible shape, with information on cleaning, storing, restoring, and repairing items. Vintage Style is complete with a resource guide to finding and buying vintage, tip boxes to help you avoid costly mistakes, and 200 color photos of fabulous fashion through the decades.

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The vintage look is everywhere—not only in the pages of fashion magazines, but on the backs of models, actresses, and celebrities. Whether it’s a pair of secondhand Levis or a Chanel jacket, women have realized that nothing says style quite like an original. In Viva Vintage, you will discover just how easy it is to find, choose, wear, and care for the best 20th–century clothing and accessories. Learn how to discern the age of the item, whether faults can be repaired, if a garment will fit without your trying it on, whether an item is worth purchasing, and if it’s a real bargain. The book also has plenty of ideas for mixing vintage with contemporary clothes as well as tips on adapting clothing to best suit your figure. A final section explains how to keep your vintage wear in the best possible shape, with information on cleaning, storing, restoring, and repairing items. Viva Vintage is complete with a resource guide to finding and buying vintage, tip boxes to help you avoid costly mistakes, and 200 color photos of fabulous fashion through the decades.

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