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5 Construction Clues for Dating Vintage Clothing

Thursday, July 19th, 2012
5 Construction Clues for Dating Vintage Clothing

The puzzle of dating vintage clothing isn’t as complicated as it seems once you begin to compare and contrast the details of vintage garments to learn differences in how the pieces were constructed. To help you understand the age of a vintage garment, this post shows you how to date vintage clothing and identify its probable era by examining its buttons, zippers, seams, lining and sleeves.

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How to Identify Vintage Maxi Dresses by the Era

Friday, May 4th, 2012
How to Identify Vintage Maxi Dresses by the Era

Whether you purchase your vintage maxi vintage shopping, flea market hopping or thrift store shopping, knowing these tricks to accurately authenticate a maxi’s era will also help you to style and speak vintage like a pro. Keep reading after the jump to learn what a ’30s, ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s maxi dress looks like and for inspiration to grow your vintage shopping know-how!

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Vintage Tag History: Levi’s, Banana Republic, Betsey Johnson, Abercrombie & Fitch and More

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011
Vintage Tag History: Levi’s, Banana Republic, Betsey Johnson, Abercrombie & Fitch and More

Happy Tuesday, vintage lovers! After the success of 11 ways to identify vintage in a thrift store by looking at labels at tags, I recognized that there’s a need for more vintage know-how on Sammy Davis Vintage — so that you can thrift, shop for vintage online or at your brick-and-mortar store with an well-armed arsenal […]

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