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A Vintage Affair

In Isabel Wolff's 2010 novel, A Vintage Affair, Phoebe Swift leaves a plum job to open her own vintage clothing shop in London. She comes across an elderly Frenchwoman with an impressive wardrobe collection and one piece in particular that catches her eye — a child's sky-blue coat. As the two become friends, they discover an astonishing connection that proves clothes aren't just fabric and thread but a link to someone's past.