Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Building a Vintage Wardrobe, One Piece at a Time

One of the wisest ways to build a flexible wardrobe is to take advantage of vintage clothing. Vintage garments bring everything to the fashion table: good design and  high quality construction at very attractive prices, and far better fabrics than those used in the vast majority of ready to wear. Plus there is the environmentally positive Reduce-Reuse-Recycle aspect of vintage fashion. 

The dictum that it is better to have A Few Really Good Things Than Many Cheap Ones is true. Not a modern belief, but a true one.

This grouping mixes a 1950s jacket from a local vintage shop, a 1950s silk blouse from auction lot, new black patent belt with silver buckle... 
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1 comment:

Emily said...

Almost everyday I wear something vintage, or at the very least, something thrifted. In fact, almost my whole wardrobe is vintage, retro or thrifted. And which items of clothing get the most compliments? The vintage ones of course!

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