The Best Vintage Clothing

What’s it like to run a vintage shop?

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What’s it like to run a vintage shop? Read all the detail in this interview:  http://www.thethriftshopper.com/sections/magazine/2007/mar2007.htm#8a1

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Vintage Makeup Guides

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vintage makeup guides an archive shop of lovely unique vintage makeup books in one instant download Here is a very interesting page on how to do vintage look make-up. I thought it was oh-so-the cats pajamas vintage!

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Top Ten Ways To Care For Your Vintage Clothing

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Tip #1: While dry cleaning is the easiest method, and the only one recommended for rayonsand velvet, (YOU don’t have to do any of the work!), for those of you who want to do it yourself, here’s a tip: Try a commercial product called “Orvus” (purchase it at a ranch supply store). Be careful when using Woolite or something similar, as it contains chemicals that can contribute to the deterioration of vintage clothing. Wash and rinse, rinse, and rinse again. When it comes to appliances, again, common sense is a necessity. Wash on “delicate” at a warm to cold temperature, and hang on a...

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My Favorite Books about Vintage Clothing

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These links will take you to Amazon.com to view some great books on vintage clothing and related topics. You will find the Cats Pajamas listed as a resource forgreat vintage in some of these.   Secondhand Chic Author: Christa Weil Bargain Secrets Dressing Up Vintage Author: Tracy Tolkein 50 Years of Fashion Price Guide to Vintage Fashion and Fabrics Author: Pamela Smith    Vintage Style 1920-1960 Author: Desire Smith Schiffer Collectors Edition The Complete Guide to Vintage Textiles Author: Elizabeth M. Kurella Clothing & Accessories from the ’40s, 50s, 60s Author: Jan Lindenberger A Handbook and Price Guide    Shoes : A Celebration of...

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How To Look After Vintage Shoes

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If you’re taking your first steps into purchasing vintage fashion and footwear it’s really important to remember that whilst they are meant to be worn, loved and enjoyed, in many cases, particularly with shoes, the items will need special care and attention to make sure they can continue to have a long and happy life. Here’s how to look after and care for the different styles of vintage footwear you might have in your collection to ensure you get the best out of them. General upkeep of vintage shoes Keep away from other shoes: Always store your antique footwear separately to your other shoes. Generally,...

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