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Fab Read: Vintage Fashion

If you've wanted to shop vintage, but have always been unsure how to go about it, consider this book your saving grace. Vintage Fashion: Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics, 1900–1990 ($27) highlights a decade per chapter, going through key designers, signature looks, and important colors, all with plenty of pictures to illustrate.

It also has a shopping guide that offers tips on where to buy vintage and how to care for it, as well as listing the century's most collectible and important designers. With this book in hand, you should feel fully equipped to pounce on the next Fab Redux you like!

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fashionart fashionart 7 years
Here is a site that has more vintage books. I am looking for some that someone has already read. Has anyone read these: http://www.timelessfashionandart.com/servlet/the-Timeless-Fashion-cln-Books/Categories
MisterPinkNoTip MisterPinkNoTip 8 years
What a cool book.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Sounds neat!
preete preete 8 years
WOW! I like vintage. But I have never tried it once. I think I would like to prefer mod.
emalove emalove 8 years
It sounds great, but I agree that I'd need to flip through it first.
PrincessTracy PrincessTracy 8 years
Interesting...I'd go browse through before I bought it though.
mrtruman mrtruman 8 years
the one reader review of this book on amazon is definitely unfavorable!
kitkatherine kitkatherine 8 years
how neat! i have found that valley thrift stores often have good stuff, especially the one in my area. they have a "vintage" section that is particularly nice coats, dresses, or designers, and a fur section. plus a great men's section. and on certain holidays it's 50 percent off. i went on columbus day and bought an llbean fleece with cute silver buttons, a pair of blue moccasins, a sweat for my boy, and an amazing silver clutch for about 7 dollars or something crazy.
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